Learn More About the Sock Drive…and How to Help Out!

Meghana Tandon, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017No Comments

You may have recently noticed the socks being sold at lunch. Wondering what that's all about? Keep reading to learn more about the sock drive and how you can help out this holiday season. GW: Tell us a little about this sock drive.  Rafi Melikian: So there's this organization that gets prosthetic legs to people who can't afford them and ...

First Baptist Church of Sutherland Texas Mass Shooting

Megan Stewart, Co-Editor in Chief

November 10, 2017No Comments

In Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 5th, 2017, the First Baptist Church was massacred. More than two dozen people were killed. The shooter Devin Kelley, a former Christian, has been a threat to the public for his entire life. He raped and abused his wife, assaulted his infant step-son, and frequently committed animal cruelty by using an...

Daylight Saving- What You Need to Know

Nathan Hsiao, GW Staff Writer

November 5, 2017No Comments

Every year, millions of Americans change their clocks ahead one hour in the spring and back another hour in the fall. The time in between is called daylight saving. On the first Sunday in November, we change our clocks to 1 AM when it is actually 2 AM. Most historians agree that this idea originated back in the 18th century from Benjamin Frank...

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My Take on the College Application Process

Gwynnie Ball, GW Staff Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

College is scary. No, scratch that- terrifying. In theory, the idea of leaving everything behind and starting a new, more independent life is fantastic, but the reality of that idea entails a process that...

First Baptist Church of Sutherland Texas Mass Shooting

First Baptist Church of Sutherland Texas Mass Shooting

November 10, 2017

In Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 5th, 2017, the First Baptist Church was massacred. More than two dozen people were killed. The shooter Devin Kelley, a former Christian, has been a threat to the...

My Story: I’m Biracial; It Used To Suck

My Story: I’m Biracial; It Used To Suck

November 10, 2017

I grew up in a matrix of mixed languages and cultures that swarmed in my head like a bees’ nest. But I never felt any of them were mine. How could it be so hard for a child growing up in America - t...

What does WHS Think?: Columbus Day

What does WHS Think?: Columbus Day

October 17, 2017

If there's one holiday that you don't see people digging out their costumes and buying decorations for, it's Columbus Day. Now, we've all had our elementary school lesson of how Columbus discovered the...

What Does WHS Think?: Las Vegas Mass Shooting

What Does WHS Think?: Las Vegas Mass Shooting

October 12, 2017

A terrible mass-shooting recently occurred at a country music festival near hotel Mandalay Bay. The shooter had handguns, high powered rifles capable of penetrating police armor, and several magazines...

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5 Movie To Watch This Christmas

Deborah Parchem, GW Writer

December 12, 2017No Comments

Christmas movies are one of the most relaxing and enjoyable parts of the holiday that people can look forward to, not to mention many of them can be fun to watch regardless of the season. But, many of those movies can become repetitive and irritating, taking all the entertainment out of what should be one of the best parts of Christmas. That said, here is a list of movies that I believe never quite...

Black Mirror In Real Life

Black Mirror In Real Life

December 3, 2017

Black Mirror is a British show on netflix, that shows what could happen in the future if we become too dependent on technology. I know you probably hear i...

Book and Film Review: Wonder

Book and Film Review: Wonder

December 1, 2017

Back when I was in sixth grade, I remember one of my best friends recommending that I read a book called Wonder. When she gave me a small summary of what ...

Need New Music? Check Out 19 Year Old Khalid.

Need New Music? Check Out 19 Year Old Khalid.

November 25, 2017

If you're not living under a rock, then you've probably heard "Location" or "Young Dumb and Broke" in the car, at the mall, or even at a grocery store....

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