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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

STAFF EDITORIAL: Restricting I.V.F. Harms Families

STAFF EDITORIAL: Restricting I.V.F. Harms Families

Tai Caputo and Isabella Young May 13, 2024

In June of 2022, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a stunning step backwards in the fight for reproductive rights. Immediately after this, states such as Alabama and Texas began to...

Liverpool Will Win The Premier League

Liverpool Will Win The Premier League

Floris Roorda, Reporter May 10, 2024

Liverpool FC will win the premier league in soccer for a variety of reasons, including the world class players they have that can step up to make a difference, like Mohammed Salah and Virgil Van Dijk,...

Finals Cause Unnecessary Stress

Finals Cause Unnecessary Stress

Floris Roorda, Reporter May 9, 2024

Pros: Before finals, there were already tests at the end of the tri, but finals are a better way of checking students' knowledge. Students know exactly what to expect. While the tests before were given...

Racebending: What It Is and Whos the Problem

Racebending: What It Is and Who’s the Problem

Wisdom Konu, Executive Editor and Culture Co-Editor May 8, 2024

Looking at the history of film and television, there has always been an urgent need for diversity and representation of people of color. The discussion around the topic of diversity is often backed by...

College Board: The Money-Hungry Investing Titan of the College Admissions World

College Board: The Money-Hungry Investing Titan of the College Admissions World

Ethan Lalumiere, Reporter May 3, 2024

“You’re gonna need to take some hard classes if you want to get into a good college, and you need that to have a successful career and life,” the old mantra goes, and here at City, that means AP...

VAR Should Be Changed in Soccer

VAR Should Be Changed in Soccer

Floris Roorda, Reporter April 2, 2024

Soccer’s use of VAR has been a nuisance to the game, bothering both fans and players, and making the experience of watching soccer worse as a whole. VAR is a Video Assistant Referee that mostly reviews...

Diego Loria-Eivins ‘24

LH ALBUM REVIEW: All I Hear

Diego Loria-Eivins, Reporter February 28, 2024

The 9-track album, All I Hear by deggy (me) was released on December 22, 2023. I spent about 5 months working on the album, figuring out how to actually use the equipment I bought, recording the vocals,...

City High Students protest the Perry High School Shooting on January 8th, 2024

The End of School Shootings Starts With Stricter Gun Laws

Lily Rantanen, Reporter February 20, 2024

If you grab a map and locate City High, then draw an approximately 150-mile straight line to the left along I-80 with a short diagonal tail at Des Moines, you’ll find a little town called Perry, Iowa....

STAFF EDITORIAL: What More Will It Take?

STAFF EDITORIAL: What More Will It Take?

Tai Caputo and Isabella Young February 14, 2024

On May 17th, 1984, a 17-year-old student entered Southeast Polk High School in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, carrying a handgun. What ensued is almost unimaginable. Two students were killed in the first school...

Understanding African Diaspora Wars: A Historical Division

Understanding African Diaspora Wars: A Historical Division

Wisdom Konu, Executive Editor and Culture Co-Editor February 13, 2024

As I grew up, I was told one thing: I am African, not African American. Although as I looked at my darkened skin and my distinctive features and compared them to those who were supposedly different from...

Art by Greta Hayek

Why Don’t Anteaters Ever Get Sick?

Greta Hayek, Assistant Design Editor February 8, 2024

Amidst the heart of a lush forest remains a world unseen by many—a world that the giant anteater calls home. These insectivorous gentle giants, native to Central and South America, move with grace and...

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