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Running water crisis raises water quality questions

By Mora Downs, Alex Harring, and Lindsey Ramsdell
January 28, 2016
Filed under Features

https://issuu.com/mygpn/docs/northpointe_jan_27_2016

Junior finds interest in new instrument

Junior finds interest in new instrument

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

After reading the Faces In The Crowd about PJ Gusmano’s new passion for the viola in issue 8, you may be wondering how a viola is played and how it sounds. Learn more about the viola in this infographic, which is full of information on the difference between a viola and violin and the history and...

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. ...

11 apps you should already be using

11 apps you should already be using

By Sarah Wietecha, Assistant Editor
January 26, 2016
Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

From popular applications like Buzzfeed

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Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Charlotte Duus

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Charlotte Duus

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter
January 22, 2016
Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, profiles

Church isn’t only a safe haven for prayer and worship for sophomore Charlotte Duus, but a place for teaching and learning as well. Duus decided to teach kindergarteners at Grace Community Church after her older sister inspired her. “I teach them the Bible stories each time, we play games and t...

Freshman utilizes diverse performance outlets

Freshman utilizes diverse performance outlets

By Trevor Mieczkowski, Staff Reporter
January 14, 2016
Filed under Features, profiles

“Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber, “Yesterday” by The Beatles, “Free Fallin’” by Tom Petty, these are just some of the songs freshman Sam Salisbury has covered on his Youtube channel. “I sing mostly acoustic songs,” Salisbury said. “(The song) doesn’t have to be like that in the original...

Sophomore capitalizes on athletic lifestyle

Sophomore capitalizes on athletic lifestyle

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter
January 14, 2016
Filed under Features, profiles

A shiny blade shoots across the ice leaving a lasting mark, followed by a spiral spin and then a jump. This is a daily routine for sophomore Natalie Barstys, who has been figure skating since she was six years old, and her passion for the sport has afforded her many opportunities through her efforts. Barsty...

2015 retrospective

2015 retrospective

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter
December 28, 2015
Filed under Features, interactive

A look back at what made 2015 unique.

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away

By Rey Kam, Editor-at-Large
December 23, 2015
Filed under Features, interactive

37 years ago to be exact. Before entering the movie theater with high expectations and a lightsaber secretly shoved into your tub of popcorn, check out these facts about the Star Wars saga. ...

Christmas DIY for the Pinterest-inclined

Christmas DIY for the Pinterest-inclined

By Sarah Wietecha, Assistant Editor
December 22, 2015
Filed under Features, interactive

With Christmas right around the corner, families are pulling out their decorations and trees, baking cookies and preparing for the big day to arrive. Since there are so many different stores popping up dedicated solely to Christmas decorations, there’s not a lot of variety in your basic cookie-cu...

Holiday hodgepodge of cookies

Holiday hodgepodge of cookies

By Emma Puglia, Web-Editor-in-Chief
December 11, 2015
Filed under Features, interactive

It's time to smell the sweet aromas of baking sugar floating throughout the house, time to find random bits of flour showing up in your hair, time to taste the deliciousness that is holiday cookies. If you find yourself with a sweet tooth and a few spare hours this weekend, we've curated a Pinterest board filled with cookie recipes from classic sugar cookies to...