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March Madness

March Madness

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under columns, sports column: professional sports

A lot of students at Parkway West participate in making March Madness brackets. Kentucky is the clear favorite to win it all this year.

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Dedication EP review

Dedication

You’re The Only One I Need? Yeah, the only song I need to hear to know that Dedication is not a good album.

Our Rating: 2.0/10

Hannah Hoffmann, News Editor

March 31, 2015


Filed under A & E, music, showcase

You’re The Only One I Need? Yeah, the only song I need to hear to know that Dedication is not a good album.

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Jan Gagstetter nominated for U.S Presidential Scholars Program

Jan Gagstetter nominated for U.S Presidential Scholars Program

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under features, showcase

Senior Jan Gagstetter was nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program and will find out if she gets into the program in May.

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Behind the scenes: Directing One Acts

Behind the scenes: Directing One Acts

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under A & E

Seniors balance friendships with their desire to put on a solid final show.

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POW: Lauren Perez, Science ASC

POW: Lauren Perez, Science ASC

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under people of west

When did you begin singing? “I have been singing since I was small. I sang in church choir and then got serious in high school when I joined the Honors Choir and Select Choir.” What type of music do you listen to? “I listen to all types of music. I listen anywhere from Ed Sheeran to Yo...

Freshman focus on forces

Freshman focus on forces

Bronte Segura, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under photos, snapshot

Using a broom to push a bowling ball, freshman Andrew Yazdi explores forces in motion March 4 in Honors Physics. The goal was to demonstrate how different amounts of applied force do different things. "We had to push the bowling ball in a circle or as hard as we could then stop it," Yazdi said.

Speech and Debate Team produces National Qualifiers after Districts

Speech and Debate Team produces National Qualifiers after Districts

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under photos, snapshot

Holding up trophies after the District competition on March 8, sophomores Kent Robinson, Peter Petev and Tanya Esmiel and junior Julia Li are celebrated as the Speech team’s four national qualifiers. To support the students, alumni from the team came to the tournament, where five Debate team members...

Sporting an outfit on Twin Day

Sporting an outfit on Twin Day

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

March 30, 2015


Filed under photos, snapshot

Dressed up for Twin Day, sophomore Tyler Hannegan stands arm-in-arm with his friend, sophomore Kjell Hagen. The two both decided to wear their hockey jerseys. “My friend had that shirt on, and we both like the Blues,” Hannegan said.  

Model United Nations tackles St. Louis conference

Model United Nations tackles St. Louis conference

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under photos, snapshot

Raising her hand to pose a statement during the annual Civitas Challenge Model United Nations Session, junior Naomi Kodama sits with junior Carol Moseley, the leader of the club. During the conference on March 28, the Model United Nations club represented both Botswana and Sierra Leone.

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Longhorns stand up to drug use

Longhorns stand up to drug use

Mary Moriarity, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under photos, snapshot

Sitting in a circle to discuss leadership methods, freshmen Sophia McMorrow, Alex Volz and Katia Frederick attend the Stand Up 9 retreat. Volz anticipates the upcoming Longhorn Stampede Fun Run through this leadership program that works to prevent drug use. “I think just being able to hang out and...

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