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Eminem out for revenge with new album

Eminem out for revenge with new album

By Hannah Zalewski, Page Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Ideas, Music, Reviews

In an attempt to defend his name, Eminem released his 11th studio album, ‘Kamikaze’ on August 31. The album is composed of eleven full length songs and two skits. Following his previous album ‘Revival’, Eminem uses this album as a platform to call out any celebrity who had anything bad to ...

“RFLEX”: intense, high speed quests for high scores

“RFLEX”: intense, high speed quests for high scores

By Colin Haroutunian, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Ideas, Reviews, Video Games

Everything about “RFLEX” screams of a game hellbent on examining the breaking point of a player and their reaction time. Taunting those who wish to surpass old scores, failures can prompt “DEAD” to appear on screen. There is no doubt that the upbeat electronic soundtrack and the super sensit...

“64.0”: an escape from regular, routine repetition

“64.0”: an escape from regular, routine repetition

By Colin Haroutunian, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews, Video Games

Growing in intensity and complexity over the course of its challenging modes, “64.0”  is best characterized as a collection of difficult time trials. The levels each have their own styles, with an accelerating pace to handle overtime. Controlling a rotatable square in the center of the scree...

GPN Gone But Not Forgotten Facebook group honors North Alumni

GPN Gone But Not Forgotten Facebook group honors North Alumni

By Amelia Nowicki and Sarah Shanley

May 16, 2018


Filed under Features, profiles, Showcase

For the past two years, class of 1978 alumnus Mike Nowak has run the GPN Gone But not Forgotten FaceBook Group. This page began on December 31 2016, in order to honor Nowak’s high school friends who have died. Recently, it has been revamped by Jeff Rinke, another member of the graduating class of ...

Tips and tricks for earning scholarships & three you can still apply for

Tips and tricks for earning scholarships & three you can still apply for

By Michael Hartt, Page Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News

As graduation approaches, so does the start of college, and for many, that means a heavy burden of student loans. A lot of scholarship money has already been given out, but if you haven’t applied for any already there are still chances to get money. According to counselor Jennifer Sherman, the...

KIB: Week of 4/16

KIB: Week of 4/16

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Keeping it brief, News

“Super Troopers 2” will premiere in theaters Friday, April 20. The movie is not yet rated, but it is a comedy/mystery movie. The first “Super Troopers”  got a 90 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating from the audience. You can buy tickets to the movie here. Echosmith will be in Detroit on Wed...

“Bit Blaster”: basic, but patchwork nonetheless

“Bit Blaster”: basic, but patchwork nonetheless

By Colin Haroutunian, Intern

April 17, 2018


Filed under Apps, Features, Reviews, Showcase, Video Games

In the allure of clearing the way to the top of the leaderboard, arcade games are known for their replay ability. Repetition of levels is prevalent in this draw, a design concept treated no differently in “Bit Blaster”. In the hopes of bringing arcade-like features to the mobile environment, the ...

Is the SAT necessary?

Is the SAT necessary?

By Jordan Craighead & Cairington Stahl, Business Manager & Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Ideas, News

Each year, millions of high schoolers sit at desks with two perfectly sharpened number two pencils and a state-approved calculator. They wipe the sweat from their brows, attempt to shake out the nerves and relax their minds. The proctor tells the students they have two hours and then they start one o...

Faces in the crowd: Joy Taylor

Faces in the crowd: Joy Taylor

By Charlie Bernas, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

For sophomore Joy Taylor, cheer is everything. “I don’t really get a lot of free time,” Taylor said. “I'm on varsity. We have practices three or four days a week.” Taylor has been on the cheerleading team since freshman year and said she has really grown from the experience. “I ...

Faces in the Crowd: Michael Kehrig

Faces in the Crowd: Michael Kehrig

By Sarah Shanley, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

For Sophomore Michael Kehrig, running isn’t just a sport, it has shaped him into who he is today. He plans to do it for at least the rest of his highschool years. “It's been the foundation of who I am, and led to who I hang out with because I’ve been on (track) team, and most of the people t...

Stop the coping and start the calming

Stop the coping and start the calming

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

March 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Ideas

A sense of belonging is a measure that should be installed into the brains of all individuals. Who we are develops from two things: nature and nurture. Both determine how we utilize the skills we have and apply them to our everyday lives as people to make us stronger. While we assume most individuals...

Marching for Our Lives

Marching for Our Lives

By Sofia Ketels, Web Editor-In-Chief

March 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Yesterday, I marched alongside more than 800,000 people down Pennsylvania Avenue. Among us stood not only survivors turned advocates, but people who had never heard the sound of a bullet being fired from a gun, or had loved ones torn away from this world decades too soon. I saw people like me, who had s...