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Swasti Singhai

Swasti Singhai, Staff Writer

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Markey moves from engineering to law

Markey moves from engineering to law

December 17, 2021

In 2013, Lara Markey was an economics major at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Knowing she wanted to be a lawyer since middle school, she was planning on taking the traditional path...

Okolo interns for House Rep. Scott Peters

Okolo interns for House Rep. Scott Peters

November 19, 2021

Ekene Okolo (12) raised her right hand, solemnly affirming her duty to defend the Constitution of the United States, in faithfully conducting the duties of the office, in taking this obligation freely.  She...

Abby Daines (10) mixes sound during the Alice in Wonderland dress rehearsal, Nov. 15, using a sound board in the tech booth. She carefully monitored the play’s progression and responded to cues in her script alongside Stage Manager Talia Sinder (12). Photo by Amy Wang

Live: Alice in Wonderland

November 19, 2021

Complete with lighting repairs and novel animations displayed through projections, the theater is back since the COVID-19 pandemic closed school with the play “Alice in Wonderland” by Eva La Gallienne...

Mending Matters provides mental health support

Mending Matters provides mental health support

October 29, 2021

After noticing a spike in mental health concerns—specifically, suicidal ideation—PUSD partnered with the non-profit organization Mending Matters this fall to provide students with direct mental...

Concussions affect different aspects of athletes lives beyond the field

October 8, 2021

Two weeks ago, Annabella Mosolgo (12) dove off the three-meter diving board, like she’s done the past three and a half years. She did it not knowing of the harsh impact about to follow, without realizing...

Alexandre Leroy (12) finishes a four-and-a-half mile run at practice. The team is preparing for the next invitational tomorrow.

Cross country team competes at CCA invitational

September 17, 2021

The cross country team competes in a series of races separated by grade, the cross country team at the CCA Invitational, Sept. 4.  Even though it’s early in the season, Alexandre Leroy (12) said...

Return to in-person school escalates COVID-19 anxiety

September 17, 2021

A year ago, Westview was a ghost town. Students and teachers, confined to their screens, rarely ventured out of their homes. It became a new normal, one brought about by the dangers of a pandemic. For...

Band President Katie Jacques joins the trombone section during this practice. Other times, Jacques plays the oboe

[Photo] Marching band adapts after pandemic-induced decrease in student enrollment

September 17, 2021

Band President Katie Jacques joins the trombone section during this practice. Other times, Jacques plays the oboe

Students organize non-profit, create art to empower youth

Students organize non-profit, create art to empower youth

August 27, 2021

When the four co-founders of the Unconfined Project met in the same art studio three years ago, they would have never foreseen the heights their art and creativity would take them and their community.  Gavin...

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