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Student Senate Recap: Club Grants and Valentine’s Day Dance

Student Senate Recap: Club Grants and Valentine’s Day Dance

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2020

Mira Bohannan Kumar ‘20, the student body president, yelled out numbers, sounding like an auctioneer as the senate discussed club grant allocation.  “Do I hear a 300? Alright, 300 it is,” Bohannan Kumar said.  The senate discussed on the morning of January 22 the specific amount of money to b...

RED-S and Eating Disorders In Athletes

RED-S and Eating Disorders In Athletes

Sophia Lusala

January 23, 2020

An estimate of one in three athletes suffer from eating disorders. Hannah Frazee, a runner and a student at the university of iowa , is one of them. She came to City High to share her struggle with eating disorders, and RED-S. Parents and coaches gathered to hear Frazee share how she came to disco...

Linn-Mar Supernova Canceled

Linn-Mar Supernova Canceled

Jae Dancer, Reporter

January 17, 2020

Due to the predicted bad weather conditions of morning snow showers, Linn-Mar made the call and canceled their annual Supernova show choir tournament leaving many City High students disappointed.   “We were really excited because we put so much time and effort in during practice and because we knew ...

Select Women’s Ensemble Starts the New Year Strong

Select Women’s Ensemble Starts the New Year Strong

Rachel Marsh, Reporter

January 13, 2020

The school bell rings through the halls, it’s the end of the day. A clump of girls are speed walking toward the choir room. A list hangs silently on the wall. A list of names. Girls gather around it, snapping pictures. Either happy or disappointed, they walk away with something new on their schedule...

Student Senate Recap: Clubs to Receive Grants and Commons Update

Student Senate Recap: Clubs to Receive Grants and Commons Update

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion Editor

January 10, 2020

The first student senate meeting of 2020 started off with a discussion of club grants. The senate looked at and discussed a series of club grant applications from eight different clubs and activities at City. The maximum amount of money able to be granted to each club is $500, with the overall budge...

Student Senate Recap: Discussion of City’s Environmental Impact

Student Senate Recap: Discussion of City’s Environmental Impact

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion Editor

January 6, 2020

The last student senate meeting before winter break started off with two women from Americorps who came to speak about reducing the carbon footprint within the ICCSD and how student senate can help. The two discussed ways in which data has been collected here at the ICCSD and various initiatives taking ...

Black students nearly two times as likely to be suspended as white peers in the ICCSD

Black students nearly two times as likely to be suspended as white peers in the ICCSD

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos, Executive Editor

December 20, 2019

Malcom* was playing with a BB gun. He was with two friends, but they are white, and he is black. They shot at a shed, and then the cops came. Malcom served 17 months and his friends served no time. What Malcom never knew was that he had been on the track to incarceration since kindergarten. “[I’...

Tyler George Curls with City High Curling Club

Tyler George Curls with City High Curling Club

Sam Myers-Verhage, Reporter

December 20, 2019

In early December, Curling Club had an opportunity to meet and curl with Olympic gold medalist Tyler George. George recently visited the Iowa City area when he spent the weekend of December 7 and 8 curling at Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville. “It was mesmerizing, I felt the very fibers of my body quiver ...

Mock Trial Scrimmage Prepares Members For Release of This Years Problem

Mock Trial Scrimmage Prepares Members For Release of This Years Problem

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

December 18, 2019

The trial is about a defendant charged with murder, yet the evidence is arguably inconclusive. A police officer named Robin Wayne allegedly took justice into his own hands and murdered Ozzie Cobblepot, who Wayne has arrested multiple times before but the limited evidence did not lead to his arrest. All...

Bernie Sanders and AOC at the Marriott

Bernie Sanders and AOC at the Marriott

Romey Angerer Sueppel, Reporter

December 18, 2019

On Saturday, November 9, Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went to the Marriott convention center in Coralville to continue Sanders’ campaign in Iowa. The convention center was crowded with people and erupted in deafening cheers when the two came out on stage. Both of them spoke of solidarit...

Best Buddies Participate in Winter Actvities in Library

Best Buddies Participate in Winter Actvities in Library

Jae Dancer and Aala Basheir

December 16, 2019

On Friday, December 11, Best Buddies gathered in the City High library to participate in festive winter activities such as painting snowflakes, making Christmas ornaments, and building a ten-foot-tall snowman made out of books. "I really liked talking to all the people that I normally don't talk to....

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