West Side Stories


December 1, 2015

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By: Zoe Stack   The sign was bright, way too bright for the time of the day. I am not one, while on summer vacation, to awaken when the time is still in single digits. Yet here I was at 4:30 a.m on my way to Washington D.C for the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Conference. The conference was created ...

Shocking Welcome to Tajikistan

August 17, 2014

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6,611 miles away from home & exactly halfway across the world. After a ten and a half hour flight from the Chicago O'Hare airport to Istanbul, Turkey, I could feel the the journey to Dushanbe, Tajikistan was underway. First, let me tell you how beautiful the Istanbul airport was! After getting off...

More than summerfest

July 15, 2014

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School is out, Summerfest is over, family vacations are happening, bonfires with friends light up the night, local shows at the Rave, The Metal Grill and Miramar are happening, Wisconsin weather is driving us all crazy with all the storms and bigger-must-go-to festivals are happening. Some of those festivals...

Top 10 movies for Halloween

October 30, 2013

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Halloween was evolved from a religious holiday, but now it’s all about dressing up, getting free candy, and most of all, being scared. One great way to get scared is to watch movies. These are the best Halloween movies of Wauwatosa West: #10. Pumpkinhead (1988) A man conjures up a demon to kill the teena...

Recipes of The Month

October 30, 2013

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As Fall is nearing, we all get a sweet tooth. To satisfy this craving, enjoy this brownie recipe. This recipe is one of our best. It never fails to deliver delicious gooey brownies. Plus it is really easy to make. All you need is a bowl, a whisk or fork, and a pan and you're ready! Ultimate Chocolate ...

Homemade Gifts Send the Right Message

December 19, 2012

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Many ponder and stress over what they should hand their significant other on Christmas day, especially girls. It is definitely not easy coming up with something that you absolutely know will take your sweetheart’s breath away. “Oh my goodness, it is extremely hard looking for gifts for my boyfriend....

Wauwatosa West Students and Staff Get Into the Holiday Spirit

December 18, 2012

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Photo: Cailyn Rosene Make no mistake- the holidays have arrived. The twinkling lights on trees, music playing throughout stores adds to the hustle and bustle of people stirring up “Holiday Spirit” everywhere. Traditions are what make each holiday spirit special and unique. West senior Jessica P...

Trillwaukee: A$AP Mob Invades Milwaukee

December 11, 2012

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Friday night, Milwaukee welcomed A$AP Mob, Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q to local hot-spot venue, The Rave. The show was extremely energetic, keeping the crowd very alive for the three and a half hours that was the show’s run time. All of the good moments I experienced at the show, were equally matched...

REAL Pumpkin Pie

November 24, 2012

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Photo Credit - Kathryn Kreuser Tired of having to use canned pumpkin to make a mediocre pumpkin pie?  Follow this easy recipe and in no time at all and you can look like a master baker in front of your friends and family. Ingredients: 1 pie pumpkin 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie 2 eggs 1 cup p...

Turkey Triumphs

November 23, 2012

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Despite the fact that it is Thanksgiving time, all we really know about turkeys is that they are delicious.  “Well, the more serious thing that comes to my mind when I hear turkey, is Thanksgiving and how particularly good they taste,” says sophomore Sarah Overholt, a goofy smile planted on her...

Vans Warped Tour 2012

July 26, 2012

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Even though West students act like it is always summer, it actually is summer!!! This means three words: SUMMER CONCERT SEASON! For some West students, this means Summerfest. Of course, there were a few acts that blew up the outdoor stages,, for example BUSH and the Foo Fighters. Others among us will...

“Shooting Star” Review

July 19, 2012

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As the one-man music project Owl City prepares to introduce its fourth album this August, the new four-song EP entitled “Shooting Star” has been released in anticipation. In diverging from his typical synth-pop artistry, mastermind Adam Young has thrown his audience a curveball: the new EP is laced...

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