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Occupy Movement escalating

Occupy Movement escalating

November 2, 2011 • Trina Lazzara  

“Stop the Machine! Create a New World!” This is the main sentiment of the October protests that have been happening across America. While they may have seemed distant at first when everything began in Washington D.C., this “Occupy Movement” has recently reached closer to home and has become... 

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Halloween Rally a Success

November 1, 2011 • Alex Rich  

Leadership held a Halloween rally on Monday with pumpkin carving, a barbecue, and a costume contest. The event was not a fundraiser, but actually cost the ASB about $600 to run. These funds were provided by students who purchased ASB cards at the beginning of the year. “We hope that holding events... 

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Spirit Week

November 1, 2011 • Anirudh Pamula  

In a historic spirit week, the senior class of 2012 captured spirit week for 2 years in a row. This feat was the first time in decades a class has won in consecutive years. The Juniors were runners up while the Sophomores came in 3rd and the Freshman class rounded off the scoreboard with last place. Spirit... 

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Unity After a Week of Competition

November 1, 2011 • Kyle Floyd  

According to Student Activities Director Helen Paris, it began with a simple question three years ago: “What would culminate? What would complete the transition from class distinction to Huskies for Friday?” After much pushing and prodding from her students, she agreed to the idea of a bonfire. “At... 

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Homecoming Week

November 1, 2011 • Brooke Eicher  

Homecoming week proved to be a success. With the seniors prevailing as once again number one, the Homecoming game with an almost win, and the successful dance. The Homecoming Court rally, on October 20, brought most Huskies to the ampitheater to choose the top five boys and girls. “The ampitheater... 

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Students’ Home Burns in Niles; WHS Responds with Gift Card Campaign

November 1, 2011 • Angely Guevara  

On the morning of Oct. 29, the house of freshman Tatianna Isom and sophomore Alexia Isom burned down in Niles. The two girls were asleep when the fire broke out at about 9:15 a.m., when a smoke detector alerted them to the fire. Three fire engines and one fire truck responded to the fire, and the firefighters... 

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Mr. Husky and Homecoming Queen are Announced

November 1, 2011 • Karen Arayata  

Emma Johnston and Braden Knight took the crowns for this year’s Homecoming Queen and Mr. Husky. The Queen and her court are announced at the game, while Mr. Husky and his court are announced at the dance the following night. The runner ups in order from first to fourth were seniors Samantha Steadman,... 

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New Additions for the Homecoming Dance

November 1, 2011 • Daniel Tsay, Teja Thota  

The Homecoming Dance is not only when and where Mr. Husky is crowned but it also marks the end of Spirit Week. However, this year the dance’s attire was semi-formal rather than casual as it has usually has been. This has caused some confusion among students on what to wear to the dance. Semi-formal... 

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Earthquake drill, a coincidence

Earthquake drill, a coincidence

October 31, 2011 • Meilin Liang and Shweta Sugnani  

On Thursday Oct. 20, all schools in California undertook an annual earthquake preparedness drill by “dropping, covering, and holding” under desks. In the state of California 8.5 million people participated, including businesses, offices, and government run corporations, such as BART. Many businesses... 

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Steve Jobs lives on

Steve Jobs lives on

October 21, 2011 • Anmol Mathur and Trina Lazzara  

Steve Jobs’ death on Oct. 5 came very soon after his resignation as CEO of Apple in August. It left many students devastated because Jobs’s innovations heavily impacted their lives. ”Without my iPod I would not be able to survive when I went out of my house. I love music so it’d be... 

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