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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Music and Visual Arts Showcased at Arts Fest

Music and Visual Arts Showcased at Arts Fest

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor May 26, 2021

On May 25th, City High students and family members gathered in the new gym and lobby to celebrate the arts amongst a pandemic. In most years, there would be three art shows a year, but this year there...

New Weatherproofing Concept For The ICDD

New Weatherproofing Concept For The ICDD

Kyden Hotka, Reporter May 26, 2021

When COVID-19 struck in March of 2020, attendance to the Iowa City Downtown District (ICDD) had decreased from roughly 170,000 people per week down to nearly 10,000 people weekly. Since then, weekly attendance...

I Switched From Spotify To Apple Music So You Don't Have To

I Switched From Spotify To Apple Music So You Don’t Have To

Kyden Hotka, Reporter May 19, 2021

I moved from Spotify to Apple Music so you don’t have to. On my old Spotify account, I originally had over 2,000 liked songs and about 6 years worth of music curated specifically to my tastes. The reason...

Summer Must have Alternative Albums

Summer Must have Alternative Albums

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor May 14, 2021

These soon-to-be-released albums are a must-have for starting off summer right. ​Japanese Breakfast Jubilee June 4 One of the most promising albums on this list, Michelle Zauner’s (Japanese Breakfast)...

Art of group of individuals representing the diverse effect of sexual assault

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor May 11, 2021

April 2021 marks the 21st anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM): a month dedicated to raising awareness for victims of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse, while also educating communities...

Ramadan 2021

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor May 10, 2021

Ramadan marks the 9th and holiest month of the Islamic calendar that commemorates when Allah (God in Arabic) revealed the first lines of the Holy Quran to Prophet Muhammad. This holiday is celebrated from...

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...

For The First Time album cover

“For The First Time” Review

Araminta Siegling, Reporter February 22, 2021

Poetry isn’t what it used to be in the 21st century, and good lyrics seem to be harder and harder to find. But in this case, slam poets wish they sounded like the up-and-coming experimental rock band,...

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,...

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