It seems hard to believe that it was only three months ago that school shut down, but in that short time a whole 100 City Voice articles have been published! This article marks 200 posts on The City Voice website, and none of that would have been possible without such amazing support from you, the students at City High Middle. We have been amazed at how many people have been willing to write articles for the newspaper during this time of crisis, and we are grateful for their knowledge and insight. Even if you have not written something, your readership means a lot to us.

We hope that you have enjoyed reading The City Voice, and that you continue to do so when we return next year! In the meantime, consider taking a look back at the hundred articles we have published during this difficult time. Some of them are about the health crisis, but others are about the moments of wonder, discovery, and even happiness that continue to take place even when so much is falling apart. If you have not had a chance to read them yet, we hope you will this summer.

Articles from the Shutdown

Sucker Punch

Small, smart, and mysterious, with a mean right hook. If you couldn’t guess, I’m talking about the bullies of the ocean: octopi! No doubt you’ve all heard the stories about octopi learning to open jars, or solve mazes, or play chess. But don’t be fooled by their intelligence, because these eight armed aggressors regularly punch […]

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The Start of a New Age

Have you ever seen a robot do the robot? No? Well, now you can! Some say that the future of our world and society as we know it will be bionic implants. Others say it will be an extinction event. I say it will be dancing robots! The day I see a robot do the […]

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Part of the World May Experience Desert-Like Temperatures by 2070

The World Economic Forum announced that at least 3 billion people could live in places as hot as the Sahara Desert by 2070. Scientists have also stated that conditions could be almost “unlivable” if crucial actions are not taken to stop climate change. Scientists from all over the world collaborated to analyze the rising global […]

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The Trials: Allies

Unknown shocks still hide behind these walls. Friends can betray you, foes can hurt you. Who will they trust?

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NFL Playoff Breakdown for Wildcard Weekend

The 2021 NFL playoffs will kick off this weekend after a very long season full of positive Covid-19 tests and ups and downs for many teams. The playoffs will begin on January 9 and 10 and will feature six matchups rather than the usual four. Below is a breakdown of what is going to happen […]

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The Strangest Stories of 2020

Happy new year! As years go, 2020 was a surreal one. So much happened that personally I found it hard to keep track of it all! So, as we welcome the new year, here is a look back at some of the most surreal stories of 2020. Let’s just hope that whatever 2021 brings, it’s […]

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H is for Hazel Scott

Hazel Scott was a Pianist known for her ability to switch the moods of her music. She was especially good at jazz.  Hazel Scott was born on June 11, 1920, in Trinidad, Spain. She started playing piano when she was three years old and had a natural talent for playing by ear. After moving to […]

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The Sixth Sense Review

This is a good scary movie with a surprising twist at the end. There were only a few jump scares making it more eerie rather than a thriller. It is extremely well written and the storyline is much different than expected. It all starts when Malcom Crowe (Bruce Willis) a child psychologist reunites with an […]

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Vicious Review

What if a school project went so wrong that you ended up with superpowers? That is where Vicious by V.E. Schwab starts. Victor and Eli are roommates in college when their college thesis gets assigned. Eli chooses to study ExtraOrdinaries (people with superpowers) while Victor studies the effects of adrenaline. Together they find a way […]

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The Trials: Apprentice

The kids find themselves in a warmer climate but warmth can be just as deadly as the cold. Beauty can be deceiving…

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Happy Holidays!

It’s exam week and that means we’ve almost arrived at winter break, but there are still a few school days left in this semester and in 2020. To add a little holiday cheer to the stress of exams, here are a few of the things City Voice writers do for fun over the winter holidays […]

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Tick Tock, TikTok: Is Time Up For One Of The Largest Social Media Platforms?

Lots of us know Tik Tok as a place to watch old grandmas dance to upbeat pop music or 23-year-olds prank their parents, but there has also been a lot of buzz around it, especially in recent days. And if you are thinking that all of this is confusing, I don’t blame you. Continue reading […]

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Star Wars is Coming to Minecraft

For Minecraft players, it is not new to see Star Wars related content in the game. However, Minecraft has recently released its new DLC Star Wars pack, and it is massive. It will be a new experience never seen before and have many features that will keep you playing for hours. The packs released in […]

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Cinder Review

Cinderella is a classic story that everyone has heard. Authors and producers have been retelling this story for decades, but Marissa Meyer gives an old tale new life in her book Cinder. The whole world is trying to cope with the effects of a deadly virus and the looming threat of war with the lunar […]

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PSA: Don’t Put Your Router in a Cage

You’ve all read the stories: “Single Mother Brought Down By Electromagnetic Radiation,” “Grandmother Falls and Can’t Get Up Thanks To Electromagnetic Radiation,” “Electromagnetic Radiation Strikes Again: Claims Four Babies,” and the list goes on. Oh wait it doesn’t, because that’s insane. Electromagnetic radiation is emitted by the lights, radios, and Wi-Fi routers in your home, […]

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The Trials: Alliance

This cold, white land isn’t as safe as it seems. Even when they think they’re safe, danger will find them.

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A Recipe For Holiday Music

Well, folks, it’s that time of year again. The weather outside is, well, frightful. Red and green lights and ornaments hang from almost anywhere, and the constant blasting of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” can be heard from just about everyone’s car radios and local retail stores. Ah yes, it’s Christmas […]

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The Origins of Pi(e)

Introduction Over the last couple of weeks, food has been a top thought in our minds. The stereotypical Thanksgiving meal: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and who could forget, PIE!! Pie is very important because it is the dessert that concludes the feast, but we cannot forget about the other one: pi. The number 3.14159265[…], better […]

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300th Article

It seems hard to believe, but this post officially marks the 300th article from The City Voice! Thank you again to all of you amazing readers. It truly is your continued support that makes everything we do here at The City Voice possible. Remember that anyone can contribute to The City Voice at any time […]

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Mysterious Monoliths Discovered in Utah, Romania, California

Milky Way Galaxy, Sol System, Planet Earth, Utah, [Redacted]”N [Redacted]”W: On a bright November day, the Department of Wildlife Resources dispatched a helicopter crew to assess wild sheep populations in a remote part of the Utah desert. What they found instead was something inexplicable: a 12 foot tall, featureless steel monolith tucked inside an isolated […]

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The Last Will & Testament of Johnny Greene

The following is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, places, or events, while not entirely coincidental, is certainly not prophetic. If you are reading this, there is no doubt that I, Johnny Greene, am dead. If you found my body, I ask that you bury it. If they got my body, then […]

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Plague Inc: The Cure Review

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Plague Inc.’s popularity has soared for the obvious reason that people have become more interested in the way that disease is spread. While the cause of the game’s recently increased demand is somewhat disturbing, playing the game has also granted relief to many people. Recently, Plague Inc. has developed a new […]

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Ahead of the Carve: A Turkey Pardon History

Ahhhh, Thanksgiving. For many people, the last week has been a time of joyous celebration, reflection with gratitude on the past year, feasting with those closest to us, and appreciation for the blessings we have received. These traditions bring people closer together. During times of COVID-19, however, many of these traditions are simply impractical, and […]

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The Many Shades of Music

Music has many shades. They are all different, some are louder than the rest, others have a little more edge. But we  can all agree, they’re all unique and special in their own way. That’s one of the reasons that the world of music can be a bit daunting to anyone (myself included). What’s classified […]

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Scythe Review

What would happen if people never died? Neal Shusterman’s Scythe explores this idea. In 2041 the modern day ‘cloud’ became “The Thunderhead” and  solved the world’s problems. All diseases and injuries were cured, the effects of global warming have been stopped, and resources have been carefully distributed to eliminate hunger. The order of Scythe’s are […]

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PSA: If You Couldn’t Use YouTube Last Week, You Weren’t Alone

Last week Wednesday, beginning at around 7:30 PM, YouTube was hit by some form of massive outage that appears to have affected all YouTube services across the world. If you tried to watch a video between 8:00 and 9:00 that night, the height of the outage, and received the “an error occurred screen”, you shouldn’t […]

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Baby Yoda’s Trip to Space

This past Sunday marked the second ever manned flight of a SpaceX spacecraft! The launch carried astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi to the International Space Station. While the team was en route, a live stream revealed another passenger aboard the craft, Baby Yoda from The Mandalorian! Or at least a […]

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The Trials: Khann City

The city of the ruin. What lies within this desolate place is like nothing you’ve ever seen.

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Read the Pegasi Proclamations Right Here

This week The City Voice is excited to bring you direct access to the Pegasi Proclamations, an easy way to keep up to date with the latest school news. The Proclamations are intended to be a replacement for the in-person weekly Epic announcements and contain important information about school life here at City. Teachers and […]

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People Were There To Make Their Voices Heard: An Interview with Mrs. Jackson

2020 has been a year like no other, and the 2020 election was no different. Luckily for us, one of City’s every own teachers, Mrs. Jackson (née Donohue) volunteered* to be a poll worker on election day and agreed to share her story. This interview has been edited for clarity and brevity. Describe a day […]

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Zoom Settles With FTC Over “Deceptive” Practices

Despite being the most popular video conferencing choice for online classes at City, and one of the global leaders in the industry, Zoom has come into conflict with the Federal Trade Commission for “deceptive practices”. Zoom has long claimed in its advertising that its calls are protected by “end-to-end encryption”, but according to the FTC […]

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Introducing Jovita Idar

Jovita Idar was a journalist, activist, and suffragist. Jovita was born in Laredo, Texas on September 7, 1885. She grew up surrounded by a lot of activism and journalism, which inspired her to advocate for women’s rights, including the right to vote. When she saw that many Mexican women didn’t know how to help in […]

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A Victory for V-Bucks

Did you forget about the war between Apple & Epic Games? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. But luckily for you, the City Voice is here to keep you up on every detail of this long and complicated story. If you forgot why Apple and Epic Games were arguing, here is a somewhat-brief summary: Epic Games […]

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The Trials: A Day In Austin’s Life

Art by a City student. Learn more about having your art featured at thecityvoice.org/contribute. Today’s gonna be long, I thought as I checked the cupboards. I’m going to have to get more food. With a sigh, I went to the closet and grabbed the brown game bag, swinging it over my shoulder. Then I got […]

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For One More Day Review

Everyone makes mistakes, but what would you do if your whole life fell apart? For Charles (Chick) Benetto, a former baseball player, problems with his career, finances, family, and alcohol abuse are enough to make him contemplate suicide. In this book, he goes back to his home town for one more day.  Mitch Albom has […]

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Happy Birthday ISS

On November 20, we say Happy Birthday to an international icon. No, I’m not talking about Future, but instead about the International Space Station. In the nearly 22-years since it was shot in orbit, the International Space Station, or ISS, has become a hub of scientific research and international collaboration. The original long-term crew consisted […]

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Mandalorian Season 2 Premier Review

Last Friday was a highly anticipated day for Mandalorian fans, the long awaited season two of the show premiered on Disney Plus! The first episode is available now, with new episodes aired every Friday. There has been a lot of speculation and anticipation about the second season and the premier did not disappoint! It starts […]

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NASA Successfully Says Hello to Voyager 2, 11.6 Billion Miles Away

For many high school students, one of the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic is social isolation. Being far away from friends is hard, but luckily here on Earth the farthest you can be from anyone is only about 8,000 miles. Right now Voyager 2, humanity’s ambassador to the galaxy, is more than 11.6 billion miles […]

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The Cloaked Pattern That Rules Our World

Patterns. They are all around us. From preschool playground “investigations” on leaves and flowers to senior year Calculus classes, we have been taught to observe and analyze patterns. When I think of the word pattern, I often think of beautiful geometric figures that create intricate artwork. Or I might think of patterns in my favorite […]

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The Trials: A Day in Milo’s Life

Moonlight streamed through a window of the martial arts school as I slowly moved through the Defense Forms. My body flowed smoothly, muscle memory aiding me. When I went through the last move, I sighed. I would be better with a sparring partner, I thought wistfully. “Good form,” a light voice said behind me. I […]

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Microscopic 3D Printed Star Trek Voyager Can Move On Its Own

Physicists from Leiden University have developed and 3D-printed a miniature version of the USS Voyager from the show Star Trek Voyager. The idea of a tiny starship is probably something you have not heard of outside of a science fiction movie, but the model is actually a part of a larger research experiment.  The ship […]

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The Kingdom of Back Review

Wolfgang Mozart, child prodigy and world renowned musician and composer. We all know his story, or at least know of him, but what about his sister? The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu explores the story of Maria Anna Mozart (or Nannerel). She was the older sister of Wolfgang and shared his musical talents, but […]

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F is for Florence Griffith Joyner!!

Olympic gold medalist Florence Griffith Joyner was a track and field athlete. Born on December 21, 1959, in Los Angeles, California, she started running at age 7 and won the Jesse Owen National Youth Games when she was 14. She attended California State University and later transferred to University of California where she was coached […]

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Seven Rare Words Part IV

About the author Related posts AVI HUNTRESS Writer at The City Voice Avi loves cats, reading, and writing. She likes fantasy, fiction, and fan-fiction tv shows and/or movies and books. She enjoys hanging with friends, playing with animals, archery and practicing volleyball. She lives with her mom and two cats in Grand Rapids, MI. AVI […]

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The Trials: A Day in Kenna’s Life

Illustration by a City student. Earn CAS hours for your art at thecityvoice.org/contribute. Typically, I wake up before my father. I dress in my brown leather clothes, eat breakfast, and head to the martial arts building for teaching — since I’ve learned and mastered everything before age 11. After teaching for the day, I go […]

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The Music Column: A Brief History of Classical Music; Vol. II

Welcome to the second edition of the music column! Previously, my wonderful colleague Sparsh introduced you to the world of rock and roll, telling you more about its origins, subgenres, as well as its history. This week, I would like to introduce you to the world of classical music. Readers, I understand your skepticism about […]

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Minecraft’s Huge Cliffs & Caves Update 2021

On October 3, Minecraft Live presented new content coming to Minecraft by the summer of 2021. The much requested update, named Caves & Cliffs, has been quietly worked on for some time and is something that all Minecraft players should be excited about. It further expands the game we all know and love into something […]

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Fish in a Tree Review

Fish in a Tree is about a girl named Ally who, although is a wonderful artist, has never learned to read or write. Ally has dyslexia, a very common learning disorder that makes it difficult to read, write, and spell. It is a heartfelt book about a young girl and her journey through school as […]

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The Trials: Characters

Characters Kenna-Long blond-haired 6’5” 13 year old female. Tan skin. Green eyes.  ~ Weapon- Martial Arts, staff  Weakness- empathy ~Strength- Battle Austin-Brown-haired 5’9” 13.25 year old male. Olive skin. Blue eyes.  ~ Weapon- Throwing Objects  ~ Weakness- Injuries ~ Strength- Aim Milo-Black-haired 6’1” 13.5 year old male. Dark skin. Brown eyes.  ~Weapon- surprise, short-distance combat, […]

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Seven Rare Words Part III

Acumen: Keenness of mind, insight, shrewdness Agelast: a person who never laughs Auddend: the second quantity in an addition of two things Augend: the first in an addition of two things Hirquiticke: one past 14 years of age Pot-valor: boldness of courage resulting from alcoholic drink  Wrest pin: a pin in a stringed musical instrument […]

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Among Us Review

Released on June 15, 2020, the game Among Us has recently experienced a huge surge in popularity. The basis of the game is that up to ten players launch onto one of three maps: The Skeld, MiraHQ, or Polus. Players are then given the role of either impostor or crewmate. The game, depending on the […]

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The Dark Side of Social Media

Every like: tracked. Every post: saved. Every view: recorded.  Deny it all you want, you likely do not understand how social media works. Once intended simply for reconnecting with friends, old and new, the role of social media has shifted to self expression, meeting new people, entertainment, support, learning, and even news coverage. Since 2002 […]

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The Gyms are Open! Good Right?

Wednesday, September 9: The gyms re-opened. After a nearly six month long hiatus, the ban was finally lifted, and things could finally start to return to normal… with a few restrictions. Nevertheless, I was excited. As someone who opted out of the complications that come along with high-school sports at City, the gym was one […]

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The World of Rock and Roll

Hello there, my name is Sparsh Aiyar, and I’m excited to welcome you to the wonderful world of this music column! Here we talk about anything music, whether it be the best Anime OPs ranked from 10 or discussions of the most influential classical music pieces out there! So sit back, relax, and take a […]

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The Trials: Prologue

From Apprentice They came when dark had fallen. Stealthy as shadows; they were upon us before we knew it. It was two against three, and we could’ve easily won if the girl wasn’t a magnificent fighter. And if the archer hadn’t cut us down. We were all shot in a leg or arm, knocked unconscious […]

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Military Starts Testing AR Goggles for Dogs

Augmented reality goggles have been around for a while now and have been used for many different purposes. Recently the United States Military has been looking into AR goggles for military dogs! The military has been using highly trained dogs for sniffing out explosives, finding targets, and working with patrols in dangerous areas. The handlers […]

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Google Meet is Getting Breakout Rooms

One of the most used video conferencing services, Google Meet, is getting breakout rooms. This is sure to be very exciting news for teachers who prefer Google Meet, but have opted to use Zoom because they wanted to use the breakout room feature. Unfortunately, they will only be available to G Suite Enterprise for Education […]

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NYC Schools Close Again After 4 Days of Hybrid

On Sunday October 4th, New York City officials announced that they would be reversing reopening measures and resuming tighter restrictions in 20 of the city’s neighborhoods. The reversal came just […]

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iOS 14 Pros and Cons

On September 19, 2020, Apple released iOS 14, a new software update for iPhones, iPods, iPads, and Apple Watches. While many users were excited about the new features, such as customizable widgets, the update has also caused some major problems for some users.  Before installing iOS 14, you should consider the many pros and cons […]

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Introducing The Trials; An Original Novel

The Trials have been a part of New Australia’s life since the 26 towns ~ named alphabetically ~ were made. Each half year -six months- two randomly chosen towns offer 3 children to go through these mysterious, unknown “tests.” Why are they so unpopular? No kid has come out alive. The number of the letter […]

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Truly Devious Review

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson is the perfect mystery to kick off your fall! The story takes place at Ellingham Academy, a private school for gifted students to explore their interests in things like science, music, and language. It is also the home of one of the most famous cold cases in American history: the […]

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New Robot Butler Takes Inspiration From Bats

If you’re anything like me, then you probably love all things sci-fi and, more specifically, robots. I have been in love with robots ever since I was kid. Robots were just that one thing that fascinated me. It’s almost like robots can do anything, from dusting the corners to cooking lunch! It’s been a lifelong […]

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Meet Bear 747: Champion of Fat Bear Week

Perhaps the bears at Katmai National Park in Alaska have somehow sensed that 2020 is a stressful year to be hibernating through, or so their legendary weight gain over the past 7 days of Fat Bear Week seems to suggest. This year’s iteration of the completely real holiday that we brought to you last week […]

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Meet the Writers

A lot of people contribute to the constantly evolving project that is The City Voice and this week we thought it was about time for you to meet them. Here at The City Voice we welcome everyone no matter what your interests, opinions, or prior writing experience. If you have any interest in working with […]

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Spy School Review

This book is directed to middle schoolers but it is a fun book that anyone could read and enjoy. While it is an action-packed book with a deep plot full of twists, underneath it is also a complex and interesting story about a boy and his friends growing up in crazy and unpredictable circumstances, much […]

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PSA: The Next Commitment Form Will Be Final

Last week GRPS sent out a survey asking all GRPS students and their families to choose between a hybrid in-person or virtual schooling for the second marking period. Using the data they received, GRPS planned to make plans for the hybrid and online school models. However, a lot of people did not vote. Luckily, those […]

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Take a Break From 2020 During Fat Bear Week, A Completely Real Holiday

At this point it seems fair to say that, as years go, 2020 is pretty depressing. So depressing, in fact, that at times curling up with a good book and plenty of blankets and proceeding to sleep through the second and third marking periods can seem pretty appealing. Unfortunately humans cannot hibernate our problems away, […]

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Live Crossword

1. An irritable and complaining person 2. A deep-seated ill will 3. Good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks 4. To talk over or dispute the terms of a purchase 5. As in multitalented 6. Having or showing an inability to move in a graceful manner 7. Disposition to willfully inflict pain and suffering on […]

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Anti-Apple Monopoly Hearing Goes Surprisingly Badly for Epic Games

With six weeks of school having already flown by, everyone has gotten a bit more experience with Zoom classes than we might have wished for. By now you have probably been kicked out of a class when your WiFi failed, had your microphone stop working, and experienced the frustration of trying to convince someone of […]

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City Voice Merchandise is Back

At the end of last year The City Voice launched a merchandise page, but unfortunately we were not able to advertise it widely because it was the end of the year during distance learning and most of you, understandably, were not reading the newspaper at that point. Nevertheless, the merchandise page is still up and […]

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New Allegations Spark Protests of Disney’s Live Action Mulan

Have you watched the new Disney live action remake of Mulan yet? Originally set to premier on March 27, the movie was recently released on September 4th, 2020. Amid the excitement of many fans, however, there has also been a controversy surrounding the film. It has been brought to attention that Liu Yifei, who stars […]

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A Brief History of Animation

The separation between fantasy and reality has been clear throughout history, but even when creating unimaginable worlds, from the Forbidden Forest in Harry Potter to the Death Star in Star Wars, writers and filmmakers always find a way to pull us in. As years pass actors come and go and movie stars rise and fall, […]

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Hamilton: Live vs. Disney+

Ever since Hamilton came out on Disney plus it’s been getting a lot of positive feedback but I was lucky enough to see it in person before the virus hit, so I want to share with you the perspective of someone who saw the play in person before watching it on TV. I am afraid […]

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Inception Review

“You never remember the beginning of your dreams, do you? You just turn up in the middle of what’s going on.” Dom Cobb said this while he was putting together a group of people to fish into the subconscious minds of others and to take the information to possibly help Dom fix a past wrong […]

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Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra Review

Avatar:‌ ‌The‌ ‌Last‌ ‌Airbender‌‌ ‌and‌ ‌‌The‌ ‌Legend‌ ‌of‌ ‌Korra‌‌ ‌are‌ ‌two‌ ‌of‌ ‌my‌ ‌favourite‌ ‌shows.‌ ‌I‌ ‌don’t‌ ‌know‌ ‌about‌ ‌you‌ ‌but‌ ‌they‌ ‌are‌ ‌perfect‌ ‌shows‌ ‌to‌ ‌watch‌ ‌when‌ ‌you’re‌ ‌bored,‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌new‌ ‌show,‌ ‌or‌ ‌are‌ ‌looking‌ ‌for‌ ‌something‌ ‌different‌ ‌to‌ ‌watch.‌ ‌While‌ ‌they‌ ‌have‌ ‌their‌ ‌differences,‌ ‌ATLA‌ ‌and‌ ‌LOK‌ ‌are‌ ‌based‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌same‌ ‌general‌ ‌elements‌ ‌-‌ ‌pun‌ […]

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Editorial: Are Movie Theaters Dying?

Entertainment has no boundaries. Every so often, new entertainment replaces the old, and the old becomes the obsolete. So what about movie theaters?

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The First Dune Trailer is Finally Here

In 1965 Frank Herbert published Dune, a massive sci-fi tome based on the simple idea that deserts are scary and that deadliness increases with size. A desert the size of an entire planet, Herbert imagined, would be as deadly as the vacuum of space. That concept, among others, was enough to fuel a nearly 900 […]

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The Role of Music in Movies

Film music: from magical soundtracks that accompany your favorite major motion pictures, to popular songs played on the radio countless times, to original songs made especially for movies where cinema goes music follows. Now it’s film week here at The City Voice and as you know I love music! When you put ‘em both together, you […]

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Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Trailer Responds to a Dark World with Hope

When CBS announced their intention so start developing new Star Trek shows back in 2017, they took the franchise where no Federation crew had gone before: pessimism. Rather than zipping around the galaxy with the Federation’s trademark relentless optimism the crew of Star Trek: Discovery faced a terrible war that threatened to consume not only […]

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The Vast of Night is an Unsettling Portrait of an Imagined Moment

From its very first moments The Vast of Night makes clear its intention to live in the moment. Set in 1950s New Mexico, every shot of the movie is absolutely filled with detail that speaks to its position in history. From the cars to the buildings to such indefinable things as the angle of the […]

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Studio Ghibli Releases More Than 400 Stills Free

This week Japanese film company Studio Ghibli released more than 400 still frames from their beautiful animated films for free and unrestricted public use. This is the first time that Ghibli has released any of their art for public use, in the past they have maintained very strict control over their intellectual property. The loosening […]

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What to Expect From the Mandalorian Season 2

About a year ago, Disney rocked the media world with the hit show The Mandalorian. Set in the Star Wars universe, the show follows the story of bounty hunter Dyn Jarren (AKA the mandalorian) and Baby Yoda (officially called “The Child”).  It quickly became the most popular content to come out of the Star Wars […]

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Astronomers May Have Detected Alien Life on Venus

In two papers published on Monday, a team of astronomers announced that they had detected significant levels of phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. While certainties are rare in science, and in astronomy especially, phosphine is most commonly created by the decomposition of organic life. The high levels of phosphine, thousands of times greater […]

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GR Ford International Airport First in US to Introduce UV Disinfecting Robot

As technology advances at a blistering pace, new products, ideas, and innovations seem to happen on the regular these days. From self-driving cars to surgery on a grape, technology, and, more specifically, computers and robots have come a long way. However, the next chapter of innovation in the field of robotics isn’t coming out of […]

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Donate to the City PTSA To Support Teachers and Students

The challenges that students and teachers everywhere now face due to COVID-19 are daunting, but the City PTSA is committed to supporting everyone at City High Middle. However, the crisis has had an impact on the PTSA as well. Due to the loss of regular fundraising events like the pie sale and the Recycled Art […]

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All About the Youth Grant Comittee

So, you heard about this Non-profit organization called the Youth Grant Committee, and you’re curious to see what it is. That’s where I come in! Hi, my name is Sparsh Aiyar, and I am a proud member of the Youth Grant Committee, an organization made up of students from public, private, home, and high schools […]

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These Anti-Procrastination AI Glasses Promise to Save You 5-6 Hours Each Day

Students are having to spend much more time online and doing school work by themselves. While being able to make many decisions independently, when it comes to school work, this also comes with the drawback of procrastination. We have all been there, one thing after another pops up or you get distracted and whatever you […]

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Crossword

Play this week’s crossword puzzle live here on our website…

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Project Total Confidence in Your Zoom Classes from Within This Giant Scorpion

We all know the feeling: your teacher sends you into a breakout room and you have no idea what to say. You fear that you have the camera on your laptop angled wrong so that others are forced to stare up at you, or perhaps sitting upright is getting too tiring. Fear not: the tail […]

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Writer of many interests entering my third year at The City Voice. If you have a question about any of my articles, or a topic you want me to write about, please feel free to leave a comment or email me at the.scrivener.chms@gmail.com.