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The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

Why You Should Stop Listening to Andrew Tate

Greta Giuliano, Staff Editor | November 18, 2022

Misogynist. Abuser. Scammer. Alpha male. The perfect man.  All of these words have been used to describe Andrew Tate, an International Sport Karate Association (ISKA) kickboxing champion. But more recently, he has gained an immense amount of attention online because of his outspoken opinions and his controversial actions. Tate voices his opinions on podcasts with self-proclaimed alpha males,...

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The Vision of Advisory Falls Short

Zoe MacDiarmid, Editor-in-Chief | November 18, 2022

There’s a saying that goes, “A few bad apples can spoil the bunch.” In some ways, this applies to Advisory — a 20-minute time block between periods two and three on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  On Advisory days, it is not uncommon to see students lingering in the hallways after the second-period bell has rung. Administrators will trail these students in an attempt to usher them...

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Post-Pandemic, Students Still Need Support

Lauren Kelly, Staff Editor | November 17, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year was one filled with hardship, but with that hardship came support. Now, as life slowly loses the unpredictability of the pandemic’s early days, many of these supports are being taken away. The general shift away from additional support that originated during the pandemic is shown by the removal and decrease of programs initiated during the pandemic like having one Wednesday...

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Reactions After Football Fights Underscore Wilde Lake’s Unfair Reputation

Blaiz Blackston , Staff Writer | November 15, 2022

On September 3, Wilde Lake was playing against Atholton in their first away game of the season. Students from both schools packed into the stands, buzzing with excitement. By the third quarter, Wilde Lake was down 22-0, but the game ended early after a fight broke out in Wilde Lake’s section.  Minutes later, another fight happened in Atholton’s student section and worsened when some football...

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A Tall Tale

Zoe MacDiarmid, Editor-in-Chief | November 15, 2022

Jeans never reach my ankles. As a 6’5 girl, I’m an anomaly. An odd sight to see. Oftentimes, people’s eyes will scan me, their heads tilting up, then down, then back up. Some will whisper to their friends, whereas some kids will blurt out: “Are you the tallest person ever?” (I have had many kids ask me that.) Other times, people are more confrontational. It is not uncommon for people...

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