New AP opportunity

Originally published on April 5, 2018 on the West Side Story website. View the original post with a photo from Alyson Kuennen here

For many high school students, ‘What are your plans for college?’ is a question they face at every family event, block party or dinner with a relative over age 30. Some students are more sure of their futures than others, but even for those who have filled their schedule with AP classes, there is a culture shock the first time they sit in a college classroom.

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Civil rights activist will visit West

Originally posted March 13, 2018 on the West Side Story website. View the original post here.

In 1957, nine black teenagers registered at Central High School. The students had been recruited to integrate the all-white school by Arkansas’ NAACP president and journalist Daisy Bates. Known as the  Little Rock Nine, these teenagers became major figures in the Civil Rights Movement.

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Welcome to my website!

My name is Natalie Dunlap and here you can find the journalistic work I’ve done. Most of it is from the West Side Story, the student newspaper for West High School. I am most passionate about news and feature articles, but I also have some podcasts and videos. Additionally I will be posting about fashion, music, bullet journaling and more in the blog section. Under the ‘other experiences’ I will have briefs about journalism experiences I’ve had.

If you have any questions, comments or story ideas, please email me at