With “The Promise,” Hollywood finally brings Armenian Genocide to the world

With “The Promise,” Hollywood finally brings Armenian Genocide to the world

Ana Zoubian, Raider Times staff

On April 24, 1915, a genocide began in Western Armenia, planned and executed by the Young Turks in the Ottoman Empire. By the time it was over, more than 1.5 million Armenians were butchered and hundreds of thousands more...

April 21, 2017

“The Promise” delivers heartbreaking story

“The Promise” delivers heartbreaking story

Annie Pepanyan and Rubina Vosbigian

    Grab your tickets online ahead of time and don’t forget a box of tissues. You’ll need it. “The Promise” is an emotional and touching film portraying the Armenian Genocide with, of course, a Hollywood twist to...

April 21, 2017

Hippie Sabotage lights up the stage at Boston’s House of Blues

Hippie Sabotage lights up the stage at Boston’s House of Blues

Macayla McNamara, Raider Times staff

Out from Sacramento, Calif., the EDM duo of brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer  known as Hippie Sabotage (above) was brought to Boston's House of Blues on March 21, 2017, leaving the fans with nothing but good vibes. Opening acts Micetro (pictu...

April 10, 2017

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  • Here he is, Mr. WHS 2016! April 6, 2017
  • Magic moments to be found at “Circus 1903” March 26, 2017

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Class project: Watertown students donate their time to help Cradles To Crayons

Class project: Watertown students donate their time to help Cradles To Crayons

Honor Petrie, Raider Times staff

    As spring starts, it becomes time to start to think about spring cleaning. Whether this spring cleaning be in the garage or in a closet, it is always good to get rid of...

April 6, 2017

Watertown High School announces second-term honor roll

Raider Times staff

Second term, 2016-2017 NINTH GRADE, high honors David Abrahamyan, Antoni Calisir, Kevin Cardoso, Liam Carvajal-Janke, Brittany Catsoulis, Lila Cherry-German, Guilher...

February 24, 2017

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Northeast Comic Con: A place for nerds galore!

Northeast Comic Con: A place for nerds galore!

Helen Gjino and Saron Nebiye

The annual Northeast Comic Con is a place for artwork and comics with themes gravitating toward fantasy and the superhero universe. It is a place for people to meet other ...

December 4, 2016

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News in brief from Watertown High

Volunteer opportunity at WMS Watertown Middle School needs high school tutors to work after school with middle school students.  Please contact Andrew Allegro at WMS or see Mr...

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Taste of the Times: Linda’s Donuts wins over judges

Taste of the Times: Linda’s Donuts wins over judges

Watertown Splash staff

Everyone has their favorite places to get certain foods. But what if you didn't where that food was coming from? Would it still be your favorite? Recently, the Raider Times...

March 20, 2017

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Big opportunities await at University of Michigan

Big opportunities await at University of Michigan

Honor Petrie, Raider Times staff

I spent a recent weekend in Ann Arbor visiting the University of Michigan. On the September Saturday when I visited, the Big House -- the nickname of the football stadium -- w...

December 19, 2016

Visit to India offers a discoveries like nowhere else

Visit to India offers a discoveries like nowhere else

September 23, 2016

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“Senioritis” is a silent killer

Cris Patvakanian, Raider Times staff

We’ve finalized our resumes, sent out applications, and crossed our fingers that the admissions board at College XYZ finds us perfectly qualified. But what now? The way I see it there are three paths left on our academic jour...

January 29, 2016

A eulogy for Free Time

Shannon Murphy, Raider Times staff

I stand before you today to pay my respects and to say goodbye to my recently departed fried, My Free Time. On a recent Monday, this valuable and irreplaceable part of my life was taken away from me. It passed away as soon...

January 29, 2016

Turning off the technology is a powerful feeling

Sarah Greim, Raider Times staff

    Technology. A blessing? A curse? Or something in between? The recent increase in technology usage can be seen in different lights. Some may see their blessed iPhone as a beacon of light. It is something to wrap...

December 15, 2015

Frame of Reference — editorial cartoons

Frame of Reference — editorial cartoons

Emily Hart, Hannah McCall, Alitheia Chabot, and Sasha Helfner

November 22, 2015

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