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  • Boys’ Volleyball Dominates First Game of the Season

    Boys’ Volleyball Dominates First Game of the Season

    Ysabella Atehortua, News Editor

      On Thursday, March 23rd, West High Boys’ Volleyball Team won against North High three games to zero. They won the first match 25 to 15, the second match 25 to 17, and the third match 25-21.   In practice, the team started the season off by working on basic skills then transitioned to gam...

    Daily Breeze / Robert Casillas

  • Alabama Church Officials Seek Security

    Alabama Church Officials Seek Security

    Anna Kim, Staff Writer

       Briarwood Presbyterian Church recently asked the Alabama state legislature for permission to form a private law enforcement. Church officials have claimed that the duty of the police force would be to watch over forty ministries and the church. A new bill is moving through the state senate to all...

    AP Photo/Anthony Izaguirre

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  • North Korea with New Tech

    North Korea with New Tech

    Hannah Lin, Staff Writer

       The development of technology has been on the rise all over world, including North Korea. A few days ago, North Korea was conducting tests on a new engine for their rockets. According to  USA Today, “North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un...

    (AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS)

  • Give Me A Check List Please

    Give Me A Check List Please

    Cherokee Hernandez, Feature Editor

    Tell me, is there a book somewhere that tells me exactly what I need to be picked up for a date? Something that makes it easier for me to make myself more appealing to the male or female audience.   It dawned on me in the middle of my Family Psychology class, that students, at the highschool level,...

  • Dolled Up

    Dolled Up

    Jack Hogse, Staff Writer

    Makeup has become such an integral part of women’s society. Most females would have you believe that wearing makeup is essential for them, if they want to look proper. It has even gotten to the point where a girl who doesn’t wear makeup usually comes as a surprise. While makeup certainly does add...

    Tom Merton / Getty Images

  • Basketball Loss Inspires A Look Ahead

    Basketball Loss Inspires A Look Ahead

    Todd Potter, Staff Writer

    The West High Warriors Boys’ basketball team lost away against the Helix Highlanders Saturday night with the score of 82-65 in the 2017 CIF State Boys Basketball Championships tournament.  At the end of the first half of the game, the Warriors were losing 35-22 to the Highlanders.   “Th...

News

Senator Sanders Speaks Out

Senator Sanders Speaks Out

Lili Georges, Staff Writer

   Senator Bernie Sanders has not been shy about criticizing Donald Trump and his role in the oval office so far, but this past month Sanders said that the “entire worl...

March 24

Recruits For Smoke Signals

Recruits For Smoke Signals

March 17

Transgender Boy to Receive $18,000 Apology

Transgender Boy to Receive $18,000 Apology

March 10

NASA’s Discovery on Seven Earth-Sized Planets

NASA’s Discovery on Seven Earth-Sized Planets

March 6

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Sports

An Unfortunate Fall At CIF

An Unfortunate Fall At CIF

Barbara Lopez, Staff Writer

  West High Girls’ Varsity Soccer played their last CIF game, and lost to Newbury Park on February 16. The final score was one to three.   The game started off in West’s favor ...

February 23

West Soccer Defeats Bishop Amat Keeping Playoff Run Alive

West Soccer Defeats Bishop Amat Keeping Playoff Run Alive

February 23

West Basketball Outplays South

West Basketball Outplays South

January 24

Tough Battle Between the Warriors and Spartans

Tough Battle Between the Warriors and Spartans

January 21

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Opinion/Editorial

Logan Legacy Comes to an End

Logan Legacy Comes to an End

Andrea Gomez, Staff Writer

The sci-fi and drama film Logan was released on March 3rd. The movie is rated R and is two hours and seventeen minutes long. The movie, in a nutshell, is about Logan (Hug...

March 17

Books or iPad?

Books or iPad?

January 23

Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow

December 14

Feisty Doc Lets Out His Raging Waters

Feisty Doc Lets Out His Raging Waters

December 12

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