Iowa City West High School

Making the cut

Making the cut

Wrestling is a sport that has an exclusive fan base, and this fan base is extremely strong in Iowa. Few people understand the things wrestlers do, such as cutting nine pounds in an hour in order to compete at the highest level. To outsiders, cutting weight is viewed...

Opinion: Inappropriation

Opinion: Inappropriation

Swiping through your daily Instagram feed nearly always entails encountering a photo of a girl showcasing her newest henna designs. Most people make a quick decision as to whether or not the photo deserves a precious like, then move on. The girl’s post doesn’t stick...

Creating a literal [deck] [of] woman card[s]

Creating a literal [deck] [of] woman card[s]

West High alumni Zach and Zebby Wahls are no strangers to the media spotlight. Zach first appeared in the media when he spoke in front of the Iowa House Judiciary Committee against the proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Iowa. A video of this...

How it all began: Donald Trump’s first primary

How it all began: Donald Trump’s first primary

As Donald Trump continues his crusade towards the Republican National Convention—winning Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Rhode Island on April 26—it's worth looking at where it all started in Iowa. Trump made an appearance on Jan. 26, at the...