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West Side Story

  • Student Senate Executive Board elections are on Wednesday

  • The Drake Relays for track start Thursday

  • The orchestra program has a concert on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

  • The Functional Programs talent show will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday

  • Check @WSSAthletics on Twitter for updates on sports events this week

POS: Savannah Wilson ’13

April 19, 2013

Filed under Profiles, Video

By: Jordan Rossen and Katie Mons A photo story about all the problems Savannah Wilson '13 has with her car.

Spain trip photostory

April 18, 2013

Filed under Profiles, Video

Students share their experiences from the Spanish language trip. By Erin Weathers Photos used with permission from Alex Nelson

A look back in time: Notre Dame’s first coed class

March 29, 2013

Filed under Feature, Profiles

Women's History Month: Patricia Burger West High math teacher Patricia Burger shares her experience of being in Notre Dame’s first coed graduating class. Today, most high school graduates are expected to go to college. It is incredibly difficult, if not impossible...

My friend, my model, my part-time mom; my sister


March 4, 2013

Filed under Profiles, Video

By Alora Kraus This is a photostory recognizing Emme Kraus for being such a great sister to me.

What does religion mean to you?

December 13, 2012

Filed under Feature, Opinion, Profiles, Uncategorized, Video

By Velarchana Santhana and Brittani Langland The West Side Story interviewed some students about what religion means to them. ...

Aliens through time

November 1, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Feature, News, Profiles, Uncategorized, Video

Aliens? Are they here to help or to harm? The only thing we know is that before color film they were hilarious. This short compilation takes a look at how science fiction has evolved through time, and how our perceptions ...

Record holder Jacintha Thomas ’15

October 26, 2012

Filed under News, Profiles, Sports, Swimming

By Blake Oetting It is rare to have a diver alongside the swimming team.  It is even more rare to have an accomplished diver. Fortunately, West has an exceptional diver this year.  Jacintha Thomas '15 is the current h...

Alec’s pocket dictionary

October 26, 2012

Filed under Feature, Profiles

A brief introduction to some of Alec Zamora '14's favorite languages. By Amiela Canin   If you want to say hello... in German- Hallo in French- Bonjour in Spanish- Hola   If you want to say "my ...

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