Tiger Tales


Patrick O'Connell, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2013

From dancing, to singing, to writing, etc., there are numerous art forms that people can participate in and a select few can master in. One art form that isn’t as recognized, is the art of procrastinating. We can all say we’ve...


Mike Maticka, Entertainment Editor

August 27, 2013

Since the beginning of time, sounds and words have been created in order for humans and other creatures to communicate with one another. Over time, language has changed and evolved to suit different eras. Words have been abbreviated,...

Fads and trends from 2007 to 2010

Jenny Glasscock, staff writer

December 12, 2012

Every year has its clothing fads and trends. Some styles are fads that we would call embarrassing when we look back on, ones that died out soon after becoming popular. Other styles are trends that are more fashionable and acceptable...

Supporting the society

Mike Maticka, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2012

Many students at Joliet West are in need of community service hours and there may be some hope for students whose time is running out. Key club offers a clever way for students to earn an enormous amount of community servi...

Potatoes: the most versatile food

Samantha Kessler, Copy Editor

October 30, 2012

Not many natural foods can be used for a multitude of different dishes. Some food is only good in its natural, raw state while others only a have a few recipes in which they are delectable in, but there is one food that can stand...

Why is eating health so hard?

Brie Gonda, Photo Editor

October 17, 2012

When in high school, most students have insanely busy schedules. Because of this, many teenagers do not have time to prepare healthy meals or have a healthy eating schedule. Maybe you are the person that is so busy that you are...

How to have a successful school career

Jayda Jones, staff writer

October 12, 2012

It is never too late to develop good study habits. If you’re starting off a new school year, or just wanting to improve your performance at school, follow some of these tips to develop essential t study habits. 1. Write down...

The Truth about Love Review

Mike Maticka, Entertainment Editor

October 12, 2012

P!nk’s latest album, The Truth about Love, has pleased critics, noting that the singer’s signature rock edge has made a bold return. From the first listen, The Truth about Love has some major potential hits. The album starts...

Thousands of shades of expression

Sam Kessler, Copy Editor

September 14, 2012

Everyone has a different way of expressing themselves, whether it is through clothes, music, hair, art, or writing, the list goes on and on. But one of the simplest ways for someone to express who they are, at least for girl...

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