The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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Thanks to a string of recent accidents, Boeing airplanes have come under fire from the public, with many sharing concerns over quality and safety. Thanks to this, the company has experienced major financial losses, with their only path back to success involving major changes and improvements.

String of recent issues raises concerns over Boeing aircraft

Seth Steiner, Features Editor February 29, 2024

Air travel, in general, is safer than it has ever previously been. But, like all industries, there are outliers to this fact: in today’s instance, this is Boeing. The Washington-based aircraft manufacturer...

Non-consensual pelvic exams performed by medical staff arent ethical and violate patients rights to autonomy. Educating future physicians is essential but not as important as maintaining the trust between doctors and patients.

Non-consensual pelvic exams in surgery demand urgent attention

Jordan McIntyre, Co-Opinions Editor February 22, 2024

Due to outdated legislation, patients have woken up from surgery after unknowingly becoming victims of non-consensual pelvic exams. Pelvic exams are a critical part of gynecological care but are completely...

With the increasing use of social media amongst tweens, a concern rises regarding the detrimental effects it can have on their young minds. These young kids are influenced to purchase products not meant for them and feel pressured to take part in trends, diminishing their childhood.

Social media is silently destructing the growing generation

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Copy Editor February 15, 2024

As I settle down and unwind at the end of the day,  I often open TikTok and scroll before falling asleep. As I do so, I come across tweens on the app doing skin care and make-up routines and am immediately...

Depression is minimally understood due to the vast appearances it can have. As it continues to be a growing epidemic in our youngest generations, its time to educate ourselves on the harmful misconceptions surrounding this disorder.

The invisible illness

Kendall Wilson, Co-Copy Editor February 1, 2024

Depression, though a growing epidemic throughout our youth, is minimally understood due to its invisibility. Myths and misconceptions surrounding the topic have only grown due to glamorized depictions...

With the rise of AI and software such as ChatGPT, many wonder how it will affect college admissions. Will AI lead to a downfall of college essays?

Artificial intelligence: the downfall of college admissions

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2024

After a week confined to my bedroom perfecting every word of too many essays to count, I have just submitted my final college application. Every one of my most profound experiences and deepest ambitions...

The general population feels some sort of climate guilt, but how much can we actually do to help the environment?

The 99 percent cannot bear the responsibility of fighting climate change

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2024

Everyone has heard about the budding romance between pop star Taylor Swift and Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce. As Swift continues her transformative ‘The Eras Tour’ tour, the footballer...

With AI becoming more mainstream, ethical dilemmas arise as healthcare companies use algorithms to make patient care decisions.

AI or A Crime?

Hannah Kilian, Co-Opinions Editor January 10, 2024

With recent controversy surrounding AI’s ability to replace jobs and help students cheat, 12 states have passed laws to increase research into the power and potential ramifications of AI. But clear,...

Since the beginning of time women have always been one step behind. In professional sports the unfair treatment females endure is striking. It is time to step up in the world of athletics and address the issues that make women and mens sports differ.

It’s time to start taking women’s sports seriously

Caroline Rhoad, Sports Photography Editor January 9, 2024

In recent years, there has been growing recognition in the importance of women's sports and how they are perceived. While notable progress has been made in promoting gender equality, women’s sports still...

Should we bring video games to the big screen? I think not.

Should video games continue to visit the big screen?

Drake Williams, Managing Editor December 8, 2023

The release of “Five Nights At Freddy’s” has sparked a debate amongst loyal video game fans as to whether Hollywood should keep bringing famous games to the big screen or strictly keep them in our...

Colleges need to stop overcompensating athletes. Paid athletes prevents room for growth in the NCAA and discourages academic success.

Compensating athletes is dismantling the authenticity of college sports

Jordan McIntyre, Co-Opinions Editor November 30, 2023

In the unpredictable and consistently evolving environment of college sports, the introduction of athlete compensation marked a shift in how athletes are paid for their work and talent. While the choice...

Shopping for cars often involves many considerations, especially when its for a first car. Most shoppers will look into many brands, which should potentially include luxury offerings like Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Volvo.

Safe and sound: The case behind luxury cars for teenagers

Seth Steiner, Features Editor November 28, 2023

When it comes to car shopping for teenagers, a few important thoughts come to mind before following through with the big purchase: safety, reliability and a low price. Generally, high costs and questionable...

Fast fashion has taken over our closets and it is hurting our environment a lot. A better and more eco-friendly option is to go out and shop second-hand!

The rise in thrifting betters the health of our planet

Maya Schindler, Multimedia Editor November 21, 2023

As the weather changes to the cold months, everyone is on the hunt for cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks and warm pants to keep them nice and toasty. Some people may go online and order all of these essentials...

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