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West Side Story

Jack Harris

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor

(he/him) Jack is the online copy editor & arts editor for WSS. He's a senior at west and is also involved in the west high Orchestra as a cellist. Outside of school, Jack spends most of his time rock climbing, writing, watching movies, and working as a cook.

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A well-deserved participation trophy

A well-deserved participation trophy

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
May 23, 2022
The Northman is a loose retelling of the Nordic legend of Amleth.

‘The Northman’ review: Incredible(y brutal)

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
April 27, 2022
Attack on Titan has been Japans best selling Manga since 2014. Credit: Jack Harris / 2022

What to expect from ‘Attack on Titan’s’ finale

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
April 12, 2022
The first two episodes of Smiling Friends are streaming for free on Adult Swims website.

‘Smiling Friends’ is Adult Swim’s biggest hit in years

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
March 5, 2022
Jack Harris 22 gives his thoughts on the Iowa Football program.

Column: Kirk Ferentz shouldn’t be the future of Iowa

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
February 16, 2022
The Tragedy of Macbeth is available for streaming on Apple TV+.

How does Joel Coen feel about ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth?’

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
January 19, 2022
The poster for Licorice Pizza as seen at FilmScene Theaters. Credit: Jack Harris / 2021

‘Licorice Pizza’ review: a 1970s slice of life

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
January 12, 2022
The film Cmon Cmon was released on Nov. 19.

‘C’mon C’mon’ review: Mike Mills’ best film yet

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
December 10, 2021
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the 4th theatrical installment in franchise history.

‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ review and the state of modern cinema

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
November 22, 2021
Lamb review: An adorably offbeat horror film

‘Lamb’ review: An adorably offbeat horror film

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
November 9, 2021
Artwork made for the film. Credit: Neon Studios / 2021

‘Titane’ review: horrifying, traumatic and groundbreaking

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
October 18, 2021
Nine Days is a rated R film that was released on July 30.

‘Nine Days’ is one of the greatest debut films of all time

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
September 16, 2021
Credit: Nia DaCosta / 2021

The newest “Candyman” is the most poignant yet

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
September 12, 2021
The American flag hangs in a West High classroom on Sept. 7.

Afghanistan has a right to self-determination

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
September 8, 2021
Jack Harris 22 reviews the ice cream of his former employers.

The best and the worst of ice cream chains from a former employee

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
April 20, 2021
We Will Always Love You album cover.

“We Will Always Love You” album review

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
April 7, 2021
WSS Arts Editor Jack Harris 22 explores some of the most outlandish political ideologies

The extreme, the niche, and the wacky (political ideologies)

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
February 4, 2021
Poster for the documentary Feels Good Man.

“Feels Good Man” is a documentary for the internet age

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
January 3, 2021
MSCHFs company logo.

MSCHF: The company that creates chaos

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
November 19, 2020
West High movie buffs Sam Westergaard 22 and Sam Nester 21 discuss their favorite films.

West High movie buffs share their favorite films

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
November 7, 2020
Image from Amazon Studios, 2020

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” isn’t really a sequel

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
October 25, 2020

[Video] Exploring architecture in Iowa City

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
October 12, 2020
Netflix is currently the most popular streaming service, with 163.5 million users worldwide. 
Jack Harris, 2019

Movies to watch on every streaming service

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
May 7, 2020
Jack Harris 22 gives his thoughts on the Mike Bloomberg campaign.

We should be afraid of what Mike Bloomberg’s campaign meant

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
March 8, 2020
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Two West High students win $6,000 for science video

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
February 26, 2020
Cover Photo

All awards shows suck

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
February 6, 2020
Jack Harris 22 is here to break down the best songs of the last decade.

The best hit songs of the decade

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
January 21, 2020
A look back at the decade that was the 2010s

A look back at the decade that was the 2010s

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
January 1, 2020
Pixabay/2019

Six predictions for what the next decade has in store

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
December 31, 2019
Its time for the University to take climate change more seriously

It’s time for the University to take climate change more seriously

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
November 12, 2019
Thomas Wake (Willem Dafoe) and Ephriam Winslow (Robert Pattinson) watch the ferry leave the island.

“The Lighthouse” is without question the best film of the year

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
October 30, 2019
A mugshot of Little from an arrest in the 1980s and from his arrest on murder charges in 2012.

Even in death, everyone should be equal

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
October 17, 2019
Joker (Joaquin Phoenix) dances down a staircase in an iconic scene from the film

“Joker” review and why we need controversies

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
October 7, 2019
The new logo for the new FilmScene location in Iowa City.

The stunning new FilmScene theater opens

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
September 23, 2019
Jack Harris 22 brings his perspective to the debate over University of Iowa sustainability.

Please stop extending Gary Barta

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
September 16, 2019
The Iowa City Farmers Market was first established in 1972. After 47 years the market has grown from just 13 vendors to 80.

The magic of the market

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
September 12, 2019
Every Studio Ghibli movie ranked part 2

Every Studio Ghibli movie ranked part 2

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
March 21, 2019
Every Studio Ghibli movie ranked

Every Studio Ghibli movie ranked

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
March 20, 2019
Breaking down the 2018 Golden Razzie nominations

Breaking down the 2018 Golden Razzie nominations

Jack Harris , Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
February 7, 2019
First Man takes off with strong lead performances

“First Man” takes off with strong lead performances

Jack Harris, Online Copy Editor and Arts Editor
October 17, 2018
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