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West High Boys Varsity Tennis

Boys Tennis Smashes League Finals

Noah Choi, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2016

   Boys Tennis dominated its League Finals tournament on Wednesday and Thursday and has had a remarkable year going undefeated (17-0).    Last Friday was Boys Tennis’ last home game of the year and also the match that would solidify its status...

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Aristocracy Wins Gold in San Francisco

Aristocracy Wins Gold in San Francisco

April 28, 2016

From a brand new coach to microphones cutting off in the middle of performances, West High Aristocracy has had its fair share of adversity. This all led up to the Heritage Festival they competed in last weekend. They traveled to San Francisco to compete...

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Photo Creds: Minami

Nathalie Ingevaldsson: A Bright Soul

Cherokee , Hernandez April 14, 2016

  With our heads hung low and hearts opened wide, West High Warriors gathered last Wednesday to honor the death of one our own. Together friends and family gathered around the flagpole for a candlelight vigil in memory of Nathalie Ingevaldsson(11)....

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Spring Fling is Here… and Break!

Rachel Kim, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2016

 Spring break starts tomorrow which means today West High hosted their annual Spring Fling. With extended lunch, every student and faculty member was invited to buy food, drinks and even receive henna from the students who participated in the event....

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Kung Fu Panda Kicks into Theaters

Alyna Kim, Feature/Opinion Editor March 9, 2016

   Kung Fu Panda 3 flipped into theaters in a flurry of awesome music and fluid martial arts visuals, tied together with a classic family-friendly storyline.    Stars Jack Black (Po), Angelina Jolie (Tigress), Dustin Hoffman (Master Shifu), Jackie...

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Going in Another Direction

Going in Another Direction

Nicole Rivera, Entertainment Editor February 2, 2016

Zayn Malik, ex-member of One Direction, just released his single “Pillowtalk.” Since his split from the band in March 2015, this is the first we’ve heard from Malik as a solo artist. The video features different shots of him and his girlfriend Gigi...

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Spectacular Sewers

Spectacular Sewers

Madison Kuhlmann, News Editor February 2, 2016

  As an avid reader, often leaning towards the science fiction genre, it always amazes me to see how insightfully creative authors can be years ahead of social, political, or even economic issues throughout the world. Lately, in reading Sewer, Gas,...

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Photo Creds: Hokuta Ota (12)

Rallying it Up

Rachel Kim, Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2016

   Clothes, face paint, bandanas, beaded necklaces, and even red, green, blue, and purple tutus were bursting throughout the hallways of West High last Friday. Meaning one thing... Rally day!     The gym stands were filled with excited students...

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Photo Creds: www.bloody-disgusting.com

A Holiday Horror Story

Rachel Kim, Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2016

   The legend of the evil anti-Santa Claus, Krampus, made his debut to the big screen on December 4, 2015. From all the movies that came out during December, Krampus came in 2nd place in the box office pulling $16 million during opening week, following...

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Russian Jet Shot Down by Turkish Forces

Omar Rashad, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

   On November 24th, Turkish forces shot down a Russian fighter jet invading its airspace after numerous warnings .     A Russian fighter jet was flying towards Syria when it “ignored several warnings that it was nearing, then entering Turkish...

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What is Healthy Anyway?

What is Healthy Anyway?

Madison Kuhlmann, News Editor November 19, 2015

  While technology advances the advice on staying healthy is getting less and less clear, so what does it really mean to be healthy? And what should we be doing to maintain our physical wellness?   As someone who does not have some of the best...

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The Right to Life

The Right to Life

Michael Nishida, Sports Editor November 19, 2015

   The National Security Agency (NSA) has been heavily ridiculed by the American public as trespassers of an inherent right guaranteed by the Constitution: privacy. The fact that the government had been spying on millions of Americans’ phone conversations...

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