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Junior Takeover: Yay or Nay?

Junior Takeover: Yay or Nay?

By: Samantha Steinberg As the 2017-2018 school year nears its end, WHS celebrates an annual tradition for the juniors to do “junior takeover” the week after the seniors end their year. It is a time for the school to recognize the juniors as new coming seniors and the oldest kids…

J Cole’s KOD- Review

J Cole’s KOD- Review

By: Jon Khoury and Jack Slocum On April 20, 2018 J. Cole dropped his fifth studio album KOD through Dreamville Records, Roc Nation, and Interscope Records. J. Cole announced this project a mere four days prior to the release. However, just a day before the official release, J. Cole released…

Fast Fashion: Dark Truths Behind a Global Industry

Fast Fashion: Dark Truths Behind a Global Industry

By Gabrielle Delgado   You walk into Forever 21 in the local mall and it is easy; you see the perfect top. It is just your style and is on trend. You look at the price and discover that it is the low cost of $3.90! It is a dream…

Lobby-O Denounces Vaping in WHS Bathrooms

Lobby-O Denounces Vaping in WHS Bathrooms

An Editorial by The Lobby Observer (WHS’s online school newspaper:  lobbyobserver.org) “It shall be unlawful for any student enrolled in either primary or secondary public schools in the Commonwealth, to use tobacco products, including vaporizers and other nicotine delivery devices of any type on school grounds at any time. Any…

Some Thoughts on Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why (Spoiler Alert)

Some Thoughts on Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why (Spoiler Alert)

By: Susan San The hit show 13 Reasons Why that was released in March of last year, finally released its long-awaited second season. Hannah’s tapes left many questions unanswered in season one, such as whether or not Alex really died from the gunshot he inflicted upon himself. Turns out, he’s…

A Poem to WHS

A Poem to WHS

By:  Peter Howarth Westborough High School Frustrating Rewarding Conflicting And on the roof, no pool   Four long years have brought me here Shorter than they felt So many memories Ones I’ll remember forever And others than will vanish, I fear   To my teachers: You’ve lifted me up and…

Thank you, WHS

Thank you, WHS

By:  Marisa Papagelis With less than a week left of high school, the feeling is very very bittersweet. A large majority of the class of 2018 has been together for the past thirteen years. I have attended Westborough Public Schools since kindergarten, and the thought of not having this next…

Goodbye WHS

Goodbye WHS

By: Grace Green At the end of my sophomore year I remember complaining about how I still had two years left to my friend who was about to graduate. All they said was “Don’t take it for granted. You have no idea how fast it will go by”. And they…

Inclusivity in The Beauty Industry

Inclusivity in The Beauty Industry

By: Susan San My mornings start the same way every day. I wake up, snooze my alarm clock about five times, and cuddle with my dog Milo. Then I drag myself out of bed, brush my teeth, and sit in front of my mirror to do my makeup. Makeup has become…

March for Our Lives: Massachusetts

March for Our Lives:  Massachusetts

Justina Demetry and Jalen Worstell March for Our Lives was a student-led event nationwide in major cities on March 24 with an agenda about fighting for stronger gun control.  The march in Massachusetts from 11:00AM took place in Boston on the Boston Commons from 11:00 AM to 5:00PM. A few…

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