Simran is a senior and this is her third year on staff. In her free time she enjoys trying various pomegranate-flavored items. Her current favorite is pomegranate yogurt.
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Molly Howes is a reporter for the print edition of the West Side Story. She is a senior this year, and when she isn't writing for newspaper she is either sleeping or binge watching scary amounts of Netflix. She also enjoys ice cream and the comforts of foo...
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Kristina Rosebrook is a sophomore at West High, and this is her first year on staff. She is a videographer, but likes to write creatively in her free time. Kristina also likes pugs, an assortment of quality music and tennis. ...
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Designer & Ad Representative
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Photographer, Ad Representative
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Digital Feature Editor and Feature Producer
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Deniz is a sophomore in her first year on West Side Story as a reporter. At West, she is a member of the girls cross country and track and field teams. She is a lover of desserts, dogs and dancing. ...
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Digital copy editor and Humans of West High Reporter
Grace is a sophomore, digital copy editor and Humans of West High reporter, this being her first year on West Side Story. Aside from sleeping, she enjoys debating, painting walls, and playing violin. ...
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Lauren is a junior this year at West, this being her first year on West Side Story staff. When Lauren isn't swimming or playing tennis, she can be found in the library cuddled with Louise Penny's latest Chief Inspector Gamache book. ...
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Angie is a junior at West and a newbie (first year !) on staff. She is a future Disney/Pixar artist who loves art (typical), music, being outside, chacos, Kylo Ren, and large rabbits. You can often find her in her natural habitat of the art room, painting ...
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Videographer and Reporter
Grace is a sophomore and this is her first year as a member on staff. She is a videographer and reporter. Besides being a member of newspaper Grace enjoys volunteering and participating in the theatre program. ...
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Print reporter and ad representative
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Co-Distribution Manager and Reporter
Ian is a sophomore working as one of the distribution managers, and as a reporter. This is his first year on staff. Like many he enjoys long walks on the beach and sarcasm. Though his main interests are writing and art. ...
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Olivia Dachtler is a West High sophomore and this will be her first year on the West Side Story staff. She can almost always be found in Downtown Iowa City trying new restaurants and taking photos. ...
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Isabelle is a senior this year at West and has been on West Side Story staff since she was a sophomore. When she's not working on school work or live broadcasting, you can find her watching loads of documentaries whilst drinking way too much chocolate milk...
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Movie Columnist and Reporter
Harry is a Sophomore at West High. This is his first year writing on staff as a film columnist and he is looking forward to putting his love of cinema to work for West Side Story. He enjoys many different types of media in spare time, including movies, boo...
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Distribution Co-Manger and Reporter
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Reporter & Web Programmer
George is a sophomore who has just joined the West Side Story staff this year. When he is not writing stories or tweaking wsspaper.com, he is most likely studying for a random college admission exam or building the WSS android app. ...
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Jenna Zeng is a sophomore this year at West and this is her first year on staff as a designer. When she's not at school or doing homework, you can find her swimming at the pool, playing piano, or attempting to bake, even though it usually ends up in a disa...
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Photographer & Ad Representative
Pareen Mhatre is a junior, and she is a photographer and ad representative for the West Side Story. This is her first year being on staff. She is involved in extra curricular activities, such as J.E.T.S. and policy debate. In her free time, she enjoys watc...
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Digital Profile Editor
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Videographer and Sports Correspondant
Ethan is a Junior, who will be enjoying his first year on the West Side Story staff! When he's not studying for tests while listening to classic rock, you can find him running cross country, playing video games, or getting 52 oz slushees from "Kum n Go" wi...
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Tyler is a junior at West and this is his first time designing for the West Side Story. Besides being a WSS staff member, he is involved in show choir and theatre. He looks forward to working hard and having a creatively fulfilling year. ...
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Entertainment Editor (Print)
Emma is a junior and this is her first year on West Side Story Staff. In her free time, she is a member of crew for both Theatre West and West High show choir. She also enjoys petting her cats and making awful puns.
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Maggie Terry is a reporter. This is her 3rd year on staff and she loves news and writing. She is excited to be part of the first ever digital section of WSS and is looking forward to this year. She will probably show you pictures o...
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Sarah is a senior and has been on staff for two years and this is her first year as photo editor.
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Online News Editor, Online Managing Editor and Broadcast News Compiler
Fenna Semken is a junior at West. This is her second year on staff and she is the Online Managing Editor and News Editor. She enjoys spending her free time having epic dance parties and spending time outside. She is an enthusiast of chocolate malts and 200...
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Social Media Editor, Broadcaster
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Opinion and Blogs Editor
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Art editor, Sports Producer, and Designer
Leah is a senior this year and it is her second year on staff. She serves as a do-all on staff, working as Art Editor, a designer, amature photographer and sports reporter. When she isn't milling around in the newsroom, she's most likely t...
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Ad Designer and Print Designer
This is Maddie's second year on WSS staff. For her junior year, she's excited to learn more and experience new things. Catch her at choir rehearsal or Scratch Cupcakes where she'll sell you the best cupcakes Iowa has to offer. ...
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Print Copy Editor, Reporter, Ad Representative
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Print profiles editor
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Braedyn Dochterman is a senior, and has been an editorial artist for West Side Story since his sophomore year. His WSS art are satirical, mostly focusing on current events, politics, pop culture, and the school itself. He is also planning his own independe...
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Reporter / Videographer
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Video Editor and Broadcast Manager
Layla is a senior at west this year and this will be her 3rd year as a West Side Story staff member. If not found doing many of her hobbies include reading, listening to music or watching inspirational videos, you can find her filming short films around to...
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Mason is the coolest person you will ever meet. He's a junior on his second year on staff, and does some nice videos and helps the website function. If you want, he can make you a WSS subscriber. Don't spam him at: email@example.com. Are...
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