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Soomin Koh

Soomin Koh, Reporter

Soomin Koh is a junior at West. This is her first year on staff as a print reporter. In her free time, she enjoys running, going on hikes with her dog, and eating frozen strawberries.
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As prospective college athletes decide among collegiate divisions, some athletes face the stigma associated with lower-division athletic programs.

Sectioning stigma

June 4, 2021
BLM protesters gather in downtown Iowa City June 6.

Unzipping Gen Z

February 26, 2021
WSS examines how the disadvantages students face during online instruction can hinder their ability to learn.


December 18, 2020
Athena Wu '24 is the founder of The Rocket Times, Van Allen Elementary's school newspaper.

One article at a time

November 23, 2020
Jimin Seo '22 casts her bamboo sword forward as she stretches her arms to perform her strike.

Bonding through swords

October 20, 2020
WSS Intern Soomin Koh '23 discusses the rise of racism towards Asians in the era of COVID-19.

I am not a virus

April 30, 2020
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