Best of The City Voice

This week’s issue features all the articles from this year that our club is putting forward in Michigan Interscholastic Press Association contests next week. This is not a judged issue and there are surely many amazing articles from the past year that can’t be seen here, but these are the articles that each writer chose to put forward as a possible contender. Thank you to all of our readers for an amazing year so far and we’ll be back with the normal weekly publication next week!

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

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… Continue reading Sucker Punch

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

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… Continue reading Hamilton: Live vs. Disney+

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

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?

Welcome Back Baseball!

It’s here, It’s here, It’s here!!! This week the baseball season began with its first week of spring training games. We waited 124 days for this day, so many days, I don’t know how I kept it together. But that doesn’t matter now because we have to go over what this baseball season will look… Continue reading Welcome Back Baseball!