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  • Locked in Ice Cold Water

    Locked in Ice Cold Water

    Omar Rashad, Sports Editor

    Ryan Lochte has found himself in cold water after a week-long saga exposed what really happened at a Rio De Janeiro gas station. Ryan Lochte and three other U.S. Olympic swimmers stopped at a gas station for a pit stop where they found a locked restroom. The swimmers proceeded to vandalize the pr... READ MORE »»

    Courtesy: Getty Images / Matt Hazlet

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    Rachel Kim, Entertainment Editor

       Fans of DC Comics raved for months when announcement of villain-meets-villain movie, Suicide Squad, surfaced back in 2014. The film hit theatres this month with high hopes, however after its initial release it scored 26% on Rotten Tomatoes. Somehow, the film destroyed the box office, grossing $13... READ MORE »»

  • Mother Russia Lets Children Cheat

    Mother Russia Lets Children Cheat

    Omar Rashad, Sports Editor

    The opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics was short of 118 Russian athletes last Friday night after Russia was exposed for a state run and state sponsored doping program. After former Russian anti-doping lab director Grigory Rodchenkov shed light on what Russia was really doing behind the scene... READ MORE »»

  • Thieves Caught’em All With Pokémon Go

    Thieves Caught’em All With Pokémon Go

    Omar Rashad, Sports Editor

    Pokémon Go has received an enormous amount of attention from smartphone users with its throwback theme and virtual reality point of view. However, as captivating as it has proven to be so far, it’s being used for a more nefarious purpose- robbery. Pokémon Go is a virtual game where players go to... READ MORE »»

    Getty Images / Alex Koerner

  • Orlando Experience Worst Massacre in US History

    Orlando Experience Worst Massacre in US History

    Noah Choi, Editor-In-Chief

    Last Sunday morning, Omar Mateen opened fire at the Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing at least 49 people and injuring 53 more. During the attack, Mateen allegedly called 911 to pledge his allegiance to the Islamic State. Law enforcement arrived around 2am and after an almost three-hour standoff... READ MORE »»

    Drew Angerer

  • A Goodbye Coming Way too Soon

    A Goodbye Coming Way too Soon

    Omar Rashad, Staff Writer

    Friday afternoon, the seniors of West High shuffled into the gym, attending the last rally of their high school careers. The Senior Goodbye Rally commenced with the congratulation of all spring sports teams’ performances this last season. Notable players from each sport gave a short speech, including... READ MORE »»

Fumbling for Flight

Madison Kuhlmann, News Editor

Over the weekend, many of us were in or attending the armed forces or Gay Pride parade; however, something interesting happened across the globe. Wreckage from Egyptair f...  Read More »

May 26, 2016

Capturing the Years Between Pages

May 10, 2016

This Trumps Other Discussions

May 10, 2016

  The Edge Of Design

May 3, 2016

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Inspiration with the ESPY’s

Cherokee Hernandez, Feature Editor

Get ready for yet another award show to get hyped for over the summer. The ESPY Awards aired on Wednesday July 13, leaving sports fans in anticipation. The Prime time Emmy...  Read More »

July 14, 2016

Boys Tennis Smashes League Finals

May 6, 2016

West Struggles to Stay Afloat

April 29, 2016

Warriors Sweep Their Way to Victory Against the Olympians

April 25, 2016

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Refusing to Become Bitter, Beyonce Makes “Lemonade”

Jessica Zhou, Staff Writer

    She changed the game Beyoncé, then she did it Beytwicé. For the second time since her eponymous album, Beyoncé, in December 2013, Beyoncé Knowles has self-released her ...  Read More »

May 3, 2016

Kung Fu Panda Kicks into Theaters

March 9, 2016

Hollywood Vampires: Tributes for All

February 21, 2016

Going in Another Direction

February 2, 2016

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