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“21 Bridges” sends powerful message to audience

“21 Bridges” sends powerful message to audience

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 19, 2020

Two men plan to steal 30 pounds of cocaine, but instead, they find 300 pounds, where 30 pounds of cocaine is supposed to be. Someone screwed up. Four cops knock on the door, but there’s no response—two stay at the front, two go to the back. Bullets fire and chaos ensues: eight officers are dead, and ...

Harry Styles walks a Fine Line in his second solo album

Harry Styles walks a Fine Line in his second solo album

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

January 5, 2020

Former One Direction member Harry Styles walks a fine line. He doesn’t follow the mainstream. He crafts his own unique style. Back in 2017, Styles released his self-titled debut album. He was the heartbroken ex-boyfriend. He was the lovesick teenage boy. In 2019, Styles has released his second ...

Sasha Sloan concert does not disappoint fans

Sasha Sloan concert does not disappoint fans

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

December 27, 2019

She’s the girl at the party, trying to fit in. She’s the girl you can rant to at three in the morning, and she’ll understand. She’s the girl with the sad songs, the soft voice and a love for all things normal.  Sasha Sloan, a 24-year-old singer-songwriter, has a knack for confessional songwrit...

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” honors beloved TV show host Fred Rogers

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” honors beloved TV show host Fred Rogers

By Ari Dimitoglou, Photo Editor

December 27, 2019

Starring Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” introduces the true meaning behind the TV show “Mister Rogers’s Neighborhood” and the importance of kindness in everyday life.  Written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and directed by Marielle Heller, this inspiring drama is based on the friendship...

It’s time to movie into the holiday spirit

It’s time to movie into the holiday spirit

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor

December 27, 2019

Whether it be a human who thinks he is an elf, or two strangers that have to pretend they are a couple to trick their families for the holidays, Christmas movies never fail to entertain. For some families, watching specific Christmas movies is an annual tradition. Whatever the occasion, Christmas movies ...

Camila Cabello invites fans to the world of “romance”

Camila Cabello invites fans to the world of “romance”

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

December 18, 2019

When the clock struck twelve on Dec. 5, all the world was asleep— that is, except Camila Cabello fans. The pop singer treated her fans with an early Christmas present that night: her highly-anticipated sophomore album, Romance. With every heartfelt lyric and colorful visual, Cabello introduced fans to the worl...

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...

“Frozen 2” creates winter-y excitement among students

“Frozen 2” creates winter-y excitement among students

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2019

The year is 2013. The WCHS Class of 2020 is 11-12 years old. Barack Obama was the president of the country and the “Harlem Shake” was the dance craze sweeping across the internet. The movie "Frozen" swept across theaters, grossing 1.276 billion dollars in the box office. Flash forward six years-- "Froz...

Student Art Spotlight: Hannah Roberts

Student Art Spotlight: Hannah Roberts

By Sapna David, Features Editor

December 18, 2019

With the click of a button, the shutter opens and then closes and quickly produces a beautiful piece of art. The art of photography, although overlooked, requires a significant amount of talent.  Senior Hannah Roberts has been carrying around Kodak disposable cameras ever since she was little. As...

“Right to be Forgotten” is a must see for WCHS students

“Right to be Forgotten” is a must see for WCHS students

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor

December 3, 2019

A young, awkward and naive high school boy named Derril Lark is infatuated with a girl, Eve Selinsky. Desperate to ensure she’s safe and well, he follows his newfound love home day after day, unaware that his actions may be misconstrued as stalkerish or possessive. However, despite his pure intentions, Ev...

Court is now in session: “Legally Blonde” debuts at WCHS

Court is now in session: “Legally Blonde” debuts at WCHS

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor

December 3, 2019

Ever since Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) infamously taught the world how to do the “bend and snap,” the 2001 film “Legally Blonde” has become a household movie, beloved by many WCHS students. Its witty humor, infamous lines such as “What? Like it’s hard?” in reference to getting into Ha...

No Joke: How “The Joker” became a deadly hit

No Joke: How “The Joker” became a deadly hit

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

December 3, 2019

Hollywood’s latest comic book story, “The Joker”, has been marked on many people’s calendars for a while, but its dark themes may prevent this R-rated film from being a must-see. Critics called the film a masterpiece on Aug. 28, 2019, when it debuted at the Venice Film Festival. Lately, many hav...

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