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Youth Rising Takes The Stage For Gun Control

Youth Rising Takes The Stage For Gun Control

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Dancers, poets, and activists have been working since July on a dance and spoken-word performance based on political problems around gun control called Youth Rising. 5th-12th-graders from around the Iowa City Community School District took over Opstad Auditorium during the first three periods on April...

City Soccer Sweeps West for First Time in 7 Years

City Soccer Sweeps West for First Time in 7 Years

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under City High, Showcase, SPORTS

The last time both City High soccer teams strung together two wins against West was in 2011. For seven years, the girl’s team has fought to put more in the back of the net than their Trojan counterparts. This year they did. By four. “It really means a lot to me. I honestly don’t think [my ...

Sprinter Tiara Green Finds Home at City High

Sprinter Tiara Green Finds Home at City High

Jack Bacon, reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Track

Little Hawk sprinter Tiara Green is excited. As City High Girls Track prepares for the Forwald-Coleman relays this Thursday, she knows the team is hitting its stride. “I feel like this year we’ve made a lot of improvements," Green said. "We’ve won meets that we didn’t win last year.” ...

Somewhere That’s Green: Little Shop of Horrors Previews

Somewhere That’s Green: Little Shop of Horrors Previews

Theo Prineas and Eden Knoop

April 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Although most of its seats were empty, Opstad Auditorium was filled with noise and commotion as students and teachers alike prepared for their first curtain call of the year. The first full runthrough of City High’s annual musical took place last night in front of a crowd of parents and those...

The Little Hawk Wins 13 State Championship Awards and Named IHSPA News Team of the Year Finalist

The Little Hawk Wins 13 State Championship Awards and Named IHSPA News Team of the Year Finalist

Zoë Butler, Web Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Racking up 158 points IHSPA's annual spring contest, the Little Hawk staff have qualified as 2018 News Team of the Year finalist. "It's so exciting to see our work recognized like this," said Opinion and Copy Editor Mira Bohannan Kumar '20. "It gives real legitimacy to both our writing and our journalism...

Mina Takahashi Wins Iowa Journalist of the Year

Mina Takahashi Wins Iowa Journalist of the Year

Emme Perencevich, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

At the age of seven Mina Takahashi decided she wanted to be a writer. At the age of seventeen she was named the best high school journalist in the state of Iowa. "Mina worked very very hard on her journalism portfolio website that showcased her amazing body of work," Jonathan Rogers, Little Haw...

Double Standards

Double Standards

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

In the beginning, terror meant one thing, and one thing only: fear. The word ‘terror’ came into English in what is, when one considers the tortuous and complicated paths etymology often takes, a very direct manner. The word came by way of Old French from the common Latin verb terrere meaning ...

Springing Into Spring

Springing Into Spring

Alison Kenaston, Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Showcase

 

‘Tis Unmanly Grief

‘Tis Unmanly Grief

Reese Hill, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

When I heard the news of the Parkland, Florida shooting last month, I immediately assumed the shooter was male. It didn’t even cross my mind that a female could just as easily have committed that crime. But looking back, I cannot remember a time when a mass shooting was perpetrated by a woman. Kno...

The Harte of Art

The Harte of Art

Maria Buri, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Lyudmila Harte, owner and founder of the Harte School of Art, stood by an easel in the front room of her house and told the story of Botticelli. Her students listened, asked questions, and sketched rough outlines. Though they were absorbing the history of Renaissance art, they were also taking time to re...

April Snow Storm Hits Iowa City

April Snow Storm Hits Iowa City

Liam Nicholson, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Over the last seven days have seen temperatures of around 30 degrees or lower, with an additional 4 inches of snow over the weekend. “Hopefully we can break this up this consistent cold around April 12th.  However, even after that time, periodic cold surges may still occur. I’d expect May to...

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