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You have 20 minutes to get food. (Or 2 days, $2,000 and plane tickets)

You have 20 minutes to get food. (Or 2 days, $2,000 and plane tickets)

Mason Wang and Katie Fuhmeister
April 14, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food, Showcase

Lunches are short, and being late to class is bad. Don't waste any time trying to figure out how long it takes to drive to places. This is a map of the (semi) fast-food places you can get food at within a 20 minute period. Some require tricky maneuvers, like U-turns, taking highway 218, or finding a...

Beer Burger finds niche in North Liberty

Beer Burger finds niche in North Liberty

April 11, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food, Showcase

While the phrase “North Liberty restaurant scene” may have sounded like a joke five years ago, joints like Mirabitos and Sushiya have detracted customers away from downtown Iowa City and into the corridor. Since its inception earlier this year, Beer Burger has generated a lot of buzz within the Iowa C...

Seniors thrive in Theatre West debut

Seniors thrive in Theatre West debut

Jiung Jung and Kara Wagenknecht
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Theater

At the beginning of senior year, Cole Davis ’17 and Ethan Upchurch ’17 had no experience with a Theatre West production, let alone a complex musical such as Les Misérables. However, after they both joined choir, their love for music flourished. By the time Spring rolled around, they decided to try ou...

Fashion Friday: Sandrah Ochola ’19

Fashion Friday: Sandrah Ochola ’19

Jessica Doyle, Kara Wagenknecht, and Kristina Rosebrook
April 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Showcase

Up until seventh grade, Sandrah Ochola ’19 had not taken much of an interest in fashion. “I remember when I was in sixth [or] seventh grade, I did that whole Aeropostale thing [where I would] wear a tank-top under [my] Aeropostale brand t-shirt. And then I had this whole Hollister thing in eighth...

P.O.S. Bailey Nock ’18

P.O.S. Bailey Nock ’18

Gabby Skopec and Kristina Rosebrook
April 1, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Here, Nock shares a few things that are wrong with the car. 1. My left turn signal is broken, so I have to stick my hand out the window to let people know that I’m turning. 2. The sunglasses thing will sometimes randomly fall out when I’m driving so it will tick [then fall out] and then i...

Fashion Friday: Kennedy Posey ’17

Fashion Friday: Kennedy Posey ’17

Pareen Mhatre, Photographer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Showcase

WSS: When did you start being interested in fashion? Kennedy Posey ‘17: Ever since I was really little, I have always been interested in fashion. I actually wanted to be a fashion designer when I was really young. I used to draw little pictures of outfits in little booklets. I still have them, a...

Mysteries of West High Ep. 1: The fourth floor

Mysteries of West High Ep. 1: The fourth floor

Maggie Terry
March 28, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast, the Mysteries of West High, where we investigate the strange and unknown of this high school. For the inaugural episode, we uncovered the story behind the fourth floor. Enjoy, and let us know what we should look into next. Loading......

Fashion Friday: Natalie Roetlin and Evan Flitz

Fashion Friday: Natalie Roetlin and Evan Flitz

George Liu, Reporter, Web Programmer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

  Athletes Natalie Roetlin ’18 and Evan Flitz ’18 let their passion for sports define who they are and what they wear. The athletic look of their outfits make them feel comfortable and confident both in and out of competition. An interest in fashion had started very early for Roetli...

Choose your own adventure Ch. 1: The house

Choose your own adventure Ch. 1: The house

Mason Wang and Ian Prescott
March 24, 2017
Filed under Continuous, Entertainment, Showcase

You wake up. The time is 2:00 A.M. You are in your bed, staring at your bedroom ceiling. You are in your bed. The house is silent. There is no noise coming from outside. This peace is suffocating. You hear the faint sound of something scratching against the wall, somewhere deep within the chambers ...

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