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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...

Rebekah’s Fashion Forecast – Winter Style

Rebekah’s Fashion Forecast – Winter Style

Rebekah Martin, Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

With colder temperatures coming in to play styles are changing. In the recent years there has been an uprise in 70s attire, bringing with it fun styles and patterns. This winter is gaining popularity with animal prints, faux leather pants, and tweed jackets. Layering these patterns that you wouldn’t no...

Julia’s Overwatch Not-Developer Update: FAQ Edition!

Julia’s Overwatch Not-Developer Update: FAQ Edition!

Julia Foster, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Let’s talk video games. Specifically, let’s talk about the extremely popular game Overwatch. This awesome game produced by Blizzard Studios is available on three platforms currently: PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Unlike many modern games, Overwatch is new and refreshing. You play as one of the characters...

Teens Take on: Climate Change

Teens Take on: Climate Change

Angela Arevalo, Co-Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns

In case the recent catastrophic hurricanes and sweltering summers weren’t enough to alarm people, the United Nations scientific panel on climate change announced in early October that we have a decade to try and control climate change. According to the report, if we do not control it, humans may b...

Chase’s Catch Fishing Report: Closing Shop for Winter

Chase Soyars, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Columns

As fall is ending the fishing season is almost over, bringing the annual closing of most local tackle shops and signaling the brief end of our favorite hobby as we know it. Hopefully this year turns out better than last, and the trout do not freeze, giving fisherman something to do between the cold spells a...

Chase’s Catch Fishing Report: Rod and Reel Selection

Chase Soyars, Staff Writter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Columns

When fishing it is important to choose the correct rod and reel for the occasion, just as it is to choose the right bait. Rod’s and reels come in many different sizes, weights and actions for many different types of fishing. When picking out a combo keep in mind where you are and what you will be fi...

Chase’s Catch Fishing Report: Lockwood Folly

Chase Soyars, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Columns

Local resident, Pierce and I Left at high tide to fish around Lockwood Folly Inlet. Fishing with live shrimp and gulp baits on popping corks and carolina rigs, we aspired to pull out some keeper trout from our trip, as we had heard they have been biting in numbers recently throughout the inlet. Fishing a...

Chase’s Catch Fishing Report: Fall

Chase Soyars, Staff Profile

November 14, 2018


Filed under Columns

Fall is finally here and fishing has started to pick up, with bull drum and speckled trout being the most sought after fish. Trout and drum have been reeled in mainly on live shrimp under a popping cork or float rig with (vudu shrimp if live is not available). Followed by almost any particular brand ...

WBHS Senior Night Pep Rally 2K18

WBHS Senior Night Pep Rally 2K18

Cameron Southward, Literary Magazine Curator

November 11, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Student Life

The 4th Annual Powderpuff Football Game

The 4th Annual Powderpuff Football Game

Molysha Brown and Deiona Stanley

November 8, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports, Student Life

On November 7, 2018, West Brunswick hosted the Powderpuff Football game for the female students of the school. After a rain bearing game, the Junior-Sophomore team came away with a hard-fought victory.

A Preview of Theater’s Latest Production: “Lies About High School”

A Preview of Theater’s Latest Production: “Lies About High School”

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

Theater's latest production "Lies About High School" shares a hilarious look at the struggles and victories of beginning high school. The main characters, a group of friends in their Senior year of high school, reminisce on their personal freshman experiences. The play covers all of the difficulties of first...

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