Balancing Act Comic 3

          By Alyse Allred

Balancing Act Comic 1

          By Alyse Allred

Catwalk to Class: Rachel Weise

  RACHEL WIESE BRINGS BIG CITY STYLE TO SCHOOL. Runway shows, magazines, and mannequins often feature  styles that are hard to translate into the real world.  Very few people can actually make these trends work in a daily, budget-friendly, school-appropriate wardrobe.  Rachel Wiese makes this feat look easy. Rachel describes her style as girly, chic, […]

Off Campus

 Chauncey’s newest greasy spoon falls flat with mushy mixtures of beans, beef, and broth. If you haven’t heard of Dawson’s School House of Chili, you may be surprised to learn of their business model–all chili entrees. Now, I’m not the biggest chili fan out there, but I like a big steaming bowl every once in […]

Grace Harvey marches to her own beat

“When she walks into the room, everyone around her smiles. It’s infectious.” This is how band director Mr. Conaway described this year’s drum major, Grace Harvey, who was ecstatic for the opportunity to lead the band this football season.   Grace has always enjoyed band since she began, in fifth grade. She started marching band […]

Off Campus: Café Royale’s distinct menu of sandwiches, breakfast foods, desserts and assorted beverages excites taste buds.

  Distance From School: 0.5 mi. Price/Person: $3+ Although a six dollar sandwich is a little pricey for a high school lunch (especially considering the fact that McDonald’s is right across the street), the quality of food at Café Royale is worth every penny. I have to admit, I had some reservations about going. I […]

Catwalk to Class: Cindy Guo

FEATURING CINDY GUO Those seeking unique style options should tear a (web) page out of Cindy’s book. It is often hard for West Side students to look unique due to the lack of stores with appropriate styles and price ranges nearby. Enthusiastic shoppers often venture to Indianapolis or Chicago to get their fashion fix, but […]

Lights! Camera! Action!

Nathan Scott starts West Side’s first film club. On Friday October 14th, almost thirty students could be found during the lunch hour in Mr. Schaeffer’s room, intently listening to senior Nathan Scott analyze a scene of the movie “3:10 to Yuma”, which was paused on the screen. The day marked one of the first meetings […]

Fruits of Australia


WEB EXCLUSIVE: Joe Jonas CD Review

When I came across this album, I thought to myself, what has happened to my beloved Jonas Brothers? Actually that didn’t happen, but I thought I would give this album, “Fastlife,” a chance.My ears were instantly greeted by a mixing of synthesized guitars and pumping bass, a very different approach than the punkish-boy-band vibe of […]

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