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West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

African American literature is being offered for the first time to ICCSD students in grades 11-12 for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Elevating untold stories

Helen Zhang, Print Columns Editor
February 28, 2021
The WSS takes a stance on how effective the MCGF plan is at enforcing a diverse curriculum.

Editorial: Colorful?

Jenna Wang, Editorial Editor
February 24, 2020
Attendees of the Diversity Dinner enjoyed food from a variety of different cultural groups.

SSIKED holds successful Diversity Dinner

Fareeha Ahmad, Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
November 18, 2019
Prisca Namutchibwe 19 poses for a photo outside of West High on Wednesday, March 27. She is currently working on a poetry book which she hopes will come out before she graduates.

Amplifying the voices of a nation

Natalie Dunlap, Online Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2019
Unlike Christmas, which is celebrated on a specific day, Hanukkah takes place over the course of eight days. The start and end dates vary each year, but typically fall in the month of December.

Celebrating Hanukkah in a Christmas-crazed school

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
December 27, 2018
Diversity is being seen not just as a  movie, but a movement

Minorities in the spotlight

Jenna Wang, Editorial Editor
December 14, 2018
Diversity or discrimination?

Diversity or discrimination?

Lily Meng, Online Co-Copy Editor
November 16, 2018

Novel conversations

Sophie Stephens, Online Managing Editor
September 21, 2018
Recently, minority representation in the media has been increasing, but its still not enough. Graphic by Ting Gao.


Ting Gao, Reporter
November 29, 2017
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