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  • Girls Track and Field meet on Mar. 26

  • Boys soccer game at Mount Mercy University on Mar. 28

Jazz Cafe 2011

Brenna

December 19, 2011


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     The Iowa City West High jazz bands and ensembles entertained a plethora of adults on December 10th. The audiance dined on a collection of assorted goodies, donated by band parents to earn money for the West High band program. Accompanying the West High Symphonic Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble were...

Q&A with Kristen Lineback

Fatima

December 16, 2011


Filed under A&E, Video

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Eq_v0WRCsA&lr=1&blend=1&ob=video-mustangbase Kristen Lineback '13 plays four instruments and her favorite instrument is the French Horn. Check out this Q&A!...

Giardiniera brings true Chicago-style dining to Iowa City

Giardiniera brings true Chicago-style dining to Iowa City

Quentin Misiag

December 11, 2011


Filed under A&E, Feature

GIARDINIERA CHICAGO KITCHEN 227 E 1st St Iowa City, IA 52240, USA (319)333-1480 [email protected]   When the term "Chicago-style dining" comes to mind, one often imagines thin-crust pizza pies (as well as those saucy, deep dishers), Polish cuisine and yes, the famous, hearty hot dogs. Giardiniera Chicago Kitchen located at 227 East First Street in Iowa Ci...

Black Keys rock El Camino

Black Keys rock El Camino

Dan

December 8, 2011


Filed under A&E, Reviews

With the release of El Camino, the Black Keys have created their most accessible set of songs yet. Spurred by rocking tracks such as lead singles “Lonely Boy” and “Gold On the Ceiling”, the album marks a return for the band from the artsy, reserved sound that filled Attack & Release ...

Halloween at West High

Shamis

November 1, 2011


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There were some great costumes at West High this year. Take a look at some of the favorites!  

Candy land

Candy land

Olive

October 31, 2011


Filed under A&E, Opinion

With one hour left of Halloween night, a student works furiously on the spookiest thing out there- the essay due tomorrow. Gone are the days of begging candy off strangers, and having no greater work load than sorting your loot and hiding the good stuff from pesky older siblings. Gone are the days of...

P.O.S October 2011

Grant

October 28, 2011


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The West Side Story proudly presents the P.O.S of October 2011!

Q&A with Marco Cacho

Fatima

October 28, 2011


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httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYySh5cPdNM      

All State results

Tyler

October 27, 2011


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Finally the results have been announced on who has made All State Band, Choir, and Orchestra. This is an impressive number of students from West. They all worked hard and dedicated their time to their All State auditions. Check out who made it!     Band Ji-Eun Choi – 1st Flute ...

October 25 Sounds of the Stadium band concert

Katie Mons

October 26, 2011


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Over 290 students take the stage to perform one of the largest and loudest concerts of the year on October 25. Directors Rob Medd and Rich Medd hold the Sounds of the Stadium band concert  every year to play through all the marching/pep band music and to mark the end to the marching season. The night...

Freshman flautist makes All-State

Katie Mons

October 26, 2011


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Gabriela Nisly '15 wakes up bright an early to be at school by 6:15 am on a Saturday. Why? To get on a bus and drive to Fairfield, Iowa to audition for All-State. When she returns to Iowa City around 8:20pm, she's a member of the All-State band. Nisly describes the day as stressful. She talks about...

October 10th orchestra concert

Tyler

October 10, 2011


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The crowd silences as the students begin to tune their instruments for their Halloween themed concert. The director, Wayne Thelander, walks on stage where the crowd welcomes him with applause.  The Concert String Orchestra, made up of only freshman, begins their first song, Saison de Cordes.  The violins,...

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