The Wildcat Roar

Keeping Our Composure: What Happens When You Mix Music With Politics?

Political divides are  stronger than ever and keep on getting stronger, permeating into music.

Emma Harris, Co-Editor In Chief

October 14, 2020

Music brings this world together; we can’t let it start tearing us apart.

Don’t Call Me Woman

Calling a female

Emma Harris, Co-Editor In Chief

October 14, 2020

“Spit it out, woman!” “You’re crazy, woman!” No doubt, you have heard various versions of these phrases throughout your life. These very phrases, these exclamations attaching the word “woman” onto the end of a sentence, is the embodiment of the subtle and deep rooted misogyny that still exists in our forward facing society.

The Great Pizza Debate

which way is the best way to eat pizza?

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

I was lucky enough to go to England a couple years ago to visit some family. While I was there, I witnessed a horrible sight: my cousins ate pizza with a knife and fork.  I remember that night my aunt decided to order pizza in order to give my brother and I a sense of familiarity, something we ha...

We Need A Hero: The Absence of Guitar Heroes

Four of the most famous guitarists of all time: Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Edward Van Halen, and Eric Clapton.

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer

October 3, 2020

In the 50’s and 60’s when Elvis was all the rage and rock ‘n’ roll was just starting to emerge, the world was waiting. Waiting for what they didn’t know, but something was coming. Something big, indescribable, and absolutely awesome. Enter Jimi Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix is the best guitarist of all ti...

Open Wide: Food Waste At WCA

Combined with the overexposure through the media, many teenagers have become desensitized to the very real dangers of poverty and famines which peers face in developing countries.

Anagi Pieris, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

An estimated 130,020 primary and secondary schools across the country contribute to the roughly 530,000 tons of trash churned out in a year, 23.9% of which is food.

How Young is Too Young For an IPhone?

How young is too young for an iphone?

Ellie Johnson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

There are many dangerous aspects of a cell phone that parents should consider when planning that trip to Apple.

Why Teens Should Hit “Snooze”

girl sleeping doing homework

Kaitlyn Butler and Logan Mann

September 22, 2020

Sleep is a necessity, not a privilege.

STEM: The Biggest Disappointment of the 21st Century

The traditional acronym for STEM is science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

"Our current STEM initiatives are failing, and disappointing millions of students every year."

Soulmates: Do they exist?

I believe that my parents, pictured above, are truly soulmates.

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

May 27, 2020

Ever since I was young, I always dreamed about having the ultimate best friend. Someone who liked all the things I liked, who was good at all the things I was good at, and who would always be around for me to hang out with. As I got older, I realized that what my younger self was after was to b...

Thirteen and Me

Ava Hollmann, Opinions Editor

May 27, 2020

Well, this is not how I thought I’d leave WCA. At the end of this year, I was supposed to have a fun, chill week with my teachers and friends. After this week, I was also supposed to have a track season, with rainy, early morning relays, hot afternoon practices, and personal best times under ...

COVID-19 Chronicles: Jack

COVID-19 Chronicles: Jack

Jack Martin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

As I begin yet another day of sitting in my house, I will do more of the same. I will wake up late, eat breakfast, and waste countless hours on my phone. As an introvert, I initially welcomed the idea of being stuck in my house for an extended period of time, but after just a few days, I am already bored...

Faith and Facts Over Fear

This verse says that because we know God, we do not have to fear the things of the world, because we can find strength in Him.

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

March 5, 2020

Breaking News! “20 people quarantined for coronavirus concerns in St. Louis city and county” read the headline of a KSDK article on Friday, Feb. 28. This headline has caused concern and panic in the St. Louis area, and not without reason.  Coronavirus is a serious disease that should be a caus...

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