Opinion: language classes at westside

Students’ thoughts on The Lego Batman Movie

This is a review of Warner Animation Group’s third movie, The Lego Batman Movie. We ask Samuele Bevilacqua and Blake Finke.

Productivity in school

West Side is known for being a school with massive amounts of homework. With homework, comes stress, pressure, and sleep deprivation. Is this directly correlated to lack of productivity in class or do distractions contribute more to the issue? In this clip, Elaine Rand and Hope Johnson discuss the pressures and work that they encounter […]

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 […]


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 […]

Holidays aren’t always fun and games.

The holidays are some of the best times all year. There’s usually good food, family members you haven’t seen in awhile, and perhaps most importantly, no school. Then there are parts of the holidays that are not so great because of all of the stress that comes with it. But what are really the most […]

What is the Dress Code About?

What’s acceptable? What’s “too” much? Mr. Slauter answered these questions about if the dress code is gender specific. A frequent question that pops in mind is “does a student’s clothing choice distract their peers as much as teachers and administration say it does?” Mr. Slauter says that it is a “tough call” and though “not […]

Navigate your way through skyward

Skyward is a website where students and parents can access grades, due dates, and other pieces of useful information. This is your guide to flying Skyward. At the HOME menu, teachers can post updates or reminders. CALENDAR is where students can see past assignments and scores. Students can also view upcoming events and holidays. GRADEBOOK […]

Meninists attempt to create a movement

“Meninism” (alternatively spelled “Menimism”) is a new anti-feminism movement that truly shows that what feminism is really fighting for still isn’t completely understood. While feminism entails supporting and defending people of all genders in order to achieve equality and rights, “meninism” consists of men who find it absurd that women and nonbinary people wish to be […]

Staff Editorial: New legislation about education

Indiana lawmakers are trying to pass a bill that would allow the Indiana State Board of Education to remove the current chairperson, Democrat Glenda Ritz, and appoint a new one. Since 1852 this position has been elected by voters. Ritz is currently the Superintendent of Public Instruction for Indiana, in the middle of her four year […]

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