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West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

Give Me A Check List Please

Give Me A Check List Please

Cherokee Hernandez, Feature Editor March 21, 2017

Tell me, is there a book somewhere that tells me exactly what I need to be picked up for a date? Something that makes it easier for me to make myself more appealing to the male or female audience.   It dawned on me in the middle of my Family Psychology...

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Hiya Puddin

“Hiya Puddin’ “

Cherokee Hernandez, Feature Editor February 3, 2017

Welcoming back another, Untold Injustices, here is a prime example of what is wrong with our ever changing society. Harley Quinn, the new Marilyn Monroe of this generation.      The popular anti-hero, also known as the Joker’s lover,...

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New Semester, New Me

Ysabella Atehortua , Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2017

   The coming of the new semester, to me, bears some resemblance to the new year. With my classmates and I making bold declarations stating, “This semester I will get all my work done on time and I will get good grades,” I get flashes of dejà vu...

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Who am I?

Who am I?

Ysabella Atehortua , Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2017

   A phrase often heard is, “you are what you eat” and I think this applies to the high school experience more than it applies to other things. In these formative years, we are becoming the people we are going to be for the rest of our lives. With...

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Who Wore What Best

Anna Kim, Co-Editor in Chief January 11, 2017

   It was a night of glitz and glamour. The new year kicked off with the annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills this past Sunday. With it being one of the biggest award shows in film and television, actors and actresses were not only concerned...

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Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow

Rachel Kim, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2016

  It has always been quite difficult for me to meet people’s standards. People like structure, especially high school students who try to push boundaries. But structure scares me. Plans scare me. It means that I have to uphold some responsibility...

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Secret Safe Places

Secret Safe Places

Cherokee Hernandez , Feature Editor December 8, 2016

Finding a place to keep your sanity in high school may be hard. It may be hard to find those healthy outlets to get you through those tough times, allow me to introduce to you a new silent protest that may help.   Untold Injustices was recently...

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An Electric Shock

An Electric Shock

Cherokee Hernandez , Feature Editor November 16, 2016

Welcome to the new America! With our newly elected president, Donald Trump, and his running mate, Mike Pence, rumors have been spreading like a wildfire.   Welcome to this week’s edition of, Untold Injustices, this piece will solely reflect on the...

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Insanity, Drugs, and Rock & Roll

Insanity, Drugs, and Rock & Roll

Rachel Kim, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2016

   Insanity and rock. Oh what a perfect mixture. Rock and roll oversteps every “norm” of society, has its own standards, and is always considered as "insane". These standards create a scene not fit for most.   Rock has impacted the music scene...

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Societies Label Maker: People

Societies Label Maker: People

Ysabella Atehortua, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2016

   I began my plant based diet one year ago and during this time what has interested me the most is how strong the drive in others is to turn this small part of my personality into my defining thing, my label. As we grow up and begin to make our own...

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Student Threats

Student Threats

Cherokee Hernandez , Feature Editor November 1, 2016

Take a  look around you. At the students around you. Assuming high school age is somewhere between 13 and 18, take a look at your fellow students.   These are the people that are going to be running our future in no less than 5 to 10 years. How...

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MARRY ME

MARRY ME

Cherokee Hernandez , Feature Editor October 17, 2016

“Marry me Juliet, you’ll never have to be alone…” - Taylor Swift, Love Story. Remember that song? Now imagine being “Juliet” at 5 years old. Now before you panic, that would be highly illegal in the United States and child services will...

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