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The Art of Sound

The Art of Sound

Destanie Gibson, Reporter

May 29, 2018


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Macio The iconic 18-year-old rapper Macio has been rapping seriously since sophomore year. He has met Li'l Durk and performed a show called New Energy with rappers in Iowa City. He plans on performing more shows and collaborating with more people.   How did you get into music? My family always wa...

Featured Talent: Lauren Darby

Featured Talent: Lauren Darby

Reese Hill, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

One tiny sketchbook holds endless pages of watercolor scenes, each individual painting peeking through when its pages are flipped. The owner of this sketchbook, City High paraeducator Lauren Darby, compiled the majority of these pastel scenes when she taught abroad in Germany. “Someone said get a...

LH Book Reviews: The Lord of the Rings

LH Book Reviews: The Lord of the Rings

Theo Prineas, A&E and Copy Editor

May 22, 2018


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Before “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings”, high fantasy was scorned by most mainstream literary critics. Many of Tolkien’s contemporaries in Oxford dismissed his work as wild children’s tales, not to be taken seriously. 65 years and over 150 million sales later, “The Lord of the Rings...

Study Hall: Fashion Show Takes The Halls

Study Hall: Fashion Show Takes The Halls

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE

Music blasting through the hall, bright lights set up, and lines of chairs along the lockers provided fashion club with the perfect setting for their Study Hall Fashion Show on Thursday, May 17th. Students had a chance to express their creativity in the form of fashion while focusing on sending a messag...

The Worst of the Worst – Are They Really That Bad?

The Worst of the Worst – Are They Really That Bad?

Johanna Kopelman

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Movie Review, OPINION

Glitter (2001) Starring Mariah Carey, "Glitter" was supposed to be a breakthrough to acting for the prominent singer. Set in 1982, the film revolves around Billie Frank (Carey) who aspires to be a famous singer after overcoming a rough childhood. Billie rises to stardom, but quickly discovers that it ...

Joe Russo In Iowa City

Joe Russo In Iowa City

Robert Strang and Orson Codd

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, City High, NEWS

Director Joe Russo came to The Little Theater Monday afternoon to dive into questions about the newest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Avengers Infinity War”. The seats were filled as students gathered to ask the director questions over his new movie and career. “I thought it was really cool...

Women Of Tech

Women Of Tech

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

May 7, 2018


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During my first musical at City, the freshman version of myself joined construction crew without a clue of what I was doing. I was surrounded by upperclassmen guys who worked together as the heads of the crew. They showed me the ropes and gave me some of the easier tasks of constructions while they bui...

May the Fourth: Ranking the Star Wars Movies

May the Fourth: Ranking the Star Wars Movies

Jack Bacon, reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, BLOGS, OPINION, Uncategorized

Today is Friday, May fourth, which means today is Star Wars Day. A play on the iconic line "May the Force be with you", Star Wars fans have adopted "May the Fourth" as an unofficial holiday for the epic space franchise. In its 40 year run, Star Wars has had its fair share of ups and downs. In honor of...

Somewhere That’s Green

Somewhere That’s Green

Zoë Miller and Theo Prineas

May 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Musicals, SHOWCASE, Theater

The spinning stage turned to reveal a huge plant that spoke, sang, and ate people. Bringing this monstrosity to life from the inside, Clara Froeschner ‘18 controlled its movements, while its powerful voice, sung by of Amadou Sanogo ‘18, filled the theater. “Aside from hot, claustrophobic, and very ...

Film Fest to Open May 4

May 3, 2018


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City Circle’s Little Women Opens Friday

City Circle’s Little Women Opens Friday

Reese Hill, Reporter

April 26, 2018


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The fourth installment in City Circle Acting Company's 2017-18 season opens Friday, April 27th.  Little Women, a 2.5 hour musical based on Louisa May Alcott's 1868 novel, stars actors from the Coralville, Iowa City, and Mount Vernon area, as well as students from local high schools, including Lauren Rude '20 from Ci...

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