The Whittier Miscellany

Adventures of the Spanish Band “Aventura”

Emily Rossi, Entertainment Writer

April 13, 2016

The Spanish band “Aventura” released a statement in December saying that they were going to have a 2016 reunion tour. The band broke up in 2011, so fans are ecstatic at the prospect of a reunion. Aventura was started in 19...

Modern Family: Comedic or Controversial?

Abby Klemen, Entertainment Writer

March 4, 2016

Everybody knows or has at least heard of ABC’s hit sitcom, Modern Family. This sitcom is about a large family and the often comical events they face in their everyday lives. The central characters are Phil and Claire Dunphy,...

Is All Terrorism Treated Equally in the Media?

Quinn Kirkpatrick, Entertainment Writer

March 4, 2016

In the past months there has been a lot of debate about the difference between radical Muslims and radical Christians, especially in the media. Since the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado occurred only five days before t...

“How to Get Away with Murder” Serves More than Justice

Maggie Martelli-Raben, Entertainment Writer

March 4, 2016

The television network ABC is known for hosting extremely popular shows, such as “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette”, and “Grey’s Anatomy.” Last year, ABC added a new, unique show to their entourage: a murder myst...

Totally “Flawless”

Emily Rossi, Entertainment Writer

March 4, 2016

Social justice has been appearing in Pop music more and more each day. Whether it’s one subtle lyric, or an entire album, artists are sharing their views on racism, feminism, sexuality, in hopes that they will make an impac...

Master of None Praised for Authenticity

Olivia Garber, Entertainment Writer

March 4, 2016

People cannot get enough of Netflix’s award-winning Master of None, ever since its debut. With its hilarious scripts, talented actors, and loveable protagonist, Aziz Ansari, this show was a hit from the  beginning. In addition ...

Netflix and Learn

Allie Fulginiti, Entertainment Writer

March 4, 2016

We are often taught to do what is right, that we should think before we speak and that there will be consequences for doing the “wrong” thing. However, many struggle with this fine line between right and wrong. Who defines w...

Can We “Autocorrect” our Obsession With Technology?

Maggie Martelli Raben, Entertainment Writer

December 18, 2015

Since the 2012-2013 school year, Wilmington Friends School has been a part of the 1:1 program in which each student is given a personal MacBook laptop. Along with this program, the 3-D printers, a theater with advanced light and sou...

How Does the Holiday Season Affect Mental Health?

Allie Fulginiti, Entertainment Writer

December 18, 2015

Oftentimes, the holiday season is referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year.” Most houses and familiar places around our community are adorned with lights in many different, vibrant colors imaginable and decoratio...

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