The History of Valentine’s Day

When February rolls around each year, one is always reminded of a certain romantic holiday in the middle of the month: Valentine’s Day. Each person has a different notion regarding Valentine’s Day. Maybe they feel their heart go fuzzy upon hearing the holiday’s name, or maybe they are filled with a sense of dread and … Continue reading The History of Valentine’s Day

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Solidarity Restaurant

If your New Year’s resolution this 2019 is to be more adventurous, you might want to consider trying new cuisines. For a unique meal, stop at Solidarity, a Polish eatery with a patio bar. This restaurant, located on Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica, was founded by Polish immigrant and chef Elina O'Lague in 1979. Solidarity … Continue reading Solidarity Restaurant

New West Supports Firefighters

Firefighters have been working tirelessly to suppress the deadly fires that have been blazing throughout Northern and Southern California for over two weeks. On Friday, November 16th, New West students, teachers, and parents gave back to the community by raising money for the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, an organization that aims to increase the … Continue reading New West Supports Firefighters

Review: Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade

If you were to log onto Youtube.com from ten years ago, your recommendations would be filled with videos by a content creator named Bo Burnham. Burnham’s viral videos with titles such as, “i’m bo yo.” and “Rehab Center for Fictional Characters” were famous in the online community. Burnham wrote and performed witty and clever songs … Continue reading Review: Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb in 1922, visitors may view 166 authentic artifacts from the famous boy king’s tomb at the King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition, currently on display at the California Science Center through January 6, 2019. Guests get a glimpse into the … Continue reading King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh