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Vaping Creates New Health Concerns for Teenagers

Vaping Creates New Health Concerns for Teenagers

Written by Kristina Greene: Special to The Outlander

May 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Student News

Over the summer of 2017, a vaping device known as the JUUL boomed in popularity across the U.S. The device’s modern design looks quite similar to that of a USB drive, making it easy for teen students to use in school environments. This new vaping craze has raised many concerns about health, legal co...

Tea & Tears Issue 4

Tea & Tears Issue 4

Written by Myla Baouna and Adrian Gonzalez

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

Music News Two years after her third album was released, singer Ariana Grande has returned to the scene with her new single No Tears Left To Cry. This song comes nearly a year after a terrorist attack at Grande’s concert in Manchester and seems to act as a stepping stone for Grande to enter the sp...

Fashion Stays as a Form of Artistic Expression

Fashion Stays as a Form of Artistic Expression

Written by Carrie Nichols

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Fashion allows everyone to be an artist, and the world to become a vast and extensive gallery.  Like art, there are trends and tastes, a piece of art establishes the reputation of the artist. Today fashion has become wildly old and the most important form of expression with loud makeup and hairstyles...

Posting for Acceptance: The Modern College Application Process

Posting for Acceptance: The Modern College Application Process

Written by Daniel Alvarez, Carrie Nichols, and Chris Tuttle

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

In a world marked by a constant flow of information and trends, social media has affected the way people interact, entertain themselves, and obtain their news. However, life on social media carries ramifications as certain behaviors on various sites can stand in the way of a prospective student’s aspiration...

Understanding Brexit for Adventures Abroad

Understanding Brexit for Adventures Abroad

Written by Carrie Nichols

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Brexit. This word has been thrown around between politicians, the press, and economists for months, but few have a true understanding of what it all means. Brexit is the departure of the U.K. from the European Union, otherwise known as, the EU. The EU was created with the intent of uniting European countries....

Woodgrove Theater Frights and Delights with ‘‘The Addams Family”

Woodgrove Theater Frights and Delights with ‘‘The Addams Family”

Written by Dominique Cruz, Rebecca Faletti, and Dillon Holdrigde

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

The Woodgrove Theatre department brings the Addams Family to life in their latest annual spring performance. The Addams Family, a ghoulish, yet comical musical directed by David Noland, renders an American family with an attraction for everything grotesque. As the curtains separate, the audience is...

Simpson Murder Case Back in the News

Simpson Murder Case Back in the News

Written by Rebecca Stuckey - Special to The Outlander

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features, News

In a lost interview tape from FOX in 2006, OJ Simpson hypothetically confessed to the murder of his exwife. OJ Simpson’s ex-wife, Nicole Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, were found dead June 12, 1994. Nicole died from four stab wounds with little struggle. There was evidence of an attack with...

Official Cappies Review of Woodgrove’s The Addams Family

Official Cappies Review of Woodgrove’s The Addams Family

Written by Special to the Woodgrove Outlander: TT Weidenkopf

May 21, 2018


Filed under Features

The Addams family is one of the most beloved and successful TV families in America, having been made into several movies, a TV show and a musical. Written by Andrew Lippa, the show was first performed in 2010 on Broadway.  Woodgrove High Schools rendition of this delightfully horrifying show dazzled...

Official Cappies Review of Woodgrove’s The Addams Family

Official Cappies Review of Woodgrove’s The Addams Family

Written by Special to the Woodgrove Outlander: Leah Incan

May 21, 2018


Filed under Features

Badadadum snap snap badadadum snap snap badadadum badadadum badadadum snap snap. Sound familiar? Then you must be a fan of the gruesomely wonderful Addams Family. The family everyone grew to love and enjoy was turned into a musical with music by Andrew Lippa and the book created by Marshall Brickman and R...

Made In Ireland

Made In Ireland

Written by Daniel Alvarez and Carrie Nichols

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Often referred to as a terrible beauty, Ireland boasts an enlivening culture and landscape that has attracted people from all over the world to stand witness to its rugged splendor. From its regal castles, colorful cities, and gift of the gab, Ireland cherishes its very foundations. In honor of St. Patrick’s...

Breaking it Down: SAT vs. ACT

Breaking it Down: SAT vs. ACT

Written by Dominique Cruz and Hope Davison

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Student News

The SAT was revamped in 2016 to include all new scoring, content, and formatting. The new style of test is aimed to prioritize the math and English problems that students will encounter from college onward, and focuses more on reasoning. If math and science is your strong suit, then the ACT may be a...

Movies to See in 2018

Movies to See in 2018

Written by Lauren Sheehan, Connor Graham, Katherin Gomez, and Rebecca Faletti

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features

2017 was a hit year for movies. Marvel continued their seemingly never ending tour de force, ‘Dunkirk’ was thrilling, ‘Get Out’, was terrifying, and art films like ‘mother!’ and ‘The Shape of Water’ broke out into mainstream theaters with astounding success. After such an interesting...

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