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Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Pediatric  Cancer Awareness

Lelia Edmonson, staff writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Personal Columns

As the leaves begin to fall off the trees, around 15,000 kids have to watch them from a hospital window. September is pediatric cancer month, but the majority of the population knows little to none about this topic. Pediatric cancer is a serious issue that people all across the would should take part...

The Immigration Question

The Immigration Question

Morgan Gage, Senior Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Top Story

By modern standards, the colony of Jamestown was a neighborhood of illegal immigrants. Plymouth was a sanctuary city. For some reason, our immigrant-phobic nation hails these colonists as heroes. We teach our children about the first Thanksgiving before we teach the American Revolution. Alexander...

Why Our Attitude On Guns Needs to Change

Caitlin Gorbett, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Personal Columns, Top Story

We’ve all heard them before. Click, bang, pop! We see them in big glass cases in nearly every home we go into. For some people, in their own home. Most people love them. Not enough people are scared of them. I’m scared every day I walk into school that it’ll be the last time. I’m scared every time...

Top Ten Pieces of Advice for Freshman

Top Ten Pieces of Advice for Freshman

Morgan Gage, Caitlin Gorbett, and Brayden Hogue

August 20, 2018


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase, Top Story

Don’t be afraid of seniors. Seniors are too busy with college applications and enjoying what’s left of high school to spend their time teasing you. The majority of seniors are more than happy to help you with any of your concerns, and plenty of them want you to join the organizations the...

The Future is Female

Morgan Gage, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Women lining the streets of Washington, stone faced and starving to be equal to men in not only the eyes of the law but in society. Their fingers curl around picket signs until their knuckles turn white, and their cries are met with contempt from the very men they’ve claimed oppress them. This is a...

21st Century Education

Morgan Gage, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Personal Columns, Top Story

When you accept a job as a teacher, elementary and high school alike, you’re consciously placing yourself in a position of power. Though you may answer to someone higher up, your department head or principal or superintendent, you’re still in charge of the students who pass through your classroom...

No Shave No More

No Shave No More

Timia Cobb, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Whitehouse has always been strict when it comes to enforcing the school's dress code. A seductive shoulder would never go unseen in the hallway, and a too scruffy chin would never win the fight against a razor from the front office. Starting this school year, the dress code is allowing all boys to gr...

Is Advisory All That Bad?

Is Advisory All That Bad?

Katrina Christine, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

There have been many different changes at WHS since WISD has hired Dr. Moran as the new superintendent. Since the year started, the administration has tried out a new idea: power hour. Power Hour gives students time to eat lunch while also providing a time to go to tutorials or club meetings. Many stud...

Family Values

Family Values

McKenna Mirsky, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Family Values When you hear the word ‘family’ what comes to your mind? Most likely, it’s a mother and father with two to three kids that live in a stable average household. Why is it that we don’t think of a single father with kids? Or a couple only having adopted kids? Or families raised by...

A Protection Problem

A Protection Problem

Timia Cobb, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In the past year, there has been many cases of school shootings or stabbings at high schools and colleges. It seems that no matter how many laws we make against guns or for school zone safety, our situation always still ends with a student or teacher being injured, or even worse, killed. In my op...

Hello, My Name is Introvert

Hello, My Name is Introvert

Madison Kirkpatrick, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Hey there! Here's a list of ten things that introverts hate, from the inner world of an introvert. Introverts are people who are quiet, tend to keep to themselves, and are often avoiding of people. Nonetheless, we do like to respect and be respected of rights and limits to people. Crowds Introverts hate l...

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