• The Revival of RDTV!

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

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    Homecoming decorating

    Friday, September 4, 2015

    Homecoming week is always one of the best weeks of the first semester because of the hard work that Student Council puts into the event. The dressing up and the decorations all around the school are some of the better parts of the week, all leading up to the pep rally and football game on […]

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    ECO Club is on top of it

    Friday, September 4, 2015

    If you’ve seen recycling bins around the school, you should know who handles distributing and emptying them every week. ECO club is mainly responsible for the school’s recycling, but they also have been brainstorming for their activities throughout the school year, like events and community outreach. The club’s activities throughout the year are mainly dependent […]

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    Oral Wails from Priority Male

    Friday, September 4, 2015

    These a capella fellas make sweet tones with their melodic drones. Priority Male has been a part of the school’s performance scene for eight years now, and this is the first year that the group is “trying to do all new things this year,” per Mitch Witt, a veteran “acafella.” The new leadership, headed by […]

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    Films emulate high school life

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    1. The Breakfast Club What do you get when you mix detention and a group of kids with nothing in common? A fantastic classic. This is probably John Hughes’s most famous film, and for good reason too. In this movie, the beauty queen, the nerd, the rebel, the jock and the basket case all come […]

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Oct
15

Music Department Concerts

This Fall, West Lafayette High School put on three consecutive concerts. Choir on September 27th, orchestra on October 3rd, and band on October 11th. The choir, run by Mr. Waltz had a successful concert as usual. Many have said that it was a great start to the year and that it sounded extremely good. Mr. […]

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15

The Friends that Sing

Priority Male is an a cappella group composed of 19 high school guys singing, clapping and dancing without instruments. The club meets at lunch on Tuesdays and Thursday at 1 pm. On September 27, all the choirs had a concert and Priority Male sang 2 songs with solos from seniors; Mitch Witt, Luke Ritchie and […]

Oct
15

Boys Tennis: Hitting their Stride

West Lafayette’s Boys Tennis team has been in a constant rise, and has had a lot of recent success.  After winning conference and sectionals the Devils went into regionals on a roll.  Winning 4-1 against Twin Lakes in the first round of regionals they had a tough path facing Carmel in the finals.  Unfortunately West […]

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Oct
15

WL prepares for enemy CC

September 16 at Lafayette Central Catholic high school, the Red Devil football team will be facing the Knights in the rivalry game with bragging rights on the line. West Lafayette and CC are two big rivals with a history of close games and rough plays.This year the Red Devils travel to CC for their senior […]

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15

Big screen bullies

  1.. Draco Malfoy– Played by Tom Felton, Malfoy was a foil character to Harry Potter in all seven of the Harry Potter movies. He was actually loosely based on bullies that the author, J.K. Rowling, would have to deal with in her younger days, and he has played a large part in all the […]

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Oct
15

Get lost in the Maize

Indiana is definitely known for the abundance of corn fields that are seen throughout the state. While the corn is a staple of the state, one of the positive aspects of having so much of it around us is during the fall season, there is no shortage of corn mazes to choose from. Some of […]

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Oct
15

Candy Corn and Cultural Appropriation: How to avoid offensive costumes this Halloween

This Halloween, you could be anything from an axe murderer to a fairy queen, but if African warrior or Indian princess is on your list, you should probably reconsider. These are prime examples of cultural appropriation, which should be avoided.    What constitutes cultural appropriation? In her controversial YouTube video “Don’t Cash Crop on My […]

Oct
15

#SaveTheWorld2016

The real winners of this presidential race are late night show hosts. Not since Vermin Supreme (look him up) has there been a more comedic candidate. Trump has run for president five times in his life, but he really seems to have fallen more in love with himself than ever before. His only qualification taken […]

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