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#Corecore and Other Neo-Dada Meta Examinations of the Human Condition through Self Satirization

#Corecore and Other Neo-Dada Meta Examinations of the Human Condition through Self Satirization

Malik Boyd, Staff Writer February 2, 2023

In the 1920s, as a reaction to the aftermath of World War I, Dada emerged as an art movement that was regarded as a radical and avant-garde movement which rejected traditional art forms as well as traditional...

Behind the Scenes of Singin in the Rain

Behind the Scenes of Singin’ in the Rain

J. Lee, Staff Writer January 4, 2023

“I love the creative collaboration that happens between staff and students. When we all understand the goal in mind, it is so fun to see the different ideas that everyone comes up with to make the show...

Wauwatosa East Orchestras Perform Spring Concert

Wauwatosa East Orchestras Perform Spring Concert

Audrey Catlin May 13, 2022

The Wauwatosa East Orchestras performed their annual spring concert on May 11th in the Dale K. Hidde Theater. The concert featured performances by the three East orchestras, as well as an appearance by...

Behind The Scenes at The Addams Family: The Creative Process

Behind The Scenes at The Addams Family: The Creative Process

J. Lee May 6, 2022

“In reality, The Addams Family is such an unusual concept, especially for a musical. That being said, there were never any dull moments,” said Gavin Miller, a junior at East High school who played...

Tosa East Fall Orchestra Concert

Kate Lough October 24, 2021

The Wauwatosa East Fall Orchestra Concert was held on the evening of October 20th in the Dale. K. Hidde Theatre. There were three different groups who performed- Concert Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra,...

Art of the Playlist Challenge

Art of the Playlist Challenge

Eve Lazarski and Evelyn Skyberg Greer June 19, 2021

Wauwatosa West sophomore Evelyn Skyberg Greer has created a summer challenge for artists on Instagram. The assignment is to draw something that takes inspiration from one of your favorite songs every week....

Tri-M Joins UPAF Ride for the Arts

Tri-M Joins UPAF Ride for the Arts

Henry Dizard June 4, 2021

This year, the Tosa East chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society is participating in the UPAF Ride for the Arts, a fundraising event aimed at getting members of the community active. This unique event...

First Concerts of the Year Mark Slow Return to Normal

First Concerts of the Year Mark Slow Return to Normal

Maeve Kaufman May 23, 2021

The past two weeks have been very important ones in the Tosa East music department. Both the orchestra, led by director Mr. Michael Hayden, and band, led by director Ms. Jennifer Lato, had their first...

From left: Ebony Grice, Scott Fitzgerald, Ellie Strand, Selena Marris.

Tosa West Senior Ellie Strand is Presented with the Congressional Art Award

Eve Lazarski May 21, 2021

Wauwatosa West Senior Ellie Strand was presented with the congressional art award from District 5 Congressman Scott Fitzgerald today. Ellie, who was previously featured in the Artist of the Month column,...

Artist Feature of the Month - May Q & A with Nai Chalhoub

Artist Feature of the Month – May Q & A with Nai Chalhoub

Eve Lazarski May 6, 2021

Nai Chalhoub, a junior at Wauwatosa West, uses bright colors and alcohol markers to make cartoon style art. Even though she likes drawing things stylized, she is also very proficient in realism. Nai hopes...

Tri-M Celebrates Music In Our Schools Month

Tri-M Celebrates Music In Our Schools Month

Ava Beisenstein April 13, 2021

Every March, schools across America celebrate Music In Our Schools Month, a program to promote student music by the National Association for Music Education. This year, Wauwatosa East’s new Tri-M Music...

Pollution in Lake Michigan by Nadya Mahdasian

April 12, 2021

As a Wauwatosa East junior in American Public Policy, students choose a problem in their community to focus on. To raise awareness for their project students have the option to write a press release. Below...

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