WHIRLWIND

Spotted Around the School

Patrick Spence, Managing Editor

May 30, 2019

In the library, around to the right of the checkout counter, is a replica of a sarcophagus, presumably of Mayan origin, donated to West Albany in 1938 by two alumni, who bought it on a trip to Latin America. Inside are dozens...

A Beat Behind

Lajla Raske and Dezmond Remington

May 28, 2019

Senior Danae Greig began this year school year stressed. She enrolled in band, but she didn’t play an instrument. She didn’t even know which instrument she wanted to play. Yet, despite her initial hesitation, Greig realized...

Art From The Ground Up

Dezmond Remington, Co-Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019

The machine whirls from place to place, building an object soon to have dimensions, to have depth. The machine’s nozzle secretes a plastic alloy, building, from the ground up, a wholly new object, imbued with more meaning...

The Scoop on Martin

Lajla Raske, Staff

April 30, 2019

  While English teacher Chris Martin spends many hours a week digging and scooping through the material in English classes, many of his students don’t know he does a lot of digging and scooping while working with w...

Employees’ Experience on Black Friday

Jakob Jones, Photo Editor

February 3, 2019

Black Friday is renowned for being three things. The day after Thanksgiving, the day of extreme discounts, and the day for a free for all war between customers. Black Friday stories often revolve around extreme violence, people...

Escape Room movie review

Megan Carroll and Jenna Thomas

January 24, 2019

 For being rated PG-13, this movie is neither overly graphic and profane, nor is it family friendly

Spiderman Into the Spider-verse Movie Review

Maggie Bedrin, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2019

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse , which was released on Jan. 7,  2019, made big money in the box office, accumulating  roughly 136 million dollars. On Rotten Tomatoes, Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse has a rating of 4.6/5, a...

Local Albany Magician

Jakob Jones, Malachi Murphy

January 7, 2019

At the Albany’s Farmers Market, a man in a bright red blazer attracts the attention of both young and old with a magical performance. Here, Steve Peterson (75) has devoted his life to spreading the awe of magic. Peterson g...

New Mushroom Vendor Enters Albany

Dezmond Remington and Braxton Reece

January 2, 2019

When faced with adversity, some people crumble under the pressure. Some, like Mike Lowe, decide to start a new mushroom business. Lowe and his stepson, Alex Diaz, sell mushrooms each Saturday morning at the Albany Farmers’...

Movie Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Kaden Strametz, A&E Editor

November 27, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians is a romantic comedy which, having come out quite recently, has found success in box offices across the United States, making over $117 million. Rachel Chu, an economics professor who is an American-born Chinese...

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