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Being “Pretty”: Media’s Image of the Perfect Woman

Being “Pretty”: Media’s Image of the Perfect Woman

Hope Kahn
January 5, 2017
Filed under Features, In Depth, Showcase

We've all done it: based our worth on what other people think of us. Both guys and girls have standards, but for girls, those standards are projected heavily and are particularly harsh and unrealistic. Girls feel pressured to look the part of society's ideal image which can lead to feeling negative about...

Culture Shock: A Student’s Guide to Busan, South Korea

Culture Shock: A Student’s Guide to Busan, South Korea

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief
December 22, 2016
Filed under Features, In Depth, Opinion, Showcase

During a nearly two week visit to Busan, South Korea (the second largest city on the southern coast of South Korea), I was able to take part in many of the activities of native youth. The culture shock I encountered was not only just in the time difference (14 hours) and the food (I tried sundae, which is t...

Paw Print Reveals Fourth Floor Mystery

Paw Print Reveals Fourth Floor Mystery

Rachel Eisenhauer and Julia Bohse
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

From a swim team to a monster, the fourth floor has been a source of mystery for Wilde Lake students for years. Having not been allowed to venture to the fourth floor, students began to create their own tales of what really lies above the third floor. With gates guarding the entrance, students walk past it every da...

Flashback Friday!

Flashback Friday!

December 9, 2016
Filed under Features

This week's edition of Flashback Friday comes from the Pshaw Print on April 1, 1998. The Pshaw Print is the satirical April Fool's Day edition of the Paw Print. ...

DC Universe Expands Into CW Network

DC Universe Expands Into CW Network

Christian Richardson
December 7, 2016
Filed under Features

The DC Universe has depicted many genres over the years through comics, movies, and cartoons. Now, the DC Universe has adapted its characters into live-action television series on the CW network. On October 10, 2012, an action crime series known as Arrow premiered on the CW. The series follows the ch...

Doctor Strange and Ghost Rider Join the Marvel Universe

Doctor Strange and Ghost Rider Join the Marvel Universe

Christian Richardson
November 2, 2016
Filed under Features

On November 4, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is getting a new player in their ranks: Doctor Strange, played by actor Benedict Cumberbatch, better known as Sherlock Holmes in the crime drama "Sherlock". Ever since the confirmation of Doctor Strange getting his own movie was announced, excitement...

Poms Squad Going Strong in Its Third Year at Wilde Lake

Poms Squad Going Strong in Its Third Year at Wilde Lake

Hope Kahn
October 28, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Poms, now in its third year at Wilde Lake, has evolved from a small, student-run club to a twenty-plus member squad, its largest group yet, said Audrey Fioretto. Senior captain, Audrey Fioretto, has been on the team since it has started. “I helped with its start up and invested a lot of time into...

Meet the Cast of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Meet the Cast of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Rachel Eisenhauer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

            Wilde Lake’s fall musical, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, is playing on November 17, 18, and 19 at 7 pm. Tickets are for sale now at wildelake.seatyourself.biz and are $12 each. For students, tickets can be bought at lunch for $8. Below is a question and answer with the cast....

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Rachel Eisenhauer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Features

For this week's Flashback Friday, this is the story of when Wilde Lake's Concert Choir took a tour to and performed in the U.S.S.R. The article is from students' perspective of the trip and was published in the May 10, 1989 edition of The Paw Print....

Ms. Gaither Joins Wilde Lake Faculty as a New CTE Teacher

Ms. Gaither Joins Wilde Lake Faculty as a New CTE Teacher

Ricky Ho
October 14, 2016
Filed under Features

Ms. Gaither, a new CTE teacher, transferred to Wilde Lake after teaching for 12 years in Baltimore County. In addition to teaching at Wilde Lake, Ms. Gaither makes the 20 minute drive to Mount Hebron, as she also teaches there. The first day of school at two schools can be a little nerve wracking...

Ms. Henderson is a New Addition to the English Department and Yearbook

Ms. Henderson is a New Addition to the English Department and Yearbook

Gabby Christopher
October 14, 2016
Filed under Features

Ms. Henderson is a new yearbook sponsor and English teacher at Wilde Lake this year. Though she’s new to Wilde Lake, she’s not new to teaching. She was a teacher for one year at Oakland Mills before she came here. She decided to become an English teacher because reading and writing have always...

Ms. Essien Sees Internship as Path to Teaching Career

Ms. Essien Sees Internship as Path to Teaching Career

Ihsaan Fanusie
October 14, 2016
Filed under Features

For Ms. Felicia Essien, being an intern is about working to follow her passion. Ms. Essien is a Towson University student currently interning at Wilde Lake in Mr. Townsend’s English class. She is using her interning experience to reach her career goals. As an intern, Ms. Essien experiences the...

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