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City Sends Off Protestors for Women’s March in Washington

City Sends Off Protestors for Women’s March in Washington

Emily Barnes and Lucia Wagner

January 21, 2017


Filed under Iowa City, Local, National, NEWS, Politics, Slideshows

For more information, you can check out the official website for the Women's March on Washington here.

City and West Show Choirs to Perform in ‘Dollars for Scholars’

City and West Show Choirs to Perform in ‘Dollars for Scholars’

Zoë Miller, Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under A & E, City High, Iowa City, Local, Show choir, Upcoming Events

'Dollars for Scholars,' a charity show choir performance, will be held in Opstad Auditorium on Wednesday, January 11. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. There is no assigned seating. This will be the last opportunity this season to see both City and West perform...

The Bard of Iowa City

The Bard of Iowa City

Theo Prineas, Reporter

August 31, 2016


Filed under A & E, Iowa City, Local

There was a hush in the room as visitors milled from display to display. In the center of the peaceful room lay a first edition reprint of the First Folio, the book that brought us Shakespeare. "Shakespeare himself is entombed in his works," Adam G. Hooks, a professor in the University of Iowa Department...

Local Fire Ravages Apartment Unit & Dental Lab

Local Fire Ravages Apartment Unit & Dental Lab

January 25, 2013


Filed under Local, NEWS, News Video

Police were immediately on the scene when a local apartment unit and dental lab caught fire Tuesday evening. It is suspected that an unattended pot of oils lit on fire and quickly spread throughout the apartment and through the ceiling, quickly engulfing the entire structure.All residents were able to evacuate before they were injured, but th...

A Local Holiday Guide

A Local Holiday Guide

December 7, 2012


Filed under Environmental Jumble, Local, OPINION, Upcoming Events

Little Hawk editor Eli Shepherd’s guide to shopping local this holiday season. The Burg: A Writers’ Diner by Marybeth Slonneger $18.95 at Prairie Lights, Iowa Book, and other local shops Pick up this in-depth and always interesting compilation of pieces written at and about the Hamburg Inn, the go to diner with soul in downtown Iowa City. They're part of an essential Iowa City coffee table book collection sure to p...

City Beat: Calm Before the Storm

City Beat: Calm Before the Storm

December 4, 2012


Filed under Local, NEWS, Upcoming Events

    GABE’S: Kepi Ghoulie with North of Grand, Surf Zombies, The Blendours Friday, December 7th Genres: Rock Based out of: Kepi Ghoulie - Sacramento , California; North of Grand - Des Moines; Surf Zombies - Cedar Rapids; The Blendours - Iowa City. Tour: None Tix: Kepi Ghoulie...

City Beat: This Weekend’s Best All-Ages Concerts

City Beat: This Weekend’s Best All-Ages Concerts

October 29, 2012


Filed under Local, NEWS, Upcoming Events

GABE’S: Go Radio with Paradise Fears, Stages And Stereos, The Morning Exit Saturday, December 1st Genres: Pop Based out of: Go Radio - Florida Paradise Fears - South Dakota, Stages and Stereos - Florida, The Morning Exit - Iowa. Tour: GoToHell Tour Tix: Go Radio BLUE MOOSE: The...

Iowa City Landlocked Film Fest

Iowa City Landlocked Film Fest

October 26, 2012


Filed under Local, NEWS, Upcoming Events

As Landlocked Film Festival rolls around again, many new films, from feature-length dramas to 5-minute comedy shorts, the festival has something for everybody. These are some of A&E Editor Gabriel Basile's picks for this year. HEATHENS AND THIEVES:           Set in the old West, Heathens...

Pack-the-Pickup at Homecoming Parade

Pack-the-Pickup at Homecoming Parade

September 25, 2012


Filed under City High, Local

This year at the City High homecoming parade, parade goers are asked to bring canned food items in exchange for candy. "We ask people to please bring canned food donations or any non-perishable stuff, and help us pack a pickup full of food for the Crisis Center food bank," Lia Phanthavong '13 said. Last...

U of I’s Party Culture

U of I’s Party Culture

September 21, 2012


Filed under Local, NEWS, Print News

Beer cans litter the ground and the bars are easily detectable by the lines that wind from the front door onto the sidewalk outside. It is a Friday night in downtown Iowa City, and the party scene is on. Recently, a Princeton Review ranking highlighted this aspect of UI student life. The U of I appea...

Obama/Biden Photo Slide Show and Tweets

Obama/Biden Photo Slide Show and Tweets

September 10, 2012


Filed under Local, MULTIMEDIA, National, NEWS, Slideshows

Photo Collection and Tweets by Ellen Carman and Jacob Potash TWEETS @thelittlehawk  "I believe in a lot of things he has to say." - Cassidy Bringle '14 (with Amber Slater-Scott) #ObamaBidenIA pic.twitter.com/izs9himV @thelittlehawk  Biding the time, listening to a live band. T-1.5 hours...

Johnson County ACT Average Tops State Average

Johnson County ACT Average Tops State Average

August 27, 2012


Filed under City High, Local, NEWS

The averages for ACT scores at City High and surrounding schools are in, and they show a positive trend. City High School’s average ACT score for the 2012 school year is 24.7, beat ing the State average of 22.1 “It’s a tremendously positive reflection on our students, families and teachers,” Principal John Bacon said. “It provide...

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