Varsity softball off to a strong start, has high hopes for remainder of season

Lexy Connolly

March 11, 2015

On Feb. 27, while most District mandated activities were canceled due to the severe weather, a small group of Westlake parents could have been found at Butler Field, bundled up in their blue and red sweatshirts, watching the varsity...

Drake drops surprise album

Nikki Humble

March 9, 2015

By now I think we are all aware that Drake dropped an album unannounced à la Beyoncé on Feb. 13. I wasn’t sure what to expect then, but all I know now is that If Youre Reading This Its Too Late [sic] is eloquent. The whole...

2 Times the Cellist

Julia Rasor

March 9, 2015

They were once two solo cellists performing as rivals in the classical music world. Alone, they individually succeeded in achieving many awards honoring their cello skills and gaining renowned recognition. Upon the decision to...

Kids’ Acting production of RENT impresses musical theater fan

Georgina Kuhlmann

March 9, 2015

“To the stage” toasts Maureen Johnson, the glitteringly provocative performance artist and drama queen of RENT, from her perch upon a table. And sitting in the audience, seeing the show for the third time in a week, I can't...

Internet-shy student laments social media struggles

Katelyn Connolly

March 6, 2015

Theoretically, I should be able to read a status on social media, come up with a witty response, chuckle softly to myself and post said response in under two seconds. The process is so simple, so common, so efficient. It is practically...

Dreams of Gods and Monsters concludes trilogy brilliantly

Colleen Pletcher

March 6, 2015

The third book in the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy is a lovely ending to an amazing and inventive series. When I started this book, I basically put my life on hold in order to finish it. It’s that addicting. The book...

Days of Blood and Starlight lives up to first book in series

Colleen Pletcher

March 6, 2015

Readers who have just finished Daughter of Smoke and Bone will most likely be scrambling to get their hands on Days of Blood and Starlight. Ending in a place in the story that’s clearly not a conclusion, the audience is perfectly...