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An Enchanting Night at Prom

An Enchanting Night at Prom

Sophie Diouf May 1, 2023

Lakota West held its annual prom night for juniors & seniors on April 22nd at the Savannah Center. It was a night filled with dancing and energy.  As students arrived at the Savannah Center on Saturday night, fairy lights and flowers were...

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Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2023 Recap

Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2023 Recap

Sophie Diouf March 1, 2023

As February comes to an end designers & creatives come together to celebrate new collections and share the stories behind them.  February is basically a national holiday for those interested in fashion. as it marks the beginning of back-to-back...

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2023 Fashion Trends

2023 Fashion Trends

Sophie Diouf January 26, 2023

Another year in fashion has passed and it has left its mark. The 2022 runway shows have brought us memorable moments like the makeshift dress from Coperni and the Stella McCartney & Yoshimoto Nara collaboration. Social media continues to drive niche...

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Food Review: Baguettes, Paris

Food Review: Baguettes, Paris

Sophie Diouf and Samantha George January 26, 2023

The multi-national Korean franchise Paris Baguette has finally opened its doors to the Cincinnati area. The cafe’s grand opening was on December 17, 2022. There was a huge crowd as they are known for their freshly baked bread and coffee. It began gaining...

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The Return of Exams to Lakota West

The Return of Exams to Lakota West

Sophie Diouf December 9, 2022

After two long years without semester exams they have finally come back. Semester exams were initially halted after the start of the pandemic, but after some time, administrators believed it was the right time. Current seniors have a bit of experience...

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Teacher Feature: Mrs. Herber

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Herber

Sophie Diouf May 11, 2022

Students who have attended school at the freshman campus may know Mrs. Herber is an English teacher in room 303. Those who did not have her as an actual teacher may not know that she is also a para-athlete representing the United States.   When...

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Where Seniors are Going to College

Where Seniors are Going to College

Sophie Diouf May 11, 2022

After surviving four years of high school, the seniors are finally graduating. Many students are committed to a university,  while some go right into work or serve in the military. Seniors are traveling far and wide to become what they have been dreaming...

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Lakota Wests Most Stylish

Lakota West’s Most Stylish

Sophie Diouf February 28, 2022

Among the thousands of students walking the halls at West, there are a handful of faculty and students who put in the work when crafting their outfits. Even with everyone rushing to their next class after the bell, these individuals easily catch the eye...

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Browns OOTD (Outfit of the Day)

Brown’s OOTD (Outfit of the Day)

Sophie Diouf February 7, 2022

     Each morning as we walk into school, Mr.Brown greets us  -- while also showing off his own style and personality with each outfit. His style at school ranges from multi-colored suits to wearing more relaxed outfits like a sweater and some sweatpants.  Mr....

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2022 Fashion Predictions

2022 Fashion Predictions

Sophie Diouf February 2, 2022

While the past two years have been nothing but predictable, predicting fashion trends for this year is definitely NOT predictable. With fast fashion becoming more popular because of social media and micro-trends, keeping up with what’s new can be hard....

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The Balance Between Success and Creativity

The Balance Between Success and Creativity

Sophie Diouf December 7, 2021

Being successful can stop a person’s creative flow. This is because unique ideas are often sacrificed for validation from the public. For example, when we do things a certain way because it works best or we’ve gotten lots of praise from it, we stop...

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Theatre Review: 39 Steps

Theatre Review: 39 Steps

Sophie Diouf November 10, 2021

Students of the Lakota West Theatre put on the British espionage story The 39 Steps. Students rehearsed for weeks to put on such an amazing show, those who missed the show really missed out on a suspenseful and funny show. Peter Bramble, played Richard...

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French Club

French Club

Sophie Diouf November 8, 2021

When: Once a month Where: Rm. 104 Advisor: Hodges    French Club is a great way to learn about French culture and eat delicious foods. The club meets once a month to learn about different lifestyles in France. A club card is needed,...

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Dietary Restrictions Within Lakota West

Dietary Restrictions Within Lakota West

Sophie Diouf October 13, 2021

Lakota West’s lunchroom needs to offer foods that their diverse religious population can eat.   Many religions around the world have food restrictions as part of their religious practice.  These practices started long ago and were written down...

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Student Thoughts On New Covid Guidelines

Student Thoughts On New Covid Guidelines

Sophie Diouf September 21, 2021

With Covid-19 cases going up each day, guidelines are constantly changing for students in and out of school. Many students are trying to keep up with their daily lives while also keeping up with new mandates and staying safe. The New York Times has...

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