Originally published May 23, 2019 in collaboration with Alex Carlon and Marta Leira on West Side Story.
At approximately 1:15 p.m., three WSS staffers saw the decorated vehicle driving north on 1st Ave near Brown Deer Golf Course. The staffers turned around and proceeded to follow the car towards Liberty High. By the time the staffers arrived at the high school, the vehicle had been pulled over in the parking lot by a North Liberty police car.
Originally published April 28, 2019 on the West Side Story.
I started sophomore year without many friends. Most people in my close friend group had been split up because of new district lines or because of families moving away.
Originally published on West Side Story on April 25, 2019.
A phone in one hand, a mic in the other, Prisca Namutchibwe ’19 took the stage at Walk it Out. The night of March 9 had consisted of students from various cultures of the world modeling on stage and dancing to music, but the crowd fell silent as Namutchibwe read her poem, addressed to the white parents in America. In her piece, Namutchibwe urged them to teach their children about Africa and its culture. She explained how she learned about culture in America before culture from Africa, where she was born.
There are plenty of uses for playing cards; poker, gin rummy, solitaire and crazy eights can all entertain for hours. To Magnus Wilson ’20 however, cards serve a different purpose-throwing. He started throwing cards two years ago and is growing his skill in the practice.
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ACT, SAT, tuition, housing, acceptance rate, size… All of these are factors that college-bound students must take into account when deciding which schools they want to apply to or attend.
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The trudge from one class to another can be a mundane journey, but students making their way past room 117 might catch a glimpse of Kedi Ochs singing and dancing outside of English teacher Ann Rocarek’s classroom.