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The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

Full Force

Full Force

Alyna Kim, Staff Writer May 13, 2015

May the 4th might just be another day for the people of Earth, but for fans of the galaxies far, far away, the day is a celebration of the Force. “May the 4th be with you” is a play on words reminiscent of the famous phrase, “May the Force be...

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Avengers: Age of The Box Office

Avengers: Age of The Box Office

Elise Ornelos, Staff Writer May 13, 2015

   Avengers: Age of Ultron blasted into theaters on Friday April 30, 2015 and is doing as well as expected. This long awaited release grossed over $180 million in its opening weekend. The movie was directed and written by Joss Whedon and Vulture magazine...

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Age is Just a Number

Age is Just a Number

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer May 1, 2015

Age of Adaline premiered on Friday April 24, 2015 and has already amounted $5 million across 2,000 theatres in the United States. Reviews from ABC, Rotten Tomatoes, and Screen Rant all agree that Age of Adaline is a love story with “solid craftsmanship...

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And It Was History In The Making

Elise Ornelos, Staff Writer May 1, 2015

The new R&B group, History In The Making, has released a new single that will leave you unable to “Walk Away” from your computer screen. The trio is composed of teen boys: Dylan Allen who is 15 , Pryce Watkins who is 16, and and Jawan Harris who...

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Bombs Away!

Bombs Away!

Elise Ornelos, Staff Writer March 27, 2015

“Geronimo”, said the new indie pop band, Sheppard, as they leapt their way up the radio charts in the U.S. Recently, Sheppard has gained popularity increasingly fast when they dropped their hit single “Geronimo”. The sibling trio and other three...

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The Messiah of Hip-Hop

Clara Chin, Staff Writer March 27, 2015

Both a celebration and critique of musical and cultural traditions, Kendrick Lamar’s new album is a call to action. To Pimp a Butterfly, which was released on Mar. 15, suggests both social and musical change. The album features 16 songs, some of...

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Dedicated New Duo: Kalin and Myles

Dedicated New Duo: Kalin and Myles

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer March 26, 2015

From YouTube to Vine to UMG Records, Kalin White and Myles Parrish are the newest pop/hip-hop sensation circling the internet. Straight from San Francisco Bay, Kalin and Myles are on their way to becoming an international music duo. The duo met at...

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Bloody Sunday’s 50th Anniversary

Clara Chin, Staff Writer March 16, 2015

When protesters marched during the African-American Civil Rights Movement fifty years ago, they crossed more than just the Edmund Pettus Bridge. They transcended racial boundaries and enabled higher voting registration for African-Americans and other...

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Warriors Win the Ring

Elise Ornelos, Staff Writer March 11, 2015

The West High Girls Basketball team did it again! For the second year in a row, the girls won the CIF Championships. On Saturday, March 7, 2015 they played against Troy at Azusa Pacific and won with a close score of 52-41. The game lived up to the...

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Meet the Vamps

Meet the Vamps

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer February 25, 2015

It started with a single cover video on YouTube. After 80 million views and 3 top singles, The Vamps have already achieved major success in the music world. Over the course of just one year, bandmates Bradley Simpson (vocals), Tristan Evans (drums), Connor...

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And The Oscar Goes To...

And The Oscar Goes To…

Elise Ornelos, Staff Writer February 25, 2015

Every year we get to appreciate films from all over the world as every “it” celebrity makes their way to the Oscars Award Show. The 87th Annual Oscars ceremony was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris at the Dolby Theater and he brought humor to a rather...

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West High Goes International

West High Goes International

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer February 20, 2015

On Friday, February 13th, West High history classes gathered in the Pavilion to celebrate the many cultures of our students. Booths were set up representing different parts of the world and offered fun facts, trivia questions, and props from each country....

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