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West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

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The 2021-2022 WSS print staff. Front row: Aria Khalil, Soomin Koh, Athena Wu, Hanah Kitamoto, Jack Alden, Sachiko Goto, Zoey Guo, Jane Lam, Rosemary Timmer-Hackert, Miguel Cohen Suarez
Middle row: Zaira Ahmad, Kailey Gee, Caroline Mascardo, Katherine Shoppa, Maya Chu, Heidi Du, Krisha Kapoor, Defne Bayman, Caroline Barker, Kamakshee Kuchhal, Ella De Young
Back row: Will Cheng, Xiaoyi Zhu, Lilly Graham, Eva Jordan, Sila Duran, Ruba Ahmed-Abdelmutalab, Lily Prochaska, Misha Canin, Owen Aanestad
Not pictured: Grace Huang, Ginger McCartney, Sofia Wells-Lu, Helen Zhang
West Side Story staff receives Pacemaker award

Honoring the nation’s best, National Scholastic Press...

Student chanting and holding signs in the commons area at West High.
Students protest against racial injustices
Helelia Wa Kalala, Social Media Editor and Videographer

On Monday, Nov. 8 students marched through the halls...

A man protesting the military coup in Sudan holds the American and Sudanese flag in his hand while addressing the crown at the Pentacrest in downtown Iowa City on Oct. 30.
Sudan's fight for democracy
Mishka Mohamed Nour and Paige Albright

For the past two years, Sudan was leaving the era of...