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West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

Athena Wu

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor

(she/her) This is Athena's third year on the WSS print staff, and as a senior, their last year. She is entertainment editor, and enjoys all things satire, flair and unnecessary knick-knacks. This includes Radish's, horses, seraphs, inverted colors and art not necessarily in that order.

All content by Athena Wu
Athena Wu shares her thoughts on Math Olympiads

The failure theorem

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
April 19, 2024
The American Invitational Mathematical Exam is administered by the Mathematical Association of America.

West Math Club members move closer to Olympiad

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
February 29, 2024
Travel back in time with this capsule of first date memories from the community at West.

[Photo] First date chronicles

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
March 5, 2024
Advisory is a pointless addition to West Highs schedule that needs major changes.

[Photo] Advising Advisory

Henry Timmer-Hackert, Print Assistant Opinion Editor
March 1, 2024
Students and faculty at West are among the roughly 5% of US adults, according to the American Psychiatry Association, who experience SAD.

[Photo] Living with SAD

January 22, 2024
The West High Math team receives applause for 1st place team at the 2nd Mathleague state qualifier.

West Mathleague season kickoff Nov. 12

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
November 14, 2023
Edward Li 26 check in on the first day of the Mathematical Olympiad Program at Carnegie Mellon University.

To Infinities and Beyond

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
October 9, 2023
Prabhas Gupta 28 answers the final Countdown question, winning Countdown for the entire in-person competition.

West High Math Club wins Mathleague Nationals

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
May 26, 2023
Students share their experiences with buying things they see on TikTok.

[Photo] #tiktokmademebuyit

Katherine Shoppa, Print Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 22, 2023
Before the tournament, Nathan Chen explains some rules to young competitors.

Chess Club sweeps first tournament

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
March 1, 2023
The West High Math Team poses with their plaque.

West High math club sweeps UW-Platteville Mathematics Meet

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
November 21, 2022
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[Photo] Faculty Farewell

Heidi Du, Print Copy Editor
May 25, 2022
Artists can easily feel exploited in modern society, meaning we have to take extra care to respect them.

[Photo] Stop the spotlight

Kailey Gee, Print Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 8, 2022
A scene at the Harvard Admissions Office: the rich and advantaged are being led through the back door while the victims bicker.

Affirmative Action

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
May 5, 2021
For her country

For her country

Athena Wu, Print Entertainment Editor
November 11, 2020
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