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Senioritis: Not just an excuse

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April 16, 2012

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By Cole Seefus It is a condition most seniors are familiar with, especially when fourth quarter comes around. The apathetic, drastic drop in academic performance and motivation has been coined “senioritis” in high school...

Unity Week

Unity Week

March 5, 2012

Off Beat: Musical

Off Beat: Musical

March 2, 2012

Friend Me

Friend Me

March 2, 2012

Local bands battle it out

Hailey Stolze, Reporter

February 2, 2012

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  Local bands Rectitude, Grimer, We Are The Haunted and Hopeforthefallen performed at Sokol Underground on Jan. 27th. Three Bellevue West students make up the instrumental band Rectitude, including sophomore Elliott Gates...

Student shaves head to memorialize cancer victim

James Teutschmann and Bri Thomas

January 20, 2012

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  Senior Jordan Jenison used to be familiar with the feeling of her long blonde hair falling over her shoulders, but as of Dec. 31 that quickly changed.  “Three years ago, my friend passed away from leukemia. I’ve...

Restaurants try to attract vegetarian crowd

Hailey Stolze, Reporter

January 13, 2012

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When one chooses to become a vegetarian they are choosing to follow a difficult meal plan. Each vegetarian decides based on their own personal beliefs what kinds of meat they eat, if any at all. Some only give up certain kind...

Memorial and Freedom Run commemorate the lives lost during 9/11

Kennedy Sharp, Reporter

October 12, 2011

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Sept. 11 was the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, which occurred in 2001. Where the World Trade Center once stood is now a memorial dedicated to the lives lost on September 11, 2001 and Fe...

Social media increases flash mob gatherings

Bri Thomas, Reporter

September 2, 2011

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            Written by: Bri Thomas As the creation of “events” on social networking sites such as Facebook become  popular, the idea and formation of public flash mobbing in crowded, bus...

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