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Weaponized Incompetence

Claire Nappier, Editor in Chief March 17, 2023

Weaponized incompetence, as the name suggests, is the use of “incompetence” to get an individual/group to do a task for a person in an attempt to not do one's own work. This can be seen in many forms...

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Bubbl’r Tier List

Danielle Newhouse, Reporter February 28, 2023

I’m a big Bubbl’r fan, however I definitely have favorites. I’ve put together a tier list of most of the Bubbl’r flavors, and my opinion of where they fall in 3 tiers.  In tier one I first...

Taylor and Ticketmaster: What Is Happening?

Taylor and Ticketmaster: What Is Happening?

Faith Gardner, Reporter December 19, 2022

Taylor Swift announced a highly anticipated “Eras Tour” that starts in March 2023. The tickets went on sale on Nov. 18, and because of high demand and traffic, Ticketmaster crashed. With the issues...

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Bubbl’r Gas or Trash?

Danielle Newhouse and Connor Blackwood November 30, 2022

Bubbl’r’s are a new energy drink that has become very popular over the last couple years. However, not everyone is so keen on the fizzy drink. Pro Bubbl'r (Danielle) I think Bubbl’r’s are...

Pro/Con: Christmas Music in November

Pro/Con: Christmas Music in November

Maddy Henderson, Reporter November 22, 2022

Listening to Christmas music in Nov. is a popular issue that sparks impassioned debate. Two Washington High School students give their opinions on the matter.   Pro: Junior Madeleine Henderson...

Taylor Swifts cover for her newest album, Midnights, released on Oct. 21, 2022.

Taylor Swift “Midnights” Review

Faith Gardner, Danielle Newhouse, and Connor Blackwood October 31, 2022

Taylor Swift released her highly anticipated tenth studio album, Midnights, on Friday, Oct. 21. She broke the record for most global streams on Spotify, gaining over 185 million streams worldwide, breaking...

El Apagón is featured on Bad Bunnys fourth studio album, Un Verano Sin Ti (A Summer Without You in English.) The album was released on May 6, 2022.

Shedding Light Through “El Apagón” (“The Blackout”)

Faith Gardner, Reporter October 26, 2022

Popular Puerto Rican reggaeton artist, Bad Bunny, released a music video for his song “El Apagón” (“The Blackout” in English) on Sept, 16. In his music video, only the first three minutes were...

App-based reward programs

App-based reward programs

Claire Nappier, Editor in Chief September 15, 2022

Many nationally spread companies have begun to follow a new trend in marketing and company loyalty programs: apps. In the past, if you want coupons, many would have to hunt them down in local newspapers...

Goodbye WHS

Goodbye WHS

Jadyn Whittall, Advertising Editor May 19, 2022

If there is one thing I have learned throughout high school, it’s that you need to believe them when they say it goes by in the blink of an eye. The fact that I am graduating in less than a week is completely...

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The importance of our school boards

Kyle Meyer, Reporter March 31, 2022

Washington, Missouri has municipal elections on April 5, 2022, where voters will decide who will be the next mayor of Washington, several ward representatives, and who will fill two open seats on the school...

The Importance of Social Media

The Importance of Social Media

Brynne Pearcy, Reporter March 29, 2022

For many people, social media is a huge part of our lives. It's a reflex to wake up and check social media to see what you have missed through the night. Many argue that social media can be harmful mentally...

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Wheels or doors

Claire Nappier, Reporter March 15, 2022

Recently, social media has asked the question “Are there more wheels or doors on the planet?” which has caused a massive debate, both on and offline, leaving people questioning what the true answer...

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