West Side Stories

A Cartoon for Detention

April 11, 2012

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Have you ever been in detention? If you have, then you can sympathize with those who want nothing more than to annoy the living daylights out of their supervisor. ...

The All American Rejects Are Back!

April 4, 2012

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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...

Album Review – Port of Morrow

March 27, 2012

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The newly regrouped indie favorites, The Shins, have just released their new and highly anticipated album, Port Of Morrow. The album is sure to end up in end-of-the-year “Best-of” conversations and lists. The lead single, “Simple Song”, is definitely a contender for the bands “signature song” title. The track resurrects the spirit of 1970’s stadium rock, but James Mercer’s vocals...

St. Patrick’s Day Songs

March 16, 2012

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“If I Should Fall from Grace with God”- The Pogues: This is the song that is popularly known as “that one song from that car commercial and I don’t understand what the guy is singing”. Shane MacGowan is popular for that, mainly because he is usually inebriated. The Pogues are one of the most famous acts to come out of Ireland, and quite frankly, one of the best. “Fall from Grace,...

The Wall [Video]

March 1, 2012

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During the week of February 20th to February 24th, students at Wauwatosa West High School were able to contribute a response to the question, "If you really knew me . . "

Dr. Means Discusses Race Relations at West [Photos]

February 24, 2012

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First Snowfall of the Year

January 13, 2012

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Within the last 24 hours, five inches of snow has fallen over Wauwatosa and the rest of southeastern Wisconsin. The snow has been long overdue, and several records were also broken, some dating back to the 1980’s. The snow has had a mixed response from the student body, ranging from elation to mild resignation. Many felt the first snowfall should’ve occurred a month ago around the holiday seaso...

Kinderkonzert

December 1, 2011

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The Wauwatosa West Orchestra will host its annual Kinderkonzert this Saturday, December 3rd from 1 pm to 4 pm in the West auditorium at 11400 W Center Street in Wauwatosa. The Kinderkonzert features family friendly holiday songs, arts and crafts, cookies and treats and, of course, a visit by Santa. Tosa West Student Broadcast News visited the Kinderkonzert last year and had a chance to capture the...

Thanksgiving at West!

November 22, 2011

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Join Tosa West Journalism students - Zaynab Hassan, Alexsandra Zielonka and Zakiya Robinson as they interview students about their holiday plans!

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