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Tree Huggers Are Back

Tree Huggers Are Back

Arielle Soemadi, Reporter

October 30, 2014

This is the third year the tree huggers have been knitting "sweaters" for the chilly trees downtown. Knitters could work in groups or individually to make these colorful creations. On November 2nd the knitters will be hanging their hard work up from noon-2pm. Their work will be up until March to keep...

West High hosts College Fair

Rachel Gralnek, Reporter

March 26, 2014

The Iowa City Community School District is having a College Fair for Sophomores and Juniors and their families to walk around and learn about different colleges. On Thursday, March 27, around 100 college representatives will be able to talk to parents and students. The fair is in the West High School...

The Plan for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Plan for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Cody Owen

January 19, 2014

On January 20th, City High will hold classes on Martin Luther King Jr. day for the first time since the establishment of the holiday. “A day off would be nice, but I probably wouldn’t do anything to celebrate it,” Donald Hill ‘16 said. “Celebrating it like this is probably a better way to g...

City Beat: Spring break-fest

City Beat: Spring break-fest

March 13, 2013

Spring break approaches, and those of us who are staying in Iowa City need something to do. But first, allow me to introduce and highly recommend one of my favorite artists alive; George Watsky.LOOKING AHEAD...GEORGE WATSKYSaturday, April 13th 6:00 Genres: Hip-hop Tix: Watsky $10George Watsky has a special place in my...

City Beat: The Whole Spectrum

City Beat: The Whole Spectrum

March 4, 2013

This week, every genre of music ever is available. Everything from hip hop to metal to even celtic rock (!?) is happening this week! GABE’S: THE AIR I BREATHE with For All I Am, Famous Last Words, and others Thursday, March 7th Genres: Metal Tix: The Air I Breathe $6 Normally, I would put a song of their's here, but I ha...

Girls Substate Final Preview: Iowa City West

Girls Substate Final Preview: Iowa City West

February 19, 2013

WHAT: City High vs. West High WHERE: Cedar Rapids Prairie WHEN: 7:00 pm COST: $6 - NO PASSES ACCEPTED THEME: BLACKOUT The City-West rivalry is perhaps the biggest high school rivalry in the state of Iowa in recent years. The two schools are preparing to face off again tonight...

Hawk Talks #11 : Nat Loves To Hate

Hawk Talks #11 : Nat Loves To Hate

January 31, 2013

This week, Nat, Max, and Gabe explore the great media coming out this week, including Warm bodies, Oscar short films, and... Tim McGraw?           Click here to listen to "Hawk Talks #11: Nat Loves to Hate"...

Large Group Speech Comes Home for a Show

Large Group Speech Comes Home for a Show

January 25, 2013

 Last year saw an appearance of the infamous OctoWoman and an incredibly rushed (15 minute) rendition of Hamlet. Tonight, the City High Large Group Speech team will take the stage in Iver B. Opstad Auditorium. A donation of $5 is recommended but entry will not be denied, and the acts will inclu...

Hawk Talks #9: Best of Winter Break

Hawk Talks #9: Best of Winter Break

December 14, 2012

Max Friedman, Nat Alder, and Gabe Basile cover the best movie and music releases over the winter break.   winterbreak

Annual Hunger Drive to Feature Hunger Games Theme

Annual Hunger Drive to Feature Hunger Games Theme

December 13, 2012

Student Senate plans a host of events for City High including Prom and Homecoming, but during the winter Student Senate focuses on helping the community by hosting the annual City High Hunger Drive. “We [student senate] really like to take a chance to give back to the community in the slower part o...

A Local Holiday Guide

A Local Holiday Guide

December 7, 2012

Little Hawk editor Eli Shepherd’s guide to shopping local this holiday season. The Burg: A Writers’ Diner by Marybeth Slonneger $18.95 at Prairie Lights, Iowa Book, and other local shops Pick up this in-depth and always interesting compilation of pieces written at and about the Hamburg Inn, the go to diner with soul in downtown Iowa City. They're part of an essential Iowa City coffee table book collection sure to p...

City Beat: Calm Before the Storm

City Beat: Calm Before the Storm

December 4, 2012

    GABE’S: Kepi Ghoulie with North of Grand, Surf Zombies, The Blendours Friday, December 7th Genres: Rock Based out of: Kepi Ghoulie - Sacramento , California; North of Grand - Des Moines; Surf Zombies - Cedar Rapids; The Blendours - Iowa City. Tour: None Tix: Kepi Ghoulie...

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