• Boys Soccer Works Hard In The Offseason

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    They West Lafayette boys’ soccer team had one of their most successful seasons ever during 2017. They advanced to regionals, only narrowly missing the opportunity to go to semi state. The loss at regionals motivated the returning players to work even harder than before after the season. The incoming seniors continue to work hard during […]

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  • Best Buddies Gather for Thanksgiving

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    Club members and buddies gathered together after school on Monday, November 20th in the cafeteria to celebrate Thanksgiving with a scavenger hunt and feast. Buddy pairs were given clues to find their food items, which were hidden throughout the school. After a count down, teams sped through the halls on the first floor. Bags of […]

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  • Boys Basketball Begins with Heartbreak

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    After weeks of preparation, it was time for the Red Devils to show everyone in Berberian Gym what they had spent months to attain; a victory. On Wednesday November 22, the West Side boys’ basketball team suffered a devastating loss to the McCutcheon Mavericks in their first game of the season. As the face-off began, […]

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  • HCO Contributes to the Community

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    Giving back to the community is a goal for many different organizations. Helping out around the area may include picking up trash you see on the curb or donating food to the local food bank. HCO is a club at West Lafayette High School that works with the children in local areas.  Club member Daniel […]

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Oct
12

West Side Hires New Counselor

Administration hires new guidance counselor By Roseanne Page West Lafayette High School has finally selected a new counselor, Ms. Klingler, to replace Mr. Thomas, who suddenly resigned earlier this year.  Mrs. Grimble excitedly spoke about the new addition to the staff, saying “She did her internship here last year and she proved to be very […]

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Oct
12

Online Exclusive: What’s Hot in Publications this Year?

Do you want to know the ins and outs of the 2012 Publications staffs?  Well here’s your inside look!   [iframe] <iframe width=”425″ height=”349″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/QEtv6qBL9YY?hl=en&fs=1″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> [/iframe]

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Oct
10

Fresh and Delicious

West Lafayette farmers take fresh, local and delicious to a new level The West Lafayette Farmer’s Market takes place weekly from 3-6 on Wednesdays.  It’s located on Salisbury, next to the athletic complex.                                             […]

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Oct
10

West Side choirs sing their hearts out

By Alyse Allred Sunday, October 2—as the first nine weeks draws to a close, the choirs of West Side make their debut.  In an extensive evening concert—attended by family, friends, and even former choir students—the choirs showcased their variety and versatility. Performing groups included the three school choirs, Junior High, Concert Choir, and Chorale, in […]

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Oct
5

Reviews of fall TV shows

By Abby Bien, Grace Palmeri, and Neha Ramani How I met your gossipy new girl and her modern family at glee club A review on some of this TV season’s hottest shows “Glee”  “Glee” is back and full of more music, drama, and laughs than ever before. In the season 3 premiere, many twists and […]

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Oct
5

“Abduction” Movie Review

We all know teenage girls are in love with Taylor Lautner’s abs, and they will be excited to see the opening scenes of Abduction. Nathan Harper, (Taylor Lautner), plays a normal kid who goes to a normal party, and ends up drunk. Nathan wakes up the next morning on the lawn topless. However, there is […]

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Oct
5

West Side Soccer Dreams Big

Summer training. “Chalk Talks”. A harder schedule. This year’s boys’ and girls’ soccer teams are using these tactics to accomplish their season goals. Both teams have made the decision to play schools across the state and in Kentucky instead of local schools such as Jeff or Delphi. The girls’ coach, Mr. Blessing, explained that these […]

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Oct
5

Secrets of statue revealed

When you walk into school up the Grant Street steps, without a doubt your eye is drawn to a bright red, slightly curvy statue in the middle of the entrance. Maybe it’s a check mark? Maybe it’s a chair? What does it mean? Who put it there? West Side alumni Betty Livingston ran across this […]

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Oct
5

David Raley Is Truly an Admirable Admiral

You’re known as The Admiral, how did that name come about? David Raley: I was called The Admiral because of my interest in the Napoleonic Wars. Admiral, Lord Horatio Nelson, is a personal hero of mine. He won the battles of the Nile and Trafalgar through his own ingenuity and his cooperation with his officers. […]

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Oct
5

Hidden Gems

      As the cold weather settles in, it is often hard to find fun indoor activities. Monster Golf provides the solution to bad weather slumps. Open year round, this place truly takes mini-golfing to a new level.      After walking in, your eyes will adjust to the neon lights that highlight the amount of neon […]

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Oct
5

Dating for Dumbos

Now that you have some basic skills for getting the girl of your dreams, and you’ve talked to her (hopefully); it’s time to take the next plunge: asking her on a date. Many teenage boys have the preconceived notion that girls like when you plan an extravagant way of asking her out, such as gifting […]

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Oct
5

Sports injuries become prevalent

Concussions. Broken bones. Sprained wrists. Torn muscles. It’s safe to say that safety has become a concern of West Side sports teams. After the football game with Delphi and the injuries in soccer, cross country, and cheerleading, should the school begin to reevaluate the precautions put in place to prevent exactly these injuries? In football, […]

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Oct
5

Grab ‘n’ Go and new food success in cafeteria

            Yogurt parfait. Personal Pizza. Plastic lunch trays. All these things plus more make up the new additions and changes made in the food department here at school. The new food is part of an attempt to have more students buy lunch at school. Because of open campus, this is […]

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Oct
5

Still a Red Devil at heart

Alum Tom Moore describes the impact West Lafayette High School had on his career.             Although the name Tom Moore may not ring a bell with many West Siders, in the film and theater realm the name is highly respected. Moore made his mark directing the original Broadway production of […]

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Oct
5

Off Campus: Einstein Bros.’ Bagels offers a fresh alternative to its customers

 Location: Einstein Bro’s. Bagels, 201 & 203 Northwestern Ave. Distance from School: 0.8 mi. Price/Person: $5+ Einstein’s being a popular bagel shop in town, and me being a ravenous bagel consumer, I had been to Einstein’s before I decided to review it. For years, I ignored the display menu and focused only on my 13 […]

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Oct
5

Run, Bobbie, run!

Bobbie Burgess is one talented athlete, though you would never hear that from her. “She adds an element of intensity because she’s so hard core. But, she’s also really fun to be around,” says Ellie Brower. Brower was not the only one to comment on the dedication Bobbie Burgess puts into her running. Many were […]

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Oct
5

Who Am I???

Click to see who I am!!! ○ I was born on May 2, 1951 ○ I grew up in Northwest Indiana/East Chicago and have also lived in New Mexico. ○ I have one younger brother and five grandchildren. ○ In high school, I was in science club and wrestled for one year. ○ I went […]

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Oct
5

West Side goes wild

On Monday, September 19th, West Side was a sea of plaid. The day marked the start of Spirit Week, consisting of five different themed dress-up days and culminating with a pep rally, parade, and homecoming football game on Friday night. This year’s theme was “Wild Wild West Side”. While for the majority of the student […]

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Oct
5

Catwalk to Class: Andre Woloshuk

FEATURING ANDRE WOLOSHUK The word fashion is usually associated with women. Popular culture and media perpetuate this stereotype, with hundreds of magazines, websites, and fashion lines for women, but hardly any for men. It can be argued that it is harder for a boy to be fashionable than for a girl. Junior Andre Woloshuk has […]

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Oct
5

Seriously Speaking

Guess the “S” in Dan S. Walbaum. Freshman – Alex Bougher           “Snicklebocker” Sophomore – Anuj Patel           “Sally” Junior – Lucy Platt           “Severus” Senior – Anirudh Prahbu           “Scrumptious”

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