The Little Hawk

Up and Out

Up and Out

Rob Strang, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

From a bird’s eye view, a city is almost like a single, vast organism. Countless arteries, or roads, circulate a continuous supply of people to the towering new apartment buildings on the ped mall. Everything works together to help small businesses grow and to facilitate the development of the local ec...

Sports Transportation Problematic for Some Athletes

Sports Transportation Problematic for  Some Athletes

Henry Mildenstein, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

City High offers many options for extracurriculars. Whether it be in sports, or in activities such as debate and mock trial, most students participate in some sort of extra curricular at City High. Many of the aforementioned students are able to easily commute home after extracurriculars or to an extra...

NHS Induction

NHS Induction

Henry Mildenstein, Reporter

February 16, 2018


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153 students were honored on Monday January 22nd, at the National Honors Society induction ceremony. The National Honors Society, also known as NHS, is an organization that is sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, or NASSP. According to Mrs. Hoel, the person who runs ...

Student Senate Preambles Through Constitutional Convention

Student Senate Preambles Through Constitutional  Convention

Victor Kalil, Executive Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The revision of the Constitution was finally passed on January 31st. Changes included an attendance requirement for juniors planning on running for presidency and vice presidency, along with a clause on keeping Executive Board members (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) in check. ...

More Than a Face

February 15, 2018


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Humans of City High

Humans of City High

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

February 14, 2018


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Student Senate Recap: Homecoming Court and Grant Fund Discussions

Student Senate Recap: Homecoming Court and Grant Fund Discussions

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Senate meeting on Wednesday, February 14 began with a discussion of upcoming events sponsored by the Senate. Open Mic Night will be held on Friday, February 16 beginning after school. The self-defense class will be held on Saturday, February 24. Acting President Bihotza James-Lejarcegui said that...

Standing Your Ground

Standing Your Ground

Lottie Gidal, News Editor

February 13, 2018


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One August morning shots were fired in downtown Iowa City. 22 year old Kaleek Jones was shot, along with two other men, and after remaining in critical condition for several days died in the hospital. Police charged Lamar Wilson of Iowa City with the murder, but then something changed. Wilson’s lawyers...

Student Senate Recap: The Great Prom Theme Debate Ends

Student Senate Recap: The Great Prom Theme Debate Ends

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Student Senate meeting on Wednesday, February 7 began with a discussion of prom themes. "The last three have been 'Space Odyssey,' 'An Evening in Paris,' and 'Music of the Night,'" Steve Tygrett, the faculty adviser for Student Senate, said a few moments before vetoing the suggestion of a Kylie...

SDEC Talks Stereotypes at Lemme’s Culture Night

SDEC Talks Stereotypes at Lemme’s Culture Night

Badra Kalil, Reporter

January 31, 2018


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On January 24th, members of City High’s Student Diversity and Equity Council gathered at Lemme Elementary for a cultural celebration. This event is held at Lemme every year to celebrate different cultures from all over the world.   The Student Diversity and Equity Council (SDEC) is a student led...

Best Buddies Strives to Educate Students on Disabilities

Best Buddies Strives to Educate Students on Disabilities

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, News Editor

January 31, 2018


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City High has one of the most prominent high school Best Buddies programs in the country. The leaders of this club work tirelessly to make students with disabilities feel loved and included. Beatrice Kearns ‘19 has been an active member of Best Buddies since her freshman year, and she now serves as ...

Student Senate Recap: Senate Approves New Constitution and Begins Prom Theme Debate

Student Senate Recap: Senate Approves New Constitution and Begins Prom Theme Debate

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS, Showcase, Student Senate

The Student Senate meeting on Wednesday, January 31 began with a final roll-call vote on the proposed revisions to the Constitution. It passed by simple majority. "It's a great achievement for the school that we finally have a ratified Constitution," President Teagan Roeder '18 said. Treasu...

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