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  • Superbowl Commercials: The Good and the Bad

    Superbowl Commercials: The Good and the Bad

    Brandon Perkins, Reporter

    February 27, 2017

    As Super Bowl LI ends, there are commercials to be remembered and some to be forgotten.  If you’ve ever watched a Super Bowl, you should be familiar with Super Bowl Ads. Companies spend a significant amount of money to get their product in the spotlight to build awareness to viewers. Every year there...

    Source: New York Daily News

  • Protesting For The Future

    Protesting For The Future

    Emmett Klinghammer, Co-Editor in Chief

    February 27, 2017

    When we look back at 2017 in twenty years, what will we remember? Most would say President Trump’s inauguration. Others would say the protests that followed the inauguration. For most high school students, they would say both. Most high school seniors were ten years old when president Obama was inaugu...

    St. Louis Women's March

  • Cardinal Outlook

    Cardinal Outlook

    Bradley Jackson, Reporter

    February 27, 2017

    With the 2016 season behind us and the 2017 season upon us, the St. Louis Cardinals may be poised for a playoff run. The season is almost a month away. With the addition of Dexter Fowler in the outfield, that adds depth and a little bit of defense in a position the Cards need. The addition of Fowl...

    Source: CBS News

  • Looking Back On Writers Week

    Looking Back On Writers Week

    Bethany Cutkomp, Copy Editor

    February 23, 2017

    Claimed by many to be one of the best weeks of the school year, Writers Week is just around the corner. The event is a week-long celebration of writing accompanied by professional writers and student and faculty presenters. During this time, stories, poems, speeches, and songs are shared, giving both t...

  • College Life

    College Life

    B.J. Croft, Reporter

    February 23, 2017

    In the early years colleges were based upon religion. Many of the first American colleges used this model because they were shadowing colleges like Oxford and Cambridge, prestigious universities in England. The first college to do this was Harvard in 1636, years later to be followed by Yale in 1701....

    Glorie Gasana, Tony Simpson, and Tyler Jennerjohn are headed to college in the fall.

    Andrew Darnell

Protesting For The Future

Protesting For The Future

Emmett Klinghammer, Co-Editor in Chief

When we look back at 2017 in twenty years, what will we remember? Most would say President Trump’s inauguration. Others would say the protests that followed the inauguration. For most high school students, they would say...

February 27No Comments

Looking Back On Writers Week

Looking Back On Writers Week

Bethany Cutkomp, Copy Editor

Claimed by many to be one of the best weeks of the school year, Writers Week is just around the corner. The event is a week-long celebration of writing accompanied by professional writers and student and faculty presenters....

February 23No Comments

The Great Grover Smit

The Great Grover Smit

Ishmaiah Moore, Video Editor

Grover Smittle, or as students call him “Mr.Smit” has graced Hazelwood West for 13 years.  After a long and fulfilling career, he is retiring at the close of this spring semester.  Like all great teachers, he has mast...

February 2No Comments

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Thursday, February 9

    Boys Basketball

    HWHS 62 - Hazelwood Central 87

  • Thursday, February 9

    Girls Varsity Basketball

    HWHS 58 - Hazelwood Central 32

  • Thursday, February 2

    Girls Basketball

    HWHS 35 - McCluer North 37

  • Wednesday, February 1

    Varsity Wrestling

    HWHS 39 - McCleur 42

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Girls Varsity Basketball

    HWHS 58 - Lutheran North 46

You Can’t Flirt with Track, You Must Marry It

You Can’t Flirt with Track, You Must Marry It

Cyrriah Lampkin, Reporter

As the days get warmer, it’s a fact that track season is quickly approaching.This year’s track team is looking forward to a great year. Last year four boys went to state, and this year the team is hoping to send even...

March 9No Comments

  • Senior Lady Wildcats March 8
  • Cardinal Outlook February 27
  • Remembering Yordano Ventura: Another MLB Star Gone Too Soon February 16
  • Falcons Produce a Historic Choke Job February 10

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You Can’t Flirt with Track, You Must Marry It

You Can’t Flirt with Track, You Must Marry It

Cyrriah Lampkin, Reporter

As the days get warmer, it’s a fact that track season is quickly approaching.This year’s track team is looking forward to a great year. Last year four boys went to state, and this year the team is hopin...

March 9No Comments

10 things to do in The Lou during Spring Break

10 things to do in The Lou during Spring Break

February 27

Time To Find A Trade

February 27

How to Maintain Natural Hair through Winter Months

How to Maintain Natural Hair through Winter Months

February 24

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