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The Bruin celebrates 55th anniversary

The Bruin celebrates 55th anniversary

MALLORY GERSCHUTZ, LIZZY EDWARDS, and SYDNEY BLAKE November 9, 2022

BY MALLORY GERSCHUTZ, LIZZY EDWARDS, AND SYDNEY BLAKE Wadsworth High School’s newspaper officially adopted the name The Bruin on October 19, 1967. 55 years later, it is now recognized as one of the...

Wadsworth students photograph their day - 2021

Wadsworth students photograph their day – 2021

December 9, 2021

Before students join the Bruin staff or the Whisperer staff, Wadsworth High's newspaper and yearbook, they must take an introductory class called Newspaper/Yearbook 1. In this class, students learn the...

The true history of Wadsworths Boy with the Leaky Boot statue

The true history of Wadsworth’s ‘Boy with the Leaky Boot’ statue

ARI KASER December 8, 2021

BY ARI KASER  One statue. Three stories. Five countries. The Boy with the Leaky Boot stands in over 20 cities in the United States alone, carrying his story with him, but it is all an urban legend....

Tandem couple takes on Wadsworth

Tandem couple takes on Wadsworth

LIZ GROMOFSKY December 6, 2021

BY LIZ GROMOFSKY Whether you have seen them downtown or dressed up spreading holiday cheer, the tandem biking couple is very popular within the city of Wadsworth. Sue and Patrick Wemmer are the faces...

Wadsworth Younglife prioritizes the community

Wadsworth Younglife prioritizes the community

JANAE JOACHIM November 9, 2021

BY JANAE JOACHIM High school students have tried to find community and answers to their questions about life by deciding to go to Younglife. The weekly club and campaigners meetings are a place to...

Small Town Monsters: Seth Breedloves films explore the unknown

Small Town Monsters: Seth Breedlove’s films explore the unknown

LIZ GROMOFSKY October 19, 2021

BY LIZ GROMOFSKY Bigfoot. Monsters. UFO’s. Mutilated Cattle. Aliens. Demons. All things Seth Breedlove, owner of Small Town Monsters, takes pride in. “We are going to Colorado for eight days...

Behind the scare at Forest of Screams

Behind the scare at Forest of Screams

ARI KASER October 11, 2021

BY ARI KASER The squeals of the pigs are loud and high pitched, but it does not cover the rev of the chainsaw in her hands. Her ears have been ringing from the constant, low grind of the chainsaw,...

Wadsworths Anthony Ripplinger finishes top ten in half triathlon

Wadsworth’s Anthony Ripplinger finishes top ten in half triathlon

ASHLEY ALLWOOD August 23, 2021

BY ASHLEY ALLWOOD Anthony Ripplinger, a Wadsworth High School senior, decided to take on the half ironman triathlon in Springfield, Illinois on August 1. A half triathlon requires 1.2 miles of...

Mrs. Swanson announces retirement after 33 years of teaching

Mrs. Swanson announces retirement after 33 years of teaching

CARLEY SORRENT May 20, 2021

BY CARLEY SORRENT Mrs. Trish Swanson, the business computer science teacher at Wadsworth High School of 33 years, is retiring at the end of the 2021 school year. Swanson has done many different...

Wadsworth student Alex Kinch builds homemade satellite

Wadsworth student Alex Kinch builds homemade satellite

DYLAN HEPPERT May 7, 2021

BY DYLAN HEPPERT Wadsworth junior Alex Kinch is working on a homemade satellite dish to receive signals from space. Kinch is hoping to receive either radio signals or cable channels with this dish....

Jim Morrow: More than a Drivers Ed Instructor

Jim Morrow: More than a Driver’s Ed Instructor

GRACE PANTALONE May 7, 2021

BY GRACE PANTALONE Sergeant James Morrow sits with a Michael Flynn as he works to help Flynn shoot the TOW missile. PHOTO COURTESY OF JAMES MORROW Jim Morrow has been working for the Drivers School...

The Summit FM: Wadsworth residents run local radio station

The Summit FM: Wadsworth residents run local radio station

May 4, 2021

The Summit.FM is an independently owned radio stations located in Akron, Ohio. The station has been around since 1955 where they feature local artists. Brad Savage and Andrew James, both Wadsworth residents,...

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