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What does religion mean to you?

December 13, 2012

By Velarchana Santhana and Brittani Langland The West Side Story interviewed some students about what religion means to them.

You only live once

Hannah May 23, 2012

If you spend enough time with me, you probably looked at the title of this column, facepalmed and moaned in annoyance. For those who don’t know me well enough, I tend to be a teensy weensy tiny bit...

A letter to the class of 2012

A letter to the class of 2012

Zora Hurst May 21, 2012

Dear Class of 2012, This is a letter from your first little siblings. From kids your parents said you had to be nice to or else. We watched you, only a year older but infinitely wiser. You...

Planted (short documentary)

Planted (short documentary)

Grant April 8, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3tgnhpheLo   A short environmental documentary of how one's thoughts lead to the process of doing. And before there is growth, the idea of change has to be planted...

Show me the love

Show me the love

Grant January 31, 2012

As Valentine's Day nears the West Side Story Staff go to the student body of Iowa City West High School with a question Various answers and opinions were given when asked the question of, "What does love...

Capturing what it means to be a free spirit

Capturing what it means to be a free spirit

Eleanor December 1, 2011

by Eleanor Marshall Calling yourself a free spirit is pretty bold – but then again boldness is kind of a prerequisite anyway. And if there’s one thing I learned from the Al Neuharth Free Spirit...

The remains of an eight year old's

Candy land

Olive October 31, 2011

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...

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