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Lucy Sullivan

Lucy Sullivan, Staff Writer

Lucy Sullivan is a tenth grader who is in her first year with the Nexus. She participates in ASB, Cross Country, Track, and Best Buddies. The Nexus drew her in because she loves learning about the people around her.

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Album Review: if i could make it go quiet

Album Review: if i could make it go quiet

May 10, 2021

 2.5/5 Marie Ulven, widely known as “girl in red,” released her official debut album “if i could make it go quiet,” April 30. Having obtained a cult following from her stand-alone...

Despite loss to Rancho Bernardo, swimmers maintain excitement for season

Despite loss to Rancho Bernardo, swimmers maintain excitement for season

April 8, 2021

The air was thick with chlorine and flecks of water as swimmers with black sharpie event numbers on their wrists broke the surface of the pool and began their event. At last,  some sense of normalcy...

Opinion: The Problem with True Crime

Opinion: The Problem with True Crime

March 11, 2021

Driving home from dinner, I mindlessly listened to a true crime podcast—like I so often do. It was the standard podcast format: as the hosts revealed details about an investigation into the disappearance...

Opinion: Trump must be held accountable for his actions in order to mend our democracy

Opinion: Trump must be held accountable for his actions in order to mend our democracy

February 11, 2021

With President Biden having taken office, many say that going through with Senate impeachment hearings for former president Trump is pointless, but taking into account his recent behavior, a Senate...

Graphics created by Maddie McGuire

McGuire starts mental health series on Instagram to spread awareness

January 21, 2021

Despite mental health being something that many Westview students struggle with, Maddie McGuire (12) said she never felt that there was an accessible place for students at Westview to learn about such...

Opinion: Once again, debatable Grammy nominations reveal corrupt system

Opinion: Once again, debatable Grammy nominations reveal corrupt system

December 17, 2020

I’ve always heard that the Grammy Awards are wildly incompatible with popular choice, but I never gave it much thought until I saw it with my own eyes. As I sat at my computer eagerly checking to...

Sports Simplified: Gymnastics

Sports Simplified: Gymnastics

December 17, 2020



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Album Review: “Evermore”

December 17, 2020

 4.5/5 Taylor Swift shocked the world in 2020, dropping two surprise albums. Fans were still processing the July release of Folklore when the news broke of a sister album, Evermore,...

Social science teacher Dennis Sosnowski teaches Civics both on campus and on Zoom Oct. 29. The PUSD board of education announced Nov. 12 that schools may begin and continue bringing more classes on campus utilizing the concurrent model. Photo courtesy of Naomi Yoo.

PUSD approves plan to reopen to all students Jan. 19, bring staff back to campus Nov. 30

November 19, 2020

The secondary school reopening plan, which implemented the piloting of a concurrent model at middle and high schools across the district, was approved by the Poway Unified School District (PUSD) board...

Opinion: Proposition 18 gives a voice to young people

Opinion: Proposition 18 gives a voice to young people

October 29, 2020

Voter turnout amongst younger generations in the United States has historically been low, which is reason for great concern. The outcome of matters currently being voted upon will greatly affect those...

Opinion: Trump attempts to sway election results through voter suppression and confusion

Opinion: Trump attempts to sway election results through voter suppression and confusion

October 22, 2020

Amidst the uncertainty and fear brought on by the pandemic, it would be reasonable to think that the current administration would do everything in their power to make voting easy and safe for all eligible...

A day in the life of a senior assassin

A day in the life of a senior assassin

October 1, 2020

 While Audrey Tu (12) grasped her water gun close to her side, her partner Sophie Wallis (12) positioned her phone’s camera just beyond the wall. I, as their bait—the unfortunate student...

Opinion: The “not like other girls” trope fuels division among women

September 17, 2020

“That's just super … basic,” were the words that I heard all too often growing up when I told someone that my favorite artist was Taylor Swift or that I loved the color pink. As early as I can remember,...

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