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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

Luke Reynolds

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter

This is Luke's first and only year as a member of West Side Story. He'll be kept busy with anchoring, editing and reporting, but he's gonna have fun while doing it. Luke can be found reading, writing, taking part in Anime Club, COLORS and singing in choir and dancing in show choir.

All content by Luke Reynolds
From left to right, upper row to bottom: the official cover for Jasmine Wargas Here We Are Now, a still from Lady Bird, the cover for Alvvays Antisocialites album and a promotional image for Andi Mack.

The Reynolds Year Review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
May 23, 2018
From left to right, first to third row: Promotional images from Americas Next Top Model, Cycle 24, Big Little Lies, screenshots from Kiznaiver and Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches and a promotional image of Andi Mack.

TV

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
May 14, 2018
From left to right, first to third row: Photos of Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Bea Miller, Lissie and Alvvays.

Music

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
May 14, 2018
From left to right, first row to third: Stills from Z-O-M-B-I-E-S, Love, Simon, Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple, a promotional image from The Miracle Season and a still from Lady Bird.

Movies

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
May 14, 2018
From left to right, first row to third: Author Robin Benway with the cover for Far from the Tree, Celeste Ng with Little Fires Everywhere and Jasmine Warga and the book covers for Here We Are Now, Turtles All the Way Down by John Green and Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang.

Books

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
May 14, 2018
Set me free: an Ophelia review

Set me free: an “Ophelia” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
May 3, 2018
Sincerely, me

Sincerely, me

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
April 27, 2018
I cant keep quiet: a The Nowhere Girls review

I can’t keep quiet: a “The Nowhere Girls” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
April 4, 2018
(Lydia Guo)

In my opinion . . .

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
April 3, 2018
Meet me in the mystery: a Castles review

Meet me in the mystery: a “Castles” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
March 28, 2018
Im with you all the way: an Andi Mack review

I’m with you all the way: an “Andi Mack” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
March 19, 2018
Lay it all on me now: a Nation of Two review

Lay it all on me now: a “Nation of Two” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
March 11, 2018
The show choir band celebrates their Best Band
 win at the Great River Show Choir Invitational in Davenport. (Lauren Ernst)

Band

Emma Brustkern and Luke Reynolds
February 27, 2018
The show choir crew organizes costume racks at Bentons A Touch of Class.
 (Lauren Ernst)

Crew

Emma Brustkern and Luke Reynolds
February 27, 2018
From left to right, back to front: RJ Duncan 18, Shalom Alarape 18, Sasha Tyler 18, Meg Moreland 18, Jackson Elkins 18, Karissa Burkhardt 20, Sam Sunderland 19 and Carrie Harper 19 dance and sing center stage for A Place Called Home.
(Lauren Ernst)

Singing

Emma Brustkern and Luke Reynolds
February 27, 2018
I think I lost myself: a Ruins review

I think I lost myself: a “Ruins” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
February 13, 2018
God save our young blood: a Blue Madonna review

God save our young blood: a “Blue Madonna” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
February 2, 2018
The scars we carry: a Kiznaiver review

The scars we carry: a “Kiznaiver” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
January 30, 2018
Photo used with permission from Creative Commons.

She loves control: a “Camila” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
January 27, 2018
The SPIT production Tracks and Check, Please! is cancelled due to inclement weather.

SPIT’s Thursday show cancelled due to weather

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
January 11, 2018
(Émile Zola)

A soft place to land: a “Far from the Tree” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
December 20, 2017
(dave_7)

What I’ve done: a “These Things I’ve Done” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
December 14, 2017
So much more than this: a Just the Beginning review

So much more than this: a “Just the Beginning” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
December 12, 2017
(Disney Channel)

You’re no different

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
November 28, 2017
I know that you would want it: a Ten Years review

I know that you would want it: a “Ten Years” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
November 20, 2017
(Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot)

Look what you made me do: a “Reputation” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
November 17, 2017
(Jason Carter)

Help me lose my mind: a “This Darkness Mine” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
November 14, 2017

Theatre West is a-changing

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
November 9, 2017
Believe in new beginnings: a Here We Are Now review

Believe in new beginnings: a “Here We Are Now” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
November 6, 2017
Meet me in the midnight: a Glasshouse review

Meet me in the midnight: a “Glasshouse” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
October 24, 2017
Way down we go: a Turtles All the Way Down review

Way down we go: a “Turtles All the Way Down” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
October 20, 2017

WSS celebrates the 11th year of their wedding tradition

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
October 14, 2017

How to: survive high school

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
October 10, 2017

Hitting all the right notes

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
October 10, 2017
This is what makes us girls: a Sour Heart review

This is what makes us girls: a “Sour Heart” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
October 9, 2017
Alter my state: an Antisocialites review

Alter my state: an “Antisocialites” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
September 12, 2017
(Pavel Hrdlička)

Let’s get crazy: a “No Good Deed” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
August 28, 2017
Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman acting out a scene in Big Little Lies, (HBO)

Tell me sweet little lies: a “Big Little Lies” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
August 20, 2017
Salt in the wound: a Salt to the Sea review

Salt in the wound: a “Salt to the Sea” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
August 15, 2017
An attendee at AnimeIowa 2017 wears a Sailor Moon cosplay Jul. 29, 2017. (Luke Reynolds)

All about AnimeIowa

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
August 2, 2017
Come away with me: a Marlena review

Come away with me: a “Marlena” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
July 21, 2017
Joshua Rush, Peyton Elizabeth Lee, and Sofia Wylie in the middle of a scene. (Disney Channel)

Tomorrow starts today: an “Andi Mack” review

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
July 13, 2017
Words will guide you

Words will guide you

Luke Reynolds, Copy Editor, Anchor, Reporter
November 29, 2016
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