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Featured Talent: Lauren Rude

Featured Talent: Lauren Rude

Reese Hill, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Theatre

During the day, Lauren Rude '20 may appear like any average student, focused on school and remaining a courteous member of the City High community.  But by night, she dons a costume, makeup, and gets up on stage, where she leads an ensemble of thespians in musical storytelling performance.  Rude is ...

City High Bands Start With a Bang

City High Bands Start With a Bang

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

On December 6th, City High debuted their bands at their first concert of the year. Dr. McReynolds premiered his two bands, Concert band and Wind Ensemble. Mr. Ottmar also showed his first works back at City with Symphonic Band. The concert included tunes ranging from forgotten rhapsodies to broad marches,...

Works In Progress Showchoir Concert Slideshow

Works In Progress Showchoir Concert Slideshow

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Three high schools, five show choirs, one concert. City High, West High, and Liberty high schools joined together for their annual Works In Progress concert on November 8th. City High gave their preview of 4th Avenue Jazz Co. with songs "Believer," "That's Life," "Who Wants to Live Forever," and "Unstoppable"....

A Return to the Old Ways: How Literature is Changing

Theo Prineas, Copy and A&E

November 9, 2017


Filed under A & E

Kazuo Ishiguro’s victory in the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature was a safe, conventional choice from an award that has frequently come under scrutiny for using its power as influence on politics. Bob Dylan won in 2016, during a global political swing to the right, illustrating the Nobel Prize Committee’s a...

LH Book Reviews: The Remains of the Day

LH Book Reviews: The Remains of the Day

Theo Prineas, Copy and A&E

November 6, 2017


Filed under A & E

It is 1945. Stevens, a butler in Darlington Hall, has never missed a single day of work in a twenty-year career, even when his father died or when he was deathly ill.  Stevens is oblivious to everything outside of his job. He refuses to pass judgement on any other characters, leaving an opening fo...

Q&A With new Concertmaster Oriana Ross

Q&A With new Concertmaster Oriana Ross

Victor Kalil, Executive Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under A & E, Music, Q&A

LH: How do you feel while you’re playing violin? OR: When I'm playing, I'm in a different world. I can be in any time or place I want to be in. Words cannot accomplish the soul and heart that I put into music. When I play, I don't worry what people think of me, because I am truly being myself. ...

30 City High Musicians Accepted Into All-State

30 City High Musicians Accepted Into All-State

Zoë Miller, A&E Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under A & E, Music

Silence immediately settled over the room as the lists naming those accepted were carried into the gym. Everyone flocked to one wall, watching as they were unfurled. The air was saturated with tension. Then all the emotions that had been held in were released in waves of responses as students began ...

Charlotte’s Web: More Than Just a Play

Charlotte’s Web: More Than Just a Play

Zoë Miller, A&E Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The big red barn with white ropes of spiderweb dominates the stage. Below, actors are getting into character, moving and making noises like animals. However this show is about more than just what’s happening on stage, but also helping others–those in Puerto Rico. The City High Drama Department will be prese...

Charlotte’s Web: Play Preview

Charlotte’s Web: Play Preview

Anshul Gowda and Paula Mompio

November 1, 2017


Filed under A & E

Charlotte’s Web has arrived to City High. During this weekend, the City High Drama department will be presenting the fall play on November 3rd, 4th, and 5th. The show will be at 7:30 on Friday, 2:00 and 7:30 on Saturday, and 2:30 on Sunday. In this play, viewers will see the theater adaption of the...

Marching Into Halloween: Slideshow

Marching Into Halloween: Slideshow

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The City High Marching Band's final show is always a special one as they dress up for an early Halloween celebration. The students are allowed to show off their costumes as they march to Halloween themed songs such as "Thriller" and "Ghostbusters." Closing the show, the band plays "Hey Jude" in honor...

Def Jam Graphic Designer Cey Adams Talks Art

Def Jam Graphic Designer Cey Adams Talks Art

Anshul Gowda, Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, NEWS, Showcase

From dodging calls from Jay Z to designing a new coffee table book for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Cey Adams is a busy man, but believes in his projects. Being the founding creative director of Def Jam Recordings, and afterwards putting a majority of his time and ...

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