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The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

Jacob Koch 24 looks to shoot a three-pointer as Bettendorfs Cole Odefey 25 tries to defend the shot during the game on Feb. 27.
Trojans fall to the Bulldogs in nail-biting substate final
Zoe Smith, Editor-in-Chief • February 28, 2024
The wall outside the lifting room that the Track and Field team meets inside.
Track and field: setting the season
Henry Timmer-Hackert, Print Assistant Opinion Editor • February 26, 2024
The varsity girls basketball team stands for the Pledge of Allegiance before starting the game.
Girls Basketball's season comes to an end in regional championships
Minna Abdalla, Assistant Sports Editor • February 23, 2024
The American Invitational Mathematical Exam is administered by the Mathematical Association of America.
West Math Club members move closer to Olympiad
Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor • February 29, 2024
For a bill to be passed it has to go through a committee first
Recent “funnel” deadline narrows bills in Iowa legislature
Evelyn Kraber, Assistant Copy Editor • February 29, 2024
Boys swimming celebrate setting a new record
West High Weekly 2.29.24
Abby Guo, Video Editor • February 29, 2024
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(she/her) Anna Song is a junior at West High School and is excited for her second year on the West Side Story staff. This year she will be the assistant design editor on print staff. Outside the newsroom,...

Caled Medina 27 reuniting with his family on July 16, 2021 after two years.
How I came to the United States
Caled Medina, Guest Columnist
A Goodwill cart overflowing with clothes.
Over-consumption vs. personal style
Jules Keranen, Entertainment Editor
The pursuit of perfection is no easy feat, taking a great mental toll on performers.
Whiplash and Black Swan: the desire to be great
Haneen Eltyeb, Videographer
A&E
Film Club meets in the Little Theater every other Friday after school.
Finals with West High's Film Club
Jules Keranen, Entertainment Editor
A Goodwill cart overflowing with clothes.
Over-consumption vs. personal style
Jules Keranen, Entertainment Editor
Ryan Middleton directing Wests Jazz Collective at the Coe College Jazz Festival.
Update on West's jazz competitions
Joe Corlette, Podcast Editor
Boys swimming celebrate setting a new record
West High Weekly 2.29.24
Abby Guo, Video Editor • February 29, 2024
TikTok, a social media platform known for its For You page, is now becoming a popular search engine.
Is this the end of 'Google it'?
Ashlyn Brady and Ethan Tisdale January 22, 2024
Logos of timeless apps on the left and on the right, logos of trendy apps.
Timeless vs. trendy
Minna Abdalla and Neema Ash January 17, 2024
Caled Medina 27 reuniting with his family on July 16, 2021 after two years.
How I came to the United States
Caled Medina, Guest Columnist • March 1, 2024
Helen Orszula 24, Sila Duran 23, Josie Schwartz 25 and Erinn Varga 24 pose in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
Exploration beyond the known
Jake Beneke, Jack Sun, and Maddux Neukirch February 29, 2024
The American Invitational Mathematical Exam is administered by the Mathematical Association of America.
West Math Club members move closer to Olympiad
Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor • February 29, 2024
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