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West High’s ASB threw themed events for each class using the GooseChase scavenger hunt app. Anika Agarwal (10) participated in the St. Patrick’s Day themed event, noting how one event included collecting as many green items as she could find to photograph: “it was pretty fun, especially [when] asking my family to [help].”
The Hunt Is On!
Alexssa Takeda, Staff Writer • March 25, 2021

   With most of our social interactions being limited to awkward breakout room encounters and afterschool Zoom calls, it isn’t uncommon for students to feel disconnected....

   An image describing the shift in GME’s stock values over the course of recent history. The values rose dramatically at around the end of December and beginning of January, and peaked at $483. The values then dropped to where they are now, at $49.51.
GameStop's Stock Surge
February 26, 2021
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A rally was held on February 20th at Los Angeles State Historic Park to magnify the recent violence targeting the Asian community. Anti-Asian and Pacific Islander attacks all over the country have significantly increased as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times.
West Must Stand Against Asian and Pacific Islander Racism
Lauren Ng, Staff Writer • March 17, 2021

   New York City. Denver. San Francisco. Oakland. Orange County.     Torrance.    Around the country, racist attacks against the Asian and Pacific Islander...

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Seconds away from the finish line, Amor Jones (11) gives it her all in a battle for first against the Palos Verdes sprinter in the varsity girls’ 200m race. On Saturday, March 20th, West High Track & Field kicked off their season with a friendly dual meet against Palos Verdes High School. Jones described her feelings about returning to the track for races once again: “I can admit I was nervous, but me being nervous I feel made me more prepared... while I was running it felt like I was floating in a way.”
West Girls’ Sprints Team Kicks Off Season at PV High
Lauren Ng, Staff Writer • March 27, 2021

   The bright spring sun shines down on the vast field below. Racers line up side by side, lane by lane with the rust-colored track beneath their fingertips and their feet...

Surf’s Up!
Surf’s Up!
March 15, 2021
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