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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 MIT or Stanford’s laboratories, but […]

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New Font Available Now (Free Speech Sold Separately)

Have you ever clicked “Agree” on a terms and conditions statement without reading it? If you are like 91% of Americans the answer is almost certainly yes, and it is hard to blame you. After all, what company would be so bold as to sneak a worrisome clause into an otherwise innocuous agreement? Surprisingly, it turns out that in 2020 […]

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This New Flight Simulator Is Awfully Realistic

In 1328 Italian poet Dante Alighieri began writing his seminal work, Inferno, wherein he guided readers on a trip through hell. Why exactly anyone would want to write a book with such a setting has been asked by many subsequent generations of English students, but today that spirit has returned in force with a new indie video game that invokes […]

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Meet the Whale Plane

Sometimes when the going gets tough, engineers and designers everywhere have to think outside of the box, or, in some cases, the cylinder. Enter the Celera 500l, aerial startup Otto Aviation’s hyper-efficient answer to the massive amounts of pollution generated by air travel. The Celera provides 18-25 miles per gallon in fuel efficiency, about 9 times higher than that of […]

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200th Article

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. […]

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Goodbye, See You Next Year

It is hard to believe that the 2019-2020 school year is already coming to an end. It has been a long year, and a very eventful one. Nobody could have imagined at the beginning of this year that by final exam time we would all be doing online school amidst a global pandemic. Despite all that, we are happy that […]

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A Look Back at This Year’s Featured Articles

As many of you probably know, for each issue of The City Voice our editors choose a featured article, a story that for whatever reason just seems to stand out as the best that week. The choice is often difficult as there are so many good articles to choose between, but the featured articles of The City Voice are some […]

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Thank You to All of Our International Visitors

While The City Voice is the school newspaper for City High Middle, our website is technically available to anyone with a search engine. From website statistics we know that while a majority of our readers come from City, we also have a few loyal readers from different countries all over the world, as shown by the map of our visitors […]

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Announcing City Voice Merchandise

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, we are happy to announce one last big update to The City Voice for this school year: the addition of a merchandise page! If you enjoy reading The City Voice and want to help us continue writing consider showing your support by purchasing a nice mug or notebook. We also have t-shirts […]

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The Case For and Against Robot Sheepdogs

Robotics startup Boston Dynamics appears to have taken the current crisis as an invitation to insert robots into every industry they can find. A few weeks ago we reported on how their dog-like Spot robots are being used to remotely treat patients in Boston hospitals. More recently, Spots were deployed in public parks in Singapore to encourage residents to maintain […]

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Please Do Not Buy the $350 5GBioShield Scam

A few weeks ago we reported on the conspiracy theory that 5G wireless signals cause coronavirus, a theory which seemed to cause a pandemic of cell tower arson. Now that same panic has lent some British scammers a foothold. The suspiciously new startup 5GBioShield is selling USB sticks for around $350 per stick, claiming that the diminutive storage devices use […]

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Vote for Teacher of the Year, Again

With all that has happened recently it can often seem like it has been more than a year since the last Teacher of the Year vote, but believe it or not it is that time of year again. You can now vote for the Teacher of the Year below. Voting closes at midnight Thursday and the winner will be announced […]