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The School Newspaper of West High School

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West Struggles to Stay Afloat

West Struggles to Stay Afloat

West Struggles to Stay Afloat, Sports Editor April 29, 2016

West was the underdog going into Tuesday’s swim meet and the team ended up losing with a score of 93-77 for varsity women and 92-78 for the varsity men. According to Michael Lusher (12), “ We were at a disadvantage from the start because South...

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Warriors Sweep Their Way to Victory Against the Olympians

Jessica Zhou, Staff Writer April 25, 2016

Warriors triumphantly swept the Olympians 3-0 at Leuzinger on Tuesday, April 19th. The clean win was due to the team’s concentration. Kevin Batmunkh (12) said: “Ever since the beginning of the season we have been completely focused on and off the...

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Supreme Court Split on Immigration

Supreme Court Split on Immigration

Ysabella Atehourtua, Staff Writer April 22, 2016

News of the Supreme Court has been all over since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. However, on April 18th the main story was on President Obama’s immigration plan, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), in the case of United States v....

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NHS Saving Lives

NHS Saving Lives

Cherokee Hernandez, Staff Writer April 14, 2016

Forget “Got milk,” the new slogan around West is “Got blood?” NHS (National Honors Society) hosted its annual blood drive in partnership with UCLA  here at West on April 13, 2016.      Daily reminders have been made for this event...

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Pippin, the Spring Musical, Opening This Week

Pippin, the Spring Musical, Opening This Week

March 28, 2016

The Spring musical, Pippin opens tomorrow in the Scarlata Theater (6104). This production, put on by West High School Theatre Department has been the culmination of all their work since December. To see all the hard work they’ve put in buy your tickets...

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Biliteracy Seal Deadline this Friday

Michael Nishida, Sports Editor March 28, 2016

The deadline to apply for a biliteracy seal is this Friday! If you have taken or are currently in a fourth year of a foreign language, or have taken the Subject Test for the subject and passed with a 600 or better, you can apply for the seal. The seal...

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Warriors Lose Their Edge Against Matadors

Warriors Lose Their Edge Against Matadors

Omar Rashad, Staff Writer March 17, 2016

At West High, Warriors’ Boys’ Volleyball gave way to the San Gabriel Matadors, Tuesday afternoon, losing the match 0-3.   The Warriors lost to a team that performed very well. The Matadors gave the Warriors a challenging match; they got on a...

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Swim Dives into the Competition

Swim Dives into the Competition

Ysabella Atehortua, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2016

  Last Thursday Swim dove into their season with success at its first meet. They faced off against Redondo and North for the first time of the season and although they didn’t win the competition-- getting 2nd place, were still proud of how they...

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Warriors Fight Off Condors

Warriors Fight Off Condors

Omar Rashad, Staff Writer March 11, 2016

On Wednesday at California High School, the afternoon bore its heat while West High Baseball defeated the California Condors with a score of 3-1.   The game was part of the El Segundo tournament, which includes 30 teams from across Southern California....

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Warriors Caught off Guard at CIF Finals

Warriors Caught off Guard at CIF Finals

Jessica Zhou, Staff Writer March 8, 2016

West Torrance girls basketball's bid for a repeat CIF championship title was foiled with a 47-25 loss to formidable contenders from Ventura at the 2016 CIF Southern Section Division 1AA playoffs, held at Azusa Pacific University on Saturday, March 5th.   Ventura...

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DNCE Scraping the Surface Of Stardom

DNCE Scraping the Surface Of Stardom

Omar Rashad, Staff Writer February 25, 2016

 DNCE, a new pop-rock band, has achieved success with songs from its debut EP that have already posted top positions in Billboard’s song charts.   The group consists of four members, Jin Joo Lee, Cole Whittle, Jack Lawless, and Joe Jonas. Yes,...

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Warriors Commit to New Tribes

Warriors Commit to New Tribes

Jessica Zhou, Staff Writer February 17, 2016

For players who have dedicated their lives to sports, National Signing Day is a milestone in their careers: the beginning of a new stage in their journey as athletes. On February 3rd, student-athletes and all across the country announced and finalized...

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