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Diversity in film, TV, and Hollywood, in general, has been a long-discussed issue. The Academy Awards specifically has been called out for their lack of diversity in the past.
Is there a lack of diversity in Hollywood?
Kidist Alemayehu, Staff Writer • March 4, 2021

For many families it is tradition to tune into award shows to see if their favorite films, actresses and actors get to go home with a prize. Award shows have been around for...

Black History Month is an annual celebration every February to spotlight the achievements of African Americans in history.
Influential black figures
February 28, 2021
Due to COVID-19, workers across the country, including several WJ students, have had to adjust the way they work during the pandemic.
Students working during COVID-19 share stories, tips
Kylie Norris, Staff Writer • March 4, 2021

As a result of social distancing and quarantine, many students have been trying to find outlets to help maintain connections with the outside world. For several, going to...

Black History Month is an annual celebration every February to spotlight the achievements of African Americans in history.
Influential black figures
February 28, 2021
Diversity in film, TV, and Hollywood, in general, has been a long-discussed issue. The Academy Awards specifically has been called out for their lack of diversity in the past.
Is there a lack of diversity in Hollywood?
Kidist Alemayehu, Staff Writer • March 4, 2021

For many families it is tradition to tune into award shows to see if their favorite films, actresses and actors get to go home with a prize. Award shows have been around for...

Senior Henry Bagshaw finishes his last lap at a Montgomery County swim meet. An impressive and decorated high school career for Bagshaw is coming to an end.
Senior athlete profile: Henry Bagshaw
Elijah Kasten, Senior Sports Editor • March 4, 2021

As senior Henry Bagshaw’s WJ swimming career nears the end, his accomplishments in the water as both an individual swimmer and a part of team relays will be remembered....

Senior Zaniv Chhina clears the ball away from the opposing team. Chhina finds a family within her teammates, and she wouldn
The seniors of field hockey
February 17, 2021
WJ Madrigals perform a piece for MLK Day on Jan. 18th. The audio and visuals were recorded separately per person and combined together with an editing application. (youtube.com/watch?v=pX4dTJgSpws)
Students build a community at WJ through the lens of music
Ellie Montemayor, Print A&E Editor • February 24, 2021

Troubles with returning to in-person schooling, dealing with a new set of teachers for the spring, living with spring allergies for a quarter of the year, managing one’s...

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