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Nodo: Quaint Northside eatery scores big on flavor and selection

Nodo: Quaint Northside eatery scores big on flavor and selection

Quentin Misiag
March 26, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, News

  Hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. nodoiowacity.com 319-512-5028 Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Never judge a book by its cover. Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it. These famous expressions, although cliche, perfectly represent Nodo, a smal...

On the arts: Billy Fraley ’15

On the arts: Billy Fraley ’15

Grant
March 25, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIp2tWhcClg&context=C4a421d0ADvjVQa1PpcFNFRGbrF5OZ06CJXvTd6hGOf7rmTdCcShs=   The West Side Story interviews self-taught musician, Billy Fraley '15 about his progress in music.

Chill out: Easy at-home smoothie recipes

Chill out: Easy at-home smoothie recipes

Quentin Misiag
March 22, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Feature

  Despite an unseasonably warm Iowa winter this year, the temperatures are finally reaching well into 70 degrees, with summer right around the corner. Spring sports like soccer, tennis and track have all kicked in to high gear and practices have moved from the indoors to the out. More time spent outs...

Rebecca Wen ’14 fashion profile

Rebecca Wen ’14 fashion profile

Shirley
March 19, 2012
Filed under Fashion, Feature

From L.A. to I.A., Rebecca Wen'14 is spreading her style. Catch a sneak peek at Wen's 'military chic' look. Photos taken by Abbie Skemp   How would you describe your style? I don’t think I have a particular style but some people say I’m a bit ‘military chic’. Where do you ...

Profile of Tina Bailey-Murray

Profile of Tina Bailey-Murray

WSSIntern
March 9, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, News, Profiles

Interview with West High artist Tina by Tong Yu. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA8iNZwvRDw  

Iowa City West choirs present: Mass No. 11 in D Minor “Nelson Mass”

Hannah
March 9, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Video

Each year all four of West High's choirs (Treble Choir, Women's Chorale, Bass Choir, and Concert Choir) present their Masterworks Concert. The concert, lasting about thirty minutes in length, consists of selections of a predetermined piece. This year they performed Mass No. 11 in D Minor "Nelson Mass"...

A musician’s note: Alyssa Robbins ’12

Fatima
March 9, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Profiles, Video

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crLij5a-cWQ&w=560&h=315] Some express themselves through writing and drawing, but Alyssa Robbins '12 expresses herself through music. A self-taught guitarist by the age of 12, Robbins is currently working on recording a song that will be on iTunes. Check...

Dancer profile: Hannah Abram

Dancer profile: Hannah Abram

WSSIntern
March 8, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Profiles, Video

Hannah Abram '14 talks about her passion for dance at the start of Nolte Academy of Dance's competition season. By Fiona Armstrong-Pavlik httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luhxfwtWApw

Swingin’ special acts

Hannah
March 7, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

Sunday, March 4th was the finale of the amazing west high show choir season. In honor of it, at the Spring Swing Show students had the opportunity to show case their talent in a dessert show with special acts including songs such as "Thank you for the Music" by Abba, "Someone Like You" by Adele, and...

Defunct books… “Iowa City’s Newest Used Bookstore” settles into new space

Quentin Misiag
March 6, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, News

Defunct Books...Iowa City's Newest Used Bookstore 1650 Sycamore St Iowa City, IA 52240 (In Sycamore Mall) (319) 354-3534 Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., Noon to 5 p.m. ALWAYS BUYING BOOKS http://www.defunctbooks.com After leaving behind its original home at 521 E. Washington Street in downtown Iowa City, Defunct Books, a local bookseller has found a new, larger home on...

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert 2/21/12

Katie Mons
February 23, 2012
Filed under Entertainment

Darkness flooded the auditorium seats and the stage lights became brighter, shining upon West High's Symphonic Band. Director Rich Medd walked on stage accompanied by loud applause from the audience. The crowd became silent as he stepped onto the podium. He raised his baton, and the concert began. The first son...

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