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Downtown Benches Cause Controversy

Downtown Benches Cause Controversy

Henry Mildenstien

February 14, 2019

In an effort to improve the pedestrian mall, the downtown district decided to replace 80 of the old benches downtown with 70 newer benches featuring three seats as opposed to the one seat benches with no dividers. To many people, it seems as if the change was meant as a hostile action towards people...

What Should I Tell My Doctor?

What Should I Tell My Doctor?

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

February 14, 2019

Teenagers have a large amount of healthcare choices including what they should ask and if they should meet a doctor alone.

Little Hawks Battle Warriors For MVC Title

Little Hawks Battle Warriors For MVC Title

Jack Bacon, Reporter

February 13, 2019

The moment City High girls basketball had been building towards was here. Already the number one seed overall in the state, the Little Hawks were set to take on Cedar Falls in a game to clinch at least a share of the MVC Title... but Iowa weather had other plans. The game between the Tigers (18-1)...

Koenig’s and O’Malley Lead Cutest Couple Contest

Koenig’s and O’Malley Lead Cutest Couple Contest

LH Staff, Reporters

February 13, 2019

CUTEST COUPLE LEADERS: Click on the Links Below To Vote Contest Ends at Noon on Valentine's Day Koenig's: 73 Likes Shawna O'Malley: 62 Likes Lindy Rublaitus: 41 Likes Firmstone: 37 Likes Lestina's: 35 Likes Not only do I believe we are the single cutest and best couple at city, but possibly in the whole world. Our relati...

Iowa City Schools Cancel Space-Time Continuum Due to Inclement Weather

Iowa City Schools Cancel Space-Time Continuum Due to Inclement Weather

Reese Hill, Reporter

February 12, 2019

DISCLAIMER: This article and blog, The Little Hoax, are meant to be satirical.  The quotes, reactions, and points of view expressed in this article are meant to be humorous and fictional, and any resemblance to real people is entirely coincidental. The past four weeks have been a feverish blur of ...

Day in the Life: Showchoir Competition

Day in the Life: Showchoir Competition

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

February 11, 2019

6:00 am Students stumble onto a cold school bus, carrying their backpacks, blankets, and instruments. Everyone is half asleep, hiding themselves in their coats as they prepare for an hour long bus trip to their first show choir competition of the season. “I slept for most of the bus ride up but the ener...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Alison Kenaston, Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, and Natalie Green

February 11, 2019

For years, graduates of City High School and other schools in the Iowa City Community School District have not been using a weighted grade point average system. In many cases, when these graduates applied for college admissions and financial aid, their GPAs were compared to weighted GPAs, making it har...

Three City Speech Groups Make All-State

Three City Speech Groups Make All-State

Carly Weigel, Reporter

February 11, 2019

On Saturday, February 2nd, three speech groups from City High made All-State at the speech state competition at Kennedy High in Cedar Rapids. The groups nominated were two 10-minute acting ensembles, Controlling Interest [Anna Gayley '22, Charles Faden '22, Egan Smith '21, Shoshanna Hemley '21, Tim...

City Drops the Ball

City Drops the Ball

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

In what is normally the most anticipated game of the basketball season, barely a hundred supporters were in the stands Thursday night to cheer on their teams as City prepared to take on West for the second time. Low turnout and a slew of missed practices due to weather set the stage for a night of disappointment...

BREAKING: Winter Storm Maya to Hit Iowa City with 5 to 8 Inches of Snow

BREAKING:  Winter Storm Maya to  Hit Iowa City with 5 to 8 Inches of Snow

Elena Dreyer and Montserrat Rodke

February 11, 2019

At approximately 3 p.m. winter storm Maya will hit Iowa City and expected snow falls are in the five to eight inch range according to the National Weather Service.  Elena Dreyer, Little Hawk weather reporter, is predicting a 100% chance of no school tomorrow. "Travel could become hazardous to impossible...

Chen and Weiss place 5th and 2nd at Ames Debate Tournament

Chen and Weiss place 5th and 2nd at Ames Debate Tournament

Noah Bullwinkle, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Crowded into classrooms at the Des Moines Area Community College, almost 15 debate teams, including those from Dowling Catholic and Cedar Rapids Washington high schools, debated each other for a preliminary tournament leading up to state. Little Hawk debaters Simon Weiss ‘20 and Ellis Chen ‘20 won ...

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