West Side Stories

Top 10 movies for Halloween

October 30, 2013

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 teenagers who killed his son. I haven’t seen this movie but a fellow senior, Johnny Anderson has ...

Vans Warped Tour 2012

July 26, 2012

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 be seeing indoor shows/tours in the Eagles Ballroom - Scream It Like You Mean It, with headliners We Came...

Rising To The Top and ‘Making it Stop’

July 3, 2012

Formed in Chicago, IL, Rise Against has been rising to the top since 1999. The members of Rise Against have been making music for 12 years, and have created 6 albums, 15 music videos and have undergone countless tours. Their tour this past summer hit our very own Summer Fest. Maybe you were there to see them; then again, you might not have even realized they were here. They are touring now, but ...

The All American Rejects Are Back!

April 4, 2012

Our Rejects... They told us "When you see my face, hope it gives you hell".... That "I'll keep you my dirty little secret"... That they "Swing, Swing from the tangles of my heart is crushed by a former love"... Because "When darkness turns to light,It ends tonight, it ends tonight".... But far more recently talking about a "Beekeepers's Daughter"... The All-American Rejects or “Rejects” include t...

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 semester. That may make some sad. You might not have classes with your friends anymore. You might los...

Not Going to Homecoming?

October 13, 2011

10 Things to Do if You Don’t Want to Go Can’t Go to the Homecoming Dance Article by Juli Johnson Illustration by Jessie Suson So it’s that time of year again. Leaves are changing, the football season is here and fall fashion has come again. I can’t forget that one other thing 99% of all high schools have - homecoming. It’s a big football game and dance, but it may not be for everyone. ...

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Juli Johnson