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Dangers of The Dark Web

Dangers of The Dark Web

Maya Chadwick, Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under FEATURE

As the internet continues to evolve, so does anonymity. As more and more daily interactions move online, worry grows about how closely monitored social media and the web are. “It’s pretty scary that everything you do on the Internet can be traced back to you,” said City High student Max*. “People...

Madelyn Reschly-Krasowski: Casual Pastry Chef

Madelyn Reschly-Krasowski: Casual Pastry Chef

Mariam Keita, Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under City High, FEATURE, Multimedia

“I really like cakes because you can decorate them,” Reschly-Krasowski said. “You get to make something and then make it look good."

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Brazilian Brigadeiros

Brazilian Brigadeiros

Victor Kalil, Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under FEATURE

Although this iconic Brazilian dessert caught fire during the 1940’s when a brigadier-a kind of military admiral-was running for president in Brazil, brigadeiros have continued to remain common in Brazilian households to this day. This simple sweet is commonly cooked for birthdays-often served...

Q&A with Japanese Exchange Program Participants

Q&A with Japanese Exchange Program Participants

Reese Hill
March 30, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, Q&A

  Would you believe there aren’t any frozen yogurt shops in Japan?  And vaseline is extremely expensive there?  Two students, Nina Lavezzo-Stecopolous ‘20 and Daphne Knoop ‘20, recently participated in the Japanese foreign-exchange program here at City High and discovered this and m...

Styling Your Way to Prom

Styling Your Way to Prom

Mina Takahashi, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, Multimedia, VIDEO

Rock N Roll Sushi

Rock N Roll Sushi

Nova Meurice and Zoë Butler
March 24, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, FOOD

Sushi has somewhat of a mystique about it. Shrouded in seaweed, rice and various vegetables, neatly plated in a neat little roll, it exudes an air of secrecy. How could a mere mortal possibly a roll so clean, complete, and almost holy? It turns out that it’s not as difficult nor expensive as res...

Hamentaschen

Hamentaschen

Lottie Gidal and Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin
March 21, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, FOOD, Showcase

The cookies themselves are made to resemble Haman’s hat. Haman, an anti-semitic noble, was the advisor to King Ahasuerus of Persia in the 4th century BCE.  The story goes that King Ahasuerus executed his wife, Queen Vashti, after she refused to dance for him and his other male guests. So in ...

Baklava & Turmeric Tea

Baklava & Turmeric Tea

Sofie Lie and Lucy McGehee
March 9, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, FOOD, Showcase

Baklava:     Time: 2 ½ hours                                                                                                                        Ingredients 1 pound defrosted phyllo dough 3 cups sugar 1 lemon 4 st...

Traditional Venezuelan Dishes

Traditional Venezuelan Dishes

Eden Knoop, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, FOOD

Welcome in the spring with these traditional and deliciously simple Venezuelan recipes.

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Platonic Love Q&A

Platonic Love Q&A

Zoë Butler and Lucia Wagner
February 28, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, VIDEO, VIDEO

Mary Cate Pugh (’23): Hot Chocolate Cookies

Madeline Pugh, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, FOOD, VIDEO

What You'll Need: 1 cup softened butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 2/3 cup white chocolate chips Cook 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees.

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