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The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

Ivan Bryson 24 jumped 17 feet and 11.25 inches. Not quite happy, he said I could do with some better improvement when asked about his jump.
Trojans win first home meet of the season
Henry Timmer-Hackert, Print Assistant Opinion Editor • April 12, 2024
Coach Flammang has been coaching for many years and hopes to grow rugby at West High.
Q & A with Trojan rugby coach Josh Flammang
Helen Orszula, Artist, Designer • April 12, 2024
Emma Potthoff 25 and Eno Ituk 24 go one on one in front of the Liberty goal during the game on April 8.
Trojans dominate the Bolts in double-header
Zoe Smith, Editor-in-Chief • April 9, 2024
The Dominant Strategies: Ajay Bharanidhar 25 , Brady Olson 25, Thomas Gibson 25 and Emery Crawford 25 (left to right) smile before the final round.
West wins Econ Slam State Challenge
Gianna Liu, Print Sports and Photo Editor • April 12, 2024
GTC poses for their yearbook photo.
GTC Season Recap
McKenna Stephens, Designer, Photographer • April 11, 2024
More information about Theatre West can be found on their website at theatrewesthigh.com.
Theatre West performs spring musical "The Secret Garden"
Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor • April 9, 2024
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Chloe Rogers
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(she/her) Chloe is in 10th grade and this is her first year on staff. She is a FOJ intern. Chloe likes to play softball, sleep and take pictures for the Trojan Epic yearbook.

Despite entering an age of an oversaturated market for superhero movies, why is it that the film industry still fails female superheroes?
She-ro!
Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
The mid-budget movie Ghostbusters lies in a dumpster.
The death of mid-budget films
Samuel Rosenthal, Podcaster and Reporter
Two presidential candidates with Gen-z caught in the middle.
History repeats itself
Zoe Smith and Jules Keranen
A&E
Some of the teachers who are featured in this quiz along with some hints to which answers they picked.
Which West High teacher are you? Part two
Eleanor Weitz, Managing Editor
The only question is: whodunnit?
Choose your own adventure: the disappearance of Ronald McDonald
Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
Christians corner banner
Christian's corner
Zoe Smith and Abby Guo
Which spring snack will win the title?
Spring snacks review
Tessa Gibson and Anna Gibson April 4, 2024
West High Habitat for Humanity cleans siding for the house.
West High Habitat for Humanity volunteers at house build
Haneen Eltyeb, Videographer • April 1, 2024
Decorations at the meal included lanterns and hanging globes.
A catalyst for change: Coralville Community Food Pantry global community meal
Haneen Eltyeb and Minna Abdalla March 28, 2024
Trying Crazy Combos
Trying Crazy Combos
Sophie Bergman and Josie Nabhan-Warren April 15, 2024
Social skills vs. AI
Nora Banks, WSS intern • April 15, 2024
Brightening the dark storefront, where Hot & Rolls sign should be, an array of lightbulbs illuminate the night sky. On March 26, I ventured into this dimly lit building to try new Mediterranean Flavors.
Spicing up Iowan Cuisine
Colin Wehrle, WSS Intern • April 15, 2024
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