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Western Passivity Is Expensive: It Costs Human Life

Western Passivity Is Expensive: It Costs Human Life

Mariam Keita, Culture Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Awake and Aware, BLOGS, Culture

In only 100 days, hundreds of thousands of lives were claimed when the death of then-president of Rwanda, Juvénal Habyarimana, sparked a massacre of the Tutsi minority and some sympathetic Hutus. Some estimates say an additional 300,000 Rwandan citizens were displaced as they fled for their lives to...

10-Day Weather Forecast

10-Day Weather Forecast

Johanna Kopelman, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Satire

This is the 10-day weather forecast for Iowa City, Iowa. Day one: Expect partly cloudy skies with highs in the upper 40s and lows around 34. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% later in the day. Day two: Should be mostly sunny with chance of clouds forming in the evening. Highs aroun...

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...

Horoscopes by The Little Hoax – Week of April 29th

Horoscopes by The Little Hoax – Week of April 29th

Reese Hill, Reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Horoscopes, The Little Hoax

DISCLAIMER: The Little Hoax and its horoscopes are a satirical blog. (…Or are they?) Follow this advice column at your own discretion. Aries: People admire you for your ability to win any debate, but boy, will they be disappointed this week. Taurus: No matter how hard you try, tasseled silk vests...

Recent Gun Control Protests Divide Students

Recent Gun Control Protests Divide Students

Maya Djalali, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION

In this age of social media, something always seems to be happening and something always seems to be going wrong. After the 2016 election and now with the recent protests I see students even more divided. Before social media in the past but we didn’t have the constant flood of news and posts ...

The Little Hoax shamed with IHSPA’s Worst News Team of the Year Finalist

The Little Hoax shamed with IHSPA’s Worst News Team of the Year Finalist

Reese Hill, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, The Little Hoax

Racking up a whopping 158 demerits in IHSPA's spring contest, The Little Hoax qualified to be nominated for the 2018 Worst News Team of the Year. "It's so grounding when your work gets recognized like this," said Fake News and Plagiarism Editor Wendy Robinson '19. "It made us realize what an influential...

Album Review: My Dear Melancholy

Everline Bwayo, Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under BLOGS

For those of us who have been here since Thursday and Echoes of Silence know that The Weeknd has stepped away from his previous sound and blessed fans with his new tunes. The Weeknd recently released an EP album "My Dear Melancholy," with six-songs on the track. This album featured Gesaffelstein on two tracks: "I W...

Old Movie Review: Heart and Souls (1993)

Old Movie Review: Heart and Souls (1993)

Reese Hill, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under BLOGS

So many new movies have come out that are gathering hype and gaining significant influence over pop culture in teens our age.  For example: the new Star Wars episodes, the rebooted Jurassic Park series, the Disney live-action films, and the ever-expanding Marvel franchise.  But with all these glamor-pac...

Coop’s Scoops: March 30th Weekly Recap

Coop’s Scoops: March 30th Weekly Recap

Cooper Kirschling, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Coop's Scoops

Final Four Underdog: Loyola Chicago The 2018 NCAA tournament is coming to an end and surprising upsets may still be in store. Everyone’s favorite underdog Loyola-Chicago, is the fourth 11 seed to make it to the Final Four since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985. The Ramblers will play ...

Horoscopes by the Little Hoax – Week of March 25th

Horoscopes by the Little Hoax – Week of March 25th

Reese Hill, Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, Horoscopes, The Little Hoax

DISCLAIMER: The Little Hoax and its horoscopes are a satirical blog. (…Or are they?) Follow this advice column at your own discretion. Aries: The last movie you saw will metaphorically turn into your reality very soon. Taurus: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.  It will bite off your face. ...

Awake and Aware: A Letter to a Young Black Boy

Awake and Aware: A Letter to a Young Black Boy

Mariam Keita, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION

Dear Hassan, You are only thirteen, much too young for your response to another report of “an unarmed Black man“ to be “stop killing Black people.” Much too young to have to think about these things. I wish that you didn’t have to live in a world where you can find videos of people who look j...

Coop’s Scoops: Timberwolves Obtain Rose

Cooper Kirschling, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, SPORTS

In a surprising turn of events, Derrick Rose has been signed to play with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the rest of the year, and will be reunited with his old coach, Tom Thibodeau. As we all know, Rose has been a free agent since being traded to the Utah Jazz and being waved from their roster ...

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