The General Consensus

Was Spirit Week Rigged

Seniors cheer passionately for their dodgeball team
Seniors Walkout Over Loss
January 16, 2020

Perhaps the most memorable ending of spirit week was lead by none other than the beloved senior class, who capped off the eventful week by walking out of the gym. Every class is remembered for something;...

What kind of goals do we want? A hockey fan’s take on whether the NHL should change the size of the net

Generals Goalie Finn Brophy makes a save versus Pentucket, December 30th 2019.
January 2, 2020

Lately there’s been a push to make NHL nets bigger. With 5 on 5 scoring getting lower and lower, many fans are starting to look to the nets as a solution to this scoring drought that seems to be...

Mamma Mia!: Was it worth your money, money, money?

The Mamma Mia! Waterloo finale.
The show that got Everyone Singing ABBA
January 2, 2020

Hamilton-Wenham does it again with an outstanding performance of this year’s high school musical, Mamma Mia! The musical, directed by Mr. and Mrs. Burnett, involved over 50 students both in front of...

School Shootings Change Safety Procedures, but Not Gun Laws

 Hamilton-Wenham police and firemen practice administering aid to student volunteers.
January 2, 2020

On November 14, a sixteen-year-old student at the Santa Clarita Highschool in Saugus, California shot five classmates, killing two, and ending with him taking his own life. The shooting happened within...

Impeachment–Dividing A Nation

President Donald J. Trump meets with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional leadership
The Two Sides to Impeachment
January 2, 2020

People over Politics and Profit: Why the EPA’s new policy on animal testing is a threat to public health

Technician working with three black mice in a cage.
January 1, 2020

In September of 2019, the EPA began moving away from animal testing and instead started looking for other alternatives, setting an ambitious goal of eliminating animal testing by 2035. An administrator...

Religious Exemptions

Prevailing world religions map
December 5, 2019

Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School offers a number of holidays off from school. While time off is a great thing, there is a discrepancy in which religious holidays are observed. Currently, Hamilton-Wenham...

Wasting Spirit

December 4, 2019

When I walked down the hall this week, it was a mess.  On Wednesday this week, students worked hard to decorate different parts of hallways to compete in Spirit Day competitions.  Where some saw spirit,...

Letter to the Editor

November 1, 2019

To the Editor, Plastic cups taped to the walls, streamers draped across lockers, strings of beads dangling from the ceiling, posters emblazoned with class slogans.....the high school...

You can’t spell salad without S-A-D

Kale Caesar Salad from Sweetgreen.
February 15, 2019

Imagine this: You walk into a restaurant after a long day, ready to treat yourself with a delicious but healthy meal. A salad seems like the perfect option. At only 180 calories, the seasonal greens salad...

40,000 deaths, but nothing has changed

March For Our Live, Boston, David Snyder photographs the leaders of the march. Titling the photo Courtesy of March For Our Lives.
January 18, 2019

Imagine you’re at school, sitting in class when all of a sudden a gunshot echoes down the hall. The calm classroom begins to panic. Screams fill the hall as you and the rest of your classmate sprint...

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