Tiger Tales

Dressing to the nines

Mike Maticka and Rachel Buechel, Entertainment Editor and News Editor

October 25, 2013

With Halloween just around the corner, many trick-or-treaters are scrambling around looking for some last minute costumes for the special night. Over the years, trends in Halloween get-ups has changed and this year is no different....

A plague among us

A plague among us

October 23, 2013

Red Ribbon Week

Ashley Satcher, contributing writer

October 23, 2013

On February 7, 1987 Enrique Camarena, a Mexican-American undercover agent for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, was abducted in Mexico. Enrique was tortured and murdered on February 9, 1985 in broad daylight. “To...

Mystery light

Jenny Glasscock, Features Editor

September 25, 2013

There is a half-century old mystery in the village of Paulding, Michigan. This mystery has been given names such as the “Dog Meadow Light” or the “Lights of Paulding”, but it is most commonly known as The Paulding Light....

The amazing Jesus Flores

Lauren Johnson, contributing writer

September 25, 2013

Left handed and the captain of the varsity soccer team, are just some aspects that begin to explain Joliet west High School’s infamous Jesus Flores. Born in his hometown Cicero, Illinois, July 10th 1996, Flores has been activ...


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...

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