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Zan’s Movie Reviews

Zan Adams, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Overlord is part war drama and part zombie thriller which is nothing short of a fun time to say the least. The film is absolutely fantastic and really blends together all the genres it hits well and fluently. The special effects and acting were both amazing, which really helped sell the movie’s hi...

100 Word Rant: Not Surprised, But Still Disappointed

100 Word Rant: Not Surprised, But Still Disappointed

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

You would think with so many students in this school, that someone, literally anyone, would write for this newspaper. Every issue, I can always rely on guest writers to drop out of their commitment to write. There are 3,553 students in this school, yet it seems absolutely no one wants to write so...

100 Word Rant: Rest in Peace Seniority

100 Word Rant: Rest in Peace Seniority

Christian Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret. Seniority at Wayzata High School has been on its deathbed for quite some time. First and foremost is the removal of the senior parking lot that once existed front and center of the high school. One would think that the students who have spent the most time at the high school should...

Expand Your Horizons

Aashna Sheth, Guest Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  “This would look so good on my Insta feed” is a statement that I heard on my trip to Italy. We might think it sounds ridiculous, but is it really that uncommon?   Often we travel to take pictures and we take pictures to post, which means we miss out on the true benefits of traveli...

Art & The Artist: When Do We Separate the Two?

Faizaan Amanat, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  The Death of the Author is the idea that we should separate artist from art. Artists are people as well, even if they have done terrible things. Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, and Johnny Cash all have been accused at some point of unlawful actions, but people still listen to their music. &nbs...

Focus on Your Strong Suits

Joe Kottke, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  From ninth grade high school orientation, it’s reinforced that—to get into college—you must get involved outside of academics. You have to volunteer, you must be the president of this club, or the captain of that team, while, still obtaining good grades.   I did not challenge thi...

Don’t Follow Your Dreams

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  When I was in the 6th grade, I thought I was destined to attend Columbia University in New York. My obsession with New York City made me think that somehow, someway, it was a realistic future for me. My ego was destroyed when I realized that I was not destined for the Ivy League.   A...

No Shame in Community College

Katie Parsons, Guest Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  As I enter my last year of high school, I’ve come to consider the post-secondary opportunities that lie ahead, and I have realized the urge that Wayzata High School pushes on its students to continue their education in a four-year college setting. Personally, I don’t think a four year educa...

It’s a Family Affair

Elisabeth Oster, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  Beginning the college process is often characterized an opportunity for increased freedom and the exploration of the unknown—a time for discovery, learning, and a fair share of parties. This excitement, however, isn’t exactly the same for those with siblings. Before I even began my c...

Consumer Data: Profitable or Sacred?

Elisabeth Oster, Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion

   Stephen Hawking once said, “I don’t want to write an autobiography because I would become public property with no privacy left.” But what if, with new technology and a competitive economy, companies are writing our autobiographies for us through every shopping trip and word typed? &...

The Death of Pop Music

Faizaan Amanat, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  A decade is most fondly remembered by its music. The 80’s gave us “Billie Jean” (Michael Jackson), the 90’s gave us “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (Nirvana), and the 00’s gave us “Crazy in Love” (Beyonce/Jay-Z). For the most part, the early 2010s were a solid decade for music, with...

A People Issue, Not a Political One

Ishani Roychowdhury, Guest Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  Gun violence in America has reached an all time high this year. As of September 6th, 2018, the United States of America has been traumatized by 246 mass shootings. 38,000 people die every year and another 85,000 are injured due to gun violence, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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