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U of Iowa Hosts District Choir Concert at Voxman

U of Iowa Hosts District Choir Concert at Voxman

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

  Three hundred students joined together in the Voxman music building on October 10th for a district wide high school choir performance in conjunction with one of the choirs from the University of Iowa. City High's Concert Choir was the last group to perform, showing off their 3 piece set t...

LH Movie Review: Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

LH Movie Review: Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Maya Durham, Executive Editor

October 10, 2018


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Lately, it seems like Netflix has been mass-producing originals — from hits like To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Orange is the New Black to flops like Insatiable, they’re trying to check every genre off their list. A latest release that delves into another century is The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel P...

Q&A With Students Auditioning for All State Music

Q&A With Students Auditioning for All State Music

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 10, 2018


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          Little Hawk: How many years have you auditioned for all state? Quinn Kopelman: since freshman year Annie Rummelhart: 2 years and I’m going to audition this year Lillian Prybil: This is my first year auditioning   LH: How m...

Show Choir: New Season, New Style

Show Choir: New Season, New Style

Kate Kueter, Reporter

September 27, 2018


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Stages around Iowa have been lit up with brightly-colored lights bouncing off of bright sequin dresses by City High’s show choirs, but this year, 4th Avenue Jazz Company is doing something different. In past years, their performances have been upbeat dances with a set of popular songs to create high...

Discussion With DiverCity

Discussion With DiverCity

Kate Goodvin and Ethan Snee

September 26, 2018


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DiverCity is trying to redefine what it means to be a highschool rap group. The Group was founded by young artists, Patrick Bui ‘19 and Liam Nicholson ‘18 in the basement of Nicholson’s parents’ house. The Little Hawk sat down with Bui and Douglas Tran ‘19 to talk about their up and coming ...

Hawkeyes Storm Bates Field

Hawkeyes Storm Bates Field

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

After weeks of marching in 90 degree weather, the City High band shared the field with the Hawkeye Marching Band (HMB) to perform the Hawkeye on September 7th. With hopes in bringing in a collegiate marching band to perform with the Little Hawks, Dr. McReynolds connected with the HMB Director, Dr. Eric...

Iowa City Unplugged Features City High Students

Iowa City Unplugged Features City High Students

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

September 26, 2018


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All summer, there have been construction projects going on in downtown Iowa City, in particular throughout the pedestrian mall. With all that noise and disruption, Steve Cook, a local sound technician, felt this was blocking the culture of downtown, and decided to start a new concert series called Iow...

Jumping Into Fall With Revival

Jumping Into Fall With Revival

Alison Kenaston, Photo Editor

September 25, 2018


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We partnered with Revival for this photoshoot. Did you like these pieces? You can find Revival at 117 E College St, Iowa City.

Fall One-Acts Cast Lists Released

Fall One-Acts Cast Lists Released

Zoë Miller, Feature Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under A & E, NEWS, Uncategorized

Students gathered around the cast list with nervous anticipation. Each anxiously waited, hoping to find their name on the list "I'm really excited to be working as stage manager for these productions. We had a lot of new people come out and that was really awesome," Kate Murray '19 said. This fall,...

Comedy Comes to Opstad

Comedy Comes to Opstad

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

September 5, 2018


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At the end of every school year, students who are a part of the City High Drama Department anticipate the announcement of what the next seasons fall play and spring musical will be. For the 2018-19 season, the adults of the department chose to change up things by, instead of having one play, to have 7 p...

17 Amazing Things in “Sweetener”

17 Amazing Things in “Sweetener”

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

August 31, 2018


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All, all, all of the vocal work in “raindrops (an angel cried).” I’m talking the runs, the vibrato, the way her voice catches on the c in the first “cried” (an an-gel c-ried), and, of course, the blast of a high note at the end. The fact that (and this is true) the loop of the man’s...

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...

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