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Sexism in the Student Section?

Sexism in the Student Section?

Cache Goracke

March 18, 2019


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In 1972, Title IX was established in schools to make certain that girls sports would receive the same government funding as boys. According to www.womensfoundation.org before Title IX, one in 27 girls played sports. Today that number is two in five. While that is a drastic and positive change in norms since the 70s...

Five Weird College Scholarships that You’ve Never Heard of

Five Weird College Scholarships that You’ve Never Heard of

Peyton Carley

January 29, 2019


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 The average cost for college tuition at an in-state university in the U.S. adds up to be a very expensive $9,970. That number climbs even higher when out-of-state colleges are thrown into the mix at $25,620. Regardless of where students are financially, it is in their best interest to apply for as m...

Top 10 Christmas Wish List

Top 10 Christmas Wish List

Riley Keiter and Abi Cantu

December 23, 2018


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  Over the course of about a month, interviews of 100 people were taken at Olathe West. There were 25 randomly selected individuals each grade who each gave answers to the following question: “If you could have anything, anything, for Christmas, what would it be?”. The answers were writte...

Social Media Cleanse

Social Media Cleanse

December 21, 2018


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The whole point of Social Media used to be to share parts of our lives and stay more connected with one another. But lately, it has morphed into something uglier. Studies have shown that it decreases your self-confidence and makes you envious of other peoples lives. Social Media is also really good at ...

How to Start Winter Break off on the Right Foot

How to Start Winter Break off on the Right Foot

December 19, 2018


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We all know and love finals. The most stressful week of our semester. After so many hours studying and preparing for finals we are definitely ready for winter break. Winter break is time to hang out with your friends and family, especially after that stressful few days of finals. Here are five things...

Top 10 Places to Buy Your Next Homecoming Dress

Top 10 Places to Buy Your Next Homecoming Dress

Caché Goracke, Writer

October 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As you know, Homecoming is now in the past, and all the work and effort people put into getting ready is over. Now, the pictures of girls in their elegant dresses are all over Instagram and you’ve probably seen more than a few. That’s why 100 people were asked where they chose to buy their perfect...

Final Feels

Final Feels

Jacob Keenan

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With finals right around the corner, many students are very stressed out. We decided to ask students of Olathe West how they felt about finals and these are the results we found. As you can see, most students are concerned for their math final, and many said it is because they struggle to retain...

Hit or Miss: Students React to Spring Formal

Hit or Miss: Students React to Spring Formal

Hannah Snakenberg and Dahlia Vang

May 7, 2018


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Spring Formal was held on April 21 and all grade levels were invited to attend the dance. The theme for the formal was Garden Gala. The Junior Committee and Student Council members coordinated and decorated the dance. Many students had varying opinions on Spring Formal.   “I really liked how it was set up--the fl...

Fortnite Is Taking Over

Fortnite Is Taking Over

Peyton Carley

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I have no doubt that if you ask any person in America what the biggest craze of 2018 is, 9 out of 10 people will say it is Fortnite Battle Royale. Kids across America and even the world are obsessed with this game. Fortnite is free to download on PS4, X Box One, personal computers, and a few IOS devices....

Out With The Old, In With The New

Out With The Old, In With The New

Hannah Snakenberg and Dahlia Vang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Video games have evolved for the past 66 years since the creation of the first video game: OXO, which was developed by British professor by the name of Alexander Sandy Douglas. It was released in 1952. Since the 1950’s, games have improved in quality and content. We noticed the sudden change in ga...

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