By Marney Wood Staff Reporter Upper School students who walk through Mudd this year may notice the absence of a treasured accessory: cell phones. Since May of last year, Middle School students have not been allowed to use cell phones from 8:00 in the morning to 3:05 in the afternoon, except 8th graders during lunch.
By Stephanie Davis Staff Reporter The Debate Club at Westridge is a program that has seen lots of development and progression in recent years. The Upper School Speech and Debate Club formally began in the 2009-2010 school year, and the Middle School followed with Debate Club in the fall of 2011. Since then, the Middle
By Juliana Fong Fourth Grade Contributer Are you a Lower School student whose parents work? Do you like to hang out with your friends? If so, you should join Westridge’s after-school care program. The program for the lower school takes place every afternoon from 2:50 to 6:00. We are so excited to go to the
By Amari Gaiter Staff Reporter School Uniforms: An equalizer, a convenience, or just a burden? As more schools across the nation are implementing school dress codes and uniforms, the discussion about their purpose is increasing, especially on the campus of Westridge School for Girls. It seems as though as the academic year passes by, less
By Carly Oscar Opinion Editor Los Angeles has but two seasons, Pilot and Award, according to Jimmy Fallon’s Friday Thank You Notes. While pilot season is more generally spoken of on a need-to-know basis, award season is an annual highlight of pop culture and entertainment news junkies. This year marks the 86th Academy Awards and
By Lindsay Chu Staff Reporter isney’s “Frozen,” which arrived in theaters in late November, follows the journey of Princess Anna as she tries to save her kingdom from the eternal winter caused by her sister, Queen Elsa. Since opening, the feature has grossed more than $900 million worldwide, and is set to reach $1 billion.
By Erin Golden Managing Editor I have come to terms with the fact that I am not a talented violist. In fifth grade, when I was told to pick a string instrument, I had one question: what bad karma in my past life forced me into this predicament? Well, I knew whatever instrument I chose
By Carly Oscar Opinion Editor Living in California, you expect certain things: high sales tax, confusing freeways, and, of course, consistently perfect weather. These are all part of our daily existence here in southern California. Most often, winter is that time of year when we stare at the sun with relish as the overwhelming majority