The Little Hawk

Have Bike, Will Travel

Have Bike, Will Travel

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Owen Sorenson

November 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

For many high schoolers, getting a driver’s license--and maybe a car to go with it--is a rite of passage. At City High, conflicts abound over lowerclassmen parking in the lots closest to the school, which juniors and seniors jealously guard. But Walter McDonough ‘19 didn’t buy into this system. ...

An Eid Lookbook

An Eid Lookbook

Cecile Bendara and Mariam Keita

November 6, 2018


Filed under Fashion, FEATURE

The summer of 2018 will saw not only one, but both Muslim holidays. Eid is a word that directly translates to fest, and for good reason. Many Muslims commemorate the Islamic celebration, which occurs twice a year, by spending time with friends and family, feasting on great food, and wearing their fines...

The Gender Benders

The Gender Benders

Zoë Butler and Olivia Lusala

November 6, 2018


Filed under Fashion, FEATURE, SHOWCASE

This fashion editorial focuses on femininity in men which acts as a form of power, challenging the underlying message that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. There’s a misconception that hypermasculinity is the most sought after attribute in men and that femininity signifies weakness...

For the Thrill of It

For the Thrill of It

Noah Bullwinkle and Maya Durham

October 31, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

For Violet*, it started in fifth grade. She and a friend were together on a snow day, and her friend suggested they try smoking marijuana. “I was like, “Oh, [smoking’s] cool. I’m going to do it too,” she said. “We just said, ‘f*** it, we’re going to smoke.’” The National C...

Never Asleep

Never Asleep

Rhys Holman and Ellis Chen

October 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

Teenagers are frequently characterized as lethargic and sleepy, which is often attributed to laziness. This is commonly manifested as students sleeping in class. While often seen as a sign of boredom or apathy towards classwork, in reality this is commonly the result not of a lack of interest, but rath...

A Piece of Me

A Piece of Me

Zoë Miller and Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos

October 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

When Megan Bywater ‘19 was one and a half, she achieved mobility that no one expected. With the help of braces and crutches, she walked for the first time. Since then, she has been exceeding expectations. She participates in choir and band; she loves to play games and spend time with family and frie...

Fall Flavors

Fall Flavors

Zoë Miller, Feature Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, FOOD, SHOWCASE

APPLE TURNOVERS Prep: 50 minutes Chill: 1 hour Bake 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cold butter, divided 1/4 cup ice water FILLING: 1/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly slice...

The Urge to Steal

The Urge to Steal

Zoë Miller, Feature Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

The first time was when she was eight. She browsed through the store alongside her family, looking over all of the items for purchase, when one bracelet caught her eye. Knowing her mother would not buy it for her, she slipped it into her pocket. That was only the beginning. “I sometimes see something and I can’t h...

Estella Brady, Opinion and Multimedia Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Long Form, Print Feature

A horrible head rush, hitting her head on the dresser on the way down, and blacking out for two minutes. “I woke up shaking. It was probably my lowest moment. I went to the ER and I lied to them about not eating. I had been lying to everyone. The worst part was that I didn’t care about it, becau...

That’s So Gay

That’s So Gay

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos, Feature Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

Less than 10 years ago, Iowa became the third state to legalize gay marriage. In 2015, gay marriage was legalized throughout the U.S. Students at City High grew up in a radically different world than their parents, knowing what the letters LGBTQIA stood for far more often than the generations preced...

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.

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