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West Side Story

True crime podcast listeners enjoy the art of piecing together a mystery from the comfort of their own home.
Dying to know
Nicole Lee, Ashlyn Brady, and Haneen Eltyeb

The turn from 2023 to 2024 marked ten years since the hit podcast “Serial”...

Boys swimming celebrate setting a new record
West High Weekly 2.29.24
Abby Guo, Video Editor

Welcome back to West High Weekly! The first video of the 2024 school year will...

Students and faculty at West are among the roughly 5% of US adults, according to the American Psychiatry Association, who experience SAD.
Living with SAD
Jane Lam and Lilly Graham

​   For some, the onset of winter conjures feelings of excitement...

Girls wrestle at Donnybrook
West High Weekly 12.19.23
Abby Guo and Haneen Eltyeb

Welcome back to West High Weekly! Tessa Gibson '24 will get you caught up on...

Fruits and are talked about and debated to determine the best of the bunch.
"Fruits vs. Vegetables" episode two: Celery vs. blueberry and spinach vs. watermelon
Joe Corlette and Josephine Schwartz

On this episode of "Fruits v. Vegetables", spinach, blueberries, celery and...

Fruits and are talked about and debated to determine the best of the bunch.
Fruits vs. Vegetables
Joe Corlette and Josephine Schwartz

Did you know that brussels sprouts contain cyanide? Or that cantaloupes are...

No Cap Recap is a sports podcast with sports editor Yaya Orszula and staffer Anna Gibson.
No cap recap: fall sports in the review mirror
Yaya Orszula and Anna Gibson

As the ground begins to freeze and days get darker and darker earlier at night,...

Killers of the Flower Moon focuses on Fairfax, Oklahoma and the oil rights owned by the Osage tribe.
'Killers of the Flower Moon' Review
Samuel Rosenthal and Joe Corlette

“Killers of the Flower Moon” is an incredibly powerful, important and heavy...

Each of Wes Andersons film has their own atmosphere and style, but all with their signature Anderson touch.
Which Wes Anderson film are you?
Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor

The distinctive Wes Anderson aesthetic has always been able to find the beauty...

The seniors and juniors compete in the third annual Trojan Games
Mic'd Up: Trojan Games 2023-24
Maya Mueller and Anna Gibson

On Thursday, Sept. 21, West High hosted its third annual Trojan Games. At the...

West High’s Sudanese community shares how the current situation in Sudan has affected them.
Sudan's struggle
Reem Kirja and Jane Lam

Television screens flick through various channels, each showcasing unique turmoil—...

Theatre season is starting up again at West High.
Behind the scenes of Theatre West
Neema Ash and Joe Corlette

West Side Story interviews two West High students who participate in Theatre...

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