West Side Story

Alyson Kuennen

This is Alyson's second year on staff where she is a news editor and photographer. As a senior she spends her time working, working and working. "College is expensive folks," she said. "I mean no regrets, but maybe I should've had one less trip to Pancheros."


Alyson Kuennen, News Editor, Photographer

Feb 17, 2020
Top 10 best and worst of West uniforms (Media)
Apr 13, 2018
Civil rights activist visits West High (Media)
Apr 06, 2018
A powerful perspective (Story/Media)
Mar 01, 2018
Free tickets released for ‘The Miracle Season’ (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
SASS event to promote youth political involvement (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Which west high teacher are you? (Media)
Feb 07, 2018
A drama goodbye answered years later (Media)
Jan 28, 2018
Woody Harrelson presents groundbreaking film to Iowa City (Story/Media)
Jan 25, 2018
Three new courses to look out for while registering (Media)
Jan 24, 2018
Spoken Word Club launches today with help of UI students (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Improv Battle of the Boot against City ends in tie (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
̶H̶u̶m̶a̶n̶ (Media)
Dec 22, 2017
Alone (Media)
Dec 22, 2017
Haze from construction not to affect lunch (Story/Media)
Dec 18, 2017
First ever Girl Up fundraiser raises over $3,650 (Story/Media)
Dec 15, 2017
Library celebrates release of ‘The Last Jedi’ with STEM project (Story/Media)
Dec 14, 2017
Basketball teams face off against City (Story)
Dec 06, 2017
6 West High students score perfect on ACT exam (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Back parking lot floods, water at West turned off (Story/Media)
Nov 01, 2017
Spooky strings scare up over $2,000 (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
Uprooted (Media)
Oct 16, 2017
All that jazz (Media)
Oct 04, 2017
National Scholastic Press Association recognizes WSS in Multimedia Story of the Year contest (Media)
Sep 30, 2017
Varsity volleyball falls to Jefferson on senior night (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
50 Years at West (Media)
Sep 28, 2017
WSS photographer 1 of 10 finalists in national News Photo of the Year contest (Media)
Sep 27, 2017
FlexiSCHED available to students for AFT request (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Best Buddies start year on a sweet note (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
The Green Room opens its doors (Media)
Sep 21, 2017
50 years of excellence celebrated (Media)
Sep 13, 2017
West leads the state with 25 Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
GO bond passage affirms air-conditioning for West (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
West beats City for the spike (Story)
Aug 13, 2017
Ribbon cutting ceremony marks opening of Liberty High (Story)
Jul 30, 2017
Johnson County Fairgrounds embrace another year of festivities (Story/Media)
Jun 19, 2017
Iowa City gathers together to celebrate Pride (Media)
May 31, 2017
West’s forty-ninth annual commencement ceremony graduates over 400 students (Story)
May 24, 2017
West Side Story staffers help kickstart Van Allen Elementary student-run newspaper (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
Friend Crush: Mitch Gross and Brady Shutt (Media)
Mar 12, 2017
Boys basketball team takes home seventh state title (Story/Media)
Mar 10, 2017
Boys basketball team heads to championship game (Story)
Mar 04, 2017
Girls basketball team finishes season in state semifinals (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
West defeats cross-town rival in double header (Media)
Nov 20, 2016
Through the eyes of a Jew (Media)
Nov 15, 2016
40 students leave class for sit-in protest (Media)
Nov 12, 2016
Students oppose hateful rhetoric with afternoon protest (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
2016 Election one-stop shop (Media)
Nov 06, 2016
Ted Waitt speaks about breakthrough philanthropy (Media)
Oct 20, 2016
Rick Riordan hammers in on Iowa (Story/Media)
Oct 05, 2016
University of Iowa hosts annual homecoming parade (Story)
Oct 03, 2016
What it means to be a man (Story)
Oct 01, 2016
West cruises past Burlington (Media)
Oct 01, 2016
Ride along with an officer (Media)
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Alyson Kuennen