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Vaccine hesitancy is listed as one of the top threats to global health by the WHO.
Going Down the Rabbit Hole of Vaccine Hesitancy
Analise Draghi, Editor-in-Chief • December 18, 2020

A coronavirus vaccine is on the horizon, but many do not see it as a new beginning. Citizens around the world are wary of the vaccine, and many...

A doctor helps an elderly woman.
India's Mystery Illness
Zoey Wang, Staff Writer • December 18, 2020

ELURU, INDIA - On Saturday, December 5th, a new illness was detected in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. It has affected hundreds of people...

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The menace himself.
Frosty the Snowman: Merry or Menacing? See If You Can Find Out Over All This Onomatopoeia!
Julia Zeman, World News Staff Writer • December 18, 2020

Sure, we all know that “Baby It’s Cold Outside” is uncomfortable on the subject of consent, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” implies that Santa is laying the groundwork...

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The Best Peppermint Holiday Treats!
The Best Peppermint Holiday Treats!
Kristen Hedworth, Staff Writer • December 14, 2020

While walking around places like Target and Walmart this holiday season, I noticed a bunch of new peppermint themed sweets that a variety of different companies have it out...

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In many parts of the world, items like face masks and hand sanitizer are added to Christmas decorations to add some lighthearted humor to this crazy year. Image by Hailey Onweller.
Christmas Around the World Looks Different
Hailey Onweller, World/US News Editor • December 8, 2020

The United States is entering its ninth month with COVID restrictions, and while the world has learned a lot about the virus, there is lots of uncertainty on what the holidays...

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Christmas displays, which go up around mid-late November, can be found all around the area.Christmas displays, which go up around mid-late November, can be found all around the area.
Love It or Hate It, Christmas Creep is Everywhere
Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer • December 16, 2020

Every year Christmas starts sooner. What used to be a post-Thanksgiving affair has in many places become simply post-summer, with many retailers opening their Christmas...

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Two examples of instrument PPE, a WMC bell cover and woodwind bag.
Clubs and COVID: How WMC Adapts
Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer • December 22, 2020

As the 2nd marking period comes into full swing, so do all of the clubs and activities that are the mark of an active school community. In the same way as academic classes...

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2021 National Championship will be played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL between Alabama and Ohio State
The Stage Is Set For the 2021 National Championship
Lizzie Rubright, Head Sports Writer • January 6, 2021

Two teams punched their tickets to the College Football National Championship and surprisingly it is not another Alabama/Clemson matchup. After beating Notre Dame 31-14 in...

The Heisman Trophy is presented to the most outstanding player in college football each year
2020 Heisman Trophy Finalists Announced
Lizzie Rubright, Head Sports Writer • January 5, 2021
West Morris Football runs out for their game against Wayne Valley
WMC Fall Sports Recap
Lizzie Rubright, Head Sports Writer • December 22, 2020
Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks running back handed out turkeys to people in need in Hawaii this Thanksgiving.
Photo courtesy Sports Illustrated
How Professional Athletes Celebrate the Holidays
Lizzie Rubright, Head Sports Writer • December 8, 2020
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