The Westwind

Student Council Elections: Emma Borchers, sophomore class president

Eden Weatherall, Reporter at large

April 17, 2018

The small north wing classroom, N100, is jam-packed with Arvada West Student Council (StuCo) members during fifth period every day. This is the place where students meet to plan A-West events, augment their leadership skills and par...

Net Fatality

Net Fatality

November 30, 2017

What is the individual mandate?

Jack Roberts, Current Events Editor

November 17, 2017

The individual mandate is a controversial part of the current national health care act known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that has its origins in the Clinton era. Its primary purpose is to try and persuade all citizens from ...

New blood pressure guidelines from AHA put millions in the red

Jack Roberts, Current Events Editor

November 14, 2017

In a recent study released by the American Heart Association, the threshold for hypertension (high blood pressure), was lowered from 140/90 mmHg to 130/80 mmHg. This reduction has put nearly half the population, 46% of citizens...

Members of TPP continue with agreement despite US exit

Jack Roberts, Current Events Editor

November 13, 2017

While President Trump has promised to put “America first,” the remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have met and made plans to proceed without the United States in the agreement. The pact, which was a signature...