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Fantasy Football: Week 3

| 09/21/2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the infamous overreaction week.  After Week 1, any educated fantasy owner wouldn’t be too worried about any performances. However, after the second week of the regular season, there is a greater sense of consistency. For example, CJ Anderson has had two high-volume weeks in a row. It’s natural to cling onto players like […]

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Fantasy Football: Week 2

| 09/14/2017 | 0 Comments

The first week of the NFL season is officially in the books, and there were certainly some surprises on the gridiron.  Players like Kareem Hunt, Tarik Cohen and Stefon Diggs dazzled their way to Week 1 success.  On the other hand, disappointment was far from scarce, as Leveon Bell, Julio Jones and Rob Gronkowski all scored less […]

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Fantasy Football: Week 1

| 09/06/2017 | 0 Comments

About one week ago today, school was not even a thought in the minds of High School West students. Although it was under a week away at the time, summer truly felt in full swing.  The days went by, and school seemed to approach at a quicker rate.  Now here we are, in what honestly […]

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Letter from the Design Editor

| 06/14/2017 | 0 Comments
Letter from the Design Editor

Hey everyone. It’s a little weird for me to be putting my own words onto paper other than photo credits and various graphics. Normally, I’m putting others words onto the page. Literally. For those of you who may not know me, my name is Michelle Zhang, and I’ve been lucky enough to be an editor […]

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Does the Supreme Court Rule West?

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Does the Supreme Court Rule West?

After the Republicans went “nuclear” and avoided a filibuster from Senate Democrats, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn into the U.S Supreme Court as Justice Scalia’s successor. Judge Gorsuch was selected by the President as a result of his record within the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Although laws are created to protect all American citizens […]

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I Got 95 Problems and AP Euro is Now One

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
I Got 95 Problems and AP Euro is Now One

It’s a cutthroat society we exist in today. Compelled by the constant, ubiquitous presence of college, we push ourselves past our limits and keep on going. And it’s exhausting. We can complain about stress all we’d like, but that won’t get us into our dream school. Thus, we fill our schedule with every AP under […]

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DAMN. Kendrick Lamar Still Has it!

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
DAMN. Kendrick Lamar Still Has it!

Kendrick Lamar, a Compton rapper, recently released his third full length album,  DAMN. If you are a fan of Kendrick Lamar, like I am, you’d probably have high expectations for this album, especially after Kendrick’s release of his second album, To Pimp A Butterfly, which was a work of art, covering topics of racism, politics, […]

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Beyond the 13 Reasons: Why We All Need to Change

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Beyond the 13 Reasons:  Why We All Need to Change

Since its Netflix release in March, 13 Reasons Why has taken the media by storm, teeming in both praise and criticism, compliment and controversy. This comes as a surprise to nobody, being that it tackles the hugely current yet incredibly difficult issues of bullying, teenage suicide, and the effects they have on an entire community. […]

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