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Lets Talk Business

Lets Talk Business

Cecile Bendera, Culture Editor

November 15, 2019

 City High’s Own Barber The red and white carpets, the black wood-framed mirrors in place on the clean white walls of the room, and the bright orange-red chairs on the edge of the space—all this detailed decoration comes from the mind of Maisha Sila in order to make a basic room look like a pr...

Girl-On-Girl Hate

Girl-On-Girl Hate

Alison Kenaston and Victoria Weckmann

November 15, 2019

According to Psychology Today, a study which examined why women may be hypercritical of each other, found that they may be more sensitive to social exclusion than men. Therefore, their first response to feeling threatened with exclusion can be excluding another. In the past, Portia Klefstad ‘20 believes ...

“Hey Guys”

“Hey Guys”

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Features Editor

November 14, 2019

“Oh hey guys,” a friend says as they enter a room. Murmurs of “hi,” “hey,” and “what’s up?” can be heard in response. However, no one objects to the use of the word “guys.” This word, along with various other traditionally masculine words, are starting to be called into question as p...

Senior Stress

Senior Stress

Rhys Holman, Executive Website Editor

November 13, 2019

As the school year begins, many students are looking towards their futures, thinking about what lies ahead in their lives. But more present concerns can obscure this goal. “The beginning of the school year has made me feel horrible,” Aubrey Pisarik ‘20 said. “I just don’t want to be here....

Learning Curve

Learning Curve

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Executive and Copy Editor

November 13, 2019

Ellis Chen ‘20 sometimes makes unconventional choices. For one, he’s a fan of peanut butter and pickle sandwiches. But that’s nothing compared to another combination that most people wouldn’t have necessarily expected: In the spring of 2018, less than a year after Chen had quit gymnastics, he...

‘Max’imizing Life

‘Max’imizing Life

Patrick Sarsfield, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Parker Max, dedicated YouTuber and runner, wakes up at 6 am. He rolls over and looks out his window. It’s pitch black. He walks into his kitchen and spreads peanut butter over a 100 percent whole wheat honey bagel. After eating, he leaves his house to go on his daily run. Max runs all year roun...

Coach of the Century

Coach of the Century

Emily Martinez, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Martial arts, boxing, and kickboxing require skill and training, no matter what level someone is on. When it comes to these sports, coaching is a necessity. Boxing isn't just about learning the techniques, it’s also about being able to apply them to everyday life. None of this is new to George Chambe...

A Day in the Life of Identical Twins

A Day in the Life of Identical Twins

Victoria Weckmann, Marketing Editor

November 11, 2019

According to Very Well Family, 0.45 percent of all pregnancies are identical twins, or about one in every 250 births. “Most people are really shocked and a lot of people don’t even realize [that I’m a twin] in the beginning,” said Savanna Josephson ‘21. “[People we know] will feel bad and sa...

New Teacher Profile: Jessica Mouchka

New Teacher Profile: Jessica Mouchka

November 8, 2019

Jessica Mouchka is a first year teacher at the school that leads, but third year overall.  She taught at Dubuque West before coming to City. Mouchka grew up wanting to be a teacher, and she knew she wanted to be a math teacher. “Geometry has impacted my life because it taught me preserve. At Iowa...

Close to Home: The Story of Sudan

Close to Home: The Story of Sudan

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Mariam Keita

October 10, 2019

The banks were out of money and new bills were being printed at extremely high rates. There were long lines of people waiting to get bread. The people of Sudan were ready for change.

The Perfect Dessert: Apple Cider Donuts

The Perfect Dessert: Apple Cider Donuts

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Feature Editor

October 9, 2019

Yields 12-14 donuts, prep-time: 35 minutes, cook time: 10-12 minutes, total time: 50 minutes. Donuts 1 ½ cups reduced apple cider 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¾ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon apple pie spice ¼ teaspoon salt ...

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