By Jaeho Lee Jeff Connor is a first-year chemistry teacher and former West High student. Find out why chemistry is his passion and why he thinks science should matter to all students. Parov Stelar’s song “All Night” used with permission.
By Valerie Hsieh Photos and interviews from the third Annual India Association of Iowa City Harvest Festival.
By Sharon Xiang Check out my experience at the IMU on Feb. 10, 2013, attending the annual student-run Chinese New Year Festival.
by Kelsey Keranen A brief interview with student artist Hannah Song, ’16
By Akash Borde Take an inside look at what goes on at a forensics tournament as West High’s nationally acclaimed Forensics program travels to Burlington, Iowa on Feb. 8-9 at the Eastern Iowa Districts tournament.
By Megan Kann Check out Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” with pictures by Megan Kann of the winter of 2012-2013.
By Grace Young A review of Plato’s Closet, a recently-opened consignment store in Iowa City.
By: Apoorva Raikwar Goodwill is the place to buy clothes, furniture and other odds and ends at low prices, but it also provides jobs for people with disabilities in the community.
By Julia Shriver A video that showcases the various beauties of walking to school, featuring pictures that I took this winter of the Clear Creek Nature Trail, a path that I walk on to get to school everyday.
By Jaycie Weathers A step-by-step guide to make a braided headband with Emily Hollingworth ’15.
By Meredith Cullen Many West High students enjoy spending time in downtown Iowa City amongst the tasty shops and diverse culture. Some find downtown even more exciting at night with the opportunity to explore the bustling activity and bright lights.
Video by Paul Curry Since the dawn of mankind, people have argued. Mr. and Mrs. Zugg would engage in unfriendly banter over the wall tapestries, and even today Obama and Romney debate the merits of various policies. My assistant Daniel Syed ’14 and I interview West High graduate and policy debate coach Liam Hancock ’12, [...]
A new school year means brand new freshmen. Coming from North Central and North West Junior Highs, these students are just learning the ropes of West High. Some are scared and nervous, but others are thriving. Here are a few of their opinions on West High so far. “West High is different because of the [...]
Friday night, the Trojans defeated CR Washington 62-37 at their first home game of the year.
Interview with West High artist Tina by Tong Yu. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA8iNZwvRDw
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLA1BlmAZy4&feature=player_embedded Video of pictures and interviews from the Women of Troy Basketball season. Video by Emily Medd
Hannah Abram ’14 talks about her passion for dance at the start of Nolte Academy of Dance’s competition season. By Fiona Armstrong-Pavlik httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luhxfwtWApw
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvFJO7bc__Y Registration is here, and in case you’re still deciding which classes to take, here’s a photo story on the Intro to Newspaper class. Photos, Interviews, and Movie by Lushia Anson Background Music: The Writer by Ellie Goulding