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Hello Google Allo, Goodby Privacy

Hello Google Allo, Goodby Privacy

Holly Wagner, Webmaster
January 6, 2017
Filed under Features

Google released its new messaging app, Google Allo on Wednesday September 21st and it contains some compelling new features. Specifically, it contains Google Assistant, which brings some potential new privacy threats to the messaging world. Google Assistant uses information from your search histo...

Semi-Formal is Underway at WMC

Semi-Formal is Underway at WMC

Brielle Rapach, Social Media Editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under Features

WMC’s highly anticipated Semi-Formal dance is quickly approaching, and plans for the event have been taking off within the last few weeks. Held annually every winter in our school’s gymnasium, Semi is a school-wide dance for all students at WMC.  Popular amongst all grades, Semi is a great exc...

Morris County Rallies Together for Breast Cancer Awareness

Morris County Rallies Together for Breast Cancer Awareness

Erin Rubright
January 5, 2017
Filed under Features

In commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Morris County will come together on Sunday, October 16, to hold an American Cancer Society sponsored event. Local businesses, residents, and even high school sports teams participate in the 5K annually. At West Morris Central, the field hockey an...

Truth Behind Listening to Music in School

Truth Behind Listening to Music in School

Ashley Lutz and Elizabeth Jasek, Staff Writer and Fundraising Chairperson
January 5, 2017
Filed under Features

Teachers constantly bicker at students to take out their earplugs, but why? Studies show that listening to music while studying actually increases concentration levels. We went around West Morris Central asking students and teachers, why do students listen to music during a school day? According to ...

“Sorry, I Can’t Make it. I am Binging on Netflix”

“Sorry, I Can’t Make it. I am Binging on Netflix”

Ashley Lutz and Elizabeth Jasek, Staff Writer and Fundraising Chairperson
January 5, 2017
Filed under Features

Netflix users throughout the world completely disregard the unwritten rule of how many episodes should be watched a week. Instead of one to three episodes a week, bingers allow themselves to consume an entire season within that time frame. Although how quickly you watch a certain TV show depends on your...

Is It Love or Is It Not?

Is It Love or Is It Not?

Ashley Lutz and Elizabeth Jasek, Staff Writer and Fundraising Chairperson
January 5, 2017
Filed under Features

There is a fine line between couples being cute and disgusting in school. Have you ever seen a couple sucking face in the hallway or hearing a couple’s intimate conversation and want to throw up? Because we have.   We will be honest, we do not have boyfriends. However, jealousy does not take par...

Spirit Week: What’s the deal?

Spirit Week: What’s the deal?

January 4, 2017
Filed under Features

So this past week, October 10th to October 14th, was our school’s spirit week. However, very similar to the situation in years past, very few people participated in this very fun event. Now why is that? Each of the days were carefully planned out so they would be enjoyable for all students. Mon...

Veterans Visit WMC

Veterans Visit WMC

Lauren Gunning
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Lets all be clear about one thing, being in the military does not mean being in combat. This is one thing that was stressed by the Veterans that came to talk to students at WMC about serving in the military. In fact, combat is only a small part of the military, a lot of it is desk work, done by doctor...

Kanye West Cancels Entire Tour

Kanye West Cancels Entire Tour

Madison Donaldson, Assistant Webmaster
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features

If you’re a Kanye West fan and had tickets to one of his concerts for the Saint Pablo tour, you must be very disappointed right now. Recently during one of his concerts in Sacramento, California he made fans wait over an hour to come on stage. After performing just a few songs he began to go on a r...

Festive Foods For Fall

Festive Foods For Fall

Amanda Toolan, Club Liaison
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features

As all the spooky festivities and sugary candy of Halloween comes to an end, the excitement of the Holidays is beginning to take over. November is filled with delicious Thanksgiving classics, such as carved turkey sandwiches, sweet potato dishes, and most importantly: the festive stuffing! Here are ...

Our Favorite Apps: Held Hostage

Our Favorite Apps: Held Hostage

Morgan Zindulka, Co-Broadcast Director
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features

  What is this madness? Some of our school’s favorite apps, including Snapchat, Instagram, and Netflix are blocked off of the school wifi for some time now, and our students, including myself, are not happy about it. I believe that these apps shouldn’t be blocked for several reasons. Du...

WMC Athletes: Where are they now?

WMC Athletes: Where are they now?

Erin Rubright, Staff Writer
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Since this year’s graduating class was freshman, there have been a handful of WMC athletes who have gone on to play at the collegiate level and achieved major success. On average, only about 6% of male athletes and 8% of females will go onto play a sport in college. There are some cases that differ...

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