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West Side Story

  • The music auxiliary car wash will be held on Sept. 30

  • The homecoming football game is on Sept. 22

  • Fall drama auditions will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 18-20

  • Homecoming will take place at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23

“Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. visits Iowa City

Grace Yarrow, Copy Editor, Humans of West High Reporter

March 29, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

  With a nationwide following, 16 TONY nominations in 2016 and the reputation of changing millions’ perceptions of what “Broadway” is, “Hamilton,” a musical written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, has changed many people’s ...

RETT: a mini documentary

RETT: a mini documentary

December 21, 2016

West High blood drive

West High blood drive

April 5, 2016

The final frontier

Hilah Kohen

October 8, 2013

Filed under Feature, Profiles, Video

By Hilah Kohen Don Gurnett and Bill Kurth are physics researchers at the University of Iowa. They participated in NASA's Voyager mission, which aimed to send a space probe beyond the sun's influence. Kurth and Gurnett found ...

Chinese New Year Festival at IMU


March 4, 2013

Filed under Video

By Sharon Xiang Check out my experience at the IMU on Feb. 10, 2013,  attending the annual student-run Chinese New Year Festival.

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