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Movie Review: Wonka

Movie Review: Wonka

Lori Charbneau February 2, 2024

To start, I was expecting to find the movie a bit boring. I never really had an interest in Willy Wonka, or the making of chocolates. However, when I went to watch the movie, I found that it was quite entertaining. It had good visuals, good scenes, and...

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The Super Bowl America Really Wants to See

The Super Bowl America Really Wants to See

Carter Ledford February 2, 2024

This past NFL season has been a hectic one. Cincinnati Bengals fans in particular had a season riddled with injuries, surgeries, and glimpses of hope that sliver away. Or take the complete shutdown the San Francisco 49er’s had in their revenge match...

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Lets Talk Main Campus Bathrooms

Let’s Talk Main Campus Bathrooms

Thomas Price, Website Manager February 2, 2024

One of the most essential quality-of-life needs for schools is the ability to relieve oneself in a public restroom. Even if they aren’t the highest quality or most modern design ever, they get the job done and allow you to carry on with your day. Is...

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How to Lie to The American People: Media Censoring Edition

How to Lie to The American People: Media Censoring Edition

Ameenah Syed January 31, 2024

Mainstream media is witnessing an epidemic of carefully selected, blatantly misconstrued language in it’s reporting – the bulk of which is working to conceal the facts of the ongoing Gazan Genocide, beginning in 1948 after the Nakba (illegal colonization...

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A Message to Our President

Ameenah Syed January 31, 2024

January 14th 2024 marked 100 days of incessant bombing in the Gaza strip. 1.9 million people have been forcibly removed from their homes, nearly 23,938 Palestinians reported dead, 60,582 Palestinians injured, 10,000 Palestinian children dead, 160,800...

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Changing for the Worst: Lakota Does it Again

Changing for the Worst: Lakota Does it Again

Thomas Price, Website Manager January 30, 2024

Since the first day I can remember attending Lakota West, there have always been changes made throughout the year to things we are oftentimes familiar with. Whether it be the XH schedule change from last school year to this school year or the most recent...

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Stranger Things Are Happening: Noah Schnapp Faces Backlash For “Zionism Is Sexy” Stickers

Ameenah Syed January 30, 2024

Many Stranger Things enthusiasts won’t be watching season 5 amid controversy involving lead Noah Schnapp caught handing out stickers that read “Zionism is Sexy.” With Noah Schnapp handing out these stickers, many die-hard fans of the show now...

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Will AI Music Generation Change the Music Industry?

Will AI Music Generation Change the Music Industry?

Jakk Morgan January 30, 2024

Suno AI is an AI music generator that was just recently released to the public. The AI software can take a user-generated prompt and create a high-quality song equipped with lyrics and AI-generated vocal melodies. Though this software is a very exciting...

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Gen Z is Struggling

Gen Z is Struggling

Sayra Avalos January 30, 2024

Gen Z is a generation of people that were born in 1997-2012 ages 12-27. Generation Gen Z struggles the most with mental health and economic issues. Home prices over the years have increased as wages stay the same. This being said more individuals who...

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No Secrets: Epsteins Contacts Revealed

No Secrets: Epstein’s Contacts Revealed

Benjamin Nguyen January 29, 2024

In December, a federal court judge ordered that names relating to Epstein’s court documents be released.  More than 150 individuals are named, including alleged abusers and those who were abused.  The release of the names comes amid continued outrage...

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Lakota West: School Lunch Choices

Lakota West: School Lunch Choices

Kenya Tyus-Embry January 29, 2024

Here at West, our cafeteria staff offers a variety of lunch choices. Some students may find these lunch options effective, while others might not. What Exactly Do They Have to Offer? Each day there is a different menu item giving students to have...

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What is The Hype Over The Viral Stanley Cups

What is The Hype Over The Viral Stanley Cups

Shahed Musa January 29, 2024

Stanley’s 40oz colorful tumblers have taken over the internet. The company has made millions of dollars just from their TikTok fanbase. These Stanley cups are known as “Quenchers,” ranging from $20 for a 14-ounce cup to $60 for a 64-ounce cup.  Stanley...

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