Street art takes over West Lafayette

Recently West Lafayette has seen a spike in local street art, or the more commonly known term, graffiti. The majority of this street art is on Purdue’s campus, primarily in the Village and Chauncey Square Mall. This does not take into account the mural that was commissioned by the city. This large, multicolored wall painting […]

DIY Crafts

  Festive Shaped Paper Wrapping Packets You need: brightly colored thread, a paper bag Layer two pieces of craft paper together and draw your chosen shape (star, stocking, Christmas tree, etc.) on the top piece. Cut through both layers of paper, then sandwich a gift between the two shapes and stitch along the edges using contrasting thread. Great […]

Alicia Cheng paints the world

                Finding artistic inspiration in everyday objects and scenery, Alicia Cheng ’15 creates art through spray painting and photography. Cheng uses these mediums to express herself and escape from the worries of school. “When I’m stressed with school, I just come to the art room, do my art, […]

“Serial” keeps listeners interested

Thursday has quickly become my favorite day of the week.  It’s not because it’s the day before Friday, but instead because it’s the day Serial comes out. Serial is a new podcast from This American Life producers Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, and like many people it has become my newest obsession.  Serial is like Taylor Swift’s 1989 to […]

Winter Scarlette Staff Playlist

Abbee- We Are Fine by Sharon Van Etten featuring Zach Codon Sara- Riverside by Agnes Obel Jesse- Christmas in Harlem by Kanye West Luke- Talk by Coldplay Nico- 12 Days of Christmas by Straight No Chasing Maia- Like Real People Do by Hozier Duncan- Winter Wonderland by Frank Sinatra Desmond- Hold On We’re Going Home […]

Holiday movies to watch

1. It’s a Wonderful Life When George Bailey starts having doubts about his life, an angel helps him by showing him what life would have been like, if he never existed. This heartwarming classic is the perfect movie to watch with the family, it’s a real crowd-pleaser. 2. Edward Scissorhands This movie is a great […]

Dress to impress this Halloween

Wednesday Adams-Want to be a part of the creepy Adams family? Why not try Wednesday. Just divide your hair in the middle to create two dark braids. Next, to perfect her pale complexion, pat a tiny bit of white face paint. Lastly, just wear a black dress with pointy white collars. Morton Salt Girl-This look is […]

Ways to do winter right

The temperature is getting colder and the sense of freedom that comes with summer is long gone. But there are still many ways to have fun in the cold and have the best winter ever. 1. Find a neighborhood with a lot of  houses with crazy Christmas lights and decorations and take a walk around with […]

More to student publications than meets the eye

“Student publications” are no longer confined to just yearbook and newspaper.  This year, a few West Side students’ efforts to create an online presence have stood out. Founded by a high school student, with contributors all in their teenage years, online magazine ‘Frezza Mag’ is the ultimate example of do-it-yourself creativity. Angela Frezza ’16 launched Frezza […]

Shakespeare Society acts it out

Shakespeare Society takes the stage for its third year. Their performance this year is based on Shakespeare’s comedy  “Twelfth Night”.  The play will take place in the commons on December ?. “Twelfth Night” begins with two twins being seperated by a shipwreck and believing that the other has died. The girl, Viola, finds herself in […]

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