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Upcoming Student Senate Listening Post

Upcoming Student Senate Listening Post

Henry Mildenstein, Reporter

October 12, 2017


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Teagan Roeder ran his campaign for school president on improving the communication between Student Senate and the students. He created the idea for a listening post at City High, he ran on this and eventually won the election. “The idea of these meetings is to have open time for students to comment on...

October 9th Dubbed “Indigenous Peoples Day”

October 9th Dubbed “Indigenous Peoples Day”

Badra Kalil, Reporter

October 10, 2017


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October 9th, commonly known as Christopher Columbus day, has now been proclaimed as Indigenous Peoples Day by the mayor of Iowa City. Yesterday afternoon, a group of  members of the Native American Student Association gathered outside of the old capitol to celebrate the newly dubbed holiday and p...

G. W. Wilson Talks About Creating Marvel’s First Muslim Heroine

G. W. Wilson Talks About Creating Marvel’s First Muslim Heroine

Badra Kalil, Reporter

October 8, 2017


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Earlier this afternoon, fans of Marvel’s first female Muslim hero, who stars in the new Ms. Marvel, comic series gathered at Hancher Auditorium to attend a talk by G. Willow Wilson, one of the creators of the heroine Kamala Khan. Wilson spoke of the many hardships that came along with creating this c...

Buzz-In Technology Added To City High

Buzz-In Technology Added To City High

Noah Bullwinkle, Video Editor

October 5, 2017


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On October 2nd, City High and many other schools across the Iowa City Community School District implemented the buzz in system, which requires students to provide their ID at a certain entry point if they wish to re-enter their school. “A little while ago after the Sandy Hook tragedy, the district...

Catalan Teens Protest Against The Abuse of Spanish Government’s Power

Catalan Teens Protest Against The Abuse of Spanish Government’s Power

Paula Mompio, Reporter

October 4, 2017


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  The Catalan Referendum asked if they wanted to be an independent state in a republic form. Over 2 million people answered this question. 90% voted yes.  770,000 votes were not cast due to voting stations being closed according to the Catalan Government (catalangovernment.eu). Pau Maestro...

Student Senate Recap: Homecoming Profits and Class Representatives

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

October 4, 2017


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The Student Senate meeting for this week took place on Wednesday, October 4. After deduction of expenses, the Senate determined the net profit from the Homecoming dance and debated on how much money to donate to charity. It decided to vote on the profit donations next week, after Gabby McCormick '18,...

Inside City’s Gender Neutral Bathroom

Inside City’s Gender Neutral Bathroom

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos, Reporter

October 3, 2017


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In the second floor of City High there is a new sign for a new bathroom that is for everyone, not just boys or girls. Over the school year of 2016-17 the Student Senate members realized that students at their school were in need of an all gender bathroom. The senators had chosen a specific bathroom ...

Interact Club Starts Off The Year With Fresh Leadership

Interact Club Starts Off The Year With Fresh Leadership

Sylvia Gidal, Reporter

October 3, 2017


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Volunteering and helping the people of Iowa City is what Interact club is all about. Every Thursday morning at 8:20 in room 3106, this group meets to talk about volunteering opportunities in the community. They work with groups such as Habitat for Humanity, Helping Hands and Iowa City ReStore. Members ...

Drama Board Meeting Update

Drama Board Meeting Update

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

October 3, 2017


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On Friday, September 29th, Mr. Peters and his student drama board had a meeting to discuss the upcoming fall play, Charlotte’s Web, as well as the spring musical. Students discussed how they can increase the amount of families will be coming to show. Talk of visiting elementary schools and placing posters ar...

Students Kneel and Display Flag During National Anthem

Students Kneel and Display Flag During National Anthem

Reese Hill and Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos

October 2, 2017


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A movement that has spread across the nation arrived at City High Friday night before the varsity football game. Earlier that week, Amelia Morrow, Mary Liebig, Bihotza James, and Kawther Rouabhi decided to organize a time for City High students to partake in the act of  kneeling during the national...

Liberty Opens Its Doors

Liberty Opens Its Doors

Anshul Gowda and Lottie Gidal

October 2, 2017


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With the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, Liberty High School has welcomed over 720 new students to attend the district’s newest high school. Ever since the plan was approved in January 2015, students and parents throughout the district have been wondering how the $75 million school would turn o...

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