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Curveball: A Goodbye to WJ and a Welcome to New Beginnings

Abby Singley

June 1, 2009

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Well seniors, it’s finally here: the end. Way to go guys, we made it. Take the time to put down the paper and take a victory lap if you want. Yeah, that felt good, didn’t it? We’re just a short while away from putting on ...

Broaden Your Horizons: Deciding Your Major Can Wait

June 1, 2009

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Upon entering college, students cannot really know for sure what they want to major in, regardless of how long they’ve been dreaming of being a doctor or envisioning themselves in front of a crowded courtroom. At best, the st...

Early Major Decision Leads to Later Benefits

June 1, 2009

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At some point in life, all students go through a phase when they have a dream job in mind, and they are convinced that they know what they want to be when they grow up. The dream job could be realistic, like being a teacher or a...

Up At Bat: The Bare Necessities

Abby Singley

June 1, 2009

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Before allowing yourself to feel any angst over regrets you have concerning high school, ask yourself this: does it really matter? Is it worth it to agonize over classes in which you could have tried harder, activities in whic...

Curveball: Paging Steve… Paging Steve…

Abby Singley

May 1, 2009

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The one thing I would have to say that makes WJ as unique as it is is the teachers. I’m talking about those crazy-looking people who always try to talk to you all day. These people are the ones who try to make a difference ...

Potted Plant Provides Promising Possibility

May 1, 2009

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As the downward spiral that has defined recent economic troubles continues to spin, the general American focus has shifted from the failures of past administrations towards hope for future ones. In this dramatic sweep, with so man...

Point-Counterpoint: Small Buisinesses in Need of Aid

April 30, 2009

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Small Buisinesses in Need of Aid in Light of Insubstantial Mall Culture By Pablo Baeza When the Bean Bag shut its doors at the beginning of April, it was the end of an era. The era of decent cups of coffee for $1.75. The en...

To the Listserv and Back Again

Abby Singley

April 30, 2009

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Thanks to the fortune of Facebook, our generation hasn't needed such a primitive form of communication like e-mail. However, our parents certainly haven't neglected the ancient way of communicating, and they've even taken it to a new le...

Pitch Opinion: Student Vandalism Unjust and Immoral

Abby Singley

April 30, 2009

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With the school year drawing to a close, many are looking forward to the fruits of a carefree summer and days without class, but a pressing issue is facing the WJ community in these final days of the 2008-2009 school year: vanda...

The Roberts Rant: All of our Lives are F***ed; Funny, Isn’t it?

Abby Singley

April 30, 2009

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"Today, I saw my girlfriend of two years holding hands with another guy in the hallway. I’ve spent tons of time with her, I walk her to class and worked up a hefty phone bill talking to her. So, I go up to her and in a fit o...

Up At Bat: A Decent Proposal

Abby Singley

April 30, 2009

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What do you think about the man who proposes to his fiance using a jumbotron? At WJ, students don’t have access to jumbotrons, but still find the sweetest ways to propose prom, a much less life changing proposal than marriage, to...

The True Madness Behind the Brackets

March 31, 2009

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Flipping my calendar from February to March is never an exciting ordeal. At best, March means "spring is on the way; no more freezing to death while walking to the portables." Apparently though, there is also this complete madn...

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