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

Sophie Stephens

Sophie Stephens, Online Managing Editor

Sophie Stephens is a senior at West; this is her second year on staff and her second year as an editor. She is the managing editor for the website and a print reporter. When she isn't in the newsroom, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, drinking chai, volunteering and playing with her dogs.

All content by Sophie Stephens


May 24, 2019
Looking back

Looking back

May 9, 2019
This marijuana was provided by the Coralville Police Department for photographs before it was disposed of properly.

High stakes

April 12, 2019
Alex Boxwell 19 stands with his parents Denise and Brian during the West varsity football senior night on Friday, Oct. 19.

Parent perspectives

March 8, 2019
Online Managing Editor Sophie Stephens 19 talks about the the issue of owing people explanations.

I owe you nothing

February 5, 2019
Val Trussov 19 swims butterfly during practice, which he considers to be his best stroke.

A second chance

December 27, 2018
Tate Crane 20 carries the ball down the field during the first quarter on Friday, Sept. 14.

Silent tradition

November 20, 2018
A fresh picked bucket of apples from Wilsons Orchard.

Fun in the fall

October 18, 2018
A new home

A new home

October 14, 2018

Novel conversations

September 21, 2018
Nic Stone will be coming to visit West High on Sept. 18 in the library.

Author to visit West

September 5, 2018

Flora app

May 7, 2018
Over thirty million people of all ages and genders in the US suffer from an eating disorder (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders).

Eating disorders

April 8, 2018
2018 fashion predictions

2018 fashion predictions

February 10, 2018
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America defines testing anxiety as a form of performance anxiety that affects a student’s academic scores, regardless of their level of preparation.

Test anxiety

December 8, 2017
Mr. Neuzil lovingly poses with one of his dogs, Orson.

Life with dogs

November 12, 2017
Torrid, in the Coral Ridge Mall, is popular for its plus-size trendy clothing.

Plus-sized problems

September 18, 2017
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