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The Nexus

The official student news site of Westview High School

The Nexus

The official student news site of Westview High School

The Nexus

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer

All content by Rajvi Shah

Letter to Freshman Self: Rajvi

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer May 31, 2024

Dear Rajvi, I want you to pause before you walk through the doors of Westview for the first time. Pause, and take it all in. For the next four years, this will be your home. You’re nervous right...

Emma Olsen (10) playing Bonnie, and Jack Hubschmitt (12) playing Clyde, perform The Ballad of One Bonnie Parker, during Westview Theatres One Acts festival.
Courtesy of Connor Pietsch

Ly writes, Vo composes musical One Act

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer May 31, 2024

Fugitives Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, played by Emma Olsen (11) and Jack Hubschmitt (12) of the student written one-act play “The Ballad of One Bonnie Parker,” held each other in their arms as...

Language differences shape unique cultural perceptions

Language differences shape unique cultural perceptions

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

There’s a word in Japanese, komorebi, that roughly translates to the filtering of sunlight through the gaps of leaves. Jugaad, in Hindi, is a flexible and innovative solution to a problem that seems...

Jiang, Mo compete at DECA internationals in Anaheim

Jiang, Mo compete at DECA internationals in Anaheim

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Standing in front of the judges at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Angelina Mo (12) and her partner Susan Jiang (12) prepared for the final DECA competition of their high...

San Diego Earthfest

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

On Saturday, April 20, Balboa Park and Vegan Food Popup collaborated to host EarthFest, an annual cultivation of hundreds of food, clothing, and service vendors all dedicated to sustainability and conservation...

As the fear of losing the ability to analyze grows, film offers a unique solution

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

With growing access to media such as movies, shows, and music, people read less than they used to. With this growing realization comes the fear that we may ultimately lose our ability to think critically. Analysis...

Art by Leanne Fan

AI jobs negatively impacts blue and white-collar jobs

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

Over the last few years, artificial intelligence has risen both in prevalence and in ability, raising questions of how its capabilities could displace the jobs occupied by humans. With this, workers from...

Forward Ella Rees (12) blocks her Mission Hills opponent from taking the ball, March 2. Westview won the game with a score of 1-0.

Girls soccer wins CIF Southern Regional Championship title

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

Tied 0-0 with four minutes remaining  in the CIF SoCal Regional Championship at Mission Hills High School, March 2, forward Kaitlyn Arciaga (11) shot the corner kick towards the penalty kick spot, meeting...

Mullica pins down victory, named CIF 152-lb champion

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Losing 5-0 in the second round of the CIF wrestling finals at Orange Glen High School, Feb. 10, Langdon Mullica (10) pushed his opponent forward with his arms locked around his midriff, flipping his opponent...

Female characters shouldn’t have to pick between love and aspiration

Rajvi Shah, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Historically, art’s perpetuation of a woman’s role has always been constricting and limiting. While men are free to pursue their careers while falling in love and raising a family, a woman’s ultimate...

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