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  • The GMNDC will be held on Mar. 24 & 25 at 3:50 p.m. and 8 a.m.

  • Boys track will compete at 10 a.m. on Mar. 25 at Cedar Rapids Jefferson

  • Girls track will compete at Muscatine on Mar. 23 at 4:30 p.m.

  • The AIME II will take place on Mar. 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • School starts back after spring break on Mar. 20

Iowa City residents gather and march for change

Iowa City residents gather and march for change

Fenna Semken, Managing Editor, News Editor
January 21
Filed under Metro, News, Politics, Video

The grey, foggy weather matched the minds of many Iowa City residents the morning after President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Across the world, women’s marches broke out to advocate for women’s rights, and Iowa City, IA was a strong participant. The local march began at noon as protectors o...

Students speak up against hate and discrimination

Students speak up against hate and discrimination

Harry Westergaard, Reporter
November 23
Filed under Breaking, News, Politics, Showcase

Twenty students from West and City High met with the Iowa City School Board to discuss the increase in bigotry and racism following the 2016 Election at six pm on Nov. 22. The students helped get their point across by presenting as whole, and giving a unified argument. The group discussed issues such...

Protests: two weeks in review

Protests: two weeks in review

George Liu, Reporter
November 22
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

It’s been two weeks since that fateful night, when the world was turned upside down. Two weeks since the moment in which everything most of us in Iowa City were so sure about was swept out from under us and left us grasping for answers. In other words, it’s been two weeks since Donald Trump ...

Jeffrey Toobin: inside the secret world of the supreme court

Jeffrey Toobin: inside the secret world of the supreme court

Lauren Katz, Reporter
October 5
Filed under Metro, News, Politics

The gas lantern chandeliers were dimly lit in the Main Lounge of the IMU on September 15. University of Iowa alumni sat in the the first 10 rows, dressed to the nines. The remaining seats were up for grabs: first come, first serve. A woman wearing a shirt with splashes of red and dollops of velvet flowers,...

Donald Trump takes on Cedar Rapids

Donald Trump takes on Cedar Rapids

Nina Elkadi, News Editor
July 29
Filed under Politics, Showcase

The Double Tree Hilton in downtown Cedar Rapids, IA was filled to the brim on Thursday, July 28 as over 5,000 people crowded the room for a Donald J. Trump rally. A series of high-profile politicians kicked off the event, including Governor Terry Branstad. “Help is on the way,” he said at the...

Three takeaways from the New Hampshire primaries

Three takeaways from the New Hampshire primaries

Jiung Jung
February 10
Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

This past Tuesday, Feb. 9 the second state primary occurred in the New Hampshire, after the Iowa Caucuses Feb.1. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump emerged victorious in the Democratic and Republican primaries, respectively. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump back up wire to wire lead in New Hampshire p...

Three takeaways from the Iowa Caucus

Three takeaways from the Iowa Caucus

Stefan Schmidt
February 4
Filed under News, Politics

Dozens of students from West High participated in the first caucuses of the 2016 presidential primary election here in Iowa. Whether or not you were among the many who voiced their opinions Monday night, here are three takeaways you should have from the crucial Iowa Caucus. Marco Rubio may just ha...

First time caucus-goers: video teaser

First time caucus-goers: video teaser

Cameron Cook, Feature Editor
February 2
Filed under Politics, Showcase, Video, Video

West students joined the rest of the voting age population on Feb. 1, flocking to the first contest of the country to determine the presidential candidates for the major parties. The 2016 caucuses attracted a wide variety of people, but the turnout of young voters was very high. The Republicans had ...

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