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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

Samalya Thenuwara

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

Samalya Thenuwara is a senior at West High. This is her second year on staff and she is the Broadcast Editor-in-Chief as well as the Broadcast Managing Editor. In addition to running about Iowa City with a tripod and camera, she is happily buried in an AP textbook or listening to music.
 
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From Disney World to West High

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2018

West Side Boutique is open for business

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2018

An artist’s journey

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2018

[Video] Journalism Recruitment 2018

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2018

Fashion Friday: Miranda Medina ’18

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
November 3, 2017

West High Weekly 09.29.17

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
September 29, 2017

West High celebrates 50 years of excellence.

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
September 29, 2017

[Video] Modern mathematician

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
March 5, 2017
Who is your celebrity Valentine?

Who is your celebrity Valentine?

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2017
A quiz-tacular Valentines Day

A quiz-tacular Valentine’s Day

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2017
Taylors hand movements are sometimes stiff and jerky. Picking up small things and other fine movements are often difficult for her. Things simple that are simple to peers of her age, things as simple as screwing on the cap of a water bottle, are tricky for her.

Living life with Rett Syndrome

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
January 31, 2017
Statistic Saturday: the fate of coral reefs

Statistic Saturday: the fate of coral reefs

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
January 28, 2017
Way back Wednesday - Dance Marathon

Way back Wednesday – Dance Marathon

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
January 18, 2017
Way back Wednesday - money

Way back Wednesday – money

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
December 7, 2016

A waste of time

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
December 3, 2016
Way back Wednesday - elections

Way back Wednesday – elections

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
November 10, 2016
Way back Wednesday - show choir

Way back Wednesday – show choir

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
November 2, 2016
Way back Wednesday - UFO

Way back Wednesday – UFO

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
October 26, 2016
Kinnick in the eyes of a virgin

Kinnick in the eyes of a virgin

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
October 21, 2016
Atop a ladder, Emma Grace Shoppa 20 hangs the last of the lights in the courtyard.

1440 outdoor movie: a good time for a good cause

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
October 17, 2016
Statistic saturday: young folks and the internet

Statistic saturday: young folks and the internet

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
October 15, 2016
Way back Wednesday - cults

Way back Wednesday – cults

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
October 12, 2016
Club connection: cultural connection: Korea

Club connection: cultural connection: Korea

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2016
Way back Wednesday - music

Way back Wednesday – music

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
October 5, 2016
Way back Wednesday - dress code

Way back Wednesday – dress code

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
September 28, 2016
Student mixtape - Jory Lamp 17

Student mixtape – Jory Lamp ’17

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
September 28, 2016
Way back Wednesday: fashion

Way back Wednesday: fashion

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
September 21, 2016
Memory Monday: September vibes

Memory Monday: September vibes

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
September 19, 2016
Way back Wednesday: homecoming edition

Way back Wednesday: homecoming edition

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
September 14, 2016

[Video] Club connection: fun for Fridays (F^3)

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
September 8, 2016
On autolock

On autolock

Taylor Shelfo, Broadcast Anchor
September 1, 2016

[Video] 1 in 2000: Max Collins ’18

Samalya Thenuwara, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
March 4, 2016
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