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IT: the scariest movie of 2017

IT: the scariest movie of 2017

Danielle Stevens, Managing Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Reviews

In 1986, horror author Stephen King published haunting novel It. The book was made into a movie and was released to the public originally on Nov. 18, 1990 as a TV mini series on network TV.  After 27 years, It is back after its release date, Friday, Sept. 8. On Sunday my father and I went to go s...

Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Emma Day, Social Media Manager

August 30, 2017


Filed under Reviews

I personally believe there is nothing better than getting some popcorn, an icee and sitting in the comfortable reclining chairs at the movie theater as you watch a movie. It is especially great if you watch one of the best movies you have seen in a while. The Hitman’s Bodyguard is definitely taking a...

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Bailey Turner, Reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is one of the best movies I have seen in the last few years. People often say that a sequel is never better than an original, but that is not the case for this series. The second movie was just as interesting as the first, and I was impressed that the producers were able...

Album Review: Divide by Ed Sheeran

Album Review: Divide by Ed Sheeran

Danielle Stevens, Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

On March 3, 2017, Ed Sheeran released an amazing album titled Divide. The album features sixteen different songs, including his very well-known hits “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill”. When Divide first came out, there were half a million copies sold by the end of that week. One o...

What WICKED song are you?

Michael Davis, Features Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Quizzes

Spanish Club Chicago trip 2017

Spanish Club Chicago trip 2017

Emma Bernick, News Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The Spanish Club went to Chicago on May 5, 2017. They visited Millennium Park and visited the Cloud Gate sculpture, also known as "The Bean". They also spent some time in the Art Institute of Chicago where they saw famous paintings by Pablo Picasso, Georges Seurat, Vincent Van Gogh and many more. ...

Family-friendly Cinco de Mayo festivities

Emma Bernick, News Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated on a Friday this year which means children and families have the opportunity to partake in some fun weekend events. Here are several family-friendly places that will have food and festivities to celebrate the popular Mexican holiday.   Ganzo’s Ganzo’s Mexican Restauran...

Blindfolded Box Challenge

April 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Video

West staff and students were asked to put there hand in a box while blindfolded. Watch their hilarious reactions to touching a stuffed animal!

Supernatural: A world where demons are real

Danielle Stevens, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

“Saving people, hunting things is the family business.” Do you know this quote? If you don’t, it’s from a very popular and my favorite TV show Supernatural. Supernatural is about two brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester. They hunt supernatural creatures and help save lives at the same time. ...

Lego Batman: The spin off we need, but the one we don’t deserve

Austin Richards, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Batman is back after universal praise for his role in The Lego Movie with an installment of his own, The Lego Batman Movie. A touching story about true hate that can move even the toughest of people, and a bromance that will enchant audiences with every showing. The movie displays a fear of snake c...

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