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OPINION: San Francisco’s $15 Minimum Wage Won’t Help the Housing Crisis

OPINION: San Francisco’s $15 Minimum Wage Won’t Help the Housing Crisis

July 14, 2018

Over the years, San Francisco has accumulated a variety of nicknames: “The City by the Bay,” “The Golden City,” and now, “The City for the Rich.” The San Francisco Bay Area’s housing crisis h...

Ms. Woolsey’s Soccer Ball Continues to Honor Challenger Crew

Ms. Woolsey’s Soccer Ball Continues to Honor Challenger Crew

June 22, 2018

"4..3..2..1.. and liftoff! Liftoff of the 25th space shuttle mission, and it has cleared the tower." Twenty pairs of eyes tracked the billowing clouds of smoke and steam chasing the spacecraft. Distin...

Varsity Tennis Rises Up At State Tournament

Varsity Tennis Rises Up At State Tournament

May 23, 2018

The Warrior Tennis Team had six players qualify for the State Tournament in College Station on May 17-18, and some players had big successes. Gaurav Singh '20 placed third out of the entire tourname...

Small Fish In A Big Pond: RJ Martinez Steps Up As Quarterback

Small Fish In A Big Pond: RJ Martinez Steps Up As Quarterback

May 22, 2018

Quarterback RJ Martinez ‘21 has his work cut out for him. Moving from football-powerhouse Lake Travis High School to Westwood was a big transition, especially to be moved from freshman to varsity starti...

Warrior Football Hosts Annual Spring Game

Warrior Football Hosts Annual Spring Game

May 18, 2018

The Warrior football team hosted the annual White versus Orange game on May 17, ending in a victory for the White team with a score of 23-0. At the beginning of the first quarter, new quarterback ...

Seniors Sign College Banner

Seniors Sign College Banner

May 9, 2018

As a means to share future university plans, senior students gathered to sign their names under their committed colleges on Tuesday, May 1. The collective banner of diverse plans will be be proudly displa...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Open Letters

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Open Letters

May 2, 2018

To close our Sexual Assault Awareness Month series, we collected a few personal letters and stories of direct experiences with sexual assault. These stories are all an act of courage, opening up the conversation...

NHS Hosts Warrior Fest As Fundraiser for Thirst Project

NHS Hosts Warrior Fest As Fundraiser for Thirst Project

May 1, 2018

On the cool afternoon of Friday, April 27, students gathered together after school at the Warrior Bowl to celebrate Warrior Fest, an annual Westwood tradition held in order to help earn money for t...

Julian Miller ‘18 Celebrates A Magical Night at Prom

Julian Miller ‘18 Celebrates A Magical Night at Prom

April 27, 2018

It’s like a scene from a movie. The godmothers, Caitlin Hernandez ‘18 and Zoë-Marie Johnson ‘18, watched over the gym in their luxurious outfits of T-shirts and jeans. Seeing how much Julian ...

Girls’ Waterpolo Advances to State

Girls’ Waterpolo Advances to State

April 25, 2018

The girl’s water polo team secured their spot at the state championship tournament after a successful regionals tournament, which took place from Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21 at the ...