A version of the influenza vaccine that is inhaled through the nasal cavity is pictured above. The high numbers of influenza-related hospitalizations and deaths have caused this and many other forms of vaccines to be questioned about their effectiveness.

Influenza Infects Nation with Fear

February 16, 2018

Snow and ice are upon us, and with it, the potent distaste for the cold that consistently drives people inside. During a cold season such as this one,...

Stage manager Martha Dameron, ‘19, ensures that the production runs smoothly. “My role in Pippin is to make sure that the production keeps moving,” Dameron said, “It’s to make sure people are doing what they need to do when they need to do it. On the tech side its a lot of ‘are we on track to get all the props, are we on track to finish  all our costumes on time’ and stuff. During the show I’m generally calling cues so like when you see light changes, that’s me.”

Pippin Cast

February 16, 2018

From left to right: Lydia Noll, ‘19, Peter Godsey, ‘21, and SENIOR Augustus Corder. Corder plays Pippin, the protagonist. Noll plays Catherine, Pippin’s love interest and the mother of Theo, played by Godsey.

Dance Dance Revelation

February 16, 2018

From The Lion King Jr. to Ragtime, the students of the WHHS theater department have impressed audiences and Cappies critics alike again and again. This...

Peepin’ at Pippin with Lydia Noll

Isabel Nissley, Deputy Online Editor in Chief

February 16, 2018

Isabel Nisley: How long have you been involved with theater? Lydia Noll: Oh my gosh. My first show was in fifth grade, at Wyoming Middle School. I’ve done as much theater as I can here and outside of Walnut as I can find and get involved in.   IN: How did you get involved with theater? LN: Honestly, I wanted to be Miley Cyrus when I was really little and...

This sign is one of many held up in support of refugees at marches around the country. Trump has proposed a $21.6 billion border wall, stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean to keep out refuges and immigrants.

Wally Hill on Trump’s immigration plan

February 16, 2018

   From the man who campaigned on building a wall to stop illegal immigration comes the banning of refugees to prevent terrorism. President Trump...

(left) President Obama resided over a 16-day government shutdown in 2013. The shutdown was led by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), over the healthcare debate, which eventually resulted in the Affordable Care Act.
(right) President Trump has resided over two government shutdowns so far in 2018. Both shutdown efforts were led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) over the immigration debate, causing over three days of government shutdown.

Government shutdowns, distinctly american

February 16, 2018

Since 1976, the United States government has shut down nine times. In that same time period, the Australian government has never shut down, only closing...

Texas Longhorns make their entrance onto the field on opening day. As the college championship season came to a close, the dynamic of the teams drastically changed.

How to fix College Football’s Playoff Problem

February 13, 2018

On Monday, Jan. 8, the Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Georgia Bulldogs in the annual College Football Playoff National Championship Game. As the name...

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