The Oshkosh West Index
Volume 107, Issue 8 FRONT PAGE Aug 30, 2011
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TOP HEADLINES

Senior sock-hop shapes symphonic society

By A. Ambroso and O. Schmaltz
May 24, 2011

With West’s prom under wraps, O’Neil National Honor Society hosted a more vintage version last Friday for local elderly ladies and gents. The Senior Citizen Prom, an annual O’Neil event, was held at the Seniors Center and raged on from 7-9p.m., successfully fusing dancers of all ages from the community.

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Final artistic venue showcases talent, progress

By J. Butzen and K. Rheingans
May 26, 2011

As the warm weather rolled in, many students thoughts turned toward flip flops, shorts, and summer vacation. For the Art Department, however, many students and teachers began to focus on the much anticipated art show that was presented on Monday, May 9.

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OPINION

Mighty-morphing Index seniors go-go away

By Index Staff
May 26, 2011

Senior Memories

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SPORTS

Tennis team serves up successful surprise
By Sam Bittner
May 26, 2011

Dark clouds and some of the worst spring weather in recent memory have overshadowed what is quietly becoming one of the best kept secrets in Oshkosh. The varsity tennis team has cruised to a 6-2 record in conference play, establishing itself as one of the favorites to contend for the conference title.

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NEWS

Solar Olympics earns environmental gold

By Alicia Craig
May 26, 2011

The West science club departed for the University of Green Bay on May 11 to participate in the annual Solar Olympics competition. The event, which rotates annually among UW Oshkosh, UW Stevens Point, and UW Green Bay, gave students the opportunity to test their knowledge of renewable resources, varying from wind, solar, and hydroelectric power.

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FEATURES

Motor City media mogul humbled by award

By Daphne Thompson
May 26, 2011

The bronze-plated faces adorning the W Wing will soon be joined by the likeness of Detroit Free Press editor Paul Anger, who is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumni plaque and award. Since graduating 44 years ago, Anger has worked with the Miami Herald and the Des Moines Register, before being named the editor of Detroit’s largest daily newspaper.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Tides induces entertainment, tears
By Michael Doubek
May 26, 2011

Mermaid tears; the only untapped idea for the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. One could have logically deduced it would have ended with Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, but it seems producer Jerry Bruckheimer was compelled to continue the story with a schizophrenic plotline that includes Blackbeard and a bunch of angry Spaniards.

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