Lost: Flight 370

March 27, 2014 • Jeremy Lim, Staff Writer/ Photographer  
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   Baggage is often misplaced at airports; however, it is uncommon for an entire commercial airliner to just disappear for days. Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 lost contact, on March 8, with air traffic control tower suddenly. After mourning and wondering about what occurred, flight 370 was found in... Read more »

Queen’s Court Arrives

February 28, 2014 • Maya Klinenberg, Staff Writer / Artist  
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   This last Saturday the 22nd, West High School hosted a mock Renaissance faire so the actors in the royal court could practice for the real one taking place in Irwindale, CA from April 5th through May 18th from 10 a.m. To 7 p.m.    Students from Ms. Marsiglia’s AP Literature and Composition class... Read more »

Flappy Bird Flies Away

February 20, 2014 • Vincent Chen, Staff Writer/Business  
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   On February 10, 2014, the legendary game, Flappy Bird–created by Dong Nguyen, a twenty nine year old video game developer–ended its nine month streak of garnering frustration among its app users. Recognized by almost every teenager with a smart-phone, Flappy Bird is legendary for its... Read more »

The Silent Epidemic of Teen Dating Violence

February 19, 2014 • Sarah Honeycutt, Staff Writer  
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   Lauren, a 2011 graduate of Wayland High School was planning to attend Elon University in North Carolina. She was a successful tennis player, an A cappella singer, and a French horn player in the Metrowest Youth Symphony Orchestra. Her friends and family remember her as a confident young woman, full... Read more »

Point of the Matter

January 20, 2014 • Jeremy Lim, Staff Writer/Photographer  
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On Saturday, January 18, 2014, seven delegates from West High’s Model United Nations Club went to Mission Viejo High School to take part in their 31st Annual Model U.N. Conference. Coincidentally, 31 high schools from L.A. and Orange County participated throughout the day. From 9:00 A.M. to 5:00... Read more »

No Longer Nickel and Dimed

January 10, 2014 • Jeremy Lim, Staff Writer / Photographer  
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California’s minimum wage will increase to $9.00, making the state one of the highest minimum wage setting. The new wage per hour will be $1.75 more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25.   According to the California Department of Labor, California’s minimum wage will increase from $8.00 to $9.00... Read more »

Charming Choral Concert

January 7, 2014 • Maya Klinenberg, Staff Writer/ Artist  
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   Wednesday, December 18, 2013: two days away from Winter Break, and also the day of the Winter Choral Concert! West High students, parents, and friends alike piled into the Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. to support the fabulous singers. Let’s hear from some performers as well as guests about how the Winter... Read more »

Entertainment Unit’s Tree Lot Sale

December 13, 2013 • Noah Choi, Staff Writer  
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   There are many festivities that come with celebrating the holidays: melodious caroling, mistletoe everywhere, candy canes and hot chocolate. However, there is one tradition that truly defines the Christmas spirit: the Christmas tree. Fortunately for the Torrance community, the West High Entertainment... Read more »

Vegas Autoshow Mesmerizes Many

December 6, 2013 • Vincent Chen, Staff Writer/Business Editor  
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Across the High Desert, in the middle of Las Vegas, Nevada,  Motortrend– a magazine specialized in automobiles for over 60 years– hosted an “International” auto show featuring vehicles that have already been on sale, both from 2013 and 2014 vehicles. The auto show mainly consisted... Read more »

L.A. Autoshow Attracts Thousands

December 6, 2013 • Vincent Chen, Staff Writer/Business Editor  
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Photo Credit: Jeremy Lim, Staff Writer/Photographer From November 22nd to December 1st, the Los Angeles Convention Center hosted the annual L.A. Auto Show, unveiling over 50 cars with more than 20 world debuts. The auto show will consist of a vast spectrum of cars, ranging from the old 1960s Chevrolet... Read more »

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