This week the results of the annual Michigan Interscholastic Press Association awards were announced and The City Voice took home six awards! Jonathan Hoffman earned an Honorable Mention in the Sports Columnist Category, Sparsh Aiyar an Honorable Mention in the Feature Columnist Category, Declan Bradley an Honorable Mention in the Human Interest category and 1st place in the Review category, Devan “Kumar” Varma an Honorable Mention in the Bylined Opinion Article category, Vishnu Mano an Honorable Mention in the Environmental Health and Science Category. An Honorable Mention in the Remote Newscast category went to Maya Oeverman, Sam Ostrow, Krishna Mano, and Devan “Kumar” Varma for their work in episode 21 of City Voice TV.
Congratulations to our entire writing team for all of the amazing writing they put forward to make The City Voice what it is! Check out winners in this year’s statewide contests here, and browse the entire site to see all of the amazing work our team does all year round!
The Expanse Season 5 Review
The Expanse is rated TV-14 by IMDB. Episode 4 is now nominated for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form at the 2021 Hugo Awards. Back in December 2020, which, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, seems to me to have been several years ago, the fifth season of the Hugo Award winning series The Expanse premiered on… Continue reading The Expanse Season 5 Review
Super Bowl Review: Did It Live Up to the Hype?
The sports world was shocked when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers crushed the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl last week. The Chiefs’ quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, played the worst game of his NFL career as his team failed to score even a single touchdown. The Bucs dominated on both sides of the ball for a… Continue reading Super Bowl Review: Did It Live Up to the Hype?
From an Unlucky Nose to a Spy Masterpiece
“The name’s Bond. James Bond.” We’ve all heard this famous movie quote at least once in our lives. It’s a classic, after all. Everyone knows James Bond. He’s quite literally The Spy. When someone brings up spies, your mind almost always goes to either Daniel Craig or Pierce Brosnan. I for one always think of… Continue reading From an Unlucky Nose to a Spy Masterpiece
How Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Work?
The COVID-19 virus has claimed the lives of over 2 million people worldwide, kept countries in lockdown for months, and ravaged the economies of global superpowers. Our world has held its breath, waiting for the news of a potential vaccine. And finally, the time has come for this vaccine to be distributed to the world.… Continue reading How Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Work?
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… Continue reading NFL Playoff Breakdown for Wildcard Weekend
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… Continue reading The Many Shades of Music
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 very 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… Continue reading People Were There To Make Their Voices Heard: An Interview with Mrs. Jackson
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… Continue reading The Gyms are Open! Good, Right?
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