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LH Photos of the Week

LH Photos of the Week

Natalie Green, Photo Editor

October 18, 2019

High Five Friday Strikes Again

High Five Friday Strikes Again

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos, Executive and Features Editor

October 18, 2019

Dear 2109 – The Little Hawk Advice Column

Dear 2109 – The Little Hawk Advice Column

Ruth Meehan and Aala Basheir

October 14, 2019

Dear 2109, I’m awkward. Always have been. But I’ve felt even more so since I started high school. I do as many school-related activities as I can so I can get to know my fellow students, but to no avail. I’m too shy to really put myself out there and force myself to talk to people- I don’t kno...

LH Photos of the Week

LH Photos of the Week

Natalie Green, Photo Editor

October 13, 2019

Game Preview: City High @ Pleasant Valley

Game Preview: City High @ Pleasant Valley

Aaron Stalkfleet, Reporter

October 11, 2019

  Records: City High: 2-4 Pleasant Valley: 2-4 Game Preview: The City High Little Hawks get together with the Pleasant Valley Spartans in a critical conference game. As for City High; They are coming off a tough road loss to Davenport North in which they lost 43-19. On the other side, Ple...

The Perfect Dessert: Apple Cider Donuts

The Perfect Dessert: Apple Cider Donuts

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Feature Editor

October 9, 2019

Yields 12-14 donuts, prep-time: 35 minutes, cook time: 10-12 minutes, total time: 50 minutes. Donuts 1 ½ cups reduced apple cider 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¾ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon apple pie spice ¼ teaspoon salt ...

How Do Students Discuss Depression?

How Do Students Discuss Depression?

Haileigh Steffen, Art Editor

October 9, 2019

Alison* swung her legs down from her newly painted pastel desk. She smiled to one side.  “I’m in preschool mentally, but physically, I guess I’m in the 10th grade. I don’t know how I got there. I really didn’t deserve it,” Alison said. Alison was wearing a bright cardigan and an arr...

Summer in Shiki

Summer in Shiki

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Features Editor

October 8, 2019

On the last day of classes, while other students were longing for school to get out, Rika Yahashiri ‘21 said goodbye to her friends and family, got on a plane, and flew to Japan for another two months of school. “I thought [that] going to a foreign country by myself would be beneficial for me...

Interact Club Begins Holding Their First Meetings

Interact Club Begins Holding Their First Meetings

Rachel Meehan, A&E and Copy Editor

October 8, 2019

With their first few meetings of the year, interact club is planning some significant changes and additions to their program. Along with their successful can drives, bake sales, and other services projects, they plan to make a difference in the community of their school as well as Iowa City.   ...

Fighting Her Way to the Top

Fighting Her Way to the Top

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

Last June, when Aysa Tealer-Goerdt ‘22 was walking along the street with her mother and sister in downtown San Antonio, a strange man grabbed her from behind. Aware that she was under attack, Tealer-Goerdt defended herself by kicking the man’s side. “If someone grabs your arm,” said Tealer...

The Vaping Experiment: Are We the Guinea Pigs?

The Vaping Experiment: Are We the Guinea Pigs?

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Noah Bullwinkle

October 8, 2019

If the charger was gone, he couldn’t use his vape anymore. So Horace* flushed it down the toilet. This time he would actually quit. He had been vaping since sophomore year, and the psychological dependency he’d developed was beginning to frighten him. “I was really trying to quit, b...

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