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Students react to high-profile sexual harassment allegations

Students react to high-profile sexual harassment allegations

December 14, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Uncategorized

Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer are just a few of the well-known successful males that have recently been accused of multiple sexual harassment allegations. The two news hosts were immediately fired after the accusations came out. The claims left everyone in shock, including their ex co-hosts Gayle King an...

Honors pre-calculus students experience personalized, “game-ified” learning

Honors pre-calculus students experience personalized, “game-ified” learning

December 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

Students in honors pre-calculus are experiencing a different type of learning for chapter seven, their last chapter before finals. Honors pre-calculus teacher Kevin Koch, or in this unit “Agent K”, has created materials for his students to learn the information in the means of solving a mystery....

Beta club sells accessory to help underprivileged kids

Beta club sells accessory to help underprivileged kids

December 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

Story by Leo Norton Beta Club is a national honors and services club that was introduced four years ago by guidance counselor and club sponsor, Kathy Toner. The club brought Yuda Bands to Westside only a short time ago to help fund education and create jobs. “[The bands] haven’t been around that l...

WHS vs. Millard South Highlights

WHS vs. Millard South Highlights

December 11, 2017


Filed under Feature

Filmed by: Aliyah White and Tyler Kohl Edited by: Tyler Kohl

A look at the discography of Thee Oh Sees

A look at the discography of Thee Oh Sees

Casey Plucinski, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Uncategorized

Thee Oh Sees, otherwise known as Oh Sees, and OCS have been the driving force behind the San Francisco psych-rock. Since their conception as OCS (Orinoka Crash Suite), they’ve been shaping the sound in San Francisco. Their sound has rubbed off on artists like Ty Segall, Wand, The Peacers, and many...

Freshman Scheduled For Success

Freshman Scheduled For Success

December 8, 2017


Filed under Feature

Filmed and Edited by: Brandon McMiller Music by: De'Andre Hill

Advice for Freshman on Finals

Advice for Freshman on Finals

December 8, 2017


Filed under Feature, Uncategorized

Finals can be a scary time for everyone, especially for the students who’ve never experienced them before, Freshmen. With final’s week coming up soon, it’s important for newcomers to the school to get the inside scoop on what finals are all about, and who better to ask than Westside students themselves.   When...

Cover your cough week comes to Westside

Cover your cough week comes to Westside

December 6, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

As winter quickly rolls in, illnesses begin to spread throughout the school. “Cover Your Cough” is a campaign by the Nebraska Health Department that is meant to help students become more aware of the germs they are spreading. Westside has done this campaign for two years now but school nurse, Deb...

Photo Gallery: Varsity Basketball hosts Kindness Retreat

Photo Gallery: Varsity Basketball hosts Kindness Retreat

Yousra Abdulrazig, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, November 28, the boys and girls basketball teams helped in a kindness retreat. As a member of the boys varsity basketball team, junior Chase Thompson feels as though the kindness retreat is a great way for kids to become united.  “They wanted to create an environment where no kid is left out...

Discussion of IMC noise regulations

Discussion of IMC noise regulations

Lauren Kugler, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Feature

IMCs are supposed to be a quiet place students can go to get work done, but sometimes that is not always the case. It can be hard to focus on school work when others around you are talking and being loud. “Talking causes instability in my focus," math teacher Jonathan Tigani said. "It makes it difficult...

Is water wet?

Is water wet?

December 1, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Videos

Students and science teachers share their reasonings why they do, or don't, believe water to be wet. Video by Kjersti Swanson and Jane Glazer.

iBoss inconveniences students at home

iBoss inconveniences students at home

Lauren Kugler, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Feature

iBoss is a program used to filter out websites on our laptops. Many students have experienced being forced to log in to iBoss when they're at home to be able to go online. “It’s the mobile pack which means it is pretty much our way of allowing you guys to take home your computers," Westside’s...

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