West Side Stories

The Hunger Games: Living Up to Expectations

May 3, 2012

Last week a new phenomenon swept the nation: The Hunger Games. It made 19.7 billion dollars on its midnight showing alone, and is unique in that it does not involve vampires, werewolves, or Hogwarts. It is the story of a post-apocalyptic North America divided into 12 districts, where the Capital, or the central government, controls the lives of all the district’s citizens. The ubiquity of the ...

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 people out and about almost anywhere, at any time of the day. They jog, walk, and you occasio...

Doctor, Doctor

November 3, 2011

They make you wait with your parents in silly children’s rooms with ridiculous wallpaper. They make you gag after they forget that they have told you to open your mouth wide and say “Ahhhhh”. Who are they? They are the infamous doctors of our world. Doctors are said to be some of the smartest people on the face of the planet. They endure way too many years in college and take on intense com...

Bad News Buses

September 29, 2011

Yellow, school, coach, long, short, and city. What do all these words have in common? They all have had the unfortunate circumstance of being associated with buses. Over the weekend, I was on a Coach bus, with the in mind destination of the Wisconsin Dells. The bus ride there was absolutely no problem for me, after all who doesn’t like having to hours to catch up with friends when all you hav...

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Deanna Ross