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The Resistance

The Resistance

Madeline Deninger, Copy Editor

February 13, 2017

Post-election tensions have been palpable throughout the country, and Iowa City has been no exception. Such divisiveness put Iowa City West High into the national spotlight, with the school appearing on the cover of the New York Times and on ABC’s "The View." City High has also felt the aftermath of the election...

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Mina Takahashi

February 10, 2017

Bella Pittman, Dog Enthusiast

Bella Pittman, Dog Enthusiast

Olivia DeNeice and Ellie Evans

February 10, 2017

Some people go to Miami strictly for the sun, warm weather, and beaches. As much as Bella Pittman ‘17 enjoys all of that, her favorite thing about Miami is rescuing dogs from the shelters. “My mom and I pull, or adopt, dogs and cats offline or straight from the shelters," Pittman said. "We hav...

The Foundation of a Beauty Blogger

The Foundation of a Beauty Blogger

Bella Pittman, Sports Photo Editor

February 10, 2017

Anna Lepcin has always been an artist. “I started a blog as I have a very high interest in beauty and makeup,” Lepcin said. “I guess it’s my artistic view of it. I used to draw on paper before realizing that I can actually do it on my face. So when I look at makeup I see it as art - in which ...

After The Election

After The Election

Mariam Keita and Danielle Tang

February 9, 2017

The day after the election, English teacher Mandy Sotillo got online and searched for ways to address all of her students about the results. “In previous elections, I had an easier time remaining neutral, but it’s really hard for me with this election, when there’s been such hateful rhetoric,"...

Juicy Grapefruit Smoothies

Juicy Grapefruit Smoothies

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin and Emmeline Kraus

February 9, 2017

Blend together- 1 Red Grapefruit 2-3 Cups ice Sugar

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Nova Meurice and Sofie Lie

February 8, 2017

Imagine an opioid user. Do you have a clear picture in your head? Now, meet Abe*. He’s an honors student, and an athlete. He is white, his parents are affluent. Abe also regularly uses prescription drugs. For several years, he’s smoked marijuana routinely, but more recently, he was introduced...

Fashion Editorial: Faceless

Fashion Editorial: Faceless

Danielle Tang, Copy Editor

February 8, 2017

To Die for Blueberry Muffins

To Die for Blueberry Muffins

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin and Emmeline Kraus

February 8, 2017

1.5 Cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1/3 cup milk 1 cup fresh blueberries Crumble Topping 1/2 cup white sugar 1/3 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup butter-cubed 1.5 tsp ground cinnamon Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease...

Tapas for Two

Tapas for Two

Madeline Deninger and Eden Knoop

February 8, 2017

Apple and Manchego Tapas   Ingredients: Ciabatta rolls, olive oil, garlic powder, apple, manchego cheese.   First, slice each roll of ciabatta into eight flat pieces to serve as the base for the appetizer. Drizzle each slice with olive oil and a sprinkle of garlic. Taking an a...

DIY Guide: Flower Arrangement

DIY Guide: Flower Arrangement

Courtney Hoang, Reporter

February 7, 2017

  Starting off with flowers, use any type or color variety that fits to preference. Sizes and quality of flowers depends on price. The more expensive, the better the quality usually. In addition, bigger vase arrangements need bigger flowers for a best flowers to vase size ratio. Scissors, ...

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