WHIRLWIND

News or Snooze: How has the past year affected students interest in current events
Eleanor Peterson April 7, 2021

Every time you open Instagram or turn on the news, something new is happening. From the outbreak of Covid-19, to the Black Lives Matter protests, to the 2020 election, it seems that this past year has...

Conflict in the HRC: How personal opinions left some feeling attacked
Conflict in the HRC: How personal opinions left some feeling attacked
Gracie Balkema, Reporter • March 6, 2021
  
Power outages left thousands without electricity
Gracie Balkema, Dezmond Remington, and Joe Wagner March 5, 2021

At about 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, an ice storm caused much of Albany and the surrounding areas to lose electricity, dropping many trees on power lines and disrupting the routine of thousands of...

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North Albany: Civil War
Brogan O'Hare February 25, 2021

Since its initial creation, residents who live off of Crocker Lane have had a dent put in their day, every day, waiting for a chance to turn off the street onto Gibson Hill Road so they can make their...

'It's time for Adults to start acting like Adults': Parents Treat the GAPS District Harshly After Covid-19 Pushes Reopening Back
Joe Wagner February 25, 2021

Some parents throughout the Greater Albany Public School district have become more critical of the district since the push back of school reopenings...

Why Bother?
Dezmond Remington, Co-Editor in Chief • February 21, 2021

Wake up. Do school. Grind out assignment after assignment, go to work, come home and do more homework, and then repeat the cycle the next day....

Post-Pandemic Plans: Q&A on the hopeful post-pandemic life
Gracie Balkema, Reporter • February 11, 2021
While people are stuck at home, senior Avery Nahorniak is daydreaming about travel abroad
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Climate change impact on the future of our world
Climate change impact on the future of our world
Zoey Zarkou March 15, 2021

Six million people. The Guardian estimates that is how many people attended the global climate strike in late September of 2019. Climate activists press forward and demand for action to stop climate change...

Data Retrieved From Krause, Amanda. “The Fashion Trends That Were All the Rage the Year You Were Born.” Insider, Insider, 16 Sept. 2020, www.insider.com/popular-fashion-trends-history-us-2019-2#2016-designers-embrace-off-the-shoulder-silhouettes-57. For more information, be sure to visit the website.
Hot or Not: the Upcoming Trends of Spring
Zoey Zarkou March 1, 2021

Quarantine came, and with it, I discovered a brand new obsession: fashion. My TikTok feed blew up with various bits of fashion advice for creating the “perfect outfit.” I have come to love fashion...

The Thrifting Renaissance: The Resurgence of Thrifting as a Sustainable Trend
The Thrifting Renaissance: The Resurgence of Thrifting as a Sustainable Trend
Tori Thorp, Co-editor in chief • February 26, 2021

Rows of loom machines weave thousands of threads arranged in a precise, carefully manufactured manner into yards of fabric, creating intricate designs to be washed and dyed and turned into the clothing...

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