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Staff Editorial: Winter Blues

Staff Editorial:  Winter Blues

Rhys Holman and Esti Brady

February 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Staff Editorial

“Iowans who are in need of psychological treatment aren't able to get the help they need”

What Go Fund Me reveals about the issues with the healthcare system

What Go Fund Me reveals about the issues with the healthcare system

Rhys Holman, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Over the summer, it was revealed that one third of Go Fund Me pages are for paying medical bills. Stories like these have been reported as heartwarming examples of human kindness with large amounts of money being given to those in need. However, they are also indicative of a broken system. In 2017, t...

High Turnout, High Suppression

High Turnout, High Suppression

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Before we begin, let’s first dispel one myth about this election: the 2018 midterm elections resembled no wave, either red or blue, in either the Senate or House. Masses of Democrats spent the last two years protesting and speaking out against the outcome of 2016; in other words, expectations were ...

Life With Liv

Life With Liv

Olivia Lusala, Graphics and Social Media Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Personal style is something we all have regardless of what life throws at us. How we present ourselves to the world is a part of life that we will always have to deal with. Being clear about who you want to present to the world is something that probably won't change much. Your style is an evolving proce...

The Road to Singularity

The Road to Singularity

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under OPINION

From the very founding of America, there have been certain principles that underpin values that are held central to what it means to be American. One such ideal is that all people should be treated with respect and considered equals in the eyes of the law and society.  But America has at many point...

Staff Editorial: Votes for Sale

Staff Editorial: Votes for Sale

Rhys Holman and Esti Brady

December 18, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Staff Editorial

A founding principle of American democracy is that using your vote is an integral step in creating significant change in the country and that engaging in the political system is effective and worthwhile. However, this ideal seems to ring hollow when you consider that the median income in America is $31...

FDA: Yay or Nay?

FDA: Yay or Nay?

December 18, 2018


Filed under Head to Head, OPINION

Too Tired To Weep

Too Tired To Weep

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under OPINION

News lately isn’t news. We have become completely desensitized to headlines of school shootings, unjust legislation being signed into law, outrageous and offensive comments or actions coming from the representatives of our nation, and a variety of violent atrocities. We live in a nation where teena...

Stuck In The Middle

Stuck In The Middle

Ellis Chen, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The 2016 campaign season and election of Donald Trump marked a change in American politics and divergence from norms. The unorthodox nature of some candidates also highlighted increasing political divisions. This led many Americans to harken back to times of greater unity and a shift towards the concept...

Obituary: Fallen Trees

Obituary: Fallen Trees

Reese Hill, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION

It is with great sadness we announce that the two large evergreen trees outside of City High School’s gym were reduced to mere stumps a few weekends past. While the age of the trees is unknown, they fell over Thanksgiving Break, without even giving students a chance to say goodbye. According to un...

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. ...

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