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Is Fortnite Dancing Here to Stay?

Mack T., Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Filed under Pop Culture

Last year, a new video game took the world by storm. Fortnite has racked up three billion dollars, according to an article by Jon Russell, just a year and a half after its release even though it is a free-to-play game. The...

Too Much Social Media?

Ireland M., Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Pop Culture

Although Westminster middle school students are not allowed to be on their phones during the school day, most use time after school to go on Social Media. Many middle schoolers think that people are on their phones and on Social...

Fortnite Fever Sweeping the Middle School

Vincent B., Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Fortnite Battle Royale has swept across the world deemed a “disease,” grossing about eight billion dollars as of November 2018. Fortnite Battle Royale is a game where 100 players in teams of one, two, or four skydive onto...

Social Media: Harmful or Helpful?

Jenny J., Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

It’s no doubt that social media and technology is taking over the world, especially for young people in middle school. According to Westminster middle schoolers, the most used social media apps are Instagram and Snapchat....

Jamming through Clarkson Hall

Allie R., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Listening to music can boost one’s mood and a favorite song can make someone’s day a little brighter. At Westminster, students and teachers are jamming into the new school year. Middle schoolers like to listen to their fav...

The Forgotten Video Games

Reilly O., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture, Uncategorized

Fortnite was released July 25, 2017, and slowly but surely, has dominated the video game world. In a recent middle school survey, all grade levels gave feedback on what happened to those video games that had previously been at the top. Do pe...

Must See Movies of 2018

James S., Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

As far as movies go, 2018 has been a very eventful year so far. Blockbusters such as Black Panther, Ready Player One, and A Wrinkle in Time have already brought in over 1.7 billion dollars, making 2018 a lucrative year so far. Later this year, the fi...

Terrible Trends of 2017

Jordan S., Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Many middle schoolers like to be trendy and follow the latest fads, but throughout the past year some trends didn’t appeal to many MS Wildcats. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a trend is a general movement or...

Star Wars Future starts with Solo

February 28, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Han Solo is one of the main characters in The Star Wars Series, and he is finally getting a spin off. “He is the most intense character in the series,” said Margaret R., a seventh grade girl. During the Super Bowl, Solo, the newest Star Wars ...

Stupid Challenges Lead to Serious Injuries

James S., Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

What would happen if a can of aerosol and a flame mixed? A dangerous homemade flamethrower that could cause severe burns. But for some teens, the temptation to make a video to post online is too hard to resist. The internet...

Can’t Keep Up With the Kardashians

Julia P., Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Ask any middle schooler about the latest drama with Khloe or Kylie, and they will probably have an opinion. Between television and social media, the Kardashians have invaded the internet. Reality shows have been around since the early 80’s, and they have gained popularity throughout the years. The most popular have been...

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