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De Niro… Why?!?!

Cameron Keyani, Online Entertainment Editor

June 14, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Having never seen images of a train collision in slow motion, it would be very hard for me to be a silent observer to the decline of Robert Deniro’s career. This is the man who was in modern masterpieces like Godfather Part 2, ...

Top Five World News Events: June 4 – June 9

June 14, 2011

Filed under News, World News Of The Week

1. Germany Seeks Source of E. coli Outbreak. German officials have yet to locate the source of a deadly strain of the E. coli bacteria. As of June 7, 22 people in Europe died and over 2,000 have been infected. Nearly all of the ...

Time for Summer 2011

Sari Amiel & Daniel Gorelik, Online Feature Editor & Online Assistant Sports Editor

June 9, 2011

Filed under Feature

Imagine the crystal clear water of a swimming pool rushing up to meet you as you dive beneath its surface. Picture the sand under your feet on a Hawaiian beach, a tropical breeze sifting through your hair. And think of the blades...

Funding for School Resource Officers May be Lost Due to Budget Cuts

Julia Cinquegrani, Print Assistant News Editor

June 6, 2011

Filed under Print News

A recent proposal to cut the School Resources Officer (SRO) program, prompted by budget deficits, caused the Montgomery County Council to consider the necessity of having Montgomery County police officers working at middle and...

The Bullpen: Signing Off

Jessica Evans, Online Editorial Editor

June 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion, The Bullpen

As I write my final editorial for The Bullpen, the day before graduation while listening to cliché graduation songs, I try to reflect on my past four years at WJ. If I wanted to truly reflect on every year of my high school career,...

Curveball: Girls are from Venus, Boys are from Mars

Sasha Tycko, Print Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

Feminism gets a bad rap. Any utterance referring to "women’s rights" is sure to elicit groans. Why do we have this attitude? We’re not explicitly bigoted – most people would support legal action in favor of women’s rights...

Patience Rewards Boys Volleyball

Hannah Flesch, Print Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Sports

Coming into this season, the boys volleyball team has tremendous expectations after finishing 11-1 last year and making it to the third round of playoffs. Despite losing all-star senior and the highest ranked setter Jeremy Lee,...

Senior Standouts

Anders Norberg, Staff Writer

June 3, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

Jake Reynolds: Rhode Island School of Design As a small boy, senior Jake Reynolds loved to watch Saturday morning cartoons and draw pictures. He never knew this hobby of drawing would lead him to the college of his dreams. ...

Pencils Down: Why Standardized Tests are Flawed

Girard Bucello, Online News Editor

June 3, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

  After 12 years of learning, it’s strange to think that one’s college admission is largely based on a four-hour test, such as the SAT or the ACT. Graduation requirements now include four High School Assessments (HSAs), a...

Senior Standouts

Emily Cosentino, Staff Writer

June 3, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

Tianhao He: Harvard University Harvard University, located in the heart of Cambridge, Mass., has been considered a prestigious school since it was established in 1636. From Presidents to Supreme Court justices to the creator o...

Senior Standouts

Jenny Deutsch, Staff Writer

June 3, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

Gaby Cavanagh: University of Edinburgh Whether it’s because of the Harry Potter-esque campus, the rich Scottish history, or just because the city of Edinburgh is really cool, senior Gaby Cavanagh has decided to enroll in the...

Liz’s Life: Driving Disasters

Liz Wasden, Editorial Editor

June 3, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

Anxious to get your license? It’s liberating and gives you a sense of maturity, but getting it before you’re ready can have repercussions. Here are some tips and behind-the-wheel blunders from a driver who just recently acquired...

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