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Be sure you understand what can and cannot be recycled! Wishcycling refers to the phenomenon of people recycling things that will never be reused. Graphic by Sage Cooley.

Earth Day 101: Recycle Right

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2021

After months of waiting, the first sporting events of the season are here.

Wakefield athletes relish in a new normal

Darian Daniels, Staff Writer January 7, 2021

After many months that have dragged out to what feels like forever, sports at Wakefield have finally returned. Swim and volleyball are currently playing, and from a distance, everything seems back to normal....

Wake County Public School Systems final exam update shares information about new testing accommodations with the county.

WCPSS final exam testing update

Jordyn Brautman, News Editor January 4, 2021

On November 17, 2020 the Wake County Public School System published an update regarding final exams and EOCs (End of Course exams). Students taking state tests such as EOCs and CTE assessments will be...

Cross country runners stretch out before another socially distanced practice.

Wolverine athletics go back to practice

Chris Ottaviano, Sports Editor December 9, 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, and day by day the world returns to normalcy, one previously-canceled activity has returned. All levels of sports, from high school to professional, have made a...

Lauren Wallace, Zaxby’s employee, changes out the dishes.

Wolverines ensure safety while working during quarantine

Megan Simrell, Video Editor December 7, 2020

 At least 30% of students are employed for at least a portion of the school year. These students experienced severe changes when quarantine was announced. Their workplaces changed or added policies, which...

From cinnamon to crocs, here are some of the most aging trends.

Trends that have aged (or will age) terribly

Darian Daniels, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

Trends; the best way to track pop culture throughout different decades. Look at what you’re wearing, the posters in your room, and the song you’re playing in the background. They’re all trends, all...

How have the arts programs at Wakefield adapted to the virtual environment?

Wakefield Arts adapts to virtual world

Jordyn Brautman, News Editor December 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a hold on live performances, huge gatherings, and large production locations such as Broadway and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. However, being stuck at home...

Muslims in some areas of China face brutal conditions.

Take action now to end detention camps in China

Erin Sockolof, Opinions Editor December 2, 2020

China is the home of over 11 million Uighur Muslims. Unfortunately, Chinese officials are trying to reduce that number using some very drastic measures. A secret communist party in China recently released...

The bee decline and why you should care

Max Rubino, Staff Writer November 23, 2020

What is a bee? Well, a bee is a flying insect that is similar to wasps and ants. Bees are known for their job in pollination and making honey. The bee colony is separated into three groups in the hive:...

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