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Pink Floyd Laser Show

Gunnar Flotre, Reporter

May 3, 2016

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Recently the Anchorage Museum has been having Pink Floyd laser shows in their planetarium. They recently played the Dark Side of the Moon album in conjunction with the motion picture.  A few people know about the shows because t...

Persona Tournament

Madai Soto, Reporter

May 3, 2016

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On March 25, 2016 at West’s Anime Club, there was gaming tournament of Persona for the title Champion. This tournament happens every year after Christmas break. Do you enjoy video games? Fighting or RPG (Role-playing Game)? ...

A Warm Welcome, Hearth

Summer Jarvis-Mensoff

May 3, 2016

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Anchorage welcomes a modern home-style pizzeria to Northern Lights and Spenard, called Hearth Artisan Pizza. Hearth opened January 2016 from the same owner of The Middle Way Cafe, a rustic cafe next door to the new pizzeria. T...

Being Professional on Social Media

Laurie Pinder, Reporter

May 3, 2016

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Julia O’Malley gave a lecture titled, “Selfies, Tone and the Fragile Business of being Professional on Social Media,” at the UAA Professional Studies Building on March 31. About 30 people, ranging in age from 30 to 60 years old, attend...

Mr. and Ms. West Bodybuilding Competition

Brianna Lindemann, Reporter

May 3, 2016

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The auditorium of West Anchorage High School held a crowd that was audible from parking lot during the Mr. and Ms. West bodybuilding competition on Friday, March 25th at 7 p.m.  Both male and female students from all grades compe...

Air Jordan 12

Branden Truong, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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Air Jordan 12 The Master were released on February 26, 2016 on the Nike website as well as many others. But, The Masters were released in Dimond Footlocker on March 1, 2016 for a retail of $190. If you were planning on getting the shoe bu...

Foreign Language Acquisition

Laurie Pinder, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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Learning a foreign language is incredibly difficult and many students are struggling to achieve this skill.         Cara O’Brien-Holen, a foreign language staff at West, teaches levels of French II through French V....

Mark Stewart

Levi Freeman-Shephard, Reporter

November 12, 2015

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West High art teacher Mark Stewart wound up in Anchorage as many people do; by seeking adventure.“Ultimately I got my teaching degree because I wanted to get out of Indiana,” he says. Stewart interviewed with the Anchorage...

Soloist Katy Green

Madison Frye, Reporter

November 12, 2015

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The Alaska Chamber Singers held a choral concert featuring many proud displayed voices at Our Lady of Guadalupe on October 16th, 8:00 p.m. There are 37 members of the Alaska Chamber singers and the program has been around since...

After-school Jobs

Jizelle Mendoza, Reporter

November 12, 2015

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  Nearly four out of five US students including those in high school work while in school. A large number of students at West High work part-time, or even full time jobs. Survey shows by Citigroup & Seventeen magazine...

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