The Sound of Silence
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The Sound of Silence

There are many parallels between the recent French and American presidential elections.  Like Hillary Clinton, the French president Emmanuel Macron had his emails hacked.  In addition, Macron ran against Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right candidate who is comparable to Donald Trump. However, one of the most striking differences in the two elections–besides the outcomes–is France’s … Continue reading

Hit the Chank with Biscotti: The International Woman
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Hit the Chank with Biscotti: The International Woman

Calling all international women and hitters of the chank: this past January, rapper and songwriter Biscotti dropped the music video for her iconic track, “Hit the Chank”. Biscotti—Harvard University student, former Editor-in-Chief of New West Press, and internet sensation—shares her thoughts and inspirations in this exclusive interview with the Press.   New West Press: What are … Continue reading

Earth Day Feature: The Father of Our National Park System
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Earth Day Feature: The Father of Our National Park System

This week (April 15-23) marks National Park Week, where the National Park Service—dubbed “America’s Best Idea”—offers free admission to all national parks across the country. This Saturday (April 22nd) also marks Earth Day, so there’s no better way to celebrate our planet than to spend time in the great outdoors—and for free.   One of … Continue reading

Sheroes of Justice at the Young Women’s Leadership Conference
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Sheroes of Justice at the Young Women’s Leadership Conference

This past Thursday, March 30th, four students (myself, Ariana Dideban, Lilou Redon, and Shaadi Ahmadzadeh) from New West attended the Young Women’s Leadership Conference at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown Los Angeles. This conference, hosted by the Los Angeles Superior Court, aimed to provide inspiration and advice for young women interested in pursuing a … Continue reading

Women for Women: New West Hosts Drive for Feminine Hygiene Products
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Women for Women: New West Hosts Drive for Feminine Hygiene Products

In honor of Women’s History Month, a group of juniors (myself, Lilou Redon, Ariana Dideban, Grace Freedson, Gaelle Elalam, Christina Alam, and India Schilling) held New West’s first ever Women’s Drive.  We collected feminine hygiene products to be donated to the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) in Los Angeles.  Since 1978, the DWC has been dedicated … Continue reading

New West Celebrates Black History Month
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New West Celebrates Black History Month

The month of February is Black History Month, where we celebrate the culture and accomplishments of African Americans.  Black History Month was first celebrated in 1970, and first officially recognized in 1976 by President Gerald Ford.   At New West, Ms. Schlee’s class researched African Americans who had profound impacts on the field of science, mathematics, … Continue reading