The Lobby Observer

Is Banning Straws Actually Helping The Environment?

January 11, 2019

By: Samantha Steinberg Yes, yes, and yes! The United States alone uses about 500 million plastic straws each day. A lot of those straws end up in the ocean causing pollution and harming marine life. Restaurants and citie...

Why Studying Liberal Arts is Important

Holly Carew '20

January 10, 2019

Along with all of the new advancements our society is making in the field of science and technology, students are looking more and more to major in S.T.E.M fields, or science, technology, engineering, and math realm, and fewer and f...

The Pressure is on for a Study Hall at WHS

Emma West, Co-Editor in Chief

January 9, 2019

I am now one quarter into my senior year here at Westborough High. There have been ups and downs, but I know one thing is for sure: if Westborough High School had implemented a study hall during my time here, I would have been...

Trump’s Battle with Climate Change

Olivia Ouercio

January 5, 2019

As a member of the next generation, I want to see change and an effort to reverse the negative effects of climate change.  However, our current government leader, Donald Trump, is not an advocate of climate change. During hi...

Expensive college tuition: How can we change that for the future

Tara Dupree '20, Contributing Writer

January 2, 2019

Making the decision to go to college can be, undoubtedly, one of the most important choices in a teenager’s life. As a junior in high school, I have begun to look at schools, and it’s really stressful! I am confident I wil...

Becoming Bilingual: The Importance of Learning a Second Language

Aidan Clark '21, Contributing Writer

January 2, 2019

Every Westborough Public School student is required to take two years of a foreign language class.  WHS offers Spanish, French, or Mandarin.  A lot of students struggle through these classes, or dismiss them as unnecessary....

Lobby O’s Top Albums of 2018

December 31, 2018

#1 Astroworld by Travis Scott After receiving wide critical praise, Travis Scott backed his incredible album with an even more incredible nationwide tour featuring a rollercoaster. #2 B&B by Post Malone Post Malone r...

Tear Gas at the Border

Cara Ciavarra, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2018

As you march for freedom, for a better life, and for a new beginning your throat starts to burn. You notice its becoming harder and harder for you to breath, you look up and your family is experiencing it too. Your whole body is expe...

A WHS Tradition In Danger

A WHS Tradition In Danger

December 5, 2018

It Could Have Been Us

Eva Drotch

December 5, 2018

As a Jewish teenager growing up with knowledge of the Holocaust, I believe it’s unreal that acts of anti-Semitism are still being committed in 2018 in the United States, especially after hearing about the many recent attacks. ...

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