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Legally Blonde is legally fresh

January 30, 2020 4:06pm | Teagan Gumina

Last year, WestTAP stepped into the 1990s with the musical Newsies. This year, WestTAP leaps into the 21st century with a new musical known as Legally Blonde.  Senior Olivia Vernon, who plays the lead as Elle Woods, said that Legally Blonde is one of the […]

Marathon 25th Anniversary

January 14, 2020 4:08pm | Luke Jensen

When people think about classic first person shooter (FPS) games, they often think about games like Doom, Wolfenstein 3D, Duke Nukem 3D, and a whole list of other games that pioneered the then new genre of games, and refined the FPS format during its first […]

Why you shouldn’t watch that remake or sequel

January 8, 2020 4:36pm |

2019 is over, and all throughout the year countless movies have been released, yet a staggeringly large number of these are adaptations of books and graphic novels, remakes and reboots of classic movies, or sequels. There have already been 12 movies set in the X-Men […]

The End of Another Saga

January 6, 2020 3:51pm | Nolan Egofske

Has there ever been a movie with as much weight on its cinematic shoulders as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker? The film, directed by J.J. Abrams, has to wrap up a nine-movie saga four decades in the making, reward scores of beloved characters with […]

Review of It’s A Wonderful Life

December 18, 2019 4:33pm | Ruby McCumber

New Berlin West TAP, or West Theater Arts Program, has been performing shows for 10 years now, and It’s a Wonderful Life is a wonderful show to kick off the year. Unlike other shows, this one has never been performed at West before and was […]

Morty! *BURP* Season 4’s here! SEASON FOUR BABY!!!

December 18, 2019 4:23pm | Eduardo Velasquez

Rick and Morty kicked off its new season 4 on November 10, 2019, with a brand new episode where Rick temporarily died and Morty almost destroyed the world. Justin Roiland, the voice actor of Rick and Morty as well as many minor characters, does an […]

Gift-Giving on A Budget

December 5, 2019 4:26pm | Olivia Yokofich

Do you ever stress about gift ideas? Can you not decide on what to give someone? Or do you not want to spend all of your paycheck on one gift? Whether you are giving a gift for a birthday, a holiday, a special occasion, or […]

Playing With Fire Really Puts Out The Competition

December 3, 2019 4:09pm | Tony Seidl

Playing with Fire was supposed to come out on March 20, 2020, but Sonic The Hedgehog had problems with the CGI character, so Playing with Fire took over that movie date and it officially came out on November 8, 2019. I watched the movie Playing […]

Switching into the Galar region: Pokémon’s first outing on a home console

November 26, 2019 4:22pm | Nate Siegman

Pokémon has had a long history. For over 20 years, Pokémon has been a staple in childhoods across the world. Even through controversy and changing times, Pokémon has held strong. Pokémon Sword and Shield marks the first mainline Pokémon game (a Pokémon game with the […]

Ford vs. Ferrari gasses up the audience

November 20, 2019 4:29pm | Eduardo Velasquez

Everyone knows about the infamous car companies such as Ford and Ferrari, but not a lot of people know what happened in the late 1960s at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is an endurance race where drivers, representing […]