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  • Chicago Here We Come!

    Chicago Here We Come!

    Mackenzie Powers, Sraff Writer

    March 10, 2017

    The Chicago chorus trip of 2017 is the talk and excitement of students in the choral program. As the date approaches, students erupt with commotion about room assignments and bus arrangements as the weeks digress. Students have mixed feelings about going to the windy city. Nerves and excitement fill most...

    Image retrieved from: By Daniel Schwen - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10639730

  • New Year’s resolutions. Helpful? Pointless? Or somewhere in between?

    New Year’s resolutions. Helpful? Pointless? Or somewhere in between?

    Zoe Hynes, Staff Writer

    March 10, 2017

    New Year’s resolutions are typically defined as a tradition in which a person resolves to change a habit or trait that are thought of as undesirable. New Year’s resolutions often are thought of as having good intentions, but with no follow through. In a survey of Westhill students, 55% made ...

  • 16 and Driving

    16 and Driving

    Jackie Antonacci, Staff Writer

    March 10, 2017

    Here in Syracuse, no one is a stranger to the bipolar weather: one day, the skies are clear, the grass is green, and the wind is warm. A few days later, there’s snow on the ground, ice on the roads, and it’s so cold that you can barely feel your own face. On these particularly lovely days when i...

  • Man Brings Joy to Refugee Syrian Children

    Man Brings Joy to Refugee Syrian Children

    Caitlin Donnelly, Staff Writer

    October 27, 2016

    Children play with toys, everyone knows that. It’s an important part of childhood, and helps to develop interests as they grow older. This includes refugee children. During the year 2011, in Deraa, Syria; 15 school children were arrested and reportedly tortured for writing anti-governmen...

    Syrian children are excited to receive their gifts from Rami Adham. Fair use image from: Defend International.

  • Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

    Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

    Mackenzie Powers, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2016

    On Thursday, September 1st, NFL player, Colin Kaepernick, took a strong action during the national anthem. Instead of standing for the song, he knelt. When approached about this action Kaepernick says, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” Many people disagree with Kae...

    Fair use image received from www.flickr.com

Features

Taylor Scott, Staff Writer

Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Manning and U.S. Army intelligence analyst, was sentenced to 35 years in prison as a 28 year old woman charged for releasing 75,000 pages of government documents and videos on U.S. military ope...

March 10, 2017No Comments

Chicago Here We Come!

Chicago Here We Come!

Mackenzie Powers, Sraff Writer

The Chicago chorus trip of 2017 is the talk and excitement of students in the choral program. As the date approaches, students erupt with commotion about room assignments and bus arrangements as the weeks digress. Students ...

March 10, 2017No Comments

New Year’s resolutions. Helpful? Pointless? Or somewhere in between?

New Year’s resolutions. Helpful? Pointless? Or somewhere in between?

Zoe Hynes, Staff Writer

New Year’s resolutions are typically defined as a tradition in which a person resolves to change a habit or trait that are thought of as undesirable. New Year’s resolutions often are thought of as having good intentions, b...

March 10, 2017No Comments

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Student Life

New Year’s resolutions. Helpful? Pointless? Or somewhere in between?

New Year’s resolutions. Helpful? Pointless? Or somewhere in between?

Zoe Hynes, Staff Writer

New Year’s resolutions are typically defined as a tradition in which a person resolves to change a habit or trait that are thought of as undesirable. New Year’s resolutions often are thought of as having good intentions, b...

March 10, 2017No Comments

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Sports

Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

Mackenzie Powers, Staff Writer

On Thursday, September 1st, NFL player, Colin Kaepernick, took a strong action during the national anthem. Instead of standing for the song, he knelt. When approached about this action Kaepernick says, ...

October 18, 2016No Comments

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The student news site of Westhill High School
The student news site of Westhill High School