Can WB Students Be “Just Friends”?

Can WB Students Be “Just Friends”?

Ben Goldman, Maddy Ruiz, and Jo Fogarasi
April 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Guys. Girls. Two completely different beings… but can they be friends? For some, it’s easy. But for others, problems can arise. Spectrum took to the cafeteria to conduct an anonymous survey to see once and for all if WBHS students can truly be “just friends.” 66 students were surveyed dur...

A Message From an Observer

A Message From an Observer

Emma Lundgren, writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I've always been a little different from my peers. I'd be the one to see something completely different than anyone else when looking at a painting or an inkblot test. I have a tendency to analyze things differently when reading literature. I can point out personality traits about people from just one...

Some Last Minute Study Tips for Chronic Procrastinators

Some Last Minute Study Tips for Chronic Procrastinators

Emma Lundgren, writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

It's only a few days before you take that one final you've been stressing about since the beginning of Quarter 2, but, of course you've held off studying for weeks and weeks and by now you have no valuable excuse. Don't worry, Spectrum's got you covered. Don't try to cram! Cramming doesn't work! W...

Down With The Establishment

Down With The Establishment

Ari Felhandler
November 17, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The angry worker’s molotov cocktail launched into Washington D.C.’s reigning establishment. Donald Trump won by having his finger on the pulse of middle class Americans and clearly was able to understand their needs and frustrations. He energized a base fed up with Washington. Whether you agree w...

RED and BLUE – A 2016 Presidential Election Poem

RED and BLUE – A 2016 Presidential Election Poem

Emma Lundgren, writer
November 13, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Literature and Art, Opinion, Poems, Showcase

On 11/8 people lined down the block waiting They sat tight, they decided, they voted. A form of participation in government They filed home and went through a normal day T.V.s turn on all around the country Channel after channel covering   7:00 The first states close Anxi...

Dress, Appearance, and You – WBHS students discuss dress code

Dress, Appearance, and You – WBHS students discuss dress code

Avani Samandur, Jo Fogarasi
October 27, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Opinion, Showcase

The purpose of dress code is to “Encourage, model and practice respect," according to the West Bloomfield High School (WBHS) student code of conduct. However, does respect come from a person’s appearance? Emily Falkowski, junior, was dresscoded at the end of the school year during her sophomore year...

Cultural Appropriation, Today

Cultural Appropriation, Today

Emma Lundgren, writer
June 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On the morning of June 2nd, ‘Today’ show hosts prepared for their special weather report for their ‘We Love Australia’ special. However, when cutting to weatherman Steve Jacobs, both the audience and hosts witnessed Jacobs dressed and decorated in a Native American costume and headdress. Jacobs w...

It’s Getting Hot In Here

It’s Getting Hot In Here

Serena Hoost
June 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On December 12, 2015, 186 countries published plans of action against global warming. At a historical summit of the United Nations in Paris, participating principalities targeted to review these plans each lustrum. The world’s biggest problem today is climate change. Since I was born in 1999, our global...

The Talk About Title IX

The Talk About Title IX

Lauryn Azu and Ryan Horwitz
May 24, 2016
Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Recently, sophomores in Mr. Joshua Johnson’s  AP U.S. History classes have discussed WBHS’ compliance of Title IX, which has sparked interesting debates between students. According to Title IX, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be deni...

New Season New Jams

New Season New Jams

Brenna Birr
May 24, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Opinion, Showcase

April is the time for new beginnings: flowers sprouting, baby animals, and even music. So many new albums came out, so I took the liberty to go through and organize some of them by genre. Enjoy   Punk Weezer: Weezer (White Album) Frankie Cosmos: Next Thing Tacocat: Lost Time B...

Style File

Style File

Moriah-Taylor Rutherford
May 13, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Opinion, Showcase

Hair: Geometric undercuts paired with vibrant color are hot this month. Pairing super cool cuts with beautiful colors  make for a bold and fun look. Fashion: Charm bracelets have been making a come back.  it's not just for moms and middle schoolers anymore charm bracelets have become a fun way to display your personalit...

Tattoos in WBHS

Tattoos in WBHS

May 12, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Opinion

Tattoos are a beautiful art form. Seeing as some seniors are 18 before the graduate and some underclassmen have obtained parent permission, there are students at West Bloomfield High School with tattoos. Spectrum wanted to sit down and talk about the tattoos of WBHS. Reilly Card Senior  I've wanted a tattoo ...

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