The Sword

by The Sword

The Sword is affiliated with Westmont High School's The Shield. Hosted by Westmont students Gio Artega, Lily Bourne, and Anjali Nayak, the podcast delves into the lives and experiences of Westmont students.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • How do Different Parenting Styles Affect Child Development?

    How do Different Parenting Styles Affect Child Development?

    With your hosts, Gio Arteaga, Lily Bourne, and Anjali Nayak, this episode of The Sword features a conversation with (names of people) who each share their unique experiences and/or challenges that come with different parenting styles, and the effects they have noticed later on in life.

  • How Can Westmont's Broken Recycling System Be Reformed?

    How Can Westmont's Broken Recycling System Be Reformed?

    With your hosts, Gio Arteaga, Lily Bourne, and Anjali Nayak, this episode of The Sword features an exclusive conversation with ROOTing ForEarth co-president Maria Edrisinghe, as she discusses the steps the club is taking in order to create an efficient recycling system at Westmont. Even more, Edrisinghe looks to possibly address issues regarding recycling possibly at a district level.

  • Are Your Religious Beliefs Represented Well During The Holiday Season?

    Are Your Religious Beliefs Represented Well During The Holiday Season?

    With your hosts, Gio Arteaga, Lily Bourne, and Anjali Nayak, this episode of The Sword features an exclusive conversation with Westmont's Jewish Culture Club's President (JCC) Shelly Yoffe, as well as Christian junior, Vince Moreno. We spoke with the two while they shared their views and ideas on if they believe their culture is commercialized and appropriated, and if the real meaning behind their holiday has been overlooked.

  • How Can We Make Traffic at Westmont Safer?

    How Can We Make Traffic at Westmont Safer?

    This episode of The Sword includes an exclusive conversation with president of the Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) Faith Gonia. The conversation dives deep into the massive issue the majority of parents and students face when simply getting to campus. The TAC comes together to solve these pressing matters, while sharing ideas with your hosts, Gio Arteaga, Lily Bourne, and Anjali Nayak.

  • Meet Your 2023 - 2024 Homecoming Royals

    Meet Your 2023 - 2024 Homecoming Royals

    This mini episode of The Sword features an exclusive conversation with the 2023 - 2024 homecoming royals: Bianca Hayes, Diego Mantelli, and Sasya Reddy. This mostly uncut conversation features the royals experiences concerning homecoming court and a reflection of their time at Westmont High School.