• Too Much?

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Athletes and Mental Health The summer and winter Olympics showed an unprecedented pattern of American stars unable to compete to their projected capacity. These two situations could reflect a larger picture that affects all athletes, including you, the student athletes of West Side. High school student athletes face the tough balance of in school and […]

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  • To Honor A Teacher

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Sevigny 3v3 Tournament On Sunday March 27th, the BOSS club hosted the annual Sevigny 3v3 Basketball Tournament.  Students who participated in the tournament put together teams of 3 to 5 people and went against other teams for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card, curtesy of Mrs. Sevigny, wife of Mr. Sevigny. After […]

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  • Robots Coming Through!

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

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  • Recycle It Right

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

    You sadly arrive at the last sip of your delicious drink. Luckily, there’s a blue recycling bin nearby that you can mindlessly toss your empty can or bottle into, and go about your day. Where does your bottle go once you’ve disposed of it? The answer lies with the ECO Club, who make sure those […]

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  • Surviving Valentine’s Day

    Monday, February 14, 2022

    Valentine’s Day is approaching and store shelves are being filled with chocolates, flowers, and other “lovey-dovey” items, but to some the holiday can be intimidating and upsetting. If you are a person who doesn’t have a partner this holiday, or prefer to spend the day by themselves, I’ve put together a few ways to survive […]

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Nov
17

Speak of the Devil Ep: 2

On Episode 2 of Speak of the Devil, we recap our successful fall sports seasons and look ahead at our winter sports. We had the chance to talk with new head basketball coach, Coach VanArsdel and WL Unified sponsor, Mr. Joest.  

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Nov
17

The Man Who Died Twice

A Book Review: The Sequel Stolen diamonds, dogs named Alan, and casual conversations with mafia bosses. Everything you would and should expects from the sequel of the Sunday Times bestseller, The Thursday Murder Club. The Man Who Died Twice, published on 16 September 2021, shows the group of pensioners going in circles trying to solve the murder of […]

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Nov
17

Ding-Dong! We Have a Cast!

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! It must be the sound of the high school spring musical auditions.  Throughout the week of October 25th-29th, eager auditioners signed up for a chance to participate in the upcoming spring musical, The Wizard of Oz.  Auditions were held after school in the orchestra and choir rooms to […]

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Nov
16

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is a week full of fun costumes, drug awareness, and many ribbons. Red Ribbon Week is created by the club REACH, a club that advocates for drug prevention. Down below are pictures of students wearing their red ribbons as well as costumes.

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Nov
5

Lights, Camera, Reaction! – Veterans Day Films

By Sadie Alge and Meredith Carnahan November 11th is Veterans Day, a federal holiday celebrating those who have served in the U.S. military. The day originated from Armistice Day, which was created in 1919 shortly after the end of World War I. Today, it is always observed on the 11th of November and celebrates military […]

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Nov
5

Art Gallery!

Above is a handful of masterpieces from high-school students in various art classes from quarter 1. Artists include:Abigail McGraw, Emma Orr, Pranav Das, Chloe Chen, Grace Young, Sophia Vlachos, Alexandra Grinnage, and Maia Williams.P.S. Hover above the image to show the artist and description.

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Nov
5

Student Lunch

Picture 1: Scarlett Halvorson eats her grapes at lunch while talking to her friends. According to Scarlett the grapes each day are different in texture wise. “These grapes are better than the ones I had yesterday” Picture 2: Scarlett Halvorson and Olivia Mills struggle to get chairs for their lunch table daily so they go […]

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Nov
5

Support the Cause

 On October 12th, Powder Puff was played between high schoolers. They played flag football in a non-competitive manner and each grade level played another grade. It is a great cause that helps raise money for kids at Riley Children’s hospital. The one thing that people always have during this event is fun. “Some coaches dressed […]

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Oct
25

21 Questions with Mr. Bennett

In famous 73 Questions with Vogue style, West Lafayette Student Media staffers, Sofie Alge and Colleen Pedley, conduct an interview with West Side’s choir teacher and music extraordinaire, Michael Bennett. Get a behind the scenes look as we dive into the juicy details of everything ranging from choir classes to the musical to the New […]

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