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Tiger Tales

Choir Room Search…unecessarily extreme

Connor Relyea, Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2010

Filed under Views

Every student at Joliet West knows and dreads the term Random Search. When a random search occurs the security and deans say that they are searching for anything that can posed as a threat to the students’ safety. However, most...

Magnificent Mile/All Star Weekend Review

Sadie McGuire, Elissa Chudwin, Entertainment Editors

December 15, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Festivals are almost as synonymous with Chicago as New York City is with Times Square. Throughout the year, the Windy City hosts a variety of events that attract large crowds to music, food, and more. The majority of these festivals...

Athletic Department Steps Up their Game

Audrey Miller, Features Editor

December 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

 Have you ever heard the saying “leave good enough alone”? Well, West does not believe in this, and suggests that good is just not good enough. When it comes to our sports fields and facilities, we rank about average....

Roberts-Burnett becomes Leatherneck: First signing since team split

Michelle Lozano, Sports Editor

December 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

First we had Miguel Acosta who earned a full-ride scholarship to DePaul for soccer, and now there is another Tiger on their way to free college due to outstanding athletics. It is my pleasure to continue to write these stories...

Yearbook is Socially Connected

Michelle Lega, Copy Editor

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Congratulations to Lizette Arias for being chosen to have her design on the cover of the 2010-2011 yearbook! The theme this year is "Socially Connected," a tie-in to teens’ increasing dependence on technology and social networ...

Chelsea Hunter…Facebook Fraud?

Freddie Alvarado, Katie Welz, Elissa Chudwin, Managing Editor, News Editor, Entertainment Editor

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Facebook has over 500 million active users with an average of 130 friends who spend 700 billion minutes socially connecting per month. Facebook has entered our lives, for better or worse. Glancing through many of Joliet West student’s...

Curfew Laws

Kayla Fink & Elisssa Chudwin, Features Editor & Entertainment Editor

December 15, 2010

Filed under Features

“Make sure you’re home by curfew.” These words tend to echo in the average teenagers mind as they count down the days until their eighteenth birthday, where at least the city curfew laws no longer apply.  That is, unless...

Coffee; surprisingly beneficial!

Krista Mehrl, Views Editor

December 15, 2010

Filed under Features

It's the last week of first semester, you've got all of your hardest finals on the day after tomorrow, and to top it off, it's 7:30 AM and five degrees below freezing. In order to compensate for your decision to stay up late on...

Wrestling team pushes on through

David Talarico, Sports Editor

December 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

As the wrestling season started, so did the fight against ring worm. Ring worm is a skin disease that is easily transferred from person to person and survives greatly in the hot moist atmosphere of the wrestling room. Ring worm...

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