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Fluff of a pup

Fluff of a pup

By Mora Downs, Assistant Editor

April 3, 2014


Filed under Ideas

As I stare into his furry face, my heart melts and I fall even more in love with him, even while he’s tearing my flesh with his sharp, tiny teeth. Puppies are hard work. They believe the world is their chew toy and attack everything close to their faces. Some adventurous pups find ways to have severa...

TBT: Throwback Thursday of video games

TBT: Throwback Thursday of video games

By Addison Toutant, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2014


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There are some real gems in the previous generation of video game consoles. So, I decided to play three games that are well known for being spectacular. These are games I've heard so much about but haven’t had a chance to play until now. I've spent a few weekends playing these games, and I had a good...

Coffee, anyone?

Coffee, anyone?

By Emily Martinbianco, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2014


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Being thrown back into the school grind after a two-week break is hard, but when getting back means immediately being crushed by everything surrounding midterms, well, that’s insane. Some of the more studious students may have started their mile-thick review packets over break, but as for me, I’m j...

Snow much fun

Snow much fun

By Kayla Luteran, Intern

January 14, 2014


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I screamed. My brother screamed. My sister screamed. Even my mom screamed. And then we ran around the house a few times before it set in. We actually had a snow day. All Sunday, we watched the snow flutter to the ground in its white ecstasy. The forecast only said snow, more snow and freezing temper...

Christmas enthusiasm

Christmas enthusiasm

By Haley Reid, Assistant Editor

December 24, 2013


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"Let's just pick up a gift card and call it a day." The words pierce my ears. There is nothing more disappointing to a child than tearing minimal wrapping paper, only to find a plastic card that conveys, "I really don't know what you like, nor do I care to take the time to ask." As I have grown old...

Breaking the bones

Breaking the bones

By Erica Lizza, Assistant Editor

December 13, 2013


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It has been exactly 488 days since I broke my arm. Since I had the misfortune of breaking the humerus (the upper bone), I heard a plethora of puns about how “funny” this “bad break” was. Ha, ha, ha. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, please do not attempt the following stunt at home. (But...

Welcome to the web

Welcome to the web

By Patricia Bajis, Staff Development Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Ideas

No, your sleep-deprived eyes do not deceive you. The North Pointe has joined the word of the Internet. From amateur to award-winning, newspapers and magazines are breaking into the business of the web. And now that we’re able to bring you up-to-date stories and the breaking news that we’re not able...