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Junior Burnout

Junior Burnout

Emme Perencevich, Opinion, copy, and infographic editor

February 14, 2020

For juniors, the future is a monstrous figure looming just over the horizon. Currently, many are facing the most difficult year of their high school careers. Transitioning into eleventh grade brings more than just heavier workloads and harder classes. Often a year filled to the brim with high-level cla...

Ok Bloomer

Ok Bloomer

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Michael Bloomberg has infiltrated the Democratic presidential race in an attention-seeking and egotistical power trip. His campaign will undoubtedly have negative connotations for the far more politically experienced candidates opposing him. He is over 2,000 times more wealthy than the top four polli...

MLK Friday: Why You Shouldn’t Skip

MLK Friday: Why You Shouldn’t Skip

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Features Editor

January 16, 2020

As Martin Luther King Day approaches, buzz around City High increases as the last pieces fall in place for the second annual school MLK Day celebration, including activities, field trips and teacher-led sessions. This day, which will take place on the Friday before MLK Day, is an important day to rec...

هل كل الاسيويين يتشابهون؟

هل كل الاسيويين يتشابهون؟

Emme Perencevich, Opinion and infographic editor

January 15, 2020

وجه الانسان هو العامل الحيوي للتفاعل البشري,ولكن نجد ان هنالك اثر يؤدي الي تاخر ذلك التفاعل الاكثر شيوعا يشار اليه باسم تاثير العرق المتقاطع او (التحيز علي اساس العرق) م...

Tropes that Last

Tropes that Last

Carly Weigel, Reporter

January 10, 2020

Last weekend I drove to Des Moines to spend a day with my mom and grandpa and check out a new exhibit at the art museum at the Des Moines Art Center. The exhibit showcased art primarily about the American west and Native American cultures, and detailed tensions between Native Americans and white pion...

Staff Editorial: Managing Microaggressions

Staff Editorial: Managing Microaggressions

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion Editor

December 31, 2019

“‘She’s feisty. I like them when they’re feisty,’” City High English teacher Jennifer Brinkmeyer heard as she walked away from a student she was supervising for testing after she asked him to be on task. Along with experiencing other microaggressions, Brinkmeyer is used to having male students...

Not All Asians Look the Same

Not All Asians Look the Same

Emme Perencevich, Opinion, copy, and infographic editor

December 19, 2019

Facial recognition is a vital factor of human interaction. However, there’s one variable that can cause this function to falter. Most commonly referred to as “the cross-race effect” or “own-race bias,” cross-racial identification is when one tends to be less able to recognize individuals o...

The Riches of Religion

The Riches of Religion

Shoshie Hemley, opinion editor

December 19, 2019

A few weeks ago, I was brought to a superchurch against my will. I was staying with the family friend of a family friend in Chicago. Before we had left that morning, I was told I was going to have “a life-changing experience.” I had no idea what it was, but once we were out the door on our way to...

Premier League Blog #4

Premier League Blog #4

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

December 14, 2019

After a short break, I’m back with the Premier League Blog. There’s been a lot going on in the Premier League recently so let’s take a look at the matches being played this weekend.  Wolverhampton vs. Tottenham Hotspur Wolverhampton 1-0 Tottenham   Why? This is a tough game to anal...

Premier League Blog #3

Premier League Blog #3

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

November 23, 2019

As always, I’m back with the Premier League Blog. Last week was a surprise, but I still came out 2-1. I can’t believe Liverpool were up 3-0 against Manchester City (and neither can Pep Guardiola) but sometimes this happens. Anyway, I think this week has a couple of great games that you will want ...

Why Video Games Don’t Cause Violence

Why Video Games Don’t Cause Violence

Sam Myers-Verhage, Journalist

November 22, 2019

What comes to mind when you think of video games? Beating a difficult level, just to get to the next one? Spending hours of your day in a virtual world? Nostalgic moments with friends? Or… violence? A sizeable amount of Americans strongly believe that a number of violent acts committed are directly cau...

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