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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

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For as long as it has been around, pop culture has kept a restraining hold on our society. As of now, it’s important to question whether or not what we’re consuming is meant to entertain us or to manipulate us.

[Photo] Blinded by the light

Carley Bailey, Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 3, 2024
Whilst putting together your final costume for Halloween night, its vital to acknowledge the possibilities of cultural appropriation and its relation to your outfit. Its a simple solution: Don’t wear costumes that exhibit a custom or tradition different from your own.  This way everyone can enjoy a Halloween without perpetuating others’ culture.

[Photo] Culture not costume

Quinn Burton, Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2022
44 year old rapper, Pusha T, releases his long anticipated album “It’s Almost Dry”. It’s his follow up album to his 2018 project, “DAYTONA”.

[Photo] This album is not dry

Alex Van Gerpen, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2022
Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City offers many fun activities for you and your family.

[Photo] A paw-tastic stay

Kira Perez, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2022
Players from the Kansas City Chiefs (left) and players from the Buffalo Bills (right) wait in anticipation to see the results of the coin toss.

[Photo] Over the overtime

Quinn Burton, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2022
From a young age, men are taught that showing emotion is “weak.” Misogynistic behavior, mental health issues and violence stem from this mindset.

[Photo] Holding men accountable

Brielle Wilson, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2021
The Atlanta Braves win the World Series for the first time since 1995.

[Photo] 2021 World Series rundown

Braden Stueve, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2021
The NBA and College football are requiring players and coaches to get vaccinated, so they are eligible to play in their seasons

[Photo] Shoot your shot

Braden Stueve, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2021
Known for its stunning visuals and mystifying plot, “Dune” quickly became a fan favorite. People all over the country rushed to watch the sci-fi movie as soon as it was released.

[Photo] A sandy escapade

Brielle Wilson, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2021
A piece of fabric, a textile or a garment is genderless. The fashion industry needs to represent the gender spectrum in a more realistic and inclusive way.

[Photo] The future of fashion

Brielle Wilson, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2021
Children in China are allotted three hours each weekend to play video games, a big contrast to children in the United States.

[Photo] Disconnecting from the internet

Braden Stueve, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2021
The Pledge of Allegiance is debated in many schools across the country. We as a people should decide what really is important to Americans, not as a whole but as a people with differing opinions.

[Photo] Protesting the pledge

Amelia Fitzpatrick, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2021
Increasing base sizes (from 15 inches square to 18 inches square) is one of many rule-changes that are being tested in MiLB this season. If the rules see success in the minor leagues, they could be implemented in the majors.

[Photo] Game changers

Evan Vaslow, Staff Reporter
March 25, 2021
President Joseph R. Bidens first 100 days in office will prove whether he is focused on the rights of the American people or bipartisan unity

[Photo] Biden needs to push the envelope further

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2021
This is the one month chart of GameStock. It started off very low, then when the common people joined in, it sky rocketed to a high of 374.51, then it has settled back down.

[Photo] The tale of a new market

Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter
February 5, 2021
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