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The Occidentalist

The Occidentalist

The Occidentalist

Morgan Orth

Morgan Orth, Co-Editor in Chief

Morgan Orth is a senior in her second year of newspaper and is one of the co-editor in chiefs. She chose to take this class because she has an interest in journalism and graphic design. Outside of school, Morgan spends her time hanging out with friends, reading, and playing tennis.

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Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Morgan Orth, Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2024

  When I signed up for newspaper for my junior year of school, I was coming in with blazing aspirations and a hope to rekindle my appreciation for journalism. After being involved with the school yearbook...

The TC Titans at the State Championship, holding their Industrial Design Award. Photo Courtesy: Joan ONeill

BREAKING NEWS: TC Titans Get a Spot in the World Championship

Morgan Orth, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2024

  BREAKING NEWS- Over the first weekend of April, the TC Titans competed in the FIRST Robotics Michigan State Championship, where they would earn an invitation to compete at the FIRST Robotics World...

December Crossword Answers

December Crossword Answers

Morgan Orth, Editor-in-Chief December 21, 2023

TC Titans new logo. Graphic Courtesy: TC Titans

BREAKING NEWS: FIRST Robotics Team Reveals Rebranding

Morgan Orth, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2023

  The school’s FIRST Robotics team no longer goes by First Robotics Competition (FRC) 3767 or more simply, the robotics team, instead, they have faced a major rebranding, completely transforming the...

The three primary destinations students will attend are Dublin, London and Paris

Europe Trip is On The Horizon

Morgan Orth and Arden Prieskorn March 20, 2023

  After COVID-19 shut down all school sponsored travel, this year, the English department is offering a trip across Europe. From March 26 to April 4, students will be traveling around France, England...

Junior Foster Douglass designs the graphic for the annual Bleacher Creature game

Drawing His Path to Success

Morgan Orth and Arden Prieskorn March 14, 2023

  For many of the artistic students at WSH, their creative abilities develop over the course of their school career, many in high school pushing themselves to take higher-level art classes. For junior...

Recognizing Black History Month Locally, School Wide and Individually

Morgan Orth and Arden Prieskorn February 16, 2023

  Black History Month is a nationwide celebration during the month of February dedicated to African Americans. While it originated as a week-long event during the second week of February after important...

The Case Stirring Up the Nation; Bryan Kohberger’s Innocence is Still Up For Debate

Morgan Orth and Arden Prieskorn January 22, 2023

  On Nov. 13, 2022, four University of Idaho students, Xana Kernodle, Kaylee Goncalves, Madison Mogen and Ethan Chapin, were stabbed to death in their off-campus housing. For over a month, police and...

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