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Les Miserables Opens at Hancher and Asks for “Your Open Heart”

Les Miserables Opens at Hancher and Asks for “Your Open Heart”

Olivia Lusala, Social Media Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

Sitting on the stage at Hancher hours before Les Miserables opening night in Iowa City, Jack McLeod seemed to be filled with nothing but love for the crew and musical this being his 30th year on the road as production stage manager. "Come and open your heart.  Sit back, relax and you will enjoy the...

Wrestlers Kick Off Season in Dominating Fashion

Wrestlers Kick Off Season in Dominating Fashion

Jack Bacon, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Wrestling

Wrestling season is back, and the defending MVC Champion Little Hawks are ready to rumble. Ranked seventh in the state, City kicked off the season in dominating fashion with a 64-15 win over Cedar Rapids Xavier last night. Senior wrestler Brandon Lalla was happy to get the win. "It was a great way...

Weigel, Kopelman, Bui, and Kueter Win Races in Loss to C.R. Washington

Weigel, Kopelman, Bui, and Kueter Win Races in Loss to C.R. Washington

Carly Weigel, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, Slideshows, SPORTS

In the first individual event of the night, Isaac Weigel ‘21 cut through the water to finish first with a time of 1:48.8, beating the second place Cedar Rapids Washington swimmer by two seconds. “It was not my best swim,” Weigel said. “I’m okay with it because it was after taking a slight break ...

New Coach Profile: Phillip Hansen

New Coach Profile: Phillip Hansen

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The City High girls’ soccer program is welcoming a new head coach, Phillip Hansen, for the 2018-2019 season. Ever since Hansen was young he has always loved soccer. He was introduced to coaching in high school where he helped out with the kids at various summer camps. After becoming a teacher at Cit...

Excelsior!

Excelsior!

Emme Perencevich, Copy Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

The passing of beloved Marvel co-creator Stan Lee this past Monday sent a shock through the fandom. His comic books and contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe shot him to fame, as well as his frequent cameos in many of the much-loved installments of the franchise. Creating and overseeing charact...

Breaking News: ICCSD Releases New Virtual Tour of Renovations

Breaking News: ICCSD Releases New Virtual Tour of Renovations

Noah Bullwinkle and Emme Perencevich

November 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Virtual Tour of City High Ever since the ICCSD School Board approved $26 million in renovations to City High, construction has been rampant on the south side of campus. Today, the board released a new animated “fly-through” of the proposed renovations. “It's a beautiful project, and I could not...

Football Team Closes Out Season With Awards Banquet

Football Team Closes Out Season With Awards Banquet

Jack Bacon, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The 2018 football season officially came to an end on Monday night as the team held its annual awards banquet. The event celebrated the accomplishments of players from all three levels. Each team played a highlight reel of their best plays from throughout the season and then announced award winners...

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kate Goodvin, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

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City High Art Club Paints it Red, White, and Blue

City High Art Club Paints it Red, White, and Blue

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under A & E, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Enduring the increasingly cold weather, the City High art department has masterfully painted a mural of the American Flag on the back of the American Legion building. “It’s fun to take that sort of thing outside of the classroom and beyond the school and doing our thing on the community level,” D...

The New Teachers of City High

The New Teachers of City High

LH Staff, Reporters

November 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Breaking: Iowa City Experiences First Snowfall

Breaking: Iowa City Experiences First Snowfall

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

As the leaves continue falling off of the trees, snow has begun to fall from the sky. This year, Iowa City experienced a particularly early snowfall. This is causing excitement throughout City High, along with dread for the presumed long Winter ahead. Maia Janssen ‘19 was not happy about the snow when she saw it ...

The Gender Benders

The Gender Benders

Zoë Butler and Olivia Lusala

November 6, 2018


Filed under Fashion, FEATURE, SHOWCASE

This fashion editorial focuses on femininity in men which acts as a form of power, challenging the underlying message that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. There’s a misconception that hypermasculinity is the most sought after attribute in men and that femininity signifies weakness...

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