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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

The Star of David or known in Hebrew as a Magen David (shield of David) has long existed as the symbol for Judaism and can be cited back to the 12th century text of the Eshkol ha-Kofer, a work on the Ten Commandments. It was first used by Jewish printers to separate themselves from their competitors by marking their ancestry. During the Holocaust, the Star of David carried a new weight as the symbol on the badge Jews were forced to wear to be identified across Nazi Germany. Many Jewish people now wear the star with pride around their neck.

Another Year of Antisemitism Proves Words have Power

Arielle Levine and Lauren Kelly January 5, 2023

They say, “Don’t let history repeat itself.” The Holocaust ended 77 years ago. It started with words of hatred against the Jewish people. It did not start with the horror it is often remembered...

The Wilde Lake football field after the final home game that was a loss for the team.

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...

To Kill a Mockingbird from the Perspective of a Black Student

“To Kill a Mockingbird” from the Perspective of a Black Student

Joshua Cofie June 10, 2021

To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960 by Harper Lee, is the story of a little white girl in Alabama named Scout Finch who comes of age in a small town called Maycomb. The story, told by her, is...

Mr. Nicks and the BSAP students pose for their club picture (Photo by LifeTouch)

It’s Time To Change the Narrative

Marcus Nicks, Contributor June 2, 2020

Published in the Fall 2019 print issue: When I was told that I was being transferred to Wilde Lake High School I was told, “It’s a ghetto school.” I was told, “Wilde Lake is a ratchet...

(Pretend) Violence is Normal

(Pretend) Violence is Normal

Alex Moon December 12, 2014

Halo, Call of Duty, Grand Theft Auto. What do they have in common? They’re staples in the game industry that target a younger male demograph­ic. Year after year, they rake in money hand over fist. They...

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