The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


Hoziers album Wasteland, Baby!comes nearly five years after his self-titled album in 2014.

“Wasteland, Baby!” won’t waste your time

Emma Caplinger, Podcast Artist March 28, 2019

When Hozier’s first single “Take Me to Church” was released September 2013, we were doing the Harlem Shake, listening to Lorde’s “Royals” and watching Vines on the actual app rather than in...

Embracing the holiday vibes from the previous snow day, senior Sophie Ellis is anxious for the holidays to roll around. “My favorite part about the holidays is being with family. We all get together at least a couple times during the holidays and get to play games like spoons and left center right,” Ellis said.

Top Seven Holiday Songs To Dance To This Season

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer December 14, 2018

 1.All I Want for Christmas - Mariah Carey   One of the most popular Christmas songs of all time, it’s clear that the reason it’s so prominent is the energy and the beat of this song. Carey’s...

Hippo Campus and The Districts bring an electric performance to The Pageant

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC October 22, 2018

Excited chatter filled the room as fans flowed into The Pageant Tues. Oct. 9, impatiently waiting for The Districts, a Philadelphia based rock band, to open up the show for the even more anticipated Hippo...

Senior Meghan Stanfield, junior Theresa Monteleone and senior Chloe Hershenow perform enthusiastically in Jazz Choir at the First Annual Music Department Showcase Concert. This is Stanfield’s second year in the ensemble. “Singing is my passion, and it’s so nice to come to class to just sing with all my friends,” Stanfield said. “It really helps me forget about all the chaos of the world.”

Showcase concert sets music department off on a strong start

Maria Newton, Features Editor October 8, 2018

As parents, friends and students poured into the gymnasium, they were met with the rhythmic pounding of the Marching Band. The strong metronome, meant to keep the marchers in synchronization, was captivating. This...

“Bloom” Album Review

Lydia Roseman, News Editor October 4, 2018

With early beginnings as a YouTube personality, Australian singer and songwriter Troye Sivan officially graduated from making videos to composing and recording his own music in 2014. Sivan released...

Album art for Eminems album Kamikaze

Kamikaze review

Andrew Li, Staff Writer September 24, 2018

Eminem’s latest album, “Kamikaze,” was a bomb-drop out of nowhere. No one knew whether Eminem would ever drop another album, or even a song for that matter. Everyone thought Eminem was done,...

“Pray For The Wicked” review

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor June 28, 2018

Panic! At The Disco’s latest album “Pray For The Wicked” needs some prayers itself. The album was lackluster, choppy and while the messages that the band was trying to convey about their journey...

“The Mountain” review

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor June 14, 2018

With summer still heating up, Dierks Bentley’s latest album “The Mountain” provides a mellow sound that is perfect for kicking back at the pool. He blends music accessible to mainstream pop lovers...

This Is America Review

This Is America Review

Tyler Kinzy, Staff Writer May 23, 2018

The 21st-century workforce can be defined by, in a word, specialization. Then again, Donald Glover has been an exception to the rule his entire life. A “triple threat” in every sense of the term, Glover...

Post Malone reaches new heights with latest album

Erin Slutzky, Staff Writer May 11, 2018

Post Malone speaks words of wisdom in his newest album, beerbongs and bentleys. Austin Post (aka Post Malone) began his musical career in Los Angeles, where he caught the attention of several successful...

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