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WBHS Earth Club Goes to the State Senate

WBHS Earth Club Goes to the State Senate

Isaac Mintz

March 26, 2020

WBHS Earth Club went to the Michigan State Senate on Tuesday, March 10 to support bipartisan legislature, Senate Bills 596, 597 and 598. The trio of senate bills, also known as “Powering Michigan Forward,” were proposed to spearhead the further development of Michigan’s renewable energy. Ad...

Spectrum Staff Takes a Trip to the Printing Press

Spectrum Staff Takes a Trip to the Printing Press

Isaac Mintz

March 25, 2020

The Spectrum staff took a trip on Feb. 13 to the Argus Press, who prints Spectrum’s news magazine every month. When they walked into the 100-year old building, secretaries smiled to welcome employees and guests alike. The blossoming journalists were met by Tom Campbell, fourth generation owner of the A...

How to vote

How to vote

Lea McDaniell, Writer

March 5, 2020

STEPS FOR VOTER REGIST-RATION step one- you must meet all of these requirements A U.S CitizenA Michigan CitizenAt least at 18 STEP TWO- Fill out an application at any one of these locations Your local Secretary of State branch officeYour local county, city, or township clerk's officeOffices of several state agencies, like the Department of Health and Human Services...

A Disgusting History

A Disgusting History

Sarah Long, Writer

January 30, 2020

A Disgusting History Sarah Long Harvey Weinstein Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons    Harvey Weinstein’s trial began on Jan. 6, 2020 in New York City, the trial will determine the credibility of rape and sexual harassment allegations as well as the character of ...

Officially Impeached

Officially Impeached

Sydney MacNaughton, Writer

January 14, 2020

The House voted on Dec. 18 to officially impeach the 45th president of the United States following the bombshell testimonies of several influential political figures in a series of hearings before the House of Representatives, The charges brought against President Trump are abuse of power and obstruc...

Uber and Hyundai Take to the Skies with the New Air Taxi

Uber and Hyundai Take to the Skies with the New Air Taxi

Isaac Mintz

January 14, 2020

The Consumer Electronic Show, also known as CES, has set precedent for wowing consumers and techies alike. This year's annual Vegas show, Hyundai and Uber announced a partnership to produce an all-electric air taxi. The taxi, named the SA-1, should be expected in 2023 and will hit metropolitan regions...

Iran Retaliates for the Death of Soleimani

Iran Retaliates for the Death of Soleimani

Isaac Mintz

January 14, 2020

After an airstrike on Maj. Gen. Quassem Soleimani, the Iranian Republic announced they would begin their response to the assasination on Wednesday, Jan. 8. That same day, Iran launched missile strikes against Iraqi military bases in Al Asad and Erbil, said the Pentagon. The Al Asad bases house 1500 tr...

The Testimonies that Led to Trump’s Impeachment

The Testimonies that Led to Trump’s Impeachment

Sydney MacNaughton, Writer

December 2, 2019

In the last three weeks, the world has seen testimony from top diplomat to Ukraine William Taylor, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs George Kent, and former Ukraine ambassador and US Ambassador to the European Union Maria Yovanovitch. All three have provided perso...

WBHS Robotics Team Places First in OCCRA

WBHS Robotics Team Places First in OCCRA

Sarah Long, Writer

November 26, 2019

The West Bloomfield robotics team, The Atomigators, received first place in an Oakland County competition on Nov. 23 at Walled Lake Western High School. The team received the 2019 OCCRA (Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association) Championship award. Participating students build and control 120 ...

The Fourth Annual U-Matter Week Lifts Up WBHS

The Fourth Annual U-Matter Week Lifts Up WBHS

Sarah Long

November 19, 2019

West Bloomfield High School hosted its fourth annual U-Matter Week from Nov. 11- Nov. 15th. U-Matter Week is meant to motivate and inspire students reinforcing the idea that each and every person matters. “It is important to have U-Matter week to celebrate people and let people know they have a...

Impeachment Hearings Go Public

Impeachment Hearings Go Public

Sydney MacNaughton

November 19, 2019

Although the impeachment process is still in its early stages, much has happened in the last month. After Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry announcement, multiple hearings have been conducted within the House of Representatives, which voted on Oct. 31 to arrange the procedures fo...

WBHS Wins Two District Championships in One Night

WBHS Wins Two District Championships in One Night

Jenna Anderson

November 14, 2019

Volleyball and football both won district titles at home on Friday, Nov. 8. The volleyball match against Walled Lake Central began at 5 p.m. After four sets, the teams were tied, 2-2. In the last set, played to 15, the Lakers came out on top. Senior Lauren King ended the game with 25 kills, six block...

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