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How to: ask a girl to prom

Hannah February 29, 2012

  Boys, it's that time of the year again. No, not the end of second trimester, but prom: a girl's dream and a boy's nightmare. It's the night of nights when the upperclassmen dress to impress and...

The Hogwarts Castle at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida

How well do you know Quidditch? Q and A with the players

Shirley February 22, 2012

Muggle quidditch is creating magic outside of the wizarding world and bringing it to our very own backyards. While the winter weather has brought a bit of a break for these players, they make sure...

Interesting places near Iowa City

Interesting places near Iowa City

WSSIntern February 21, 2012

West Side Story intern, senior Jessica Duling, put together this photo story after visiting Kalona Cheese Factory, the Maharishi Vedic City and the Wilton Candy Kitchen. Each place is a unique little gem...

How well do YOU know your best friend?

Quentin Misiag February 5, 2012

Many things in our life have proven to stand the test of time. Certain clothing styles have come in and out and in again(sadly, not your single pair of  leather pants), as well as numerous musical acts...

Room {me} ep. 101: Jane Moye-Rowley ’12

Zora Hurst January 31, 2012

room {me} ep. 1 from Zora Hurst on Vimeo. Inspired by The Mortified Sessions on Sundance Channel, this new profile series explores the question: are our rooms a reflection or us, or are we a reflection...

Graze: A unique eating experience.

Hannah December 12, 2011

People don’t always tend to get the best image when they hear the term “Chicken Lips,” but those who are familiar with the Iowa City sit-down restaurant, Graze, begin to drool with hunger. Graze,...

Giardiniera brings true Chicago-style dining to Iowa City

Giardiniera brings true Chicago-style dining to Iowa City

Quentin Misiag December 11, 2011

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,...

Pictures from Halloweens Past

Pictures from Halloweens Past

Blake October 30, 2011

Check out these fellow West High students in Halloween costume in everything from knights to candy! See if you can guess who's who!

The cool new trend: frozen yogurt recipes

Hannah September 27, 2011

Strawberry Cookie Supreme (Erin Swartzendruber ’12) o   Yoghurt: Cookies and Cream + Strawberry Sensation o   Toppings: Strawberries + Snickers + Cookie Dough Bear-y Cheesecake (Allie Morlan ’13) o...

On the spot: Santa isnt real?

On the spot: Santa isn’t real?

Elizabeth Lin December 25, 2010

The WSS asked West High students how and when they found out the truth about Santa. "I don't really remember when or how, but I used to set out a motion detector by our tree to try to catch Santa....

Haute topic

Haute topic

Elizabeth Lin October 28, 2010

View Photo Gallery WSS interviewed two stylish seniors Erin Richmond and Nicoll Manhica. WSS: How would you label your style? NICOLL MANHICA: I wouldn’t. ERIN RICHMOND: Yeah, I wear what I...

West High student performs on NPR’s From the Top

Elizabeth Lin October 14, 2010

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWfD1k0gngM Last spring, Justin Moser '11 was selected to play alto saxophone on From the Top, a weekly broadcast on National Public Radio (NPR) that showcases America’s...

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