The Wingspan October Issue 2011

November 2, 2011

The Wingspan October Issue

Are make-up days really necessary? (Jamie Imperial)

June 25, 2011

After nine grueling months of staying up until outrageous hours to finish homework, participating in various extracurriculars, and cramming for impossible-to-pass tests, students still have to endure an entire extra week of school because of an unfortunate slew of snow days. Read More »...

A beauty contest on Facebook? (Amy Myers)

June 25, 2011

Facebook users are all aware of the exclusive groups concerning looks, popularity, district, and more. One group that includes all three of these categories is Hoco’s Mostgorgeous. This group contains over 600 friends from local schools, including Centennial, and has photos of people, mostly girls,...

The blog blockade (Kyle Simpson)

June 25, 2011

Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, and Blogspot. What do these five sites have in common? All have earned themselves a spot on Howard County’s list of sites that are deemed “unsafe.” Blogspot is the most recent addition to the numerous sites that have already been blocked. However, some teachers...

Preteens on Facebook (Jamie Imperial)

June 25, 2011

According to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), anyone under 13 years of age is not allowed to sign up for social networking sites, primarily Facebook, which have been known to collect private information from its members. However, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, Facebook CEO...

What makes an upperclassman? (Cecilia Lu)

June 25, 2011

Roomy hallways, empty classes, and deserted parking lots. It’s not hard to notice what’s missing from Centennial: the Class of 2011. Read More »...