Mulan Review

Mulan was produced by Disney in 1998. It is one of the original princess movies incorporating varying ethnicity and women empowerment. The main character is Fa Mulan, her troop leader is Li Shang, and her sidekicks are Mushu and Cri-kee. Mulan is a pioneer Disney film representing non-American cultures. The Asian culture is exhibited through […]

ASTROWORLD – The Truth Unveiled

Travis Scott is a well-known artist with a consistently growing fan base. Much of his fame is accredited towards signing his first major label deal with Epic Records in 2012. Since then, he has become a mogul in the rap world. After his success with “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight” and “Huncho Jack, Jack […]

How Much Sleep Do You Get Each Day?

  SLEEPING STUDENTS: Many students who don’t get enough sleep feel overly tired and may fall asleep in class. Excessive tiredness can also cause many health issues. Do you get enough sleep each night?

Crazy Rich Asians’ Crazy Rich Debut

Crazy Rich Asians hits theaters and makes an impact on both people and the movie industry Crazy Rich Asians hit theaters on August 15, and once I heard that it featured a cast made entirely of Asians, I knew I had to see it. I would say that the movie is similar to the common […]

A Crazy Good Movie

Without much to do in the sleepy town of West Lafayette on a Saturday night, the idea of seeing a movie sounded somewhat appealing for once. Thinking of the countless movie trailers I had seen over the past few weeks on TV, one in specific came to mind that sounded particularly interesting; Crazy Rich Asians. The movie […]

“Let Your Mind Run” Review

Let Your Mind Run was published on April 10, 2018 by Deena Kastor. This book is written for primarily an athlete-based audience. It talks about how shifting one’s mindset toward training and common tasks can positively affect one’s outcome. She was burnt out of running by the time she was a senior in college. Kastor […]

Students take Advantage of Their Lunch Hour

We asked our Twitter followers “Where do you spend your lunch hour?” 88% of those who answered the poll said they take advantage of our school’s open lunch and head off campus for lunch (either home or out with friends). The other 12% prefer to hang around the building in the Media Center or the […]

What Holiday Gift Would You Choose?

Do New ID’s Increase Safety?

Identification cards are used extensively at West Side. In past years, it was used for simple forms like getting into football games and figuring out which bus to get onto. Now they are being used to increase the safety of the school, by unlocking the doors at certain times of the day. But what do students […]

The Effect of Pets in Students’ Lives

Pets, pets, pets. They are everywhere. Ranging from iguanas, tropical birds, sugar gliders, and the common dogs and cats, many people keep domestic animals in their homes. Approximately 44% of all U.S. households have a dog, and 35% have a cat. (Source: American Pet Products Association 2015-2016 (APPA)) Two students were interviewed about the impact that their […]

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