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Why ‘Twilight’ is the best book

Why ‘Twilight’ is the best book

Gillian McMahon, Advice Columnist

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

The "Twilight" discourse has been a conversation that has plagued us since the book first hit the shelves. It reached peak insanity when the 2008 movie was first released, and is now ingrained in our culture ten years later. Why is "Twilight" so memorable? What makes "Twilight" any different from other young ...

Think Ink

Megan Riehle, Assistant photo editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Photo, The People, Top Stories

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ surprisingly the best Spider-Man movie

Samuel Misa, Staff Contributor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

After having made modern classics such as “21 Jump Street and The Lego Movie," Phil Lord and decided to make a masterpiece of art with Rodney Rothman and Bob Persichetti. "Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse" is everything that you could want from a Spider-Man movie with some things that you didn’t e...

A year of representation

A year of representation

Philip Chan, Co-Editor in Chief

January 1, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

2018 was a huge year for Asian representation in American media. As a Taiwanese-American, it was inspiring to see so many Asian-Americans succeed in so many different places. Here are the moments that brought me the most joy this year.   6. Tara Platt and Stephen Oyoung in “Marvel’...

Shawn Mendes’ self-titled album dominates the charts 10 days after release

Lauren Melvin, Staff Reporter

December 23, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Editors note: The following article was written in June of 2018. Over the winter break period, we will be publishing classic articles that, for one reason or another, were not completed.  ‘Shawn Mendes’ by Shawn Mendes has risen to the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart and his single, ...

7 tracks, 21 Minutes of solid gold

7 tracks, 21 Minutes of solid gold

Samuel Misa, WLHSnow Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Media

  Pusha T recently released his third studio album on May 25th, and it’s what I believe is his best work yet. The entire album was produced by Kanye West who is also featured on the track “What Would Meek Do?”, and was preceded by “King Push- Darkest Before the Dawn: Prelude.” Relea...

A new holiday favorite

A new holiday favorite

Skylar Moore, Current Events Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

With the start of the holidays, it’s tempting to repeatedly watch the same set of movies. Traditions are embedded into the spirit associated with the season, meaning that we’ve all seen “Rudolph” and “Frosty the Snowman” more times then we can count. But this year there’s a new film that ...

Understanding music tastes

Cody White, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

I’ve found myself wondering where my music tastes comes from. You would be surprised how many factors go into music taste. I strongly feel as though my music tastes stems mainly from the music I heard as a kid. If it’s the music my parents listened to or music I absorbed from the games I played....

Gen Z might just save music

Gen Z might just save music

Remy Gottschling, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Opinions

Music as a creative artform is dying and needs to be saved.   Okay maybe that was a little too over the top, but really, am I all that far off?   Turn on the radio, listen to a few songs and think to yourself, “what sets these apart from each other?” probably not much.  And ...

A feel good holiday movie with a message

A feel good holiday movie with a message

Aleks Brooks, Opinion Section Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Media

“Instant Family” a new comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne shines a light on a hauntingly real problem for some in America. It shows the faults of the foster care and adoption system and the problems those who are in the system face. “Instant Family” is about a couple who chooses to a...

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