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Divya Shyamal '21 has found a purpose in teaching math to younger students.

2021’s Last Story: Divya Shyamal

Maggie Huang, Online News Editor
May 16, 2021
Gwen Watson '21 is the online entertainment editor for WSS.

Staff Spotlight: Gwen Watson ’21

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
April 11, 2021
Maddy Smith '22 is a photographer, writer and editor for the Trojan Epic and the West Side Story.

Staff Spotlight: Maddy Smith ’22

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
February 28, 2021
Math teacher Hanan Rahmatallah is able to connect with ELL students in a unique manner because she too has experienced the triumphs and tribulations associated with learning a new language.

Rahmatallah’s road

Fareeha Ahmad , Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
February 28, 2021
Steve Bergman’s squad is filled with former Hawkeyes sons, including Jeff and Pete Moe. The father-son duo is keeping the Moe legacy alive after moving back to Iowa City this fall.

Moe legacy lives on in Iowa City

Owen Aanestad, Online Editor-In-Chief
February 24, 2021
West teacher Alex Michenfelder used to teach music before switching to special education after losing most of his hearing.

The music of teaching

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
February 12, 2021
Camille Gretter '23 is a first-year WSS staffer who's already made a large impact on the staff and publication.

Staff Spotlight: Camille Gretter ’23

Annie Schwartz, Online Copy Editor
February 2, 2021
Little Free Libraries provide free books to the community.

Spreading joy, one book at a time

Kailey Gee, Print News Editor
January 5, 2021
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