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Sabrina carpenter released her new Christmas EP titled Fruitcake including popular hit, A Nonsense Christmas and five new tracks.

Sabrina Carpenter serves up a holiday treat with “Fruitcake” EP

By Cailey Harrington, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager December 3, 2023

As we approach Thanksgiving, more and more singers are releasing new Christmas music to get ready for the holiday season. The nostalgic feeling of Christmas mixed with Sabrina Carpenter’s classic pop...

Five Nights at Freddys was released for streaming on Peacock on October 26, 2023, and was released by Universal Pictures to theatres the following day.

“Five Nights at Freddy’s” adaption is filled with jump scares and pizza shares

By Lily Chadwick, As. Sports Editor, Photo Manager November 27, 2023

Predictable scares, an anticlimactic plot and inadequate acting. Emma Tammi’s, “Five Nights at Freddy's”, released on October 27, is a letdown to viewers, especially those who were highly anticipating...

On Nov. 2, 2023, The Beatles released Now and Then, a song that has been dubbed the last Beatles song, bringing their history to a close nearly 55 years after they split.

The Beatles’ final encore gives listeners a final song after 55 years in the shadows

By Leah Kreisler, Sports Editor November 17, 2023

One of the most famous rock bands of all time has officially come to a close. On Nov. 2, 2023 The Beatles released “Now and Then,” a single that has been dubbed as “the last Beatles song,” officially...

The WCHS Mama Mia cast is all smiles when rehearsing their last number, Mama Mia, before they take their final bows.

Behind the scenes of WCHS’ fall musical: “Mama Mia!”

By Catherine Chan, Assistant Online Editor November 13, 2023

Mamma Mia! Here we go again! After weeks of long and intense rehearsals, the WCHS Mamma Mia cast is ready to showcase their take on yet another well-known musical. They understand that the “winner takes...

Aya Zemrani is a WCHS junior who has spent a majority of her life creating art. She has been very successful and now has popular social media accounts with over 500,000 combined followers.

Student Art Spotlight: Aya Zemrani

By Claire Moylan, Assistant Features Editor November 13, 2023

For many WCHS students, art is a hobby that fills up their free time and exercises the creative part of their brain. But for WCHS junior Aya Zemrani, art is much bigger than a hobby: it is a passion. With...

On October 27, 2023, Taylor Swift released a re-record of her most popular album 1989. The album was received extremely well and sold over 1.6 million units in its debut week.

“1989” never goes out of style

By Claire Moylan, Assistant Features Editor and Photo Manager November 10, 2023

Arguably her most successful album, Taylor Swift's fifth record “1989” was a synth-pop album and spent 11 weeks at the top of the Billboard 200, was certified platinum nine times, sold over 10 million...

Boygenius new EP, titled the rest was released on October 13, 2023, eight months after their successful album the record.

Boygenius’ new EP “rests” well with listeners

By Ananya Pandit, Arts Editor November 10, 2023

Haunting lyrics and symphonic melodies. Reverberating choruses and eerie harmonies. On their newest four-track EP, “the rest,” released on Oct. 13th, Boygenius supersedes genre and structure, continuing...

Totally Killer came out on Oct. 6, 2023, on Prime Video. It features Kiernan Shipka as the main lead in a comedy/horror movie.

New horror movie “Totally Killer” totally “kills” its audience with comedy

By Olga Engler, Photo Manager October 31, 2023

“Totally Killer” is a movie that falls into a comfortable niche of common tropes perfect for a Saturday night, but also provides a fresh new take on the horror-comedy genre. The movie is a mix of “Back...

For the first time since being freed from her conservatorship, Britney Spears finally addresses her fans with her new memoir, The Woman in Me.

Britney Spears tells her story with memoir: “The Woman in Me”

By Rebecca Dean, Assistant Arts Editor October 31, 2023

Britney Spears has decided to give the public more. Almost two years after the end of her conservatorship, on October 24th, Spears released her long-awaited memoir titled “The Woman in Me,” illustrating...

Complete with 12 songs, pop star Olivia Rodrigo released her highly anticipated second album, “Guts,” on Sep. 8, 2023.

Olivia Rodrigo’s new album is gut-wrenchingly good

By Julia Levi, Observations Editor October 18, 2023

Over nine billion Spotify streams. Three Grammys. One full year in the Billboard 200’s top 10. After the 2021 release of her unparalleled, award-winning debut album “Sour,” pop star Olivia Rodrigo...

Similitude, a book written by WCHS junior Shannen Greene, will be released in late October to early November,  and will be available on multiple platforms including Amazon and Barnes and Nobles.

Student Art Spotlight: Shannen Greene

By Olga Engler, Assistant Copy Editor, Photo Manager October 18, 2023

Almost everyone has dreamed of publishing their own novel- eventually scraping together a few pages with some half-formed plot and partially-fleshed out characters, before giving up and leaving it to be...

Disney’s live action remakes such as 2020’s “Mulan” have garnered a lot of controversy. The public is begining to tire of this constant cycle of subpar remakes, and Disney remakes including “Mulan” have bombed at the box office.

Lights, cameras and dissatisf-action for Disney

By Rebecca Dean, Assistant Arts Editor October 18, 2023

In recent years, Disney has adapted family favorites into live-action films. While this was initially met with much anticipation, Disney has also faced backlash for this. Many are tired of Disney remaking...

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