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Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 29, 2019

The school season is in full swing and many of us are feeling a wave of unproductivity washing over us. Being at school for hours can really put a toll on our productivity outside of school because of how draining it can be. Sometimes we need that extra boost to get our creative juices flowing. I’ve...

JV Volleyball V.S. South Brunswick

JV Volleyball V.S. South Brunswick

October 22, 2019

  West Brunswick won against South Brunswick with winning two out of the three sets. Aliyah Ward led the team in kills while also showing leadership through the whole game bringing the team to a win. The team fought hard through the whole season and ending with a win made it bitte...

Spooky Scary Thespians

Spooky Scary Thespians

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 18, 2019

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Halloween Around the World Infographic

Halloween Around the World Infographic

Ashlyn Nun, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

This infographic contains Halloween traditions around the world, some include different foods and activities. For example, America usually has flavored pumpkin food and beverages. Mexico has a big festival for the loved ones who have passed. The purpose of this is to show people that there is more to th...

25 Things To Do This Fall

25 Things To Do This Fall

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 1, 2019

Now that summer has come to an end, we can put away our swim trunks and short shorts and throw on our flannels and sweaters because fall is finally here. Fall is the season of spooky things and pumpkin spice galore, a time for falling leaves and all things frightful. Although the summer fun is over, fall ha...

The Hidden Gems of Brunswick County: Beaches

The Hidden Gems of Brunswick County: Beaches

October 1, 2019

The most popular attraction in Brunswick county is by far the beautiful beaches. In the summertime, just walking out to the beach and finding a calm place to layout can be a troubling task. It takes away from the experience of being a local and knowing how relaxing it can be in the spring or fall wh...

Country Music: Country Ain’t Country No More

Country Music: Country Ain’t Country No More

Brady Whitesides, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Country music--the story telling, the southern draw, the passion that we hear in every line sung that makes the hairs on your arms stand up and gets you up on your feet dancing. Sadly today's country lacks almost all of these elements. Traditional country music fans aren't happy with this new style and i...

Women’s Varsity Volleyball Preview

Women’s Varsity Volleyball Preview

Faith Gunther, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

After a challenging season last year, the Lady Trojan volleyball team, led by Coach Pardee, is looking forward to improving overall. Their primary focus for this season is statistics. Last season, the Lady Trojans held a record of three wins and eleven losses but have high hopes for the upcoming season. “Personally,...

Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

May 14, 2019

If you have any form of social media, surely you’ve seen the memes about girls going crazy over Zac Efron, even if he’s portraying a serial killer. In the Netflix original Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Zac Efron takes on the role of Ted Bundy, a 1970s serial killer, rapist, kidnapper and burgla...

Bilingualism

Bilingualism

Connor Gushman, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

As every West Brunswick High school student probably knows, students are required to have at least two foreign language classes in order to graduate. With West Brunswick only offering Spanish as a foreign language, a lot of students find themselves having a class with either Mrs. Broome, Mrs. Ven...

College Admissions Scandal

Molysha Brown, Online Director

April 21, 2019

Lori Loughlin is best known for her role as Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis, AKA Aunt Becky, on Full House. When the news broke about Loughlin being involved in a college admissions scandal alongside fellow actress, Felicity Huffman, and 33 other affluent parents, the internet was in an uproar. Many students...

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