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First Impressions

Lauren Meixner, Reporter

September 27, 2020

The first week of school was a confusing time for all virtual students. Scheduling problems caused a lot of stress, and just figuring out when your classes were was a struggle. While some students were lucky, with little to no conflicts when it came to Zoom times, some were not as fortunate. Many students...

Space Son

Space Son

Jaden Dudrey, Illustrator

November 8, 2018

Feel free to ask about prints or commissions on my Instagram @djandthefandoms ...

The 95 Theses of AP Euro

Rae Zimmerli, Contributer

April 18, 2018

The 95 Theses (of AP Euro) Posted April 18, AD 2018 It has been 500 years exactly since Martin Luther published his 95 theses and we aren’t recognizing this holiday Movies about Martin Luther suck Most movies about the Renaissance suck The Renaissance is boring as heck It is real...

Marching Through the Rain?

Natalie Lindmark, Reporter

March 4, 2018

March is here! That means spring will shortly be on the way, and so is the rain. Spring showers are are a highly anticipated occurrence, especially when affecting more than just sights around us, like bringing back beautiful colors. When talking about spring rain, one of the first words that comes to...

10 Horrible 1-Liners for Your Valentine

Rae Zimmerli, Contributer

February 14, 2018

1.I love you, even though you look like a BURNT chicken nugget, I still love you. 2.We all get loved, you either love yourself or get loved, whatcha gonna do? 3. I’d care if you broke your elbow. 4. I love you more than Halloween. 5. I’d throw you your keys AND your printer....

Should the Government Pay for College

Kolbie Christensen, Contributor

December 4, 2017

Imagine walking down the street and almost every person has a chain tied around their ankle. All are struggling to walk, the chain dragging and scraping the pavement. They can’t go far because if they do, the chain pulls them straight back to where they started. The clanking of the chains on the concrete...

Welcome to the Jungle Photo Gallery

Welcome to the Jungle Photo Gallery

Rachel Pickett, Editor-in-Chief

August 3, 2017

Last night, BV West freshmen mentors, administrators, teachers and counselors welcomed the Class of 2021 at the annual "Welcome to the Jungle" event. Incoming freshmen played trivia games, witnessed a flash mob from the freshmen mentors, were given tours of the school and even experienced their first...

The Stories of Thirteen Reasons Why

Lanie Render, Contributor

May 16, 2017

The Netflix series of Thirteen Reasons Why has generated an intense debate surrounding the controversial message of suicide. Individuals who have seen the series are familiar with the main character, Hannah Baker and her traumatizing hardships. This anguish has been credited to thirteen individuals...

Linking Social Media Use to Depression

Stephen Kinder, Contributor

May 12, 2017

There is no denying that social media plays a prominent role in society; ranging from business advertisement to simple blogging of everyday activity, the use of social media is certainly not going away. If one walks into a any place whether it be a school or restaurant, one will probably see that peopl...

West’s Declassified Finals Survival Guide

Kaylee Alexander, Contributor

May 10, 2017


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