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The Soccer Experience

The Soccer Experience

Katie McCabe

May 16, 2018

The coaching staff for girls soccer at tosa west is all new to start of the 2018 year. After coach Bailey stepped down because of a job transfer, coach Molitor former JV coach was asked to coach varsity this year. This two positions open this year for JV1´s and JV2´s. These positions were filled by c...

Seeing the President

February 5, 2014

What do you wear to see the President? That’s the first thing that I thought about when I heard that the opportunity had arisen for me to go see President Obama speak for the first time in person, as a high school student. As a journalist in high school, these sort of opportunities don’t arise...

Headphones Review

January 16, 2013

The quality of music is very important to people, and with large record sales from Monster’s ever popular Beats it’s obvious that consumers spend a lot on their headphones. Over hyped or over priced, new headphones try to compete every year trying to be the best. West Side Stories breaks down the...

Predictions for a New Semester

January 21, 2012

Well, it’s that time again, the time where a majority of the West's students feel ready to go insane. Teachers are giggling while handing out exams they think will stump us and most students are studying there brains out to prove them wrong. But this time is can also be looked at as ending a great s...

The Theatre, the Theatre

January 21, 2012

Do you find yourself doing the same things over and over on your Friday and Saturday nights? Why not try something new? We live in Milwaukee, which is—believe it or not—one of the most active theatre communities in the country. Take advantage of all of the wonderful productions it has to offer....

Top 10 Films of 2011

January 18, 2012

Love watching movies? Take a look at this compilation of the ten best films from this past year. The Tree Of Life: Terrence Malick has always reinvented cinema in some aspect with every film he has made. The Tree Of Life, however, is his finest film to date, even surpassing 1978’s Days Of Heaven. ...

Top 10 Albums of 2011

December 16, 2011

Chalk Artist: Andy Hanson Photographer: Sarah Otto West Side Stories guest writer Anthony Clayton used his knowledge of 2011 music to determine which albums are the year's best. Here is the full list of his preferences. 1. Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes: 2011 was generally a bad year for music; not many albums that came out seemed satisfying...

Why the Y?

December 15, 2011

Most teens, young adults, and even older individuals indulge themselves in a good workout a few times a week. They do workouts to clear their minds, distract themselves, get some fresh air, or simply get in shape in order to get that “rocking body” for whatever occasion they desire. In summer, you see...

A Texas-Sized Blunder

October 24, 2011

When Texas Governor and current republican presidential candidate Rick Perry released an executive order that required 6th grade girls to be vaccinated against the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, he could have hardly predicted the long term consequences its issuance would cause. Those consequences would...

Here’s the Scoop on Custard

July 10, 2011

With Culver’s and Oscar’s being so popular among high school students, it’s obvious that frozen custard is a favorite among high school students. But which one is the best one? I tested a single scoop of chocolate custard at four of the most popular frozen custard places around town, and this is...

A Plan for the People

February 23, 2011

Political views have been a driving force of American politics since the creation of this nation. Arguments arise over who is a Democrat, who is a Republican; who is liberal, and who is conservative; who is left-wing and who is right-wing. Many times, news stations and congressional articles compla...

Another Program to Cut

February 23, 2011

To commemorate the centennial birthday of Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin was one of several speakers to speak at a banquet in California. Among other things, Palin complained the government is “spending too much” and “controlling too much”. She was presumably unaware of the irony within her sta...

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