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The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

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Goodbye Summer, Hello West High

Clara Chin, Staff Writer September 8, 2014

West High School students ran about the campus with their fate printed on pink schedules last Thursday, September 4th, the first day of school. Day One is busy and exciting for everyone. However, it’s especially hectic for new students like Francisco...

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2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany for the Win

Sarah Honeycutt, Sports Editor August 4, 2014

  On Sunday July 13, 2014 Germany and Argentina competed in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final. The two teams endured a long journey throughout the course of the World Cup. Both teams worked hard in order to make it to the final, but in the end only one...

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Louis Zamperini: A Life Unparalleled

Noah Choi, News/Opinion Editor August 4, 2014

It is safe to say that most people do not have books written about their life story. Less people in this world become Olympians. Even fewer people are World War 2 veterans that survived the brutal, Japanese POW camps. But how many people are all of those...

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Beacon of Freedom

Erica Suh, Feature/Opinion Editor July 16, 2014

 It is safe to say that the majority of citizens faced—to some extent—discrepancy and prejudice during their stay in the majestic United States of America. After all, many choose, on their own will, to reside on this land for as long as they live....

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Maya Angelou Obituary

Noah Choi, Staff Writer June 6, 2014

    On May 28th, 2014, one of the greatest literary voices fell silent. Maya Angelou, 86, passed away in her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou was revered around the globe not only for her poetic command but also for her commitment to...

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Unprom

Erica Suh, Staff Writer May 30, 2014

   Going to prom means limousines, flowers, fancy dresses, tuxedos, dinner, and pictures. Let’s face it: you want to enjoy your last chance for prom, but this long list leaves you with a disappointingly lighter wallet. Countless couples spend hundreds...

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Godzilla: The King of Monsters

Godzilla: The King of Monsters

Noah Choi, Staff Writer May 22, 2014

RAAAH!   The 2014 remake of Godzilla opened in theaters Friday, May 16, demolishing expectations all around the world. Despite the disappointing previous Godzilla films, the different type of superhero conquered the worldwide box office. According...

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Spider-Man Webs the Box Office

Camille Corcuera, Staff Writer May 16, 2014

  Look up into the sky, it's Spider-Man! Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios have collaborated once again to release the second film of The Amazing Spider-Man trilogy. Based off the popular comic series, Spider-Man fanatics began counting the days...

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Divergent: Factions Before Blood

Erica Suh, Staff Writer April 23, 2014

   On Friday, March 21, 2014, Divergent, the popular action-adventure film was finally released, leaving some Divergent fans smiling in satisfaction and others obstinately grim.   This action-packed movie was based on author Veronica Roth’s best-selling...

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Hotter than 85°C

Vincent Chen, Staff Writer April 14, 2014

 Last Friday, an up and coming Taiwanese bakery and cafe, 85°C, has opened their second South Bay franchise in Torrance. The bakery, whose name is a reference to the ideal temperature to sip hot coffee, has brought upon a multitude of edible arrangements...

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Uprising of the Childish Gambino

Uprising of the Childish Gambino

Camille Corcuera, Staff Writer March 12, 2014

   Donald Glover, an American actor, writer, comedian, and rapper is taking over all forms of the media by storm. Most students know him by his stage name, Childish Gambino, which he received from a WuTang name generator a while back. Born on September...

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And The Academy Award Goes To...

And The Academy Award Goes To…

Camille Corcuera, Staff Writer March 9, 2014

 Reporters, photographers, and fans waited anxiously for the arrival of America’s most prestigious actors at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 2, 2014. Black limos lined up as Hollywood’s stars emerged onto the bright, red carpet. The production...

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