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Answers for juniors about the college process

Barakah Quader, Staff Writer What’s the difference between early decision and early action? Early decision is when you apply early to a school, and if you get accepted, you must go (unless you deem the financial aid insufficient and the tuition unaffordable). Basically, if you have commitment issues, early decision is not for you. Early action, […]

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Global problems on a Winsor scale

Grace Eysenbach, Guest Writer The EU published a report recently on what they believe to be the world’s 10 biggest problems. While students at Winsor are indeed extremely privileged in some respects, even we are not immune to some of the major issues facing our current society. World Hunger: When you arrive at snack 5 […]

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2014 AMAS highlights

Ailyn Rivera, Staff Writer So the American Music Awards happened last night, and so much went down from incredible performances to celebrities doing what they do best by making us cry from how much we love them. When it comes to fan-voted awards, I pay little to no attention to who wins because most of […]

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Keystone XL pipeline

Adriana Jacobsen, Guest Writer What’s going on with the Keystone XL pipeline? You may or may not know what’s been happening with the Keystone XL pipeline, or what this pipeline is, exactly. It’s been in the news a lot these past few years because of its controversy and the debate between its supporters and environmental activists. So: what’s […]

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A new way to fulfill the fitness requirement

Kayla Camacho, Staff Writer This year, Winsor has opened up a new way to fulfill the fitness requirement for those of us who are not inclined toward copious amounts of daily physical exertion: Step Club. What is it?  Basically, step club is the answer for every Winsor student who has tweeted about how having to […]

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7 Useless Facts You Need to Know Right Now Beijing created a Weather Modification Office in preparation for the Beijing Olympics in 2012, which employed over 50,000 people and produced 55 billion tons of rain artificially throughout the course of that year. The colors UPS Brown (476), Post-It Yellow (120), and Home Depot Orange (165) have been officially trademarked with their own Pantone numbers. Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th. A group of owls is called a parliament. A group of apes is called a shrewdness. A group of larks is called an exaltation. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 (a palindromic number) Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his baseball cap to keep him cool. He changed it every two innings. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle. Source: “So, Now you Know” by: Harry Bright and Harlan Briscoe Copyright: 2004, MJF Books

7 useless facts you need to know right now

Grace Eysenbach, Guest Writer 7 Useless Facts You Need to Know Right Now Beijing created a Weather Modification Office in preparation for the Beijing Olympics in 2012, which employed over 50,000 people and produced 55 billion tons of rain artificially throughout the course of that year. The colors UPS Brown (476), Post-It Yellow (120), and […]

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Teacher Profile: Mr. Young

Kayla Camacho, Staff Writer This year, Winsor has gained a lot of new faculty.  In the interest of getting to know one of the new members of the Winsor community, we interviewed Mr.  Young, the new Director of Technology. What was your favorite childhood Halloween memory? I was 12.  I remember that one because that […]

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Massachusetts 2014 elections

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What to know about the Ebola virus

Guest Writer It’s almost Halloween, but for many people in the US, this year there’s something even more terrifying than picturing Mr. Didier trick-or-treating as the killer rabbit from Monty Python and the Holy Grail: The Ebola virus. In recent months, the disease has spread rapidly from central Africa, killing over 5,000 people worldwide. For […]

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Pitbull Awareness Month

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Did you know that October 27 is pitbull awareness day, and October is pitbull awareness month? You have probably heard the stereotypes about how pitbulls are dangerous, aggressive dogs that often attack people.  But do you really know that much about pitbulls?  Many people don’t know anything about pit bulls and […]

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