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WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Pt.2

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Pt.2

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, News

As of today January 23, 2019, the record-breaking government shutdown is now in its 32nd day and its 15th hour according to CNN. The government shutdown continues to be ongoing because the two major political parties have yet to find common ground.   The parties are feuding over a wall that wo...

Jesse’s Hot Takes

Jesse Bellamy, Sports Director

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns

Anyone who knows me, knows three things: I love Post Malone, I play football, and I can’t get enough about sports; this column is an opportunity for me to share some of my ideas and my hot takes on sports issues. I welcome any response letters, rebuttals, or ideas you may have. A lot has happened in...

Exploring the option of a 64 team college football playoff.

Exploring the option of a 64 team college football playoff.

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports, Student Life

Mike Leach discusses the college playoffs with KREM 2 News via Youtube. Most college football fans remember when the four team college football was introduced. It brought a lot of excitement but some still believed the old way was better and would be better for college football. A college football sys...

Jesse’s Hot Takes

Jesse Bellamy, Sports Director

January 18, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Back again with this week’s hot takes; coming up this week, we have the AFC and the NFC championship games, Warriors back at full strength, and Kyler Murray declaring for the NFL draft. With the NFL playoffs in full swing and the conference championships happening this weekend, we have to talk a...

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, News

As of today January 17, the government shutdown is now the longest government shutdown in the history of the country. According to various news sources, the shutdown is due to a lack of cooperation between the two primary political parties the democrats and the republicans.   According to ...

Why There Are So Many Busts In Sports

Jay Fletcher, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

In the history of sports there is always that guy that jumps almost out of nowhere onto the scene and is talked about constantly in the media as being a sure fire prospect.  Even though he may have had no prior success at the previous level. One of the reasons for this might be the increasing trend t...

Anne with an E Netflix TV Series Review

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns

Anne with an E is a Netflix original spin-off of the classic book, Anne of Green Gables. The TV series goes more in depth of the mind of Anne (Amybeth McNulty). The series starts with Anne, an orphan girl who is very self-conscious about her hair. Anne is adopted and makes friends—finding out m...

The Kissing Booth Netflix Movie Review

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns

At this point, almost everyone has either heard or seen of the Netflix original movie The Kissing Booth. This story includes a tale of two teens and their interesting rules for their friendship. Elle (Joey King) and Lee (Joel Courtney) plan to make a Kissing Booth for their school carnival. However,...

For The Love of Dogs: and Cats….Tibbers and Milo: The Total Opposites

For The Love of Dogs: and Cats….Tibbers and Milo: The Total Opposites

Breanna Trudeau, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 11, 2019


Filed under Columns

Milo, the Silver Tabby is a very lovable but silly handsome cat. He loves to venture underneath his owners beds and likes to create conundrums with his owners' blinds and curtains, taking everything down in his path. Milo loves to sprawl out and cuddle within the sheets and in random places, specifically...

Lift Kits: Pros and Cons

Braxton Powell, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019


Filed under Columns

One reason the truck is so lucrative in today’s day and age is the fact that there are so many customizable options for it. You can lift it, lower it, new wheels and tires, custom headlights, and so many more, however, lift kits are the most purchased addition for a pickup truck. These lift kits c...

The Sweet Tooth

The Sweet Tooth

Alyssa Robinson, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Student Life

You snooze you lose! Insomnia Cookies is one of the best places to get cookies at any time of day. Open until 3am, they will deliver warm cookies right to your door. Y’know, for when you can’t sleep and you need a good cookie. This is fantastic news for insomniacs and cookie lovers everywher...

Classics Corner: Dr. Strangelove

Classics Corner: Dr. Strangelove

Matthew Hylton, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb was produced, written, and directed by Stanley Kubrick (The Shining, 2001: A Space Odyssey) in 1964 during the peak of the Cold War. It is a satirical dark comedy overflowing with subtle humor.   The story itself follows the actions of Gene...

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