Old and new sports stir excitement

Casanda Anderson

Senior Reporter

After 15 years, sports have finally returned to The W. Coaches from various states are happy to be a part of this historical moment.

Coach Roxanne Hernandez, originally from Long Island, N.Y., is the head volleyball coach. Hernandez chose volleyball over basketball and started playing volleyball when she was in the seventh grade. She continued playing from middle school to college.

Horror enthusiasts flock to see 'It' on the big screen

Robert Scott

Audiences all over America flocked to theaters to see the film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986
novel “IT.”

The novel had previously been adapted as a miniseries in 1990 but with the television
constraints, many of the core themes of the novel were not able to be explored. The film,
however, definitely does not shy away from them.

W students attend “Pathways to Blue” event, explore Air Force career paths

W students attend “Pathways to Blue” event, explore Air Force career paths

Lauren Shuman

Online Editor

W students Tyler Cutrer and Corey Persons traveled to Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., on April 6 to attend a two-day “Pathways to Blue” event.

Cutrer and Persons are both part of the Mississippi State University Air Force ROTC detachment. “Pathways to Blue” is a relatively new program designed to help cadets learn about different career paths and establish connections with Air Force officers in their fields.

Coming this summer to a movie theater near you...

Tara Baucom


The semester is coming to an end, but the summer movie season is about to begin. It’s that time of the year when the big-budget movies hit the big screen, as well as some smaller, but also anticipated, films. Here is a roundup of some of the movies that will be released in the next two months.

May 12
• “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” This take on the legend of King Arthur follows Arthur Pendragon (Charlie Hunnam) as he struggles to reclaim his father’s kingdom.

Blue Line Shakespeare returns with “Taming of the Shrew”

Lauren Trimm

News Editor 

The MUW Department of Theatre and Blue Line Shakespeare presented “ The Taming of the Shrew” on April 20-22 in Cromwell.

“Taming of the Shrew” is a Shakespeare comedy about a woman named Katherine “Kate” Minola whose anger towards others has earned her the label of “shrew.” Petruchio becomes her suitor and vows to tame her from her shrewish ways. The play centers on whether he will succeed and fall in love with her.