The Whittier Miscellany

Debate: Anti-Planned Parenthood

Marley Morton, News Writer

October 30, 2015

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Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides reproductive and other health services to men and women. Planned Parenthood health care professionals have been dedicated to offering men, women, and teens not only...

How Far is Too Far For Trump?

Hareena Houston, News Writer

October 30, 2015

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Freedom of speech is defined as the right to express any opinion without censorship or restraint. The right to be able to express one’s opinion about a public figure or situation in the spotlight is one that is cherished by...

Is Soda “So Yesterday?”

Cecilia Ergueta, News Writer

October 30, 2015

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Over the last few decades, consumption of soda has plummeted, as Americans have become aware of the impacts of intaking these sugared beverages. Coca-Cola’s response to these developments have often proved to be questionable,...

Debate: Pro-Planned Parenthood

Charlotte Donoho, News Writer

October 30, 2015

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Planned Parenthood is most commonly known as the largest provider of abortion services in the United States, but Planned Parenthood offers more services than just abortion procedures. Besides providing abortion services, Planned...

Islamaphobia in America Intensifies

Zack Horowitz, News Writer

October 30, 2015

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What exactly is a phobia? According to the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary, a phobia is “an ​extreme ​fear of a ​particular thing or ​situation, especially one that does not have a ​reasonable ​explanation.”...

Katrina Skibicki

October 17, 2015

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Cat Clark Wins Hukill Science Award

Leah Johnson, Awards Writer

May 30, 2015

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The Hukill Science Award is given to the student who stands out in their love for science, and through their excellent work ethic, participation, and understanding of their science courses. The award is presented in honor of Robert...

Wyatt Thompson, Phil Trainer, Sarah Brennen-Martin and Molly Harper Win Wyeth Brothers Award

Lindsay Weber, Awards Writer

May 30, 2015

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It’s awards season at Friends School! The Wyeth Brothers Award is presented to students who excel in the Performing and Visual Arts Department at school. This year, there were two students chosen for both the visual and performing...

Gehret Given to Erskine

Alice Irwin, Awards Writer

May 30, 2015

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Nearing the end of each year since 1992, one or more Wilmington Friends Upper School students are chosen by the Mathematics Department to receive the Gehret Mathematics Award. The Gehret Math Award is granted in memory and ho...

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