Life After High School

Life After High School

Reilly Card

November 24, 2015

College is typically the next step in a young adult's life. For some they feel that college is not the place for them.  It could be because of financial reasons, personal reasons, or just the fact that school is not for them. College seems to be the goal for almost all high schoolers now a day. From ...

Made in the A.M. review

Made in the A.M. review

Brenna Birr

November 23, 2015

Everybody knows the famous boyband made up of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson, One Direction. On November 13th, they released Made in the A.M. (MITAM), their fifth album without ex-member Zayn Malik. This album is a collection of modern songs with a mix of a 90’s early 2000...

Is This Really Relevant?

Is This Really Relevant?

Arianna Heyman, Writer

November 13, 2015

Each day we are all bombarded with news stories. The problem is, are they really newsworthy? Has anyone ever actually looked at some of the articles that are deemed news? They are downright ridiculous. Articles are not as thoughtful, informative, or as intriguing as they once were. How can one look at...

Pretty Goes Punk

Pretty Goes Punk

Reilly Card

November 9, 2015

Finding my own style has greatly inspired me. I attempt to emulate the punk style.  The punk movement started in the late seventies. It emerged in both the US and Britain at relatively the same time. It comes from rock music and is more aggressive, louder, and has fast beats. Punk music is very anti-establishment...

We are not a costume

We are not a costume

Reilly Card, Emma Lundgren, and Joanne Fogarasi

October 31, 2015

Halloween, to many is fun traditional holiday celebrated by collecting free candy and dressing up as scary and ghoulish characters. However, to roughly 42 million people across the country, Halloween can be offensive and upsetting because of how they are portrayed by decorations and costumes. Somehow,...

Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl: Book Review

Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl: Book Review

Brenna Birr

October 31, 2015

Warning: this book is going to make you cry, at least once.   You’ve heard of The Fault in Our Stars, where two young kids who have cancer fall in love but can’t be together because fate is fickle and one of them dies. It’s an adventure from beginning to end with a lot of talk about...

TOP 10: Best Fall Desserts

TOP 10: Best Fall Desserts

Madison Ruiz

October 5, 2015

Everyone loves fall and everyone loves dessert, adding the two together just makes sense! The spectrum staff got together and found the Top 10 Best Fall Desserts that you have to try! (You might want to grab a napkin because these desserts are mouth watering!) 10. Pumpkin Zebra Cheesecake( INSTRUCTIONS!!!) 9. Pumpkin Mousse (INSTRUCTIONS!!!) 8. Pumpkin Crème Caramel (IN...

Is Bigger really Better?

Is Bigger really Better?

May 22, 2015

What is it about an abundance in size that is so appealing? In everyday life the human race displays the want for more and to go to extreme. Thinking about the saying "Bigger is Better." What does it refer to? Where did it originate? In society it is seen that to have more of something and to always be bett...

Law Creation Without Representation

Law Creation Without Representation

Jasmine Morigney and Emma Huez

May 11, 2015

America has always been referred to as “The Melting Pot,"  with an array of genders, races and religions. However, a problem occurs when the ones making the laws do not reflect the population they are governing. Although the U.S. has an African American president, the government is far from reaching...

Spectrum supports zir’s spectrum

Spectrum supports zir’s spectrum

Spectrum staff

April 20, 2015

Today, on the day West Bloomfield High School (WBHS) honors the National Day of Silence, we, the Spectrum staff, share a new policy designed to ensure that all of our community feels heard, rather than silenced when they are referenced in our publication.  In an effort to not make assumptions, and bett...

Who thought Yoga?

Who thought Yoga?

Tatiana Habsburg

April 1, 2015

Waking up in the morning and training myself to change into my gym clothes instead of my school clothes was difficult. Even more difficult the actual act of attending and participating in gym class.  But having gym first hour turned out better than I expected.  Ms. Carol Henson my teacher, was fun....

Adventures in Real Time

Adventures in Real Time

February 25, 2015

  Dylan Gardner, an upcoming artist has released his first album, Adventures in Real Time. It released in 2013 with his record company, Big Deal Music Publishing. He is currently seventeen and lives in Pasadena, California. Gardner spends a lot of time writing and recording songs as well as pla...

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