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I Took Chemo for Nothing

Sophomore Kristin Priest went through chemotherapy treatment after being diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, only to find that the real problem was somewhere else in her body.

February 22, 2017

After hearing I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, my doctor told me something that would continue to haunt my waking thoughts for months. They said I needed to “adjust to the new normal,” but nothing about my situation was normal. Arthritis at the age of 15 was not normal, the dosag...

Pooh Bear: the cure to cancer

An Instagram post for the childhood cancer awareness challenge.

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017

Oh, Instagram challenges str just another hat we put on to make ourselves look benevolent on the Internet.

Parkway students use Twitter as a vehicle of district harassment: Storify

Parkway students use Twitter as a vehicle of district harassment: Storify

Pathfinder Editorial Board

February 11, 2016

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STP: Religion in school

STP: Religion in school

Betsy Wait and Claire Smout

February 1, 2016

Religion’s presence in public school cannot be denied, but its implications are vast and often overlooked. Is West still an environment where students are allowed to freely speak their minds, or does discussing religion hinder educational advancement? In a public school where tolerance is the norm,...

All you need to know about gender-neutral bathrooms

All you need to know about gender-neutral bathrooms

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

January 26, 2016

Wondering why places have gender-neutral bathrooms? Here's some quick info about them.

Meet the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Justin Cupps, Staff Writer

January 4, 2016

That's right... It's presidential election time again. Get to know your candidates for the 2016 presidential election race.

Student privilege to eat off-campus lunch

School Resource Officer Scott Scoggins and Front Office Receptionist Vickie Hankammer stand outside the access door.

Hasan Baig, Staff Writer

December 24, 2015

Students are forced to hang out in the cafeteria and eat the cafeteria food for lunch unless they bring their own.

STP: the tragedy in Paris and ISIS

Freshman Nolan Gregorio in front of the Le Petit Prince mural in the MCL department.

Nell Jaskowiak, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

Nell Jaskowiak interviews seven members of the West High community about their view point on the ISIS attack in Paris.

West community debates senioritis

Senior Mason Gervich takes a nap during his fourth hour study hall.

Hasan Baig, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors must be careful about keeping up with their grades, doing their homework and staying up-to-date with their assignments. If not, something happens when the student approaches senior year.

Shut down McKamey Manor

Haunted house photo illustration

Sydney Kinzy

October 15, 2015

McKamey Manor: the haunted house that begins an eight hour tour by kindapping people and blindfolding them in the back of a van.

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