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City students react to mass shooting in New Zealand

City students react to mass shooting in New Zealand

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

May 10, 2019

“That could have been us. It just happened to be somewhere different. It could have easily been us, it could have easily been our sister, brother, uncle, and it’s a little hard, a little frightening,” Abdalla said.

The Cultured Corner: April 2019

The Cultured Corner: April 2019

Cecile Bendera and Mariam Keita

May 9, 2019

On rapper Nipsey Hussle’s Murder     "I believe Nipsey Hussle died because he was about to expose the government. He wanted to expose the government with his documentary about Dr. Sebi who had the cure for AIDS. Let me explain: if he in his own neighborhood around all the peopl...

The State of America: A poem

The State of America: A poem

Feda ElBadri, Reporter

April 25, 2019

When you think of the state of America, a few images may come to mind People, but not always bright People whose tears sting their eyes People who type for a life People who celebrate prejudice and strife   But In the face of adversity In lying awake at night, no sleep ...

HISTORICAL MYOPIA IS INFECTING AMERICA

HISTORICAL MYOPIA IS INFECTING AMERICA

Nick Legue, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Historical Myopia and Amnesia is a plague hitting America in 2019!  Sadly, this disease comes from when Americans have forgotten the lesson of our ancestors and will continue to discriminate against groups as it causes people to fear mostly anyone different than ourselves.  If only we all looked the...

Why Black Lives Matter is not a Hate Group.

Why Black Lives Matter is not a Hate Group.

Nick Legue, Reporter

March 20, 2019

Imagine actually thinking a progressive, non-violent, social activist group actually supported racism and violent hate group tactics.

The Experience of A Generation

The Experience of A Generation

Millie Garcia, Reporter

March 12, 2019

In the United States of America, where there are an estimated over 44 million immigrants making up our population, the likelihood of knowing an immigrant or someone who knows an immigrant is very high. In recent years, immigration has often been brought up in politics, with many calling for stricter ...

Boys Should Pierce Their Ears

Boys Should Pierce Their Ears

William Irvine, Reporter

February 22, 2019

In Iowa City, Iowa, it is becoming more acceptable for men to embrace fashion that is generally considered feminine. Little do people realize, piercing your ears is not something men should avoid, but something that more men are picking up. Recently, fashion for men has been shifting to more styles an...

Diversity in the House

Diversity in the House

Emme Perencevich, Copy editor

February 14, 2019

46 seats flipped in the 2018 midterm election. The Blue Wave flipped 43 seats, taking control of the House. The flip was expected, but what was not were the "firsts" that the Democratic representatives brought to the House. This Congress is also the most diverse, with a record number of female, minority, and LGBT...

Why don’t all Muslim women wear hijab?

Why don’t all Muslim women wear hijab?

Mariam Keita, Everline Bwayo, and Cecile Bendera

February 11, 2019

Hijab is an Arabic word which directly translates to “barrier.” Many would recognize the word to mean the headscarf worn by Muslim women out of religious faith. Others would call it a tool of oppression in a patriarchal society that aims to police women’s bodies. City High is home to a growing Muslim student population, some who choose to observe modest dress and others who do not. Contrary to popular belief, the hijab is not merely a ph...

January Cultured Corner

January Cultured Corner

Mariam Keita and Cecile Bendera

January 28, 2019

On Meek Mill’s comments about lace fronts I heard that Meek Mill said he was tired of girls wearing lace-front [wig]s. He can clearly see the lace and that is clearly not a look. Basically, he's just had a bad experience with girls and seeing all the lace. I don't think that [lace fronts ar...

The Impact of Michael Jordan

The Impact of Michael Jordan

Cecile Bendera, Mariam Keita, and Virginia Muturi

January 14, 2019

Today, Michael Jordan is a household name. Many consider him to be the greatest basketball player of all time. His skills on the court, the way he dribbled the ball, and his legendary dunks– Michael Jordan was and still is the man every child and adult aspired to be. “Personally, I think MJ is...

The Cultured Corner: December 2018

The Cultured Corner: December 2018

Mariam Keita, Reporter

December 21, 2018

  On Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Getting Married     “I saw pictures, it was really beautiful. I saw pictures of what looked like two different weddings that kind of did stuff from both of their cultures and that was really cool, I thought. It’s just nice that t...

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