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LH Movie Review: Into the Spider-Verse

LH Movie Review: Into the Spider-Verse

Reese Hill, Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

Disclaimer: Moderate spoilers. I entered the Spider-Verse with my father and my four-year-old cousin, and all three of us left it smiling. I've more or less always been a fan of superhero movies, but until I watched this one, I had never really been impressed by more than just the CGI effects or a...

Soups for Sharing

Soups for Sharing

Zoë Miller and Lottie Gidal

December 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, FOOD, SHOWCASE

LEMONY CARROT AND CAULIFLOWER SOUP INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, more for serving 1 large white onion, peeled and diced (2 cups) 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 5 medium carrots (1 pound), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups) 1 ½ t...

Bringing the Heat

Bringing the Heat

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Zoë Miller

December 20, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

In a haze of fumes the Capsaicin Bros dice, blend, and sanitize. Heat fills the room. After all the work is done, their product, Death Wish, is what’s left. Mitchell Wilkes ‘20, Paul Cornell ‘20, Anthony Murphy ‘20 and Noah Weaver ‘20 make up the Capsaicin Brothers. Their product, Death Wish, has ...

What is Glow Club?

What is Glow Club?

Rachel Meehan and Emme Perencevich

December 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Gay, Lesbian, or Whatever (GLOW) Club has been a growing organization at City High for years. Madison Irish-Gorvin ‘20 is attending GLOW club for a second year and is excited about the fresh faces that have joined. "We have quite a few more freshmen this year and I think that us upperclassmen are ex...

Charisma Kicks off New Season With Empowering Message to Women

Charisma Kicks off New Season With Empowering Message to Women

Rachel Meehan, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

It would be an understatement to say show choir students were merely excited when they found out Charisma’s theme for this season. The 2018-2019 show choir theme is "Powerful Women Throughout History." Upon hearing this, many young women at City High were thrilled about portraying such a complex messa...

Secondhand Steals for the Winter Season

Secondhand Steals for the Winter Season

Mariam Keita, Mira Kumar, Everline Bwayo, and Cecile Bendera

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fashion, FEATURE, SHOWCASE

  If we look for the intersectionality between Foucault and Schopenhauer, we can see that not only is life a prison, but that it is a prison from which the only escape is to acknowledge our own purposelessness, and that our psychological imprisonment is eternal and transformative. This display of winte...

Sizing Down

Sizing Down

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Jesse Hausknecht-Brown

December 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

The first thing Ali Herdliska ‘20 does after school each day is relieve her constant back pain by lying down. After eight hours of sitting in a desk at school with five-minute breaks every 49 minutes, four pounds of breast tissue weighing down on her neck and back, she is finally free. “I feel...

Breaking News: City Placed on Soft Lockdown

Breaking News: City Placed on Soft Lockdown

Reese Hill, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

When the speakers crackled to life in the middle of fifth period, students were taken aback to hear Mr. Bacon begin the announcement with a message to "stay calm." Due to a situation in the community, City High was placed under a soft lockdown, preventing anybody from coming in the school. The students...

SASS and Students Walk Out of City High on Anniversary of Sandy Hook

SASS and Students Walk Out of City High on Anniversary of Sandy Hook

Lottie Gidal, Carly Weigel, and Millie Garcia

December 14, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, VIDEO, VIDEO

  At exactly 2:26 in the afternoon, City High students stopped, put down what they were doing, and walked out of their classrooms. Congregating outside, over 100 students slowly gathered, ready to march downtown to the old capitol in commemoration of the sixth anniversary of Sandy Hook. Th...

Lighting the Lights: Hanukkah Traditions

Lighting the Lights: Hanukkah Traditions

Natalie Green and Emme Perencevich

December 12, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

As the weather gets colder and winter break gets closer many students at City High begin to celebrate various winter holidays. Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday which takes place in December, ended last Sunday, December 9. Toby Epstein '21 and Lottie Gidal '19 celebrated with special family traditions....

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