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The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

Music Reviews: Walk The Moon and HAIM

Music Reviews: Walk The Moon and HAIM

Morgan Broadus October 19, 2014

Walk The Moon: Forming in 2008, Walk The Moon started out as a young, indie-pop band from the roots of Cincinnati, Ohio. Members Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, and Eli Maiman have taken...

Nick Jonas in Concert

Heartthrobs of the Early 2000s Attempting to Make a Comeback

Amalia Garcia-Pretelt, Social Media Editor October 19, 2014

Lizzie McGuire is back. Just kidding, it’s Hilary Duff, mother of one, divorcee of retired hockey player. Once a Disney star, Hilary Duff is set to release an album in early 2015. As a 27 year old, Hilary...

22 Jump Street Deemed a Success

Madeline Hamer, staff writer October 19, 2014

It’s no secret that the sequel is never quite as good as the original. There are exceptions though, including 22 Jump Street. Gaining the “Fresh” title on Rotten Tomatoes is not easy, but 22 Jump...

Travis Grice Rocks Jorts

Tim DeSimone, Staff Writer June 4, 2014

13 years and seven instruments ago, young Travis Grice set off on his musical journey. Starting with piano Travis soon became literate in the art of music, and has become a leader on the forefront of...

On Pointe

Emily Williams, Latitudes Editor June 4, 2014

For little girls, ballet lessons are a rite of passage. More than anything lessons are an hour of socializing with friends, wearing pink tutus, and staring at yourself in the mirror. However, a select...

Carly Witt: A Future Hit

Cata Chernavvsky-Sequeira, Staff Writer June 4, 2014

Carly Witt has always loved singing and playing music, but it wasn’t until she was twelve that she really began to take singing seriously. Like many pre-teen girls, her first musical inspiration was...

Senior Art Show

Senior Art Show

Maggie Spindel and Nathaniel Hashisaki May 1, 2014

The senior art show occurs every year as a chance for the senior class members who have taken art over the years and want to show their work. Various media types are displayed, ranging from sculptures...

Nayiri Krzystofo-WHAAT?

Nayiri Krzystofo-WHAAT?

Sarah Rainey April 30, 2014

Nayiri Krzysztofowicz. The name that brings substitute teachers to an awkward pause while calling attendance, as they nervously sound out the foreign sounding syllables. She’s also the girl who everyone...

Tina Fey Comes to Charlottesville

Sarah Honosky, Amalia Garcia, and Kristi Hagen September 25, 2013

On Sept. 14, Tina Fey came to Charlottesville as the first Presidential Speaker for the Arts, a new lecture series through UVA on the importance of arts. Three staff writers attended the lecture, and wrote...