• 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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Apr
16

Declaring a Statewide Climate Emergency

Declaring a Statewide Climate Emergency: Youth Voices Will Be Heard “What makes our movement, ‘Confront the Climate Crisis,’ so powerful,” says youth climate activist from West Lafayette, Annabel Prokopy, “is that we are not only young people who are crazy passionate about change — real, meaningful, and crucial change — but we are young people […]

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Feb
8

Confronting The Climate Crisis

An Interview With Young Leaders Around The State  In a Zoom call on Saturday, January 23rd, I was honored to interview some of the coreteam members from around the state in charge of the Confront the Climate Crisis Campaign.  The campaign, which seeks to unite organizations across the state fighting for climate justice, was set […]

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Dec
18

Best Christmas Movie Ever?

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Dec
18

Greater Lafayette ACE

How a student-led organization is tackling race-related education in the community. A group of high school students have created an organization dedicated to spreading race-related education throughout the community. Greater Lafayette ACE launched in early September and has hosted webinars including one featuring Dr. Laura Smith, from Columbia University, who spoke on race terminology and […]

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Dec
17

Stuck at Home

With a pandemic going on while students and teachers are going into school, lots of precautions have to be taken.  One of the biggest parts in trying to slow the spread of COVID-19 is contact tracing.  Teachers are required to have their students sit in a seating chart so that if someone tests positive for […]

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Dec
17

When Do You Start Listening to Christmas Music?

Listening to Christmas music is a great way to get people in the holiday mood.  It usually is a great way to cheer people up, but only at the right time.  Some people can listen to Christmas music all year, others starting after Halloween or Thanksgiving, and others can only listening in December.  A survey […]

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