The Observer

The release of posthumous music is disresectful

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

April 11, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

With the recent deaths of XXXTentacion, Lil Peep, Avicii and Mac Miller, fans mourn the loss of some of their favorite artists. However, many are longing for all the unreleased music that never made it into the public eye before it was too late. As a result, these artists’ record labels have been releasing ...

Oscars receive backlash from #MeToo supporters

Oscars receive backlash from #MeToo supporters

By Kathy Hu, Advertising and subscriptions manager

April 11, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

The #MeToo movement came into light in 2017 and has taken the world by storm ever since. With the 2018 Oscars, which included many accused men being nominated for awards, the #MeToo hashtag blew up on Twitter, and women from all parts of the country came together to speak out against the men of Hollywoo...

“Be More Chill” appeals to WCHS students

“Be More Chill” appeals to WCHS students

By Julia Lescht, Online Editor in Chief

April 8, 2019


Filed under Arts, Top Stories, Uncategorized

A Broadway musical review seems a far off discussion for a piece in a Potomac high school’s newspaper. A science fiction comedy makes for an even less likely candidate. However, the new musical “Be More Chill” presents an ever relevant and relatable perspective on the modern high school expe...

April TOTM: Gary Rogers

By Fatima Yazdi, Features Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

Ever wanted to meet a teacher who has extensive knowledge on current events, global warming, pollution, energy conservation or ecological footprints? Well look no further, as WCHS has the teacher for you. A member of the science department, Gary Rogers teaches AP Environmental Science and is a scie...

Captain Marvel impresses

Captain Marvel impresses

By Brandon Li, Copy Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Movies and Television, Uncategorized

A comic book hero turned into film? Check. Shooting laser beams from her wrists? Check. Nice battle scenes and great chemistry? Check. And Marvel’s first female-led superhero film? Check. The story of a fighter pilot turned superhero hit theaters March 8. Co-directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck,...

Jordan Peele’s “Us” uses horror to critique American life

Jordan Peele’s “Us” uses horror to critique American life

By Dani Miller, Production Designer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Uncategorized

Rabbits, Sewers and Scissors, oh my! On the heels of his widely successful (and brilliant) 2017 directorial debut, Get Out, director Jordan Peele’s sophomore project, Us, tells the story of a modern day family placed in thrilling circumstances when confronted and attacked by their bitter clones....

Churchill defeats Damascus

March 27, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

Churchill falls to Damascus

March 27, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

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