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A different branch

A different branch

Tyler Beam, Paw Staff

January 6, 2017


Filed under Features

  On Friday, November 18, Lance Cpl. Aaron Wixson had  admitted to being transgender. Born female, the marine had admitted to being transgender. he wore female Dress Blues to the gala at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. But next year, Wixson hopes to trade in the female uniform...

PENCE against Conversion Therapy

Lauren Gunning, Features Editor

January 6, 2017


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Many americans have been concerned since the election about how the new presidential administration will affect their daily lives. Perhaps the most concerned are the LGBT community, especially due to Vice President elect Mike Pence’s stance on conversion therapy. Conversion Therapy, sometimes called reparat...

Hello Google Allo, Goodby Privacy

Hello Google Allo, Goodby Privacy

Holly Wagner, Webmaster

January 6, 2017


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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 history and p...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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