The Lobby Observer

Opinion: Coronavirus Cancels WPS–a Healthy Choice

Adam Dapolite '20, Opinion Editor

March 13, 2020

Even though there are no confirmed cases in Westborough, I was not surprised to hear that Westborough Public Schools (WPS) would be closed as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 which is more commonly known as coronavirus....

Our Culture’s Relationship with Abusive Dead Celebrities

Caroline White '21, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2020

I’ve always been taught to never let a man (or woman) make me do things that I don’t want to do or treat me in a disrespectful or violent manner. Over the past few years, the importance of respect and consent has been heavily...

The Path to Peace: Middle East Peace Plan is Personal

February 26, 2020

Eli Richman '20 On January 28, 2020, seventy five years and one day after the liberation of Auschwitz, President Trump put forth his long awaited Middle East peace plan in Washington alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

What Kobe Meant To Me

Ethan Steinberg '21

February 26, 2020

Kobe Bryant passed away on January 26, 2020, in a helicopter crash that killed himself and his daughter Gianna, as well as 7 others. The NBA world was taken by shock as Kobe Bryant was an icon in the basketball world and a role...

Cultural Notice: Black History Month

Kyla Kamugu '21, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2020

It is that time of year when love is in the air and the whole month has been dedicated to love and the history of black people. Happy Black History Month! It is a way for society to say that we have this time and this time only...

Your Racist Actions Speak as Loud as Your Words

Anonymous '23

January 23, 2020

Note: This is the second opinion article written by this student and their life experience regarding racism. Racism--some people say it used to be a big problem; however, it is still very much a problem. People assume since...

Surrounding School Dealing with Recent Threats

Mimi Walker '23 and Katie Foley '23, Contributing Writers

January 23, 2020

Recently on December 9, the Algonquin Regional High School Newspaper, The Harbinger released an article informing students of recent threats involving the school. The article mentioned how multiple threatening notes had been found...

Dating Violence: The Importance of Taking Care of Yourself

Karol Arevalo ‘23

January 16, 2020

How common is dating violence? More common than one might think.  According to Break The Cycle, approximately 1 in 3 high school students experience physical or sexual violence, or as well as both. Overall in most cases, peopl...

A Short, Powerful Note on Racism

Anonymous '23, Contributing Writer

January 14, 2020

Racism. Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another. It is commonly seen in the language people use towards one another. People who commit acts of racism hurt people and it reflects how low racist people...

Why you should know about the educational camps in China

Alixe Cecchini ‘23

January 13, 2020

Recently there was a video on Tik Tok spreading awareness about educational camps in China, but the video was taken down. There is speculation that it was taken down because Tik Tok is a Chinese company and they didn’t want ...

Thanksgiving Spirits are up and Running; Why Not Share Some Traditions?

Kiley Vallee

January 7, 2020

The holidays are such a bright, happy time of year for me. Lights, everyone’s spirits, the food, and the time spent with family. It all adds up to become my favorite part of the year and I get so excited as it comes around. ...

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