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On Nov. 9, 24 students attended the Iowan Thespian Festival, and two seniors, Lily Hancock and Xavier Thomas, placed second place in duet acting. This is the first time in years that West has placed at the festival.

Duet ’til the end

Zack Misner, Managing Editor November 16, 2018

On Nov. 9, 24 students from West’s drama department departed from the campus in the early hours of the morning for the three-hour drive to reach the UNI campus. This campus is home to the Iowa Thespian...

Romeo and Juliet played by Xavier Thomas and Lily Hancock exchange kind looks of endearment when they first encounter each other at the gala. Little do they know this is where the story spark begins.

Poignant performance

Kelly Snawerdt, Print Editor November 5, 2018

Brought to you by the Falcon nest’s very own Liddy auditorium, this year’s 2018 play is... drumroll please …Romeo and Juliet! This performance was shown from November 2-4. Director Nic Anderson wrote...

Senior Olivia Wilber acts out monologue for Romeo and Juliet auditions.

Modern Shakespeare

Zack Misner, Features Editor September 6, 2018

One might know the tale of the forbidden love of Romeo and Juliet, a tale filled with bloodshed, banishment, poison and (spoiler alert) the death of the Veronian lovers themselves. That was a tale spun...

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