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We’re going matcha green… and that’s the tea

We’re going matcha green… and that’s the tea

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor

December 18, 2019

Looking for a healthy and trendy beverage? Matcha tea might be for you.  Matcha tea powder is young green tea leaves that are grounded into a bright green powder. The best of its kind comes from Japan and is a staple in Japan itself. Japan is where it started, and now its spreading across the gl...

Bike accidents skyrocket in lieu of helmet-less riders

Bike accidents skyrocket in lieu of helmet-less riders

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor

December 8, 2019

A lesson that is annually drilled into the heads of little kids all across the world: “Wear your helmet while riding your bike to prevent head injury.” However, according to recent studies, the number of bicycle accidents due to not wearing helmets is skyrocketing. Maybe little kids should not be...

The end of Fortnite, another marketing game

The end of Fortnite, another marketing game

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor

December 3, 2019

With the black empty screens of Fortnite users plastered everywhere on the Internet for more than two days and no sign of Epic, a leaked chapter 2 trailer, everyone was on edge. Fortnite set up to have the map destroyed by rockets and sucked into a black hole, but why?  It was as if the game had vanished into thin...

Hack on Naviance terrifies the MOCO community

Hack on Naviance terrifies the MOCO community

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor

November 13, 2019

The safety concerns of administration greatly increased after the news of two students in Montgomery County hacking into the Naviance college-prep database system came into light. The suspects were able to see the personal and school related data of 1,344 students at Wheaton High School and are now under p...

The real cost behind going viral on TikTok

The real cost behind going viral on TikTok

By Nur Yavuz, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

With fun, quirky and creative concepts, TikTok is an app where users can create, share and discover short music videos. It is often used as a platform for people to express themselves through dance, lip syncing and comedy. TikTok was created in China and it is valued at $75 billion. A majority of th...

WCHS MSA Participates in MIST

WCHS MSA Participates in MIST

By Nur Yavuz, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) is reaching out to WCHS students to join and participate in the 2019 Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST), an educational competition about the religion of Islam, including interesting workshops for students to participate in. As the WCHS community grows in diversity, le...

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