West County World

April-May 2021 Issue

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Lets Help End Poverty
Let's Help End Poverty
Andrea Benito Chino, Staff Writer • April 26, 2021

Have you ever sat at your table and started to worry about whether you will be able to eat that night? The answer is probably no. Many of us have had the luxury of not having to worry about when our next meal will be, or whether we will even have a next meal. However, that is not the case for some people. There are people all over the world, just as...

Ask Gwendolyn April
Gwen Gordon, Staff Writer • April 26, 2021

Dear Gwendolyn, Hi there, I recently got cheated on and dumped. I found out my partner cheated on our two year anniversary. They cheated on me with some close friends of mine. What should I do?  Sincerely,  Dumped    Dear Dumped,  I’m so sorry to hear you’ve been cheated on. I imagine you must be devastated and feeling hurt, alone, confused, betrayed, and sad. In addition...

Advice Column Submission

I’m Gwendolyn and I write the advice column! Are you in need of some advice? Maybe you're too embarrassed to ask a question to a friend or family member? Or maybe you have no one to ask or are just wanting an outsider's perspective. Well, I’m here to help! Completely anonymously leave me a question you need advice on for any situation and I’ll do my best to help! From romance to school to family, anything you can think of. Here's the link to the Advice Column Google Form.

Sincerely, Gwendolyn

Music Reviews March/April
Ryan Gronich, Music Critic and Puzzle Master • April 26, 2021

INDIE/ALTERNATIVE: Threesome - Baby Boys (March 12) Hippo Campus is a band pretty well-known in teenage indie circles for songs like “Way It Goes” and “Buttercup,” jaunty indie-pop tunes decorated by their performers’ warbling vocals and guitar pedals. Baby Boys’ Threesome sees two of their four members (singer Jake Luppen and guitarist Nathan Stocker) join local Twin Cities friend and...

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