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The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

Punkin It Out With Nina Nesbitt

Punkin’ It Out With Nina Nesbitt

Camille Corcuera, Staff Writer June 4, 2014

   Straight from the UK, 19 year-old Nina Nesbitt is making her way into the fame spotlight. With her long blonde hair and dark lipstick, Nesbitt has been in the music industry for only two years, where she began touring and producing her own EPs. All...

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DIY Corsage

DIY Corsage

Maya Klinenberg, Staff Writer/ Artist May 29, 2014

   Have you ever needed a corsage that didn’t stretch your wallet in the process? Well, now’s your chance to make one! In the YouTube video “Corsage For Prom – Do It, Gurl,” it explains a fast and easy way to create your own beautiful corsage.   All...

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Bad Seed Rising: Charm City

Bad Seed Rising: Charm City

Staff Writer, Camille Corcuera May 28, 2014

   Four teenagers, one band, and pure hard-rock are rising to success one rock and roll beat at a time. One girl and three boys have come together to showcase their talent by doing what they love best: rocking out. They are better known as Bad Seed...

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C14ssy Boutonniere

C14ssy Boutonniere

Sravya Kotha, Staff Artist/ Writer May 28, 2014

   Last minute preparations for you and your prom date? Unfortunately, sometimes boutonnieres and corsages can be sold out or be way out of your price range. Jenny Zukovsky from save-on-crafts.com, provides a DIY tutorial on how to make your own boutonniere...

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Bountiful Paper Bouquet

Bountiful Paper Bouquet

Sravya Kotha, Staff Artist/ Writer May 28, 2014

   After four years of hard work, volunteering outside of school, spending weekends studying, and waking up early to get to class on time, the grad in your life deserves some recognition. As graduation nears, a new class of young men and women are moving...

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Warriors vs. Mustang Swim

Sarah Honeycutt, Staff Writer May 16, 2014

   On Thursday, May 1, 2014, West High’s Swim team took on the Mira Costa Mustangs in a dual meet. The competition took place on Mustang territory with the athletes competing in over 40 events. The the Boys and Girls JV teams competed first, followed...

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Masqued DIY

“Masqued” DIY

Sravya Kotha, Staff Artist/ Writer May 16, 2014

   Looking for ways to save up for Prom but still look your best? Try this elegant and creative DIY mask from cutoutandkeep.net. You can customize it the way you want and make it a perfect final touch to your masquerade look! Here’s what you need...

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Coachella: The Desert Party of the Year

Coachella: The Desert Party of the Year

Camille Corcuera, Staff Writer May 13, 2014

   Since 2011, music, henna tattoos, and tribal prints have taken over the Indio Desert for two consecutive weekends in April. With crowds that add up to over a thousand, stages are set along the Empire Polo Club with a variety of genres cranking up...

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Captain America Raids Marvel

Captain America Raids Marvel

Camille Corcuera, Staff Writer May 12, 2014

   In the span of two months, Marvel released two more films that has made theaters all over America to be packed with comic-fans. On April 4th 2014, the second film of the Captain America comics was released. Since The Avengers, Captain America has...

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Stagecoach 2014: Country-Kickin Gala

Stagecoach 2014: Country-Kickin’ Gala

Erica Suh, Staff Writer May 12, 2014

   After the annual brouhaha and excitement of Coachella, its cousin, Stagecoach, took over the same venue in Indio, California from April 25-27, 2014. Ranging from alternative country and folk to bluegrass and mainstream country, countless artists...

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Warriors vs. Mustangs Volleyball

Sarah Honeycutt, Staff Writer May 7, 2014

   On Tuesday April 29, the West High Varsity Volleyball team played against Mira Costa High.  The game started at 7 PM in the Mira Costa gym.   Going in, West knew the game was going to be tough, but were prepared to  give it their best shot as...

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How to be Hip!

How to be Hip!

Cayla Hailwood, Staff Writer May 7, 2014

For Juniors enrolled in a US history class, Wednesday, May 14, is Hippie Day! For this exciting day, students must dress up in the 1960’s fashion to participate.  So, how can you make a costume for cheap?  The easiest way to dress in this past style...

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