The Warrior

Bare Feet in School: Taboo or Good for You?

Jenna Miller, Editor in Chief

October 4, 2018

When members of Wantagh High School’s girls’ swim team roamed the halls in their “statement-making” outfits on the day of the pep rally, it was not their pink and orange tie-dyed shirts that captured the attention of their...

Peperation- The Annual Tradition

Grace Anne McKenna, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2018

It was the 3rd week of school, the weekend before Homecoming 2018, and 9 senior girls were crowded around a white table decked out with shirts and water buckets. As some would say, this was the calm before the storm. Within...

Homework- Harmful or Helpful?

Julia Enella, Reporter

October 2, 2018

Students dread attending school for seven hours a day. They wake up and count the hours until they will be home. Lots of students have after school activities as well and do not return home until sometimes 7 p.m. They have to...


Nicole Hooker, Viewpoints Editor

October 2, 2018

“It is estimated that Americans use a whopping 500 million straws per day,” Robyn Albritton, wrote It's amazing how an object that is only used for 10 minutes can cause a problem that will last...

What Exactly is a Meme Today?

Timothy Eletto, Reporter

October 2, 2018

You’re probably familiar with the word “meme.” Memes started out as a funny picture with text above and below, providing some sort of context as to why the action in this picture has occurred. For example, a popular meme...

Something to Chew On

Cole Belling, Reporter

September 28, 2018

If you take a trip to Taiwan you will likely see locals chewing and spitting a red paste all over the place. The red substance they are chewing on is called Betel nut. Betel nut is an important part of Taiwanese culture, but many...

Should High School Start Later?

Julia Ferrara, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Do you dread Monday morning. I think I  speak for everyone when I say that waking up to be in class at 7:37 a challenge. Some people wake up as early as 4:30, just to be at school on time. Students can’t pay attention...

Transitioning From a Carnivore to an Herbivore

Shelby Dwyer, Reporter

September 26, 2018

This upcoming week marks the nine-month celebration of my veganism; nine months full of zero animal products and zero animal byproducts. There have been the occasional accidental slip-ups, but a vegan lifestyle can’t be a perfect...

One third of Millennials Apparently Believe the Earth is Flat

Sarah Benkovic, Reporter

September 25, 2018

Is the world flat? One-third of millenials do believe that it is, according to a recent Forbes article. Although everyone is entitled to their own opinion, this argument seems to be a big one. I've learned that members from the...

Will North Korea Ever be Denuked?

Cole Belling, Reporter

September 21, 2018

North Korea acts like it is trapped in an ice cube when dealing with other nations, but is this ice cube thawing? North Korea recently opened up to negotiations with the United States and South Korea. Unfortunately not everyone...

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