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The Little Hawk

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The Little Hawk

Small Business Showcase: Basic Goods

Small Business Showcase: Basic Goods

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor October 15, 2021

Basic Goods, Iowa City’s Mecca for sustainable and self-care items, including a wide selection of house plants, opened just a year ago in October of 2020. Entrepreneur Simeon Talley opened the store...

LH Film Reviews: OLD

LH Film Reviews: OLD

Forrest Estes, Reporter October 6, 2021

OLD, directed by M Night Shyamalan, is a movie that made a scene on its arrival in theatres, spawning memes based on its premise: a group of vacationers trapped on a beach where time has become accelerated. ...

LH Film Reviews: He’s All That

LH Film Reviews: He’s All That

Rachel Johnson, Reporter October 5, 2021

“He’s All That” (2021) is not all that. 22 years since the release of “She’s All That,” this Netflix remake had the potential to be as influential and loved as the original. The cast includes...

Album Review: SOUR by Olivia Rodrigo - Months Later and Still Good

Album Review: SOUR by Olivia Rodrigo – Months Later and Still Good

Rachel Marsh, Photo Editor September 28, 2021

A Disney star’s debut album following three hit singles. Eleven songs spanning 34 minutes and 46 seconds, SOUR made headlines when it was released on May 21, 2021. 18 year old Olivia Rodrigo first topped...

Battle of The Bands

Battle of The Bands

Oliver Palmer, Reporter September 24, 2021

The Battle of The Bands was a concert that took place at the Iowa Memorial Union Amphitheater on a beautiful summer night by the river. It pitted Bonnibel, Tiger and Little Potion; The Skooma Boys, Wacky...

Big Thief at The Pageant LH Music Reviews

Big Thief at The Pageant LH Music Reviews

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor September 17, 2021

Indie Rock staple, Big Thief, played at The Pageant in St. Louis, Missouri on September 11. The opener for the show, Mind Maitenance, is an experimental group with connections to Chicago. Their use...

LH Album Reviews; Kacey Musgraves, Lorde and More

LH Album Reviews; Kacey Musgraves, Lorde and More

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor September 10, 2021

These new releases and upcoming albums are essential for your weekend listening. Just weeks after the release of Solar Power, New Zealand artist Lorde released a surprise EP. Te Ao Mārama includes...

Lorde “Solar Power” Review

Lorde “Solar Power” Review

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor September 8, 2021

What's so great about Lorde is that we have all grown up with her, and with her albums. The new “Solar Power” is like a light at the end of the tunnel. Famed producer Jack Antonoff is again behind...

LH Music Review: Donda

LH Music Review: Donda

Julius Perez, Opinion Editor August 31, 2021

Here it is. Generation defining artist Kanye West has done it again with his newest project. Named for his late mother, Donda, the record did everything but disappoint. I will proclaim myself as an average...

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 Dont 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...

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