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New Birth Control Bill Passes Iowa Senate

New Birth Control  Bill Passes Iowa Senate

Esti Brady, Opinion Editor

May 31, 2019

A few weeks before the 2018 midterm elections, Governor Kim Reynolds surprised many with talk of a bill that would increase access to birth control. As a strong, self-proclaimed pro-life advocate, this came as a surprise to both her supporters and critics, and she was accused of making empty promise...

New Test Taking Policy Starts Next Year

New Test Taking Policy Starts Next Year

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

May 31, 2019

City High will be having a new retake policy for the 2019-2020 year, partially to help increase participation in AP classes. Each department will allow retakes, with each formulating a specific list of rules surrounding the conditions upon which they can occur. “I have directed all teachers/departments ...

Student Senate Recap: As Election Looms, Juniors Volunteer at Senior Picnic

Student Senate Recap: As Election Looms, Juniors Volunteer at Senior Picnic

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

May 15, 2019

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 began with a discussion of prom prices. "Our net from prom was $10,659," faculty adviser Steve Tygrett said. "We do have reserves, so as long as we're being solvent, we are in good shape. Prom will continue on. Do we keep it at the same price?" The...

“Galaxy Nights: May the Fourth Be With You” Prom is a Hit

“Galaxy Nights: May the Fourth Be With You” Prom is a Hit

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Students in sparkling dresses and tuxedos flooded the Iowa Memorial Union on Saturday May 4 to enjoy a “Galaxy Nights: May the Fourth Be With You” prom. “I think the overall experience of prom was wonderful,” Judith Dickson, a social studies teacher at City High who was in charge of prom dec...

The 2019 Iowa City Youth Awards

The 2019 Iowa City Youth Awards

Cecile Bendera, Culture Editor

May 13, 2019

On May 8, 2019, at 7:00 pm, 44 students were inducted as recipients of the 16th Iowa City Youth Award at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City. The Iowa City Youth Award recognizes young people who are assisting in human rights in Iowa City. The process begins with a nomination which is later eva...

Little Hawk Live: Physics Bridge Breaking

Little Hawk Live:  Physics Bridge Breaking

Mario Medellin, Virgina Muturi

May 13, 2019

Best in Class 1st Hour 68 Pounds: Riley, Isabel, and Grace 2nd Hour  29 Pounds: Miguel, and Jose 4th Hour 44 Pounds: Sam, Douglas, and Ethan 5th Hour 34/35 Pounds: Julia, Grace, + Jenny, Liberty 6th Hour 48 Pounds: Caden, Cordero, and William 7th Hour  24 Pounds: Moises, L...

City High introduces Black Lives Matter Club

City High introduces Black Lives Matter Club

Ellis Chen and Mariam Keita

May 12, 2019

“That’s one thing that drives me to be in this [education] field, to show young people that they can be who they wanna be,” Ja’Korey Walker, City High staff member and a Black Lives Matter Club sponsor, said.

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