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Fashion Essentials You Might Want To Know: TikTok Trends

Air Force 1's being sported as one of this years trends.

Elizabeth Norfleet, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

Since the coronavirus hit the US this past winter/spring, people all across the country have been looking for an outlet to distract themselves from today’s world. That distraction became TikTok, a social media app used to share and post videos no longer than 1 minute.   We have already seen ...

Unpopular Opinions: Living in a Small Town

Unpopular Opinions: Living in a Small Town

Teagan Coley, Online Dierctor

October 19, 2020

A common unpopular opinion is that small towns are not a fun place to live, but in my opinion, that could not be more untrue. I grew up in Brunswick county which has a population of around 130,000, almost half the population of the surrounding counties, and everywhere you go you see someone you know...

WBHS Seniors Paint Their Parking Spots

Senior Mckenzie Pope finishes up her parking spot.

Teagan Coley, Online Dierctor

October 19, 2020

On October 14, West Brunswick seniors all designed and painted their own unique parking spot. This was a fun opportunity for students to come together [while social distancing] and do something to celebrate being seniors.

Netflix Deep Dives: “Spinning Out“

Kaya Scodelario and Evan Roderick star in the 2020 Netflix series, “Spinning Out”.

Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

Calling all Olympic ice skating fans: get your fill of Lutzes, Salchows, and Axels as well as teen drama with this Netflix Original series. “Spinning Out” is centered around Kat Baker’s life as an ice skater. After a traumatic fall, she is left with major injuries and has lost all confidence in h...

Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

Shawn Mendes released a new hit song this past week!

Katelyn Lewis, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2020

Finding new music is probably one of my favorite things to do. I'm always wanting to create new playlists and find new artists I’ve never heard of before. So if you're looking for some new tunes to jam to, I’ve got you covered.  My first artist is Labrinth. You’ve probably heard his song ...

Virtual Reality: The War of Platforms

A Gaming PC setup.

Lonna Ward, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, PC--what side are you on? Do you play on multiple platforms, or do you stay loyal to one? Whichever platform you play depends on what games you want to play and what features you want to have. Let us dive into the pros and cons of each.   First up, we have PlayStation, a console by...

Netflix Deep Dives: “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”

Lily James and Michiel Huisman star in the heartwarming 2018 film, “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”.

Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

“The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” was released to Netflix on August 10, 2018, and is based on the 2008 novel, written by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. The film takes place in 1946 London just after World War II. Lily James, who plays Juliet Ashton in the film, is an upcom...

Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

Record players are a great way to listen to music and add some vintage feel.

Katelyn Lewis, Editor in Chief

September 17, 2020

There are tons of artists in the world all trying to do the same thing, create music everyone loves. Yes, we know about the big stars like Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, and Taylor Swift. However, we rarely take the time to look for more underrated artists. There are so many out there that deserve more attent...

Anika’s journey to artistic success

Anika's journey to artistic success

LeAnna Mintz, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

In high school, it can be difficult to balance school life and a job, so to make it easier, a talented student at West Brunswick decided to put her skills to the test and start making and selling her own art. Anika Beecher has been working her entire life to get to the point she’s at now. “I started...

Under The Radar: Alec Benjamin

Under The Radar: Alec Benjamin

Kayla Ward, Editor in Chief

March 30, 2020

We’ve talked about movies, activities, and tv shows, so there is only one more topic to talk about: music. The artist, Alec Benjamin, sings and brings awareness to various worldly issues.  Personally, one of my favorite songs by Alec Benjamin is “Must Have Been The Wind.” The song is about a...

Curriculum Night at West Brunswick High School

Jay Fletcher, Event Coverage Coordinator

March 9, 2020

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Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

Music is the best choice, even if you're doing homework or just jamming with friends.

Katelyn Lewis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Whether you’re looking for music to jam out to or really get into your feelings, there's always plenty of artists to pick from. Many of these artists tend to go under the radar, so I've gathered three more artists that deserve their time in the spotlight.  My first artist is Lorde. Many people only k...

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