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Top 5 Things You Can Do to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, City High, OPINION, Uncategorized

From gift wrapping to decorating, the holiday season can end up being very wasteful. Excess wrapping paper, food scraps, and old decorations have all found their way to the trash can by the end of winter break. Listed below are some of the top five ways to have a more sustainable holiday season. ...

English 10 Honors Students Maintain Renowned Status of Most Pretentious Scum of the Earth

English 10 Honors Students Maintain Renowned Status of Most Pretentious Scum of the Earth

Carly Weigel, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Satire

The English 10 Honors discourse was heating up with the assigned reading and consequential discussion of the first few sections of Slaughterhouse-Five. Students in Mr. Brown’s English 10 Honors class all had differing opinions on what it means to be human and were determined to express their opinions in th...

Outback Bowl Analysis: How Iowa Can Beat Mississippi State

Outback Bowl Analysis:  How Iowa Can Beat Mississippi State

Josh Poe, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION, The Analyst

Opponent: Mississippi State Bulldogs Bowl: The Outback Bowl (can you guess who it’s sponsored by?) Record: (8-4, 4-4 SEC) Mississippi State Rundown: QB Nick Fitzgerald has accumulated 1,615 passing yards, with 15 passing TDs and 7 INTs, with his primary targets Osiris Mitchell (24 REC, 385...

Midterms: A First Impression

Midterms: A First Impression

Rhys Holman, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under OPINION

On November 6, 2018, America saw a profound change that will define politics for the coming years. This change was a turn to the Democratic party that was so sudden and great that some have deemed it a “blue wave.” This is because the Democratic party gained 32 seats, which far outperformed nearly all expectations and more importantly, is enough to hold a strong majority in the House of Repre...

Head-to-Head: Confirmed

Head-to-Head: Confirmed

November 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kate Goodvin, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

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Isolationism

Isolationism

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Estella Brady

November 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Staff Editorial

City High rumor has it that a few years ago, a Young Republicans club failed after only one student showed up to the first meeting. While this story may well be apocryphal, sometimes it does, indeed, seem as though City High has a smaller conservative sect than it has any other group of people. ...

Nude Is Not For EveryBODY

Nude Is Not For EveryBODY

Victoria Weckmann and Emme Perencevich

October 31, 2018


Filed under OPINION

For years nude colored clothing and makeup directly excluded people of color. The light beige color the fashion industry was producing didn't match the skin tones of many of the models who wore the "nude" colored clothes. Deeply rooted in whitewashing and racism, this is changing now, especially in ...

Wait…You’re Asian?

Wait…You’re Asian?

Alison Kenaston and Emme Perencevich

October 30, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

When you grow up in a mixed-race household hearing many different languages, eating many different foods, and experiencing many different cultures, even many different religions, you become a blend of all these different things. For us, being American-born Asian-Europeans means that nobody quite knows...

Escaping the College Machine

Escaping the College Machine

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Families throughout the United States spend thousands of dollars to pay for services like ACT tutoring, essay tutors, and college application advisers. One of my relatives spent $1,625 on ACT tutoring alone. They also had an essay tutor, college counselor, and various other assistance with completin...

Alone

Alone

Rhys Holman, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Solitary confinement has been a widely used facet of the American prison system for hundreds of years. But with the Supreme Court recently denying to hear the cases Apodaca v. Raemisch and Lowe v. Raemisch, which call into question the constitutionality of solitary confinement due to the the cruel conditi...

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