The Effect Lack of Sleep Has on Your Body

Chyna Anderson and Mia McKeever

March 20, 2019

It's common knowledge that everyone should get at least eight hours of sleep. It can be most difficult on school nights when a student or teacher must stay up late working on assignments and wake up before dawn. Some effects of...

Black Culture/Rap Culture in America

March 8, 2019

Black Culture is apart of mainstream America with a deep rooted historical background. Black culture oftentimes employs, but is not always defined by black people because it is often multicultural. Being black in America involv...

Westside Pride

Caleb Thomasson, Editor

March 7, 2019

Westside Pride the new name for Westsides Gay Straight Alliance Club. The clubs sponsor and the club members felt that the club name was not representing the club the way they wanted. Westside pride decided to use the grant they...

Headphones during Class

Jayvien Watkins

March 6, 2019

Interview with Cortlan Davis Do you think that headphones should be allowed while doing work in class? Yes Why should or shouldn't we have them? Helps you focus Is there a certain time we should use them, like independent...

Love, Death, and Other Worlds

Xavier Robinson, Reporter

March 4, 2019

The world is a curious place. I would say it was a happy place. Possibly a sad place, or even cruel. But none is true. Those are opinions. One thing it is, without a doubt, is the fact that it is curious. The inspiration for this...

Cyberbullying: Is it Really An Issue?

Chyna Anderson

March 1, 2019

Since the early 2000s, there has been a huge rise in the popularity of the internet. So popular, in fact, that it can be accessed almost anywhere, from televisions to smart devices such as Alexa or Siri. Of course, social media...

Westside’s Positive Vibes!

February 28, 2019

This Monday marked history for Westside High School with the first meeting of the Positive Vibe Tribe. The Positive Vibe Tribe (PVT) is a counselor-guided club of sorts started by senior Ashley Galang. Galang notes her investment...

School Subjects That Should Be Taught

Chyna Anderson

February 21, 2019

Schools across the district have a strict core curricula that all students must go by. As most people know, these important classes are math, science, history, and literature. There are also electives that students are "obligated"...

Westside High School Violence

Jada Lawrence and Mia McKeever

February 19, 2019

Our school is important to us. We come here everyday to try our best to achieve small tasks and assignments in our classrooms in hopes of having a successful future. We are also able to make friends with the people we hang...

The Backpack Policy

Chyna Anderson

February 12, 2019

Students attending Westside Highschool are prohibited from bringing backpacks that aren't clear or mesh. With good reason, of course. As you may know, Westside (previously known as Forest) has a history of adolescents bringing...

Part-Time Student

Mekilya Smith, editor

February 8, 2019

As many highschool students begin to come of age they also encounter the options of grasping a job. We all have particular reasonings for having a job but we also have to deal with school. Most of us struggle to keep up with both,...

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