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Stuck In The Middle

Stuck In The Middle

Ellis Chen, Reporter

December 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kate Goodvin, Reporter

November 13, 2018

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Isolationism

Isolationism

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Estella Brady

November 9, 2018

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

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

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...

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