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New band director takes over JWHS

Sandra Egizio, News Editor

October 6, 2014

Joliet West has recently welcomed Eric Wellman as the new band director. Mr. Wellman previously conducted band at Lincoln Way Central High School for 13 years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Illinois Sta...

Kent State shirt causes controversy

Madi Dobbs, Photo Editor

October 6, 2014

Social media uproar over Urban Outfitters’ blood-red-stained Kent State shooting sweatshirt. Urban Outfitters sweatshirt caught the attechtion of millions on twitter after selling a “Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt” for the...

October: College application month

Natalie Mander, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2014

Among all of the fall activities, October marks the start of college applications, letters of recommendation, and extensive scholarship searches. With all the commotion of football games and adjusting to school, it can be hard...

If I Stay gratifies audiences

Sydney Czyzon, Features Editor

October 6, 2014

On Friday, August 2, 2014, the hit movie, “If I Stay,” debuted in theaters throughout the nation. Upon release, crowds gathered to watch the sentimental romance that earned a whopping $40 million in the first two and a half...

Meet your new number two

Meet your new number two

September 4, 2014

Missing the point

Andrea Paolone, Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

Last school year, in the spring the summer reading novel was in the process of being chosen by the students, even though students picked the book there were some who relied on the popular film to help them start off the school...

Taking it too far

Lydia Schrock, Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

The new hit movie, “The Purge Anarchy”, has inspired a wave of social media that includes teens establishing a real-life purge. The talk of a “real-life purge” started when a teen from Louisville, Kentucky posted a tweet...

Hidden talent surfaces in Joliet

Courtney Rubino, Views Editor

August 29, 2014

“I love to sing because it is my escape. When you have a bad day or a good day, music is always there to keep you going. Singing lets me, a relatively introverted person express myself and sometimes be someone completely diffe...

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