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Lighting the Lights: Hanukkah Traditions

Lighting the Lights: Hanukkah Traditions

Natalie Green and Emme Perencevich

December 12, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

As the weather gets colder and winter break gets closer many students at City High begin to celebrate various winter holidays. Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday which takes place in December, ended last Sunday, December 9. Toby Epstein '21 and Lottie Gidal '19 celebrated with special family traditions....

What Senator Warren Got Wrong

What Senator Warren Got Wrong

Mariam Keita

November 30, 2018


Filed under Awake and Aware, CULTURE, Uncategorized

Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, publicly released results from a DNA analysis in the form of a video. This act, seemingly in response to prodding from President Trump questioning the Senator’s alleged Cherokee Heritage, has raised many an eyebrow. According to The N...

Wait…You’re Asian?

Wait…You’re Asian?

Alison Kenaston and Emme Perencevich

October 30, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

When you grow up in a mixed-race household hearing many different languages, eating many different foods, and experiencing many different cultures, even many different religions, you become a blend of all these different things. For us, being American-born Asian-Europeans means that nobody quite knows...

Who Ought To Use the N-Word

Who Ought To Use the N-Word

Mariam Keita, Culture Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, OPINION, VIDEO, VIDEO

Disclaimer: This article contains language that some readers may deem offensive.  There is no situation in which non-Black people should feel comfortable using the N-word. While I am not here to tell Black people how they should interpret a word that they may have a complicated relationship with, I wil...

Crazy Middle Class Asians

Crazy Middle Class Asians

Alison Kenaston and Emme Perencevich

September 27, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

For most people, it’s hard to relate to the extravagant lifestyle of the multi-billionaires of Asia. The lavish houses and soap opera-like family drama comes with a price, to say the least. Regardless, it’s easy to connect with the funny and likable characters in one of the highest ranking films of...

Opinion: Nike Including Controversial Quarterback Kaepernick In Their Campaign

Opinion: Nike Including Controversial Quarterback Kaepernick In Their Campaign

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

Once a star quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, now left unsigned for the last year and a half, Colin Kaepernick has been struggling because of his political views. After he lead a protest by kneeling  during the national anthem against police brutality, he found that he was no longer able to f...

IC Mosque Holds Community Iftar

IC Mosque Holds Community Iftar

Mariam Keita, Culture Editor

June 17, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, FEATURE

“I think that Iowa City prides itself on being very progressive. I don’t know if that translates to creating friends of people who are different,” said Massey.

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...

SDEC Hosts Multicultural Night

SDEC Hosts Multicultural Night

Henry Mildenstein, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, NEWS

The cafeteria was bursting with energy as students attending City High’s multicultural night and performed a folk dance that they had learned in just minutes. Some students danced with grace, while others were cracking a smile as they stumbled around the cafeteria floor. The decision for SDEC to hold a multicultural nigh...

Study Hall: Fashion Show Takes The Halls

Study Hall: Fashion Show Takes The Halls

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE

Music blasting through the hall, bright lights set up, and lines of chairs along the lockers provided fashion club with the perfect setting for their Study Hall Fashion Show on Thursday, May 17th. Students had a chance to express their creativity in the form of fashion while focusing on sending a messag...

To Christmas or Not to Christmas?

Mariam Keita, Anshul Gowda, Reese Hill, Greg Jones, and Henry Mildenstein

December 21, 2017


Filed under CULTURE

Reese Hill, Mariam Keita, Greg Jones, Henry Mildenstein, and Anshul Gowda discuss the Holiday Hype that comes around every winter and discuss the question: To Christmas or Not to Christmas? ...

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