Spring Fashion Frenzy

Sophia Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


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Now that spring is fast approaching, many new styles and trends are on the rise. Aside from the ideal vision of spring fashion, such as florals and pastels, the official spring colors released by Pantone. Pantone is a proprietary color space that is used by many different companies in order match certain...

Get Inspiralized This Year

Talia Kussman, Senior Editor

February 23, 2016


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It is time to ditch the pasta and make 2016 your year to eat healthier, and not just for three weeks but all the time. Make eating healthy fun and get “inspiralized” with a few of these insanely easy recipes featuring the spiralizer machine, which can be found at any kitchen supply store, such as...

Evolution of El Queso

Catherine Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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Of all of the off-campus lunch spots, Tex-Mex restaurant El Queso has risen above the rest to capture the hearts and stomachs of Plano West students. “I first heard about it during sophomore year from a guy at West,” senior Wilson Vick said. “He said it was a blessing from God and by far the...

Talk About TEDTalks

Sriya Reddy, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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Technology Entertainment and Design (TED) is a non profit organization, which started in 1984, that works to spread ideas and innovations through short talks from experts on a variety of topics. Here is a collection of TED talks that students might enjoy. “I’m Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much...

Mr. West Post-Pagaent

Mr. West Post-Pagaent

February 23, 2016


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Tips To Fall Asleep

Bianca Javery, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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Whether it is due to late night study sessions or all-night Netflix binges, it is easy to spot a few students in any given class struggling to keep their eyes open. Because some studies show that a lack of sleep can lead to weight gain, anxiety or even depression, it is more important now than ever to...

From Stress to Success

Talia Kussman, Senior Editor

December 10, 2015


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With final exams rapidly approaching, it is easy to become stressed out and disregard precious studying time. This may lead to bad decisions, such as pulling all nighters, which in turn results in detrimental mistakes like forgetting your calculator on exam day. Have no fear. Preparing for exams is easier...

Tunes for the Holidays

Tiffany Su, Associate Editor

December 10, 2015


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Tired of listening to the same old songs every holiday season? Switch up your playlist with these untraditional yet festive songs. Whether they are covers of classics with a twist (BLEW XMAS by FIDLAR) or originals (The Chanukah Song by Adam Sandler), this playlist is sure to show you something new this...

Shows to Binge Watch

Bianca Javery, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


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We all have had the struggle of deciding which Netflix series to watch next after completing an emotional and intense series finale. With this upcoming Winter break, make sure to cuddle up next to your laptop and stay up all night binging on these high-quality shows.   Jane the Virgin: (1 ...

Spread Love, Spare Your Wallet

Fatima Bhaiwala, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


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As the holidays approach and the weather cools down, it is time to get ahead on gift shopping for the season. At times it can be hard to think of an affordable or personal gift for a specific person in mind which can lead to last minute chaos. Have no fear. Here are some do-it-yourself (DIY) projects...

Not For Real Dummies

Catherine Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


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When most people see the trademark yellow and black cover of a For Dummies book, they run the other way for fear of being seen with a text that is clearly not intended for the sharpest tool in the shed. Because of this stigma, countless numbers of people miss out on an easy-to-understand and concise ...

Getting Hired as a High Schooler

Haley Pevsner, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2015


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Between off-campus lunches, new clothes and other random expenses, high schoolers are constantly finding themselves in debt. When parents finally grow tired of hearing pleas for donations to meager bank accounts, they resort to the three words that every teenager hears at some point in their high school...

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