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The student news source of Iowa City West High

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

Jane Lam

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor

(she/her) Jane Lam is a senior at West High. This is her third year on staff reporting for the print publication. As an assistant copy editor, she loves the little details. Outside of the newsroom, you can find her on the Speech and Debate team, on the tennis court and baking with her friends among other things.

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Ella Davis 27, Myra Crawford 26 and Bashir Eltyeb 25 create their jewelry together as students work around the classroom.

West BPA bonds over friendship bracelets

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
April 16, 2024
First date chronicles

First date chronicles

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
March 5, 2024
Ciram Shargawi 25, Layan Ahmed 25, Haya Saeed 24, Wesal Haroun 24 and Omnia Ahmed 26 pose with their plaques on stage after the awards ceremony.

West BPA sweeps at State Leadership Conference

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
February 26, 2024
Ciram Shargawi 25, Omnia Ahmed 26 and Iman Alnour 26 pose with their pancakes at BPAs last meeting of 2023.

West BPA hosts annual pancake breakfast

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
December 23, 2023
As the weather gets chillier, WSS looks back on some special fall moments.

November news briefs

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
November 28, 2023
Junze Sun 25, Aaron Kang 27 and Ishan Harwani 25 pose for a quick photo before keynote speaker Kathy Bresnahans speech.

West BPA attends 2023 Fall Leadership Conference

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
November 13, 2023
Karen Liu 24 poses for a headshot in her business professional attire. (Courtesy of Karen Liu)

BPA senior spotlight: Karen Liu

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
November 10, 2023
The West High Speech and Debate team poses with their awards at the East Iowa Districts tournament.

Speech and Debate team qualifies for 2023 nationals

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
June 5, 2023
West debate senior spotlight: Catherine Yang

West debate senior spotlight: Catherine Yang

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
June 4, 2023
As the school year wraps up, here are some of the events that have taken place at West and around the world.

News briefs

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
June 2, 2023
Jordan Peterson, a building sub at West, poses for the camera. This is his first year joining the faculty at West.

Peterson for progress

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
March 3, 2023
WSS explores the Columbia University ranking scandal and the role prestige plays in students college applications.

Fake rank

Lilly Graham and Jane Lam
November 18, 2022
Sunshine Season

Sunshine Season

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
May 6, 2021
SEEING THROUGH STRINGS

Through the perspective of a tennis racket, Delmira Jara ‘24 stands in a ready position to volley a soaring tennis ball as it arcs through the sky.

Jane Lam’s Photo Essay

Jane Lam, Print Assistant Copy Editor
April 10, 2021
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