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SillyBandz Take West High By Storm

Grant Torre, Staff Writer

November 16, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

   One hot new trend taking over the nation is SillyBandz, a rubber band that is shaped into any object you could think of. This original brand has been noticed by many and even Disney has joined by providing Disney-shaped SillyBandz.   ...

The Amazing Story of Horse-Racing

Nicole Jeon, Staff Writer

October 29, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

    Racing cars, riding motorcycles, running, and bicycling are all part of the thrill that racers experience with inanimate objects. But this time, it is different. Racing with a living being requires a special bond between...

Megamind: Superhero or Super-Villain?

Ann Kim, Staff Writer

October 29, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

   On November 5th, a new super-villain will make other villains, such as the Joker from The Dark Knight and Lex Luthor from Superman, appear as sweet as candy.    The greatly anticipated movie Megamind is about a super villain...

Red Dashes Out to Theatres

Hamzah Sami, Staff Writer

October 29, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

   On October 16th, many of West High’s students took the PSAT.  After a long examination, feelings of ‘exhaustion’ and being ‘brain-dead’ were apparent. To relieve themselves of these symptoms, some fled to the movie...

The Greatest Three Day Weekend of All

Frank Davis, Staff Writer

October 22, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

   All students cheer as the announcement is made; one of the events all high school students have been waiting for: the first three day weekend of October. We all know most students appreciate, if not worship, such rarities...

Wii Competitions Wound Down to Grand Championships at Redondo Beach

Esther Kim, Staff Writer

September 14, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

Beginning July 16th, Wii Games launched its first tournament series. This national competition, which has occurred in twenty six different locations throughout the United States, will come to the neighboring Redondo Beach, only a...

West High’s Got Talent

Bryan Phan and Bryan Phan

March 2, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

   As the lights dimmed the crowd prepared themselves to be amazed by a wide array of dance, music, and art. In total there were nineteen performances—each act setting a higher bar of excellence for the following performers....

A Triumphant Twelfth Place for the Entertainment Unit

Ephraim Lu, Staff Writer

December 11, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

   On December 5, 2009 the West High Entertainment Unit went to Mira Mesa High School to perform in the annual Southern California School Band and Orchestra championship tournament.    The Entertainment Unit’s theme...

The Fusion Ramen in Town

Hanna Joo, Staff Writer

October 6, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

   When was the last time you’ve seen Japanese and European cuisine on the same menu? At Ramen California, located around Crenshaw and Lomita, there are such menus, seemingly conventional dishes with a modern twist. As soon...

Pinkberry, Golden Spoons, Yogurt Island, Move Aside: Frozen Yogurt Lovers, make Room for Bomball

Ephraim Lu, Staff Writer

September 27, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

Those who like their frozen yogurt cheap, creamy, and conveniently located, can now breathe a sigh of relief: Bomball opened its doors for the very first time this summer in the Pavilions plaza, only a few blocks away from West...

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