What Does the Dunning-Kruger Effect do to a WHS Student?

Nadia Ansari

November 5, 2018

In many online medical journals across the United States, the Dunning-Kruger effect is defined as a cognitive bias to “inflate self assessment”(Aeon,QZ). This study has been brought up in multiple psychology classrooms since 199...

What Is Free Speech?

Nadia Ansari, Editor

September 7, 2018

Amendment one states that congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or to the right of the people peaceably to assemb...

Why Women Don’t Belong in the Kitchen

Nadia Ansari, Opinions Editor

November 25, 2017

A few days ago, I was in class discussing with my english teacher about an assignment , and one of the boys made a very inappropriate comment . This boy stated some random pieces of information that summarized to  “ that a...

1st Day Of School : Why it was just too much

Nadia Ansari, Opinions Editor

August 20, 2017

  The first day of school began on August 9th this year , which of course is still early thanks to the teaching union.  Many different activities took place that were different than from last year, including the Freshm...

Aurora 2017 lacks creativity

Helen Huang, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This article is not meant to be taken seriously. Don’t be offended. And don’t stop reading the newspaper, please. It’s that time of the year again. And no, when I say that, I don’t mean the abrupt end of...

Is Aurora worth it?

Nadia Ansari, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2017

This weekend, the Aurora Borealis dance will be upon us. Personally, I don’t foresee this dance being great and these are my reasons for being anti-Aurora this years. First, he date is bad . Woodcreek had a choice to place this dan...

Believe in yourself

Nadia Ansari, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2017

For the past few months, I have been told I am not able to hang out with certain groups of people or be with certain people. The reason? I am too negative. Negative? But I am just like everyone else I know. I see a lot of students who call ...

Where to get the best Christmas tree

Ashley Rasina, Opinions Editor

December 27, 2016

I am not sure about everyone else, but my Christmas is not complete without a Christmas tree in my living room. Finding the perfect tree is an important part of every Christmas, but it all starts on which tree farm you choose. ...

Winter break injustice

Ashley Rasina, Opinions Editor

December 5, 2016

Separation of church and state is an age-old topic, that many believe we have achieved. Yet, we are far from that point. The school system is clearly biased towards Christianity, and this injustice does not go unnoticed, which br...

At the cinema: Fantastic Beasts and where to find them

Helen Huang, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2016

Over Thanksgiving Break, the world was treated to two new and highly anticipated movies: Moana, about the latest Disney princess, and the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. While I have yet to see Moana...