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Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor

(she/her) Nicole is a senior and in her third year on staff and second year as opinion editor. You can usually spot her walking down the hall wearing her yellow Doc Martens, listening to Belle and Sebastian. Her interests includes watching niche movies and ignoring her to-be-read list.

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Revenge is a dish best served cold — as in cold hard cash.

Eat your greens

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
February 12, 2024
Find out which of these past six Theatre West productions you are!

Which Theatre West production are you?

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
February 7, 2024
Interpretation is everything. What can be considered a flirty, playful tune to one person can be deemed offensive and problematic to another.

Baby, it’s problematic

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
December 20, 2023
Its always good to question whats being put on your plate, but does that give you the right to question what others put on theirs?

Criticisms to the chef

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
December 18, 2023
Rose-colored screens may be the reason why some people insist on seeing something that truly isnt there in the first place.

Oh ship

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
December 11, 2023
Each of Wes Andersons film has their own atmosphere and style, but all with their signature Anderson touch.

Which Wes Anderson film are you?

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
November 3, 2023
The true forbidden romance has been hidden for decades because people were too afraid.

L(ove)G(ays)B(eing)T(errible)

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
October 31, 2023
For ages, the mindset of sex = bad has been drilled into our heads. But to the media, its art. Whos to say is right?

Rated X

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
October 29, 2023
The Intellectual Freedom Festival at the Iowa City Public Library was first established in 1995 to honor Carol Spazianis life-long commitment to the freedom of ideas.

Defining intellectual freedom at the ICPL

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
September 21, 2023
What does a modern Snow White in the 21st century look like exactly?

The snow-white apple of our eyes

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
September 7, 2023
Behind the glorified facade of the picture-perfect life, South Korean celebrity culture pumps out idols like dolls in a factory.

Culture clash

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
June 2, 2023
Using the same algorithm will always get you the same result that people are tired of seeing.

Trigonometry of love

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
May 24, 2023
The control over our use of language on the internet may have started as a joke but is leading to the desensitization of our generation to severe topics.

Unalive censorship

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
April 10, 2023
Its no mystery as to why Velma crashed and burned; but that doesnt mean a crime against humanity wasnt committed.

Jinkies!

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
February 24, 2023
Anybody is capable of murder, find out if you are.

Which character from “Clue” are you?

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
November 29, 2022
The Pump It Up menu sits beside the cart outside rooms 120 and 121.

Pump It Up officially reopens

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
September 12, 2022
Art by Cassandra Michaels

The history of April Fools

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
April 18, 2022
Explore what the West High club community has to offer.

West High club breakdown

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
February 4, 2022
Wonka is set to debut in theaters on March 17, 2023.

Which Wonka

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
November 1, 2021
The isolation room in South Korea we were forced to stay in due to COVID-19.

Nicole’s Headspace: 10 days in isolation

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
September 15, 2021
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