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The School Newspaper of West High School

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A Night of Magic and Music

A Night of Magic and Music

Alyna Kim, Feature / Opinion Editor May 25, 2016

The West High School Choral Department brought the whimsical sounds of Disney to the Pavilion last Friday night. The Pavilion floor was filled with enthusiastic friends and family.  “The Magical Music of Disney” concert is the last concert of...

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West Volleyball Struggles Against La Canada in CIF

Nicole Rivera, Entertainment Editor May 13, 2016

West High’s boys varsity volleyball team played in the CIF tournament at La Canada High School Tuesday afternoon. Although our Warriors faced another loss, they played their best and learn from their mistakes.   Juan Ortiz (12) shared that...

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This Trumps Other Discussions

This Trumps Other Discussions

Madison Kuhlmann, News Editor May 10, 2016

   Monday morning West High School students and faculty members returned from their extended weekend only to notice chalk messages around campus. These were not as friendly as the ones left by Sustainable Society a few weeks ago.    Though the...

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Refusing to Become Bitter, Beyonce Makes “Lemonade”

Refusing to Become Bitter, Beyonce Makes “Lemonade”

Jessica Zhou, Staff Writer May 3, 2016

    She changed the game Beyoncé, then she did it Beytwicé. For the second time since her eponymous album, Beyoncé, in December 2013, Beyoncé Knowles has self-released her new album, Lemonade, immediately after her HBO special, the feature...

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  The Edge Of Design

  The Edge Of Design

Ellen Butler, Staff Writer May 3, 2016

  West High’s annual student-run fashion show was on Thursday, April 28th.   Designers from grades 10-12 showcased the incredible creations they have been working on since the beginning of the school year, along with the help of fashion teacher...

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Deadly Quake Leaves Ecuador in Shambles

Deadly Quake Leaves Ecuador in Shambles

Alyna Kim, Feature / Opinion Editor April 22, 2016

  Ecuador’s earthquake left 2000 injured, with a death toll of 480 and billions of dollars in reconstruction costs following close behind.   A massive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 shook the coast of Portoviejo, Ecuador, on Saturday evening,...

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Ellen Butler, Staff Writer April 21, 2016

  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Hollywood theme park officially opened to muggles around the globe on Thursday, April 7th, 2016.   “A Harry Potter themed area is a great addition to the theme park and a very smart...

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200% Positivity

200% Positivity

Issa Sy, Staff Writer March 30, 2016

  Fat-shaming has become one of the popular controversial topics discussed publicly on social media but was captured in a new perspective by Sara Petty.     Women often feel self-conscious about wearing only clothes for certain body types. One...

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Stylites Addressing The Big Issue Of Human Trafficking

Stylites Addressing The Big Issue Of Human Trafficking

Omar Rashad, Staff Writer March 16, 2016

  Stylites is an on-campus movement that fights the ongoing menace, human trafficking.   Human trafficking is a violation of human rights. It is the act of forcing or threatening people into sexual exploitation and forced labor. This is a big...

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The Creative Side With Ceramics Club

The Creative Side With Ceramics Club

Omar Rashad, Staff Writer March 8, 2016

  Whether you want to make a pot, small cup, or even a large vase, in Ceramics Club, you can express your creativity in whatever unique way you see fit.   Even though the club meets every Tuesday, students can come in throughout the week and...

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead at 79

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead at 79

Ellen Butler, Staff Writer March 2, 2016

  Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, leading conservative voice of the highest court, died Saturday, February 13th from natural causes.   Before his death, Scalia was attending a private party in Texas with some 40 people. According to Donna...

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Getting Creative With Art Club

Getting Creative With Art Club

Rachel Kim, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2016

  Whether a person can paint a replica of the Mona Lisa or struggle to draw a circle, Art Club encourages students of all grades to amp up their art skills. The club gives students a chance to socialize, learn, practice, and showcase their artwork...

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