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Transgender Day of Visibility

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor April 6, 2021

Transgender Day of Visibility is a day dedicated to recognizing the struggles transgender individuals face. This day gives members of this community an opportunity to express themselves over their issues...

Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC giving his 'I Have a Dream' speech

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor February 19, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day dedicated "day of service" to commemorate the famous American civil rights activist, is also a day of education for the ICCSD
Humanize My Hoodie virtual session

MLK Jr. Virtual Day of Learning

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor February 17, 2021

For the past two years, City High has held a day of learning dedicated to educating students about civil rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., along with other educational activities, field trips,...

Photo by Bea Kaskie & Her Drive

Local Non-Profit Organization “Her Drive” Comes to City High

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor January 27, 2021

Accessibility to period products and other essential items such as tampons, pads, and underwear, are necessities that many women in the U.S struggle to obtain due to the affordability of such items as...

2018 MLK Jr. Day at City

MLK Jr. Day of Learning Gone Virtual

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor January 12, 2021

For the past two years, City High has held activities such as educational field trips and guest lectures for students to participate in to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This school year, however,...

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor November 20, 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to honor transgender victims who have lost their lives due to transphobic violence for simply being who they are. The week leading up to this day, know as Transgender...

Art of three Hispanic politicians

Hispanic Heritage Month: A Love of Culture

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor October 23, 2020

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a month full of representation that commemorates the culture, history, and traditions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans all across the United States.  “It is a...

Climate change and environmental issues disproportionately affecting lower income communities and communities of color

The Racism and Economics Behind Climate Change

Cecile Bendera and Victoria Weckmann April 10, 2020

The negative effects of climate change are expected to have a greater impact on lower-income communities, according to a federal report released in 2018. Additionally, these specifically in the United...

Drugs and Drums

Drugs and Drums

Cecile Bendera and Emily Martinez February 27, 2020

The hip-hop and rap genre has skyrocketed in recent years, with new artists hitting the tops of the charts every month, changing the rap game. One rapper known for this was Juice Wrld, also known as Jarad...

Gen-Z Reaction to Threat of WW3

Gen-Z Reaction to Threat of WW3

Amelia Lang-Fallon, Reporter February 11, 2020

Explosions pounding into the ground and the sounds of guns and grenades being launched: World War II had millions of casualties and caused damage to many countries. With the small threat of another World...

Krepcha dusted with powdered sugar.

Krepcha: The Better Beignet

Carly Weigel, Reporter February 4, 2020

In my early memories, Sunday mornings are filled with light, laughter, and powdered, fluffy pastries. My dad would get up at six in the morning, tie an apron around his waist, and prepare the dough, getting...

Grace Bendera '21 creado una mirada para el modelo.

El Poder de Maquillaje(Spanish Translation)

Cecile Bendera and Emily Martinez January 16, 2020

En los últimos años, la comunidad de maquillaje se ha expandido mucho desde sus orígenes en YouTube a principios de 2005. Se está extendiendo a plataformas de redes sociales más grandes, principalmente...

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