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Alumnae and Faculty Honored During Alumnae Weekend

Alumnae and Faculty Honored During Alumnae Weekend

Lucia P. and Mckenna D. April 12, 2021

Vintage music played in the background while Westridge alumnae joined the Zoom meeting, some unmuting to chat or report a tech problem. The organizers of the online event stayed muted and allowed past...

The picture on the left is a drawing from the beginning of quarantine. As I’ve practiced drawing more, I’ve improved. The picture on the right is a drawing from this month.

Opinion: Boredom: The Catalyst for a Good Idea

Mckenna D. March 1, 2021

I hated boredom. I used to try so hard to make it go away because, in the age of technology, entertainment is essential. If you told me two years ago that I would spend a year locked in my house, I would...

Review: One of the Best Shows of 2020: The Queen's Gambit

Review: One of the Best Shows of 2020: The Queen’s Gambit

Mckenna D. January 29, 2021
When The Queen’s Gambit, a TV show about chess, hit Netflix in October, it immediately broke records. Sixty-two million households watched the show in its first month and it was ranked No. 1 in 63 countries. The show has also sparked an interest in chess: chess sales increased by over 170 percent after The Queen’s Gambit was released.
Family Gatherings During the Pandemic

Family Gatherings During the Pandemic

Mckenna D. January 14, 2021

The holidays are upon us, but with the world buckling under a pandemic, it isn’t exactly easy to gather in groups to commemorate the special occasion. Still, the Westridge community is determined...

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