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Iowa school play benefits Ferguson student actors

Iowa school play benefits Ferguson student actors

Sophia Schlesinger and Ellis Fontana

December 2, 2014


Filed under News, School News, Showcase, Theater

The cast is gone, the set has been stripped, the lights taken down and the curtain tucked away. However, the legacy of "The Diviners" endures beyond the confines of Opstad Auditorium. Miles away in Ferguson, Mo., drama students are being given the opportunity to attend Missouri’s state festival, thank...

Attitude adjusters: Varsity volleyball defensive stars are key players

Attitude adjusters: Varsity volleyball defensive stars are key players

Innes Hicsasmaz, Iowa City HS, Iowa City, Iowa

October 17, 2014


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Defensive players Sarah Plock and Ashley Smith were a big part of the Little Hawks' victory to bring the Spike back to City for the first time in three years.

Profiled: After summer shooting, issues of race ripple across the country

Profiled: After summer shooting, issues of race ripple across the country

Caroline Brown and Payton Evans

October 2, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

The August shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American teenager, by police officer Darren Wilson, in Ferguson, Missouri, led to riots and peaceful protests against racial profiling and the militarization of law enforcement. This case and others have surfaced the controversy of racial profiling, forcing society to confront it.

Winter snow causes spring stress

Winter snow causes spring stress

Rachael Fischer, Madeleine Spivey, and Hailey Verdick

April 17, 2014


Filed under Local & World News, News

Water is essential to the agriculture Iowa is known for. With winter weather comes the delayed reaction of possible flooding. Nearly 50 inches of snow have raised the fears of farmers. Agriculture also contributes to the excessive chemicals in field runoff. The corn, the cows,and the chemicals all factors...

Forecasts relieve flooding fears

Rachel Fischer, Madeleine Spivey, and Hailey Verdick

April 16, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Anyone who was in Iowa City in the summer of 2008 remembers the massive amount of flooding. This winter, Iowa’s snowfall was only slightly below the winter of 2008 at 47.4 inches. “What we have seen so far is the main response that we will get from the snowmelt,” said Maren Soflet, NOAA. Of...

Under the Knife

Under the Knife

Daniela Perret, Iowa City HS, Iowa City, Iowa

February 20, 2014


Filed under Features

For these students, school continues at home

For these students, school continues at home

Hailey Verdick, Iowa City HS, Iowa City, Iowa

February 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Just like so many high school students, Mary Arch ‘17 wakes up in the early morning hours to the sound of her alarm clock buzzing. She manages to crawl out of bed and drive to City High with her brother, Joseph Arch ‘14. Then she studies at City for three periods. But unlike other freshmen at...