Tiger Tales

Reading “Crank” is addictive

Terri Purcell, Managing Editor

December 3, 2010

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Addicting books are hard to come by, but when you pick up “Crank” by Ellen Hopkins, you are sucked into Kristina Snow’s journey with the Monster. Oddly enough, this book is a warning to curious teens that are considering...

Emo Kids Never Say Die

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2010

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It’s hard to believe there was a time when bands composed of young men wearing black nail polish and screaming lyrics like, “I’m not okay” were considered really, really cool. For many of us, this was an age where our...

Band Feature: Capehart

Anna Simek, staff writer

October 20, 2010

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Omaha/Chicago-based band Capehart is a slamming guitar powered chariot driven by melodious vocals and harmonies. Their newest album, “So the Story Goes” was made with intent on filling the hole between teeny-boppers and cultivated...

The Crazy Things We Do for Love

Michelle Lega, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

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When the word “opera” is mentioned, most students will groan and think of fat women in Viking hats. However, the choir department’s annual Opera Scenes was a spectacular hit easily dispelling any misapprehensions about opera....

“A Chemical Imbalance”: A Look inside the 2010 Fall Play

Krista Mehrl, Views Editor

October 20, 2010

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If you’ve ever walked the notorious “band hallway” where all the nerdy and artsy band, choir, and play kids hang out, then you’ve heard about the good reputation that Joliet West’s plays and musicals have earned. Not...

Say Goodbye, Free pie

Lisandra Bernadet, staff writer

October 20, 2010

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Free Pie Wednesday has been the craze for the past year. It seems like every person who attends Joliet West is there every Wednesday night. Teens flock to Baker’s Square for the delicious pie that’s free with a purchase of...

Facebook Frenzy hits the Silver Screen

Denise Cahue, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The anticipated film about the 500 million member social network worth approximately twenty-five billion dollars is more than just the story behind Facebook and how it came to be. The Social Network illustrates a deeper story ab...

Simpler. Quicker. Deeper…….Shallower?

Ricky Diaz, staff writer

September 9, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

           I am an avid gamer and love the sport of football so obviously football video games are one of my favorite genres to play. Any video game player knows Madden by EA is king of football video games but recently...

‘Inception’-ally mind-blowing

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

                By judging only by the previews, many viewers are quick to jump to the conclusion that Christopher Nolan’s film Inception is simply two hours filled with mind-blowing special effects: a visual...

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