The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

Separating the art from the artist has become a hot topic in the past year. Varying ideals about morality and knowledge have resulted in a grey area when deciding whether or not to support a work of art and its creator.

Separating the art from the artist

Sophia Fisher, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 16, 2023

The history of art is full of controversy due to art’s inherent subjective nature; academics see value in analyzing problematic works, often regardless of why that piece is considered problematic. Recently,...

School counselors must be considered an essential element to staffing schools.

School counselors are the key to combating the mental health crisis

Sky Morgan, Staff Writer May 10, 2023

Warning: This article includes mentions of suicide. As youth in the United States continue to experience an ongoing mental health crisis, the need for support has become increasingly apparent. Between...

In this era of computer graphics, Should actors be digitally recreated? If so, why?

The ethics of resurrecting dead actors

Tristan Lempka, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

Recently, the new slate of DC comic movies was announced. Included in that announcement was that “The Flash” movie would still be released. In this movie, The Flash will come across heroes whose actors...

True crime tv shows, documentaries and podcasts get millions of views every day but the ethics of the popular entertainment often come under fire.

The dangerous rise of true crime

Jami Ward, Staff Writer February 23, 2023

In September of 2022, Netflix released “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” starring Evan Peters. “Dahmer” is a limited series dramatizing the vicious and heinous crimes that American...

A large portion of the thousands of missing persons cases annually are people of color. Why are the majority of these cases not reported in the media?

We’re missing, but who cares

Jami Ward, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

In September of 2021, Gaby Petito captured the nation’s attention and became a household name. She was a 22-year-old blogger who documented her travels across the country with her fiance. Petito suddenly...

Cattle farms are ruining the environment

Cattle farms are ruining the environment

Reagan Young, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

Like many people, I used to be a heavy milk drinker. When I was younger, I would consume enormous amounts of chocolate milk without knowing about what went on during the production process. After extended...

Women working at desk with tattoos and colored hair.

Tattoos, colored hair and piercings: should they be allowed in the workplace?

Megan Simrell, Video editor February 10, 2021

According to Ipsos, around 30% of Americans now have tattoos, growing 9% from seven years ago. More people are estimated to have colored hair, with around 10% also estimated to have at least one body piercing....

A girl spends time writing down ideas for a story.

Doing things the write way–even if it means going off the script

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer December 2, 2019

Artists have Inktober and Sparkcon, musical maestros have SongFu and Album-A-Day and motion picture professionals have the 48 Hour Film Project and the Sundance Film Festival to anticipate. But what do...

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