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The World Wide Web Turns 30- March 12, 2019

March 12, 2019

The Google Doodle in celebration of the birthday of the World Wide Web is a cute and simple GIF. Thought up by Tim Berners-Lee, the web celebrates it’s 30 birthday today. Without the World Wide Web, the internet we know today...

National Women’s Day- March 8, 2019

March 8, 2019

With stunning graphics and amazing quotes from some of the most powerful women in the world, Google’s National Women’s Day doodle was inspiring to say the least. Each quote is shown in beautiful calligraphy in the women’s na...

Working for Change

February 20, 2019

Many universities acknowledge that their systems are not perfect, and for that reason faculty and staff at colleges all around the country are thinking about ways that they can be more equitable and beneficial for all students. “I...

A Historic Struggle

February 20, 2019

In America, there has been a history of discrimination in every facet of society based upon factors like race, gender, sexual orientation, and more according to many scholars. It has been particularly apparent in higher education,...

Barriers Endure

February 20, 2019

Regardless of the success in the area of gender equality, the fight for equity in higher education still has a long way to go. Issues like race and economic class are still detrimental for students seeking a college education...

Showchoir Shouldn’t Be Considered A Sport

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle and Jesse Hausknecht-Brown

February 14, 2019

The lights go up on a stage of costume-clad performers ready to spin, clap, harmonize, and dance in perfect synchrony in front of an audience. But is it a sport? Show choir should be viewed as an art form that requires some ath...

Showchoir Should Be Considered A Sport

Rachel Meehan and Ruth Meehan

February 14, 2019

For years, students in show choir have dealt with their passion and pastime being disrespected and dismissed by the general public. This is commonly seen in how show choir is seen as a “performance art” instead of its proper pl...

Keeping the Standard

Carly Weigel, Reporter

February 14, 2019

I was sitting in Mr. Burkle’s first period class, listening to his pre-teaching discussion when I realized he was saying something that piqued my interest. The mixed reactions that the news brought got me thinking about how I fee...

Switching it Up

Reese Hill, Reporter

February 14, 2019

Like many students at City, I initially thought the new change from a 4.0 to a 5.0 scale was jarring. It didn’t get why we would change something that had made sense for years and years so far. But then I remembered that I ha...

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

February 14, 2019

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