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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Humans of City High: Margalit Frank

Humans of City High: Margalit Frank

Lulu Roarick and Marina Escandell December 3, 2021

Q: Do you have any stories you want to tell us? A: At [Jewish] camp, [there’s] this thing that we do every Thursday night: Everybody goes into this library area. And we all sit there. It's like,...

Humans of City High: Maha Mohamed

Humans of City High: Maha Mohamed

Marina Escandell and Lulu Roarick November 16, 2021

Q: What are you most afraid of right now? A: I'm most afraid of failure. Q: Has there ever been pressure from your household or from other students to pursue academics? A: Definitely. My parents,...

Freshly baked pumpkin cinnamon rolls are glazed with icing.

LH Recipe Book: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Greta Stanier, Features Editor November 9, 2021

Jump into your holiday baking with these pumpkin cinnamon rolls. Full of spices, and topped with maple cinnamon icing, these treats are perfect to warm up with on a chilly fall morning. Ingredients: Dough ⅓...

Local Chef, Local Food

Haileigh Steffen, Greta Stanier, and Lulu Roarick October 14, 2021

Q: What sparked your interest in food and becoming a chef? A: I've kind of always had an interest in food, ever since I was really young. I remember when I was in elementary school, I would come home,...

Earlier this year, House File 802 was passed through the Iowa Legislature. The infamous bill has set off debates amongst politicians, teachers and administrators.

The New Laws of Teaching Race in Iowa

Aala Basheir and Lulu Roarick October 14, 2021

Chapter 1: Breaking Down the Bill Earlier this year, House File 802 was passed through the Iowa Legislature. The infamous bill has set off debates amongst politicians, teachers and administrators,...

A “Now Hiring” sign hangs in the window of Dumpling Darling, a restaurant in downtown
Iowa City,

Help Wanted

Greta Stanier, Features Editor October 11, 2021

Walking down the streets of Iowa City, signs can be found taped up in the windows, each with the same message: Help Wanted. These signs reflect the effects of the nationwide issue, ‘The Great American...

Single use plastic bottles, such as the ones that are found in school cafeterias, are one of the factors contributing to increased plastic waste.

Bottling Up Plastic at City

Noah Seebeck, Reporter October 5, 2021

It’s widely accepted that plastic waste has a major environmental impact. Among the growing amount of trash polluting the ocean, there are over 200 thousand tons of plastic. Efforts to create individual...

Found on 202 N. Linn Street, this mural was painted in June of 2020 by artists Robert Moore and Dana Harrison. “There’s a lot of Black humans and community figures in Iowa City that I wanted to elevate,” Moore told the Daily Iowan.

Murals of Iowa City

Greta Stanier, Features Editor September 27, 2021

Flores Construction crew working to roof a house

Immigration and Entrepreneurship

Jae Dancer, Sports editor May 24, 2021

When it comes to Flavia Flores, there's no doubt that she is achieving the American Dream. Flores immigrated from Honduras when she was 5 years old. Her family lived in several places throughout this journey...

Library cart filled with recently check-out books.

What a difficult year has taught us about reading

Haileigh Steffen, Video Editor May 22, 2021

City High librarians and language arts teachers agree that students may be reading more than in previous years. The change could be due to a combination of new additions to the book library checkout platform...

Art by Aala Basheir

Autism Awareness/Acceptance

Aala Basheir May 18, 2021

In 2007 the United Nations declared April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day. Since then, the movement has grown exponentially, bringing light to the question of what true allyship is. City High Special Education...

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