WHIRLWIND

What We’re Feeling: New Year New Songs

Travis Shollenberger, Entertainment Co-Editor

February 25, 2020

Here are some of the songs that mean the most to our staff members.      “Werewolf” by Quinn XCII (feat. Yoshi Flower) is a song about developing feelings for someone who is not a good person and not being able to control those feelings...

Die-Hard Disney

Alizah Bueno and Colvin Parvin

January 21, 2020

Ever since its start in 1923, Disney has been shaping the lives of many across the world. The first Disney movie, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” premiered on Dec. 4, 1937. In its time, it was a milestone, making $...

Poetry’s Not Dead

Samantha Mattingly

January 21, 2020

Words can be some of the most powerful tools, especially when those words are written in an abstract or emotional form. Many people find solace in words; written, spoken, or even sung. These people indulge with words either as an...

Christmas Craze

Travis Shollenberger, Entertainment Co-Editor

December 19, 2019

 Christmas songs have always spread cheer over the radio to get people into the holiday spirits. Some are about love, others are about the time spent with friends and family. Here are three songs that bring people together for ...

Cafe Underrated

Travis Shollenberger, Entertainment Co-Editor

December 11, 2019

 Cafes and coffee shops are great places to stop and grab a pick-me-up to start the day, or boost someone’s energy in the afternoon. Some of these shops are more popular than others, shadowing over smaller businesses. Less p...

“Doctor Sleep” Review

Eleanor Peterson

December 8, 2019

“Doctor Sleep,” the long awaited sequel to the 1980’s hit horror movie, “The Shining”, came out Friday, Nov. 8. As most people know, sequels can hardly live up to the original. So I’m sure you’re wondering, is thi...

Giving my Thanks

Eleanor Peterson

November 25, 2019

  “I’m really thankful for the small stuff, like just the way a blanket smells and things like that. ... because It seems like people are always trying to make it this big extravagant thing that everyone shoul...

What You Should Be Watching This Fall

Eleanor Peterson

November 7, 2019

It’s rainy season, and that leaves people with a very limited list of things to do. When it’s pouring outside and you’re stuck inside, one great activity is to curl up with a blanket and put on a good movie. If you’re wo...

Reduce

Travis Shollenberger, Entertainment Co-Editor

October 29, 2019

Reduce the amount of plastic waste in our oceans....

2020 Video Games

Travis Shollenberger, Entertainment Co-Editor

October 29, 2019

Video games are a popular phenomenon amongst youth, especially those in high school. Some staff members at West share the love for games, and are discussing upcoming ones with their students. “The consumption of video games has become...

Going in Blind

Eleanor Peterson

October 27, 2019

Ever been on a bad date? How about six? This year's fall play "Check Please" follows two hopeless romantics, Guy and Girl, played by sophomores David Nicholas and Tori Thorp, in their desperate pursuit of love. But instead of...

Stardew Review

Travis Shollenberger, Entertainment Co-Editor

October 25, 2019

Stardew Valley, a farm simulation role-playing game created in February 2016 by Eric Barone also known by his developer name “ConcernedApe”, has captured many hearts of those who have played it and is still popular in 2019...

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