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The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

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Taking Care of My Curls:  A Journey and How-to-Guide

Taking Care of My Curls: A Journey and How-to-Guide

Isabella W. May 18, 2021
Beginning a few months ago, I introduced the curly hair routine to my wavy-haired friend in desperate need of a scrunch and plop situation. Since then, I have made a pretty impressive outreach to several other people including my friend’s mom.
An Insightful Conversation

An Insightful Conversation

Sydney S. May 17, 2021

Christella has been a second mother to me since the day I was born. She is the most caring person I know, and the best nanny anyone could ever ask for. While sitting on cold chairs in my living room, she...

A Dangerous Journey that Eventually Ends in Reward

A Dangerous Journey that Eventually Ends in Reward

Lilah R. May 17, 2021

On a brown leather couch that is all too familiar sits my Grandmother, one of the kindest and most passionate people I know. After a little bit of small talk, I jump right into the questions that will...

Freedom Trip

Freedom Trip

Kimberly C. May 17, 2021

Audrey Huang sits on an armchair, legs crossed, her fingers intertwined over one knee. She shares her disapproval of my posture and sternly tells me "Sit straight, Kimberly." As she delicately pushes her...

Journey to Freedom

Journey to Freedom

Luciana P. May 17, 2021

My grandma’s face pops up on my phone screen and I see her sit up a little straighter when she sees me. I assume she must have been scrolling on Facebook or watching Paris by Night, a Vietnamese musical...

I Desire the Fruits of Knowledge and Music

I Desire the Fruits of Knowledge and Music

Miranda F. May 17, 2021

It’s 2021, but we’re talking about 1993. I originally had ten questions I’d prepared to ask her, but it’s all out of order now—and it’s better that way. It comes more naturally and feels like...

My World is So Colorful

My World is So Colorful

Ellie L. May 17, 2021

My mom’s cousin Yuki looked at me expectantly through the computer screen. She sat in front of yellow walls and a tall shelf with toys placed neatly on top. The sunlight shined through the window, illuminating...

A Risk for Change

A Risk for Change

Arden R. May 17, 2021

She sat from the couch across from me. I hadn’t seen her in ages. Both of us grinned as we shifted into the cushions. Wendy had been my babysitter ever since I was 6 months old. She’s seen me grow...

The Amer-I CAN Dream

The Amer-I CAN Dream

Alice C. May 17, 2021

The American Dream: to be successful and be able to support your family. It’s what Nitin Chawla had dreamed of since he was little. Nitin leaned towards the screen, speaking both to his daughter sitting...

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Katie S. May 16, 2021

On April 20, our Spyglass staff met up for H block class, originally planning to do a fact-checking activity. But plans changed once we realized that Derek Chauvin’s verdicts for the murder of George...

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Jacqueline Y. April 10, 2021

  Alas, the end of the year is approaching us. It honestly feels like I was starting my senior year just yesterday. Online school has definitely flown by faster than in person—that’s for sure. As...

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Jacqueline Y. February 9, 2021

While some might think Thanksgiving or Christmas — the usual year-end holiday season — is over, I believe that the month of February is filled with celebrations. Black History Month, Lunar New Year,...

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