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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 the indie scene by storm. Releasing a total of three albums so far, their fourth album, Talking Is...

Jell-O Haikus

Jell-O Haikus

Ian Mckechnie

June 4, 2014

Jell-o, how are you? I ate a lot of Jell-o And wrote some haikus They won’t be useful, Practically speaking. But, still, I hope you enjoy Postscript: These are weird I wrote them in exam week Do not pass judgment Lemon: So-called “evil” fruit But I say: you are simple, Beautifully...

College Corner: Appalachian State University

Zach Mandell, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2014

Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina has “mountains, rivers, lakes, flowers, snow, wildlife, rednecks, moonshine, football, baseball, rock climbing, backpacking, and hiking,” according to Western alumnus Calvin Wheat.  If that list doesn’t entice you, you might consider spending you...

Death of a Squirrel

Death of a Squirrel

Nathaniel Hashisaki and Annie Lorenzoni

December 13, 2013

This autumn has brought an increasing amount of tiny obstacles to be seen scattered across the road. These obstacles are more commonly known as squirrels. The bodies of these miniscule creatures can be seen crushed everywhere, even the WAHS parking lot. Recently, after practice, a certain student w...

Pizza Rolls: Heaven’s Preferred Pseudo-Italian Snack

Pizza Rolls: Heaven’s Preferred Pseudo-Italian Snack

Abby Wheat

December 13, 2013

If you’re anything like me, you thoroughly enjoy junk food. And not just your run of the mill potato chips and soda. Real, chemically generated, possibly cancer-inducing junk food. Totino’s Pizza Rolls are the epitome of unhealthiness. Uncoincidentally, they are also my favorite snack. Why would anyone ev...

In Staunch Defense of the Bagel Bite

In Staunch Defense of the Bagel Bite

Amalia Garcia-Pretelt, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

There is no sight more beautiful than that of a bagel bite coming fresh out of the microwave oven. The bagel bite is the epitome of what after-school snacks should be and why anyone would settle for a lesser finger food is baffling. Bagel Bites come in six gourmet flavors including three cheese, chee...