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Oceanography

Oceanography

Connor Gushman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Features

The declining health of our oceans due to factors such as climate change, pollution, and plastics is not a new thing. In this very moment, there is an estimated 14 billion pounds of trash in the ocean. At the same time, global warming is causing the water to warm up at an unprecedented rate. Matters ...

Self Love: In Generation Z

Self Love: In Generation Z

Rebekah Martin, Editor in Chief

March 26, 2019


Filed under Columns

In every trash magazine you will find an article about loving your body or being yourself, and within the next few pages an article with a title similar to how to drop 10lbs. in a week. This topic titles put a warped image on beauty. While self-love is an important asset to have, it appears to have bee...

Homework: Are We Dealing with Too Much… Or Too Little?

Homework: Are We Dealing with Too Much… Or Too Little?

Julia Foster, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life

It’s a recurring conversational topic here at West: homework. Whether it be hallway snippets of the student body discussing how much homework they got, or even rants about how someone didn’t get the lesson and is worried about failing that big exam coming up. Are students getting just the right amount...

Newbies’ Guide to West Brunswick

Newbies’ Guide to West Brunswick

Julia Foster, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life

I think we’ve all been in the position of the new kid. Whether you were a freshman or just coming from a different school in the district, you have experienced “the first day.” Coming from Florida, I can safely say that West Brunswick is such a different and special school to be navigating. I...

Recurring Rivals

Recurring Rivals

April 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

School rivalries have played a huge role in high school sporting events since the beginning of competitive sports. West rivalry against the Topsail baseball teams stands out among others. A rivalry between these two powerhouse teams really escalated once the two started having bitter close games...

A Night to Remember

Taliyah Daniels, staff writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Prom is a special day that no teenager ever forgets. It is a day full of new experiences and adventures. On April 14, West Brunswick High School held their prom at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The theme for this year’s prom was Hollywood. This has been the first year th...

West Brunswick v. J.T. Hoggard: Men’s Lacrosse

West Brunswick v. J.T. Hoggard: Men’s Lacrosse

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The West Brunswick men's lacrosse team fell to the J.T. Hoggard Vikings with a final score of 20-0.

West Brunswick vs. E.A. Laney: Men’s Lacrosse

West Brunswick vs. E.A. Laney: Men’s Lacrosse

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

West Brunswick boys lost against Laney high school with  a final score of 16-4....

India Garrison and the March for Gun Control

India Garrison and the March for Gun Control

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Features

On March 24th, 2018 there was a school safety and gun control march in Washington D.C. highlighting the recent tragedy of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida, as well as other shootings. West Brunswick’s India Garrison attended this march in support of gun control. “I strongly...

April Counselors’ Corner

April Counselors’ Corner

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Cap & Gown: It's not too late to order Graduation Dress Requirements: What you wear under your cap & gown is just as important as your cap & gown on graduation day. You want to be comfortable, respectable and have a stress free day as you walk across the stage. Ladies should wear a solid color...

JV Women’s Soccer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

  West Brunswick's Junior Varsity Soccer team has been off to a great start in the season. The girls use teamwork, hard work, perseverance, and dedication against opposing teams. West is proud of our Trojan Ladies!...

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