The Lobby Observer

It’s Not Just the Turtles that Need Help

Holly Carew

September 12, 2019

In August of 2015, Marine Biologist Christine Figgener posted a video of her team removing a plastic straw from a sea turtle’s nose that sparked a worldwide movement. People were so heartbroken at the sight of this poor creat...

ASP Experience- Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Sarah Corcoran

September 11, 2019

Over this past year I have been gearing up to go on a service project called Appalachia Service Project (ASP). This volunteer organization provides low income families who cannot afford home repairs the opportunities to make their...

Good Boys Stuns the Box Office

Lauren Chandler '20

September 6, 2019

Over the summer, The Lion King, Toy Story 4, Annabelle Comes Home, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Ready or Not, and many other movies have proved to be wildly successful, selling out theaters all over the country. But one movie has been ...

Realizing My Lady Bird

Nicholas Smaldone '19, Feature Editor

September 3, 2019

Freaks and Geeks (2000). Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl (2015). 20th Century Women (2016). Ladybird (2017). All of these momentous films center around a stereo-typically-original, alternative, indie teenage protagonists navigating their you...

Think Before You Consent to Tissue Research

Samantha Edinberg '21

June 11, 2019

I bet you’d feel cheated out of your money if you found out your doctor took some of your cells, used them for research, and made money from them without your knowledge, your consent, or compensation. Many have researched or heard about the stor...

The 2020 Election and Why You Should Vote

Shelby Alcock, '21, Contributing Writer

June 11, 2019

In the past three years, political tensions have been high and have affected everyone in one way or another. Whether you’ve seen it on Twitter or by actually watching the news, the 2020 election is right around the corner. As ...

Florida Bill Allows Teachers to Carry Guns in Schools

Sydney Johnson

June 11, 2019

Gun violence and mass shootings have been more frequent over the past few years. The number of school shootings has also been drastically increasing, causing fear in many students and parents. For many schools, cameras have been...

New Restrictions on Final Exams

Drew McLaughlin and Grace Townsend

June 6, 2019

This year at Westborough High School, students are required to take the English, foreign language, physical education, and health finals regardless of your final grade in the class. Prior to this year, students could be exempt ...

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