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Life on the FasTrac

Life on the FasTrac

Mariam Keita, Cecile Bendera, and Everline Bwayo

May 2, 2018

Eleven years ago, one theme held true for many black students at City High: they felt isolated. FasTrac became their home away from home.   “[In FasTrac] we could come and talk about those frustrations and have hard conversations about things like race, conversations about different things like w...

Schools of Thought

Esti Brady, Maya Djalali, and Maria Buri

May 2, 2018

To foreign exchange students Sofie Knudsen ‘18 (Demark), Paula Mompio ‘18 (Spain), Erik Lycke ‘18 (Sweden), and Matt Jones ‘19 (England), City High is anything but familiar. However, for Iowa City students, City High is a normal high school. Unlike European and Scandinavian schools, it has ma...

Springing Into Spring

Springing Into Spring

Alison Kenaston, Reporter

April 11, 2018

 

Sons of Guns

Sons of Guns

Eden Knoop, Opinion Editor

April 9, 2018

“I ’m ecstatic for April 19th,” Joshua O’Connor allegedly wrote in a private journal. The reason: On April 19th, 2018, O’Conner, an 18-year-old, planned on massacring his classmates at ACES High School in Everett, Washington. April 20th, the day after O’Connor planned to shoot up the sch...

Hear My Voice Program Tunes Up Students’ Skills

Hear My Voice Program Tunes Up Students’ Skills

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

April 4, 2018

Many music programs at City High are established programs with established styles of music, and they rarely change to compensate for individual needs. In contrast, Dr. Beth Ackerson is currently teaching the new Hear My Voice program, which strives to accommodate students’ unique skill levels and prefere...

City High Interact Visits “Hill of the Bumblebees”

City High Interact Visits “Hill of the Bumblebees”

Bihotza James-Lejarcegui, Reporter

March 29, 2018

Through the rain, five City high schoolers sat in a van as they drove to their next location–an orphanage. High up in the mountains and surrounded by clouds, they made their way around winding roads and looked out the window at colorful houses and waterfalls. These five high schoolers accompa...

African Pride

African Pride

Mariam Keita, Cecile Bendera, Olivia Lusala, and Destanie Gibson

March 23, 2018

Africa is a large and diverse continent made up of 54 recognized countries, each having a large variety of rich cultural, tribal, and deeply historic traditions. The Little Hawk asked some of the Africans of City High to talk about their connections to the Motherland and how they think clothes can refl...

Food in the Age of Social Media

Food in the Age of Social Media

Lottie Gidal and Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin

February 22, 2018

Remember going out to brunch on a lazy Sunday morning? Maybe your family forced you into it, maybe you wanted to spend time with your friends, maybe you just like brunch. Remember the excitement of a meal that is not quite lunch or breakfast, but somewhere hidden in between? It’s so exciting, in...

G!World: Uplifting Young Women of Color

G!World: Uplifting Young Women of Color

Cecile Bendera and Mariam Keita

February 19, 2018

G!World is not so much a club as it is a sisterhood.

Welcome to the Future

Welcome to the Future

Mina Takahashi, Feature Editor

February 19, 2018

Over the last century, technology has slowly encroached into every aspect of our lives. It’s in our pockets, on our wrists, and we encounter it everywhere we go. Audrey Friestad ‘18 has grown up in the age of technology, and has seen drastic changes in various products throughout her lifetime. ...

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