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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...

Somewhere That’s Green: Little Shop of Horrors Previews

Somewhere That’s Green: Little Shop of Horrors Previews

Theo Prineas and Eden Knoop

April 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

Although most of its seats were empty, Opstad Auditorium was filled with noise and commotion as students and teachers alike prepared for their first curtain call of the year. The first full runthrough of City High’s annual musical took place last night in front of a crowd of parents and those...

City High Cathedral Concert Brings Music to Saint Mary’s

City High Cathedral Concert Brings Music to Saint Mary’s

Eden Knoop and Zoë Miller

April 13, 2018


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The music began in the back of the church, filling St. Mary’s Cathedral with the sound of students’ voices. ‘Ubi Caritas’ rang as the Advanced Women’s Choir took to the stage. “It was just stunningly beautiful, all acapella, no instruments or anything,” choir director Greg Grove sai...

The Harte of Art

The Harte of Art

Maria Buri, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

Lyudmila Harte, owner and founder of the Harte School of Art, stood by an easel in the front room of her house and told the story of Botticelli. Her students listened, asked questions, and sketched rough outlines. Though they were absorbing the history of Renaissance art, they were also taking time to re...

Annual Trivia Night Returns

Annual Trivia Night Returns

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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The room hummed with excitement as students and families entered the cafeteria ready to show off their knowledge. Snacks and drinks were  passed out, and then a disembodied voice broadcasted through a speaker signaled the beginning of the competition. On Saturday, April 7th, City High Band held their ...

The Future of Rock

The Future of Rock

Rika Yahashiri, Reporter

April 6, 2018


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The drummer hit the cymbal, the guitar pounded out of the amp and the audience went wild. Five kids with wild styles and crazier sets really know how to give the a crowd a good time. From City High, West High and West Liberty High School, Ana Koch ‘21, Tobey Epstein ‘21, Sean Harken ‘21, Za...

City High Artists Honored at Hancher Art Show

City High Artists Honored at Hancher Art Show

Xavier McFadden, Reporter

April 4, 2018


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Avery Shrader ‘19 has dabbled in art for a majority of her life, but it was not until two years ago that she began to invest significantly more time into it. To her surprise, this extra time paid off when she won runner-up for the Outstanding Award at the Hancher Guild Youth Art Show. “I didn't ...

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