• Going in Another Direction

    Going in Another Direction

    Nicole Rivera, Entertainment Editor

    Zayn Malik, ex-member of One Direction, just released his single “Pillowtalk.” Since his split from the band in March 2015, this is the first we’ve heard from Malik as a solo artist. The video features different shots of him and his girlfriend Gigi Hadid and has already gained 21 million views s... READ MORE »»

  • Spectacular Sewers

    Spectacular Sewers

    Madison Kuhlmann, News Editor

      As an avid reader, often leaning towards the science fiction genre, it always amazes me to see how insightfully creative authors can be years ahead of social, political, or even economic issues throughout the world. Lately, in reading Sewer, Gas, & Electric by Matt Ruff this idea has particularly ... READ MORE »»

  • Water that Kills

    Water that Kills

    Rachel Kim, Staff Writer

        Would one ever want to drink contaminated water? For almost two years there has been a water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where high levels of lead have drained into water pipes and contaminated the water of Michigan. The University of Michigan-Flint found high levels of lead on their campus’s water ... READ MORE »»

  • Rockin’ Times

    Rockin’ Times

    Cherokee Hernandez, Staff writer

    Legends. All-time legends. Heavy metal classic rock mixed with the perfect amount of head banging beats is what is coming your way. Guns N Roses are back for their 2016 U.S.A Reunion Tour. Are you ready to take a step back in time and rock out with one of the best bands in classic rock history? ... READ MORE »»

    LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23: Myles Kennedy and Slash perform at Hollywood Palladium on October 23, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harmony Gerber/WireImage)

  • Ten Tips for Acing Finals

    Ten Tips for Acing Finals

    Ysabella Atehortua, Staff Writer

    Constantly drink water -- you need about one ounce per pound you weigh a day and water helps to keep your mind alert and focused. Keep the caffeine intake down to only one beverage an hour. I know when you’re cramming at Starbucks it's easy to lose track, but try to stay away from refilling that ... READ MORE »»

  • Rallying it Up

    Rallying it Up

    Rachel Kim, Staff Writer

       Clothes, face paint, bandanas, beaded necklaces, and even red, green, blue, and purple tutus were bursting throughout the hallways of West High last Friday. Meaning one thing... Rally day!     The gym stands were filled with excited students ready for an entertaining twenty-five minutes (o... READ MORE »»

    Photo Creds: Hokuta Ota (12)

Obama’s Last Take on Where We’re Going

Obama’s Last Take on Where We’re Going

Ysabella Atehortua

Whether you watched on prime time or kept up to date on Twitter, President Obama’s last State of the Union Address was both uplifting and reminiscent of the year. Obama del...  Read More »

January 16, 2016


David Bowie Announced Dead

January 15, 2016

Russian Jet Shot Down by Turkish Forces

December 10, 2015


Two Years, Two Bomb Threats at Mira Costa High School

December 10, 2015

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West Basketball Edges Over Leuzinger Olympians

West Basketball Edges Over Leuzinger Olympians

Omar Rashad, Staff Writer

With a tight score of 52-51, the Warriors barely beat the Leuzinger Olympians Wednesday evening, adding a much needed win during a tough season.  The warriors clinched t...  Read More »

January 19, 2016

December 9, 2015

girls' soccer

Beginning the Journey to CIF

December 9, 2015


West High Soccer Ready For the Kickoff

November 19, 2015

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Dancers COMMIT to Excellence

Dancers COMMIT to Excellence

Jessica Zhou, Staff Writer

COMMIT. The West High Dance Department hosted its annual January show this past Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, from January 6th to January 8th, featuring performances fro...  Read More »

January 13, 2016


Lightspeed to Revival

January 13, 2016


Another Tasteful Holiday With Mardi Gras

January 11, 2016


Drama, You Nailed It

November 23, 2015

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