West Gazette

Say No to Plastic Straws

Drake Smith, News Editor

April 25, 2018

Filed under News

There has been a recent push for the United States government to change regular gas to 95 octane, or what is currently premium gas in the U.S.. 87 Octane is the current regular gas with 89 and 91 being the inbetween options. 95...

Automotive Weekly: Self Driving Cars

Drake Smith, News Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under News

Following the recent fatal crashes of self-driving cars by Uber and Tesla, the autonomous vehicle industry has proven to be unusually complex. Now the auto manufacturers must be even more specific regarding the car does at contr...

Oklahoma Walkouts

Oklahoma Walkouts

April 17, 2018

Missile Strikes Hit Syria

Drake Smith, News Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under News

Syria was hit by a chemical attack in the suburb of Damascus last week, and a missile strike was launched by Israel shortly after on a Syrian air base in an act of retaliation. The area of Syria that was hit was occupied by th...

Auto Industry Weekly: Self Driving Car Kills Pedestrian

Drake Smith, News Editor

April 5, 2018

Filed under News

  Last Monday, a self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian walking a bike across the street in Tempe, Arizona. This was the second official death caused by a self driving car in the United States, drawi...

Spring Holiday

Amya Cooper, Feature Editor

April 5, 2018

Filed under A&E, News

Easter is coming up and if you’re not sure what to do, I have a few suggestions for you. If you’re religious, Churches are always doing something for Easter, whether it’s a ceremony, egg hunt or dinner. Speaking of ...

3rd Quarter Comes to a Close

Drake Smith, News Editor

March 14, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

On March 15th, the third quarter of the 2017-2018 school year will be officially over, which means we are down to our last quarter! While the official last day is still unknown for both seniors and underclassmen, the seniors ...

National Pancake Day

Torrey Holliday, Staffer

March 1, 2018

Filed under News

February 27 is more known as Nation Pancake Day. On this day one of the biggest breakfast franchise , IHop gives away a free stack of pancakes to customers that come after 7am and before 7pm. People do not got to pay for the pancakes bu...

Symphonic Band Festival

Bethany Cutkomp, Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2018

Filed under A&E, News, Student Life

Hazelwood West’s symphonic band had their annual band competition at Ritenour High School. The festival consisted of preparing pieces to perform in an auditorium and then following with reading a piece that has never been loo...

Olympic Record Breakers

Amya Cooper, Feature Editor

February 19, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

February 9th,Sunday, the winter Olympic games started off on a record breaking note. This year, the Olympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. So many countries are involved, such as, Germany,Norway,Netherlands,U.S.,Canada and so many more. Although Norw...

“OAR” – Winter Olympics

Bethany Cutkomp, Editor-In-Chief

February 19, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

  As the 2018 Winter Olympics have been underway, a seemingly new country has been on the scoreboard. Their flag is simply the Olympic rings and their initials are OAR. Who is OAR and where did they come from? OAR stan...

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