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Conquering College

Conquering College

As an increasing number of high school students apply to college each year, just as many diverse perspectives form about college. WSS examined some of these perspectives to redefine what a “dream school” really means. Kelly Bergmann - Counselor Throughout her career...

The story of a miracle

The story of a miracle

Eighteen weeks into her pregnancy, Iowa City, Iowa resident Tiffany Roiseland received news that changed her life forever. Doctors informed her that her baby had a cleft nose and cleft palate, a two-cord vessel instead of a three-cord vessel in the umbilical cord and...

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...