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Chill playlist of the week

Chill playlist of the week

By Emma Brock, Design Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Audio, interactive, Media

  Here’s a little something for when you’re trying to relax after a long day at school. https://soundcloud.com/emma-liz-brock/sets/relax-chill  

Yungp’s EP: Chill music Friday

Yungp’s EP: Chill music Friday

By Asia Simmons, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Audio, interactive, Media

The perfect playlist for a chill Friday night in with friends or even by yourself. Sit back, relax and just listen.    https://open.spotify.com/user/afroeurasia/playlist/4wONFqo9SBdfBijEa390kz                                                                                    

Valentine’s Day for the thrifty student

Valentine’s Day for the thrifty student

By Amber Braker, Staff reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, the hunt for candy hearts and chocolate has begun. Need to find the perfect gift for that special someone, all while on a budget? Take a look at this infographic for ideas on how to come up with the perfect gift for your significant other, all while saving...

A tale of two businesses: student entrepreneurship

A tale of two businesses: student entrepreneurship

By Amber Braker, staff reporter
November 21, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Editor's note: The originally published story mispelled junior Kirstin Bessette's last name Besset. A common misconception of teens today is that they are thought to be lazy and unwilling to do things for themselves. In fact, the opposite is true. In many cases, this generation of young people are even...

Six concerts to watch out for this fall

Six concerts to watch out for this fall

By Mora Downs, Managing Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Quick, last-minute costumes for the busy student

Quick, last-minute costumes for the busy student

By Sarah Wietecha, Digital Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Media, Showcase, Video

Halloween is fast approaching, but college applications and the quarter ending are making students busier than ever. This combination makes holiday festivities take a backseat to academia, and students are left scrambling to find a Halloween party costume. If this applies to you, never fear. North Poi...

2016 Promposals

2016 Promposals

By Olivia Asimakis, Senior Assistant Editor
May 3, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Should you worry about the water?

Should you worry about the water?

By Lindsey Ramsdell, Editor-in-Chief
May 1, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Features, interactive, Showcase

When sophomore Lilly Reinhard attended Brownell Middle School, the concern of elevated lead and copper levels in the school water was nonexistent. But in light of the Flint water crisis a recent study, conducted per request of the school district, revealed that Brownell is one of three Grosse Pointe ...

5 facts about Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland

5 facts about Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland

By Alex Harring, Assistant Managing Editor
March 20, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

President Barack Obama held a meeting at the White House rose garden on Wednesday, March 16. After the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Obama nominated Democratic judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy, even with a lack of cooperation from Republican Senators. Learn more about Garland...

Which Hamilton character are you?

Which Hamilton character are you?

By Sarah Wietecha, Assistant Editor
February 7, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Take this quiz to find out which character your personality matches.

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Reality show ends after 15 seasons

Reality show ends after 15 seasons

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

Last year, FOX announced season 15 would be the end of American Idol. Learn more about the show's history in this infographic, which is filled with information on the judges, past contestants and the the program's slow decline. // ...

More on freshman Phillip Valentic’s passion for soccer

More on freshman Phillip Valentic’s passion for soccer

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive

Did you read the Faces in the Crowd on Phillip Valentic in issue 8? To learn more about professional soccer, check out this Pinterest board filled with Neymar’s signature moves, foot skills, team jerseys and teammates.        Follow Michal's board FITC: Philip Valentic on Pinterest. ...