Opinions

First Francis not so pure

He is the first Francis, defender of the poor.  His elected name was well thought out; Francis was a man against all corruption and...

Is drinking a problem?

It's the weekend and you and your friends are making plans. Someone suggests that you go to a party, and you know there will...

Too much RDP?

While walking the hallways between class  it's not uncommon to hear the comment, "West Side's the best." , being thrown around, especially in comparison...

8th semester grades matter

Here at West Side, only the first seven semesters' grades are factored into determining the valedictorians.  Which means, a student who gets a B...

Being smart should be cool

I have often found myself in a battle of the not-wits.  Laughing, I shout out "Oh my god you guys, I just got a...

V-Day not that hard

I should probably start this article with the disclaimer that it isn't necessarily the best idea to take relationship advice from me.  Not because I'm extremely...

We love food: OCMC recap

Natalia Carignano '13 reviews the annual 'One Community, Many Cultures' event. Once again, OCMC was a raving success.  Among the convincing wax figures, lively performances...

Teachers with guns?

In light of the recent shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the National Rifle Association has made a shocking suggestion: to protect our students,...

Why is Indiana so homophobic?

It seems like at the beginning of every congressional term, Indiana legislators still have one big thing on their mind—gay marriage. They are forever...

Let’s not have required prayers

Indiana State Senator Dennis Kruse's bill to require the Lord's Prayer blurs the line between legitimate legislation and a bill to make a point....