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“Wait, What’s A ‘Vine’?”

Zachary Bibik, Reporter

November 12

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  On January 24, 2013 a new system of social networking was release: Vine. This program has risen to the point where it is being used more, and more frequently than YouTube is today.  Unfortunately the term “Vine” has not...

New survey offers a different perspective on gun control

Svetlana Galvez, Editor in Chief

April 22

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America’s way of dealing with massive tragedy is a juxtaposition to the rest of the world;. In 1996, Thomas Hamilton shot up a Scottish elementary school killing 16 children, one teacher, and then himself. Public response was...

A-West alumni support school

Sarah Malloy, Editor

April 22

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A-West alumni have a new way to keep in touch with the school they still have love for. The Arvada West High School foundation is a group of 13 committed alumni that come together to raise money, keep up on current news, and ho...

A decrease in Jeffco water quality

Olivia Hutchings, Editor

April 22

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“Well, first of all, the water down in the gym tastes horrible, like its mixed with dirt and its really warm. Then, the water in the north hallway is the best, it still tastes a little muddy but its cold. Over all, it just tast...

Lakewood officer killed in friendly fire

Sarah Malloy, Editor

December 4

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The week before Thanksgiving break, solemn services took place to honor fallen Lakewood police officer, James Davies. On Friday November 9th, Davies was shot and killed in friendly fire by fellow Lakewood officer, Devaney Bral...

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