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Fashion Friday: Elizabeth Burns

Fashion Friday: Elizabeth Burns

Sadie Rhomberg, Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Showcase

  WSS: How would you describe your style? EB: I wear such random things. I don’t stick to one style. It’s a bunch of stuff. Some days I like to dress very girly and sometimes I like to dress more like a boy. More girly I would wear florals and pastels and then sometimes I just like to...

“Logan” exceeds genre tropes with gritty character study

Harry Westergaard, Film Critic/Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Film

I have enjoyed the superhero genre, ever since my younger years, playing with action figures and watching the cartoons each morning. As I’ve grown older, I’ve continued to be fascinated by the myths of the heroes and their stories. These modern American myths have become more apparent than ever...

Review: Tip Top Cakes

Review: Tip Top Cakes

Gabby Skopec, Sports Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food, Reviews, Showcase

Atmosphere Tip Top Cakes is one of the first businesses to occupy the newly renovated 5th St. in Coralville. From the outside, a customer can see into the shop as its windows stretching from one end to the other. Inside, the bakery is quaint, decorated with a mix of modern and antique styles. Atop...

Jordan Peele establishes directorial talents with suspenseful and hilarious “Get Out”

Jordan Peele establishes directorial talents with suspenseful and hilarious “Get Out”

Harry Westergaard, Film Critic/Reporter
March 5, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Film

Jordan Peele has become a new name to look out for in the directing field. Initially finding success on his hit Comedy Central show Key and Peele, the latter made his debut as a film director this past weekend. Get Out is a wonderful supernatural thriller that relishes in the cliches of the classics. Most i...

Fashion Friday- Aisha Kazembe ’18

Fashion Friday- Aisha Kazembe ’18

Sadie Rhomberg, Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Fashion, Showcase

One word, endless meanings: fashion. To any person in the world it could mean high end brands, New York City Fashion Week and all things glam, but junior Aisha Kazembe shows WSS that looking trendy doesn’t have to break the bank. Kazembe believes that fashion is the way clothes represent a pers...

Waste.

Waste.

Will Conrad and Junhee Lee
February 21, 2017
Filed under Feature, Food, Showcase

If given a waste bin, a recycling bin and a compost bin in the cafeteria, most students don’t think about where the trash should go. Trash is trash, right? Everyone, even the most environmentally conscious people, can be victims of this line of thinking. However, this attitude is what drives food w...

WSS reviews Oscar nominees

WSS reviews Oscar nominees

February 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Film, Showcase

Arrival (Released: 11.11.2016) Twelve extraterrestrial crafts appear in random areas around the world. Tensions begin to boil as countries clash on the different ways to deal with the aliens. In Montana, linguist Louise Banks and scientist Ian Donnelly are enlisted to figure out what exactly they are saying and why. Rating WSS...

Friend crush: Jillian Baker ’19 and Janelle Beemon ’19

Friend crush: Jillian Baker ’19 and Janelle Beemon ’19

Ala Mohamed, Digital Profile Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

WSS: When did you guys first become friends? Jillian Baker : We first met in the fourth grade. We had orchestra together, but she hated me because I was annoying.   WSS: How did you guys become friends?   Jillian Baker: We became friends in the seventh grade, thanks to a mutua...

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