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  • The Death of “Brangelina”
    Breaking, News

    The Death of “Brangelina”

    Grace Yarrow

    September 23, 2016

    You’ll want to sit down for this one. One of Hollywood’s top-rated, most attractive couples has officially separated, listing the date of divorce as September 15. Angelina Jolie’s lawyer confirmed that her marriage with Brad Pitt had ended over “irreconcilable differences,” meaning that J... READ MORE »»

  • Fashion Friday: Sidney Kout
    Entertainment, Fashion

    Fashion Friday: Sidney Kout

    Olivia Dachtler, Reporter

    September 23, 2016

    West Side Story: What motivates you to get up and ready in the morning? Sidney Kout: I pick my outfits out every morning the morning before so I wake up and it’s right there, ready for me. WSS: Are there ever days you just want to wear sweatpants, how do you stop yourself from doing so? ... READ MORE »»

  • Freshman 5¢: Katelynn Hillberry
    Opinion

    Freshman 5¢: Katelynn Hillberry

    Eleanor Ho, Opinion editor

    September 23, 2016

    The West Side Story spoke to Katelynn Hillberry ’20 about her ideas on the presidential race. WSS: Is Hillary a trustworthy candidate? KH: Yes, she’s held other offices. Everyone makes mistakes, but she still is [trustworthy]. WSS: Is Trump a trustworthy candidate? KH:  No, he chan... READ MORE »»

  • A Slice of Italy
    Entertainment, Reviews

    A Slice of Italy

    Kristina Rosebrook, Videographer

    September 22, 2016

    Atmosphere The coffee shop is rather small, and never too crowded. Background noise is limited to quiet music and coffee machines, making it an exceptional place to study. There are several tables with steel chairs, and two comfortable seating areas for reading or studying. A lot of natural light flow... READ MORE »»

  • Cross country mid-season review
    Cross Country, Sports

    Cross country mid-season review

    September 22, 2016

    The boys and girls cross country teams have reached the midpoint of their seasons, in the fifth week of competition the teams have five weeks left in their seasons, six if they reach the state meet on October 29. Read about how the teams have fared thus far and their goals for the remainder of the season. Boys The sport that stops f... READ MORE »»

    The team huddles before the start of a race.

Statistic Saturday: The homework hassle

Grace Yarrow

A poll conducted by the LA Times in 2014 discovered that the average high school student spends approximately three and a half hours on homework a day, adding up to 17 hours a ...  Read More »

September 24, 2016 • 0 comments

Club Connection: Knowledge Masters

September 22, 2016

Statistic Saturday: Academic Cheating

September 17, 2016

Club Connection: Truth Squad

September 15, 2016

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Student Mixtape: Eman Elsheikh ’18

It's rare to find someone with as widespread of a music taste as Eman Elsheikh, with everything from K-Pop to classical in her daily playlists. She listens to different genres...  Read More »

September 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Way Back Wednesday: Fashion

September 21, 2016

Hanks and Eastwood Pilot “Sully” biopic successfully

September 15, 2016

Student Mixtape: Dedieu Wabwend ‘17

September 13, 2016

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Way Back Wednesday: Fashion

Taylor Shelfo

Welcome to this week's Way Back Wednesday. Today's feature is fashion - special from 1988 where the WSS dedicated an entire newspaper to fashion. Brothers Shane '89 and ...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Way Back Wednesday: Homecoming Edition

September 14, 2016

Freshman 5¢: Anshul Gowda

September 9, 2016

Covering Trump–as a 16 year-old mixed race girl

September 4, 2016

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Photo Gallery: Girls Swimming Defeats City High

Olivia Dachtler

West High competed with Iowa City High in the annual 'Cross Town Rivals' meet. West High defeated City in the meet 111-75....  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

City High invites Girls Swimming

September 19, 2016

Volleyball: Wahlert sweeps Women of Troy

September 14, 2016

Live Like Line Volleyball Extravaganza

September 13, 2016

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Memory Monday: September Vibes

Taylor Shelfo

West Side Story roamed the halls asking random people of any memories they would be willing to share that correlate with the month of September. While walking down the...  Read More »

September 19, 2016 • 0 comments

Internet Famous: Amirah Azhari

September 18, 2016

Memory Monday: Jenny Vest ’18

September 12, 2016

Orchestra director finds new home at West

September 7, 2016

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