September 11 a memory for some, a lesson for all

Two twin buildings were struck down in a cloud of smoke and fear. Screams pierced the silence that surrounded the fall. Ambulance and police sirens zoomed through the streets to help the survivors. Phones rang off the hook from one American household to another in order to find their loved ones. This was September 11th, 2001.

“College Shaming” creates stress for seniors

By Emily Money Early admission deadlines have come and gone, but seniors still have plenty of time to stress over college. There are many choices yet to make before seniors will be expected to commit to most colleges before National Decision Day on May 1. Understandably, choosing the school that might alter the course of…

Syrians seek safety

By Jill Ciampa Syrian citizens have been searching for refuge more than ever over the past few months  Many neighboring countries have been accepting the refugees from the Middle Eastern nation, but there is an overflow of people in need of safety.. Hungary, Lebanon and Jordan have pleaded with European nations to welcome some of…

College emails may hinder more than help

By Madeline Master Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are bombarded daily with countless emails from colleges all vying for attention. But really, how helpful are these emails when trying to choose a suitable college?  Do they really help narrow down the choices? It seems like they all say the same exact thing— “Come visit us!” “Why would you go anywhere else?” “Thinking…

Tips to keep your body wealthy by staying healthy

By Kennedy Werner June 11 is quickly approaching, meaning no more due dates, calc tests, or obsessive logins to Skyward by students at WLC. Summer loosens the reigns of school and administration and leaves students to their own devices. Sure, as a student one may be ecstatic about this newfound freedom. Yet, so often students…

To Live Simply, Simply Live

By Kevin Coleman Life is a mystery. In the swiftness of life’s rat race, the complex nature of our existence is often under appreciated. Instead of loving that which we know, our nature is to desire more and more. This greedy disease cannot be pacified by continuing to fill the insatiable void of materialism. To…