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What does religion mean to you?

December 13, 2012
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Profiles, Uncategorized, Video

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
Filed under Opinion

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 obsessed with the phrase “YOLO,” which, for those who don’t know, stands for “You only l...

A letter to the class of 2012

A letter to the class of 2012

Zora Hurst
May 21, 2012
Filed under Opinion

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 pioneered kindergarten, blazed down the sidewalk without training wheels, learned the intricacies o...

Planted (short documentary)

Planted (short documentary)

Grant
April 8, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Video

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 within.    

Show me the love

Show me the love

Grant
January 31, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Video

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 mean to you?"   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qr223j1VHc&feature=g-upl&context=G2f467cdAUAAAAAAAAAA

Capturing what it means to be a free spirit

Capturing what it means to be a free spirit

Eleanor
December 1, 2011
Filed under Opinion

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 and Journalism Conference that was held in Washington, D.C. July 9-14 this past summer, it’s that one person’s boldness and vision can overcome a whole choru...

Candy land

Candy land

Olive
October 31, 2011
Filed under Entertainment, 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...

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