Blue light glasses popular with students

As the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, and millions of Americans work and attend school from home, blue light glasses are quickly growing in popularity. The glasses block a blue-colored, high energy ray of...

America lacks empathy, creates unrest

Empathy is the answer to the question that has plagued America since the inception of the colonies. Empathy is what every American needs, yet only a few seem to grasp. We need to find the ability to look our...

Students to return to school under Plan B

After an extended meeting on Sept. 8, the Henderson County School Board voted to let students return to school on a limited schedule. Plan B would allow students in grades 3-12 to attend in-person classes on a...

Junior launches lifestyle blog to inspire others

Quarantine: a time of rest and relaxation for some and personal growth for others. When suddenly faced with all this extra time on their hands, different people have responded in different ways. Some have...

Jackie Corn as new head baseball coach

On Thursday Aug. 13, it was announced that West Henderson’s head baseball coach, Wesley King, would be leaving West and coaching at Christ School. King has coached at West since 2017, and will always be a...

Students start school year virtually

When the first day of school comes around each year, most American students typically prep themselves by picking out their favorite outfit and putting together their bookbags for the next morning. This year,...

Review: “The Umbrella Academy”

The long-awaited season two of Netflix’s original series, “The Umbrella Academy,” was finally released 18 months after its first season aired. I enjoyed the first season so much that I’ve seen it three...

Health care worker shares coronavirus experience

North Carolina reported its first COVID-19 case on March 3, and since then, the case number has continued to increase even five months later. Medical professionals and other essential workers have worked...

Cross country runners face workout restrictions

Jogging up the trail, the boy’s face lit up with a smile. This was the first time he had laid eyes on his teammates in months. Although their faces were covered up by masks, he knew they were beaming back at...

Social distancing not an option

Touring colleges. Making the decision. Repping the choice on decision day. Hanging out with friends. Prom. Celebrating the last exam, the last day, the last class. The last time they’ll ever get to see all...