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March 23, 2011

Cooley knows how to shoot

Ricky Diaz, Sports Editor

March 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

Khadija Cooley is the top shooter here at Joliet West. She was able to showcase her skills in a 3-point shoot out. She advanced all the way to state. Unfortunately she did not qualify for a top four spot. Coach Michaels jokin...

Alvarez pushes Tigers on Track

Sarah Volante, Copy Editor

March 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

The 2010-2011 school year marks the beginning of the new girls track program at Joliet West. Physical Education teacher Mrs. Alvarez is the team’s head coach, and she has high hopes for the team’s abilities and attitudes. Sh...

West Dunks for Darius

Paige Cline, staff writer

March 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

On Friday, February 25, the Joliet West Varsity and sophomore boys’ basketball teams played Sandburg in a tough game. Even though Sandburg beat them both, Joliet West was proud to say they helped find a cure for Duchenne Muscul...

Say it Out Loud

Marquel Washington, staff writer

March 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Say what out loud? Say it out loud! This just so happens to be the main concept and the name of the new online radio segment on Party 934 done by several students here at West. Party 934 is a radio station that is multi-gen...

Louder than a Bomb

Elissa Chudwin & Connor Relyea, Entertainment Editor & Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

The philosophy behind the Chicago Youth Poetry Festival Louder than a Bomb (LTAB) is quite simple: the point is not the point, the point is the poetry. Founded by Kevin Coval, LTAB is a poetry slam competition that begins Fe...

West to present, The Secret Garden

Connor Relyea, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This April, Joliet West’s choir department will be putting on its annual spring musical. This year the show will be "The Secret Garden" with music written by Lucy Simmon and book and lyrics by Marsha Norman. The musical fo...

City Sweets: Cupcakes of Chicago

Marino Castillo, contributing reporter

March 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From celebrities to fashion, trends come and go in all different ways. The same applies to food and desserts. One rising trend in the food industry is the classic confectionery cupcake. Cupcakes have recently been receiving th...

Lupe Fiasco: Lasers

Ricky Diaz, Sports Editor

March 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For the first time in a very long time I felt the urge to go out and buy a CD. I didn’t just get it off iTunes either; I actually went to the store and purchased a copy. I did this because Lupe Fiasco just released his new ...

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