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P.O.S. Bailey Nock ’18

P.O.S. Bailey Nock ’18

Gabby Skopec and Kristina Rosebrook
April 1, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Here, Nock shares a few things that are wrong with the car. 1. My left turn signal is broken, so I have to stick my hand out the window to let people know that I’m turning. 2. The sunglasses thing will sometimes randomly fall out when I’m driving so it will tick [then fall out] and then i...

Fashion Friday: Kennedy Posey ’17

Fashion Friday: Kennedy Posey ’17

Pareen Mhatre, Photographer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Showcase

WSS: When did you start being interested in fashion? Kennedy Posey ‘17: Ever since I was really little, I have always been interested in fashion. I actually wanted to be a fashion designer when I was really young. I used to draw little pictures of outfits in little booklets. I still have them, a...

Mysteries of West High Ep. 1: The fourth floor

Mysteries of West High Ep. 1: The fourth floor

Maggie Terry
March 28, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast, the Mysteries of West High, where we investigate the strange and unknown of this high school. For the inaugural episode, we uncovered the story behind the fourth floor. Enjoy, and let us know what we should look into next. Loading......

Fashion Friday: Natalie Roetlin and Evan Flitz

Fashion Friday: Natalie Roetlin and Evan Flitz

George Liu, Reporter, Web Programmer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

  Athletes Natalie Roetlin ’18 and Evan Flitz ’18 let their passion for sports define who they are and what they wear. The athletic look of their outfits make them feel comfortable and confident both in and out of competition. An interest in fashion had started very early for Roetli...

Choose your own adventure Ch. 1: The house

Choose your own adventure Ch. 1: The house

Mason Wang and Ian Prescott
March 24, 2017
Filed under Continuous, Entertainment, Showcase

You wake up. The time is 2:00 A.M. You are in your bed, staring at your bedroom ceiling. You are in your bed. The house is silent. There is no noise coming from outside. This peace is suffocating. You hear the faint sound of something scratching against the wall, somewhere deep within the chambers ...

Fashion Friday: Elizabeth Burns

Fashion Friday: Elizabeth Burns

Sadie Rhomberg, Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Showcase

  WSS: How would you describe your style? EB: I wear such random things. I don’t stick to one style. It’s a bunch of stuff. Some days I like to dress very girly and sometimes I like to dress more like a boy. More girly I would wear florals and pastels and then sometimes I just like to...

“Logan” exceeds genre tropes with gritty character study

Harry Westergaard, Film Critic/Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Film

I have enjoyed the superhero genre, ever since my younger years, playing with action figures and watching the cartoons each morning. As I’ve grown older, I’ve continued to be fascinated by the myths of the heroes and their stories. These modern American myths have become more apparent than ever...

Review: Tip Top Cakes

Review: Tip Top Cakes

Gabby Skopec, Sports Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food, Reviews, Showcase

Atmosphere Tip Top Cakes is one of the first businesses to occupy the newly renovated 5th St. in Coralville. From the outside, a customer can see into the shop as its windows stretching from one end to the other. Inside, the bakery is quaint, decorated with a mix of modern and antique styles. Atop...

Jordan Peele establishes directorial talents with suspenseful and hilarious “Get Out”

Jordan Peele establishes directorial talents with suspenseful and hilarious “Get Out”

Harry Westergaard, Film Critic/Reporter
March 5, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Film

Jordan Peele has become a new name to look out for in the directing field. Initially finding success on his hit Comedy Central show Key and Peele, the latter made his debut as a film director this past weekend. Get Out is a wonderful supernatural thriller that relishes in the cliches of the classics. Most i...

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