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Pathfinder

Junior Caroline Judd gets a head start on arts focused career

Junior Caroline Judd gets a head start on arts focused career

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

February 13, 2019

What kind of art do you create? “I am very passionate about photography and videography. I started out doing classic art like drawing and painting, but I discovered my love for photography when I got my first camera. After that, my skills developed and now I have my own business.” How much time...

Junior Ryan Egan uses STEM courses to pursue a career in music

Junior Ryan Egan uses STEM courses to pursue a career in music

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

January 23, 2019

What kind of art are you interested in? I play in a band called The Brink STL. I’ve been playing guitar for eight years, and I’ve been playing gigs and concerts around St. Louis for the past four years. We play a little bit of everything. We play covers of pop bands like Panic! at the Disco a...

Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

December 19, 2018

What career are you pursuing? I really want to go to a Conservatory Performing Arts college and get a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) in either acting or musical theater, preferably musical theater. Those programs are really hard to get into, but that’s what I’m striving towards. Have you ever fel...

Art students face the pressures of STEM focused education

Art students face the pressures of STEM focused education

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

November 29, 2018

Science. Technology. Engineering. Mathematics. These fields have been pushed on us since we were young. Elementary schoolers take art and music classes once or twice a week, but are drilled in their times tables almost every day. When schools are short on funding, art programs are the first on the c...

People of West: Bailey Goughenour

People of West: Bailey Goughenour

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Junior Bailey Goughenour reflects on her development as an artist and how it made her who she is today.

Students blend art and Latin

Students blend art and Latin

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 6, 2018

Along with a mural of the Roman forum on the wall, student-painted ceiling tiles join the collage of decorations hanging from Latin teacher Tom Herpel’s walls. The tiles that depict ancient Roman deities are an ongoing project in Herpel’s collection of handmade classroom decorations. “I had a meet...

A story only an artist can tell

A story only an artist can tell

Claire Smout, Organizational Manager

March 3, 2017

Papers and canvases stretched out in front of them, pencils and paints laid out on the the table, a quiet classroom full of other artists. This is the atmosphere where art students at West spend hours perfecting their compositions. “I was drawn to art, especially drawing, because I just love to make. ...

Artists celebrate Inktober

Artists celebrate Inktober

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

Parker encourages artists to post their art on social media platforms such as Instagram so they have a place to get feedback from friends and fellow artists using #inktober and #inktober2016.

The Running with Scissors Improv team presents a spooktacular show

The Running with Scissors Improv team presents a spooktacular show

Claire Smout and Carson Lolley

October 28, 2016

“Improv is so much fun for me because it is not something I would normally do. It puts me out of my comfort zone and that is really cool to experience,” Lolley said.

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