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A graphic displaying the 2021 Golden Globe nominees for best actresses. Out of the 20 slots, the only two women of color nominated are Viola Davis and Andra Day.

The Golden Globe nominations lack diversity and disappoint communities everywhere

By Olivia Yasharoff, Arts Editor February 25, 2021

And once again, the winner is… white, neurotypical and straight. With the release of the 2021 Golden Globe Awards nominations, entertainment fans were left frustrated by the overwhelmingly white nominees...

An infographic posted by the Free the Slaves Club Instagram advertsing their partnership with Solidarity Masks and displaying the houndstooth pattern of the

Free the Slaves club helps raise awareness for human trafficking

By Olivia Yasharoff, Arts Editor February 22, 2021

While most WCHS clubs raise money by holding Chipotle fundraisers, the Free the Slaves club sets itself apart by partnering with the student-run, non-profit Solidarity Masks to raise money and awareness...

The beginning screen for

WCHS virtual “Clue” production creatively reinvents theater in quarantine

By Olivia Yasharoff, Arts Editor January 25, 2021

Figuring out how to put on a play during a pandemic was a mystery, but the WCHS Theater Department solved it in an original and innovative way. The prerecorded play entitled, “Clue: Stay-At-Home Version,”...

Released on Hulu on Nov. 25th,

“Happiest Season” blazes new paths for LGBTQ+ representation in romantic comedies

By Olivia Yasharoff, Arts Editor December 6, 2020

The most wonderful time of the year is rapidly approaching and holiday season lovers are gearing up by binging their favorite feel-good Christmas movies. This year, a Christmas movie that breaks the cookie-cutter...

Solidarity Mask team members and students Meredith Eby, Lily Geshelin, Sofía Noguera and Carolina Noguera have all been working together to run the non-profit since May of 2020.

Solidarity Masks promotes safety and social justice

By Olivia Yasharoff, Arts Editor October 28, 2020

For those tired of wearing blue surgical masks and looking for a more sustainable, impactful and trendy option, Solidarity Masks is the answer. Solidarity Masks, co-founded by WCHS junior Carolina Noguera,...

The dance ensemble for the Blast 31: Spectrum performance of Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow rehearse their dance choreographed by senior Michael Castelli and junior Sydney Rubin.

Spring theater cancellations saddens WCHS seniors

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor May 13, 2020

Seniors have looked forward to this year since their freshman year of high school, or maybe even longer. Senior year is the year where you get to celebrate all the work you have put in over the years by...

Martin playing at the Governor's Challenge in Salisbury, Md. She won honorable mention accolades in their elite showcase over winter break.

Athlete of the Month: Brittini Martin

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor March 3, 2020

It is only the third game of the girl’s varsity basketball season. Senior captain Brittini Martin takes a shot and scores just like any other game. But it is not just any other bucket. With this shot,...

The invitation for the Bulldog Bash event provided by the WCHS Booster Club. For more information and purchasing tickets, visit the Booster Club website.

Bulldog Bash raises money for WCHS athletics program

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2020

Sorry kids, you must be 21 or over to go to the Bulldog Bash, the annual fundraiser for the WCHS athletics department hosted by the Booster Club. The event will take place on Saturday, March 14 at The...

Sophomores Juli Magud and Maddie Reeve pose with handmade posters at a protest for gun control in D.C. They made it a goal to be more politically active.

See the new year with 2020 vision

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor February 6, 2020

Every January, people always promise themselves that they will be a better person in the upcoming year. They often vow to go to the gym everyday, to eat healthier foods or to spend less money. All of these...

Many students like Austin Betz (above) took advantage of the popularity of Maryland Tik Toks, and made a viral video that got on many students for you pages.

Maryland has gone viral on Tik-Tok: scary or beneficial?

By Ela Jalil and Olivia Yasharoff January 14, 2020

TikTok has been sweeping the nation with its viral dance trends, comedy skits and lipsyncing videos. But when WCHS students noticed lots of Maryland and Montgomery County themed videos randomly appearing,...

The exterior of the new Bethesda Bagels in Wildwood which is located on Old Georgetown Road. First opening in 1982, Bethesda Bagels remains a popular breakfast and lunch spot.

Spread the news: Bethesda’s best bagels are here

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor December 3, 2019

Being one of several new additions to Wildwood Shopping Center such as Joe & the Juice and Flowerchild, Bethesda Bagels brings New York style bagels to the D.C. area with heart and a side of cream...

Comedian Seth Meyers came out with his first stand-up special premiering on Netflix on Nov. 5 titled

Lobby Baby: Seth Meyers in this Netflix special lives up to expectations

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor November 25, 2019

Joining fellow comedians John Mulaney, Leslie Jones and Dave Chappelle, Seth Meyers debuts his own stand-up comedy special on Netflix, stepping away from his usual desk scene and leaving his suit behind. Being...

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