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Vocal Music Spring Concert

Vocal Music Spring Concert

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

May 14, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, the West Brunswick High School vocal music department presented their spring concert. The Sweet Harmony Treble Choir sang songs including "Jar of Hearts" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow". Seniors in Treble Choir: Lauren Riffle, Chandler Burnett, Kimberly Inman and Andrea Vasquez-Mejia....

Catharsis

Catharsis

Erika Jimenez, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Catharsis is the process of releasing and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions. My catharsis happens to be music. I constantly fill the void of emotions I’m going through with the tunes of various artist who are going through similar things. I get relief knowing that I’m n...

Erika’s Music for the Soul

Erika’s Music for the Soul

Erika Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Last year I listened to 44,421 minutes of music. That is 740 hours of my life last year that I spent only listening to music: music genres ranging from soft pop, rap, and rock (this statistic only includes Spotify and does not include Youtube or other third-party apps). That said, I feel like I am qua...

Let’s Talk: Controversial Musicians

Let’s Talk: Controversial Musicians

Deiona Stanley, Broadcast Producer

February 27, 2019

Music is one of the few things that bring society together. No matter what the genre; hip hop, jazz, country, or even EDM, there is always a piece of each style that remains the same. Each genre of music has a piece of controversy linked to it, whether it is violence or drug promotion. What happens wh...

Dance Recital

Dance Recital

Angela Arevalo, CoEditor

January 22, 2019

  On Tuesday, January 15, Mrs. Pitman's first semester classes and the dance team had a dance recital. They danced to songs such as "Jailhouse Rock", "Stone Cold" and "Never Enough".

Ringing In The New Year!

Ringing In The New Year!

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

December 27, 2018

Now that 2018 is coming to a close, we can all put our best foot forward and walk into 2019 with a clean slate and hope for new beginnings. As we look back onto 2018, it would be dishonest to deem this year mundane when it comes to the major events of these 365 days. If you read the news, scrolled ...

Dutton to the Stage!

Dutton to the Stage!

Molysha "Moe" Brown, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

Andrea Dutton is a talented junior at West Brunswick High School, Dutton plays the piano, ukulele, guitar, and violin. She is also a member of the drama club and is currently in her first year of show choir. “I’ve been playing piano since I was four,” Dutton said. “It has just always been an...

A West Wind Holiday

A West Wind Holiday

Deiona Stanley, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

When we think of December, we think of many things: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and more! It’s almost as though you can hear the sleigh bells and whistle notes that are in every song. Mariah Carey and Bobby Helms have made the holidays memorable by creating classics we sing and dance to each Decem...

Free Fallin’

Free Fallin’

Deiona Stanley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

It’s that time of year again, where the leaves began to fall, the temperature begins to drop, and it’s time to snuggle up and watch Netflix. Autumn, the time of year where music makes you think of a special time or element in life. There’s nothing better than listening to a song that allows you to re...

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