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Lost Z’s: High school students battle sleep deprivation

Lost Z’s: High school students battle sleep deprivation

Will Eikenbary, A&E Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all been there before. It’s 10:30 on a Tuesday night and you’ve still got to work on your human geography assignment, art project, and have about thirty other things to do before you can go to bed, just to wake up tomorrow and start the whole school day over again. Although, something you ...

OPINION: Movies aren’t making money because you’re making bad movies: Hollywood, take responsibility

OPINION: Movies aren’t making money because you’re making bad movies: Hollywood, take responsibility

Emma Korengel, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whenever anyone utters the word “summer”, a Hollywood exec gets their wings. In fact, even just the suggestion of a large break of free time combined with heat that demands the luxurious embrace of an industrial cineplex air conditioner is enough to make several producers salivate. Summertime is the...

Thoughts on IMC separation

Thoughts on IMC separation

Aayushi Chaudhary, Feature Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Over the years the Westside student body has managed to categorize the IMC’s by grade level, restricting what IMCs students are stereotypically “socially allowed” to spend their open mods in. The IMC’s main function is to provide a quiet learning space where students can go to get help from teacher...

What you can learn from my trip to Poland

What you can learn from my trip to Poland

Emily Kutler, Wired Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The echo of your own two feet walking across the train tracks that brought millions of Jews into Auschwitz Birkenau stays with you. It changes the ways that you look at the world and it changes the way that you look at life. How could it not? Being places where the unimaginable has happened will continue to s...

Review: Expectation vs. reality of the high school

Review: Expectation vs. reality of the high school

Will Eikenbary, A&E Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of the year again. School’s started, and for most of you it’s back to the daily grind of waking up at 7:30 and barely making it into class before the bell rings. But, soul-crushingly boring calculus lecture aside, this time of the year is very exciting for lots of new students, parti...

Richie’s Reviews: One Punch Man

Richie’s Reviews: One Punch Man

Richie Poras, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Netflix has again released another series that was extremely addictive. The anime series ‘One Punch Man’ is about an extremely powerful man, by the name of Saitama, who is “a hero for fun.” But when his strength overbears every challenge that crosses his path, the man becomes bored with his ...

What is Earth Day?

What is Earth Day?

Libby Bekins

April 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

https://youtu.be/hbNJL5ZT3Do

Richie’s (Classic) Review: Run Lola Run

Richie’s (Classic) Review: Run Lola Run

Richie Porras, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The German techno is pumping, her fire red hair is fluttering and everyone around her is affected by her actions. “Run Lola Run” or “Lola Rennt” is a German action/thriller that surrounds the situation of Manni (Moritz Bleibtreu) and Lola (Franka Potente) when Manni loses the money of a gang...

Student Plans for Spring Break

Student Plans for Spring Break

Dan Vermillion, Bobby Hurley, and Spencer Schneiderman

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Videos

https://youtu.be/G2l5SbA6FuM

April Fools Day Ideas

Nicholas Vincentini, Lance Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With April Fools Day coming up this weekend, here are six harmless ideas to try on your brother, sister or whoever you want to want to get even with. Happy April Fools! Switch the Cereal: Take a box of your victim’s favorite cereal and switch the bag with another. Your victim will hope for some...

Bracket Bust Q&A

Bracket Bust Q&A

Trevor Mumford, Lance Staff writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Logan: Who did you have winning your bracket: Villanova (lost second round to Wisconsin) Is your bracket busted compared to the rest of your group: A lot of people in my group have busted brackets. There is only one person that has a chance of having their team win it all. Who do you thi...

Richie’s Review: Logan

Richie’s Review: Logan

Richie Porras, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Hugh Jackman is back for his final role as Wolverine in “Logan”. In this film Wolverine is trying to make money for a boat to escape with a very ill Professor X. In his struggle, a woman comes along to tell him about a girl and the cruel men trying to retrieve her. Once the woman dies, Wolverine ...

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