North Pointe Now

Changes in student elections put into effect

Changes in student elections put into effect

By Anu Subramaniam, Senior Assistant Editor

May 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After seeing student council election campaigns become eccentric and expensive, Student Association and administration sought to revise the rules. Instead of the usual sweet treats that students have grown accustomed to during election week, candidates are only allowed to pass out buttons. “In ...

TV production students win awards

TV production students win awards

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

TV production students won awards for their service announcements and short films on April 23 and April 30. Students submitted their videos to the Michigan Student Film and Video Contest (DAFT), National Academy of Television, Arts and Science (NATAS) Student Emmy Awards and the Meijer Great Choices F...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 2-8

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 2-8

By Alex Harring, Assistant Managing Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

1. Malia Obama announces future plans Yesterday the White House announced that President Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia, will attend Harvard University in 2017. Malia is graduating from Sidwell Friends School this spring, but will take a gap year before starting her undergraduate career. She is fol...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 25- May 1

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 25- May 1

By Erin Kaled, Digital Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Cruz and Kasich team up against Trump Hopeful presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich hope to divide the upcoming delegates. Texas senator Ted Cruz plans on taking Indiana while Kasich tries to win delegates from New Mexico and Oregon. Donald Trump currently has 846 delegates—o...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 18-24

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 18-24

By Olivia Robinson, Senior Assistant Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. New York primaries to begin On Tuesday, April 19, the remaining five presidential candidates will vie for New York’s delegates. Self-proclaimed Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders is going head to head with former New York senator Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. In New York, San...

Students re-evaluate study programs after terrorist attacks

By Alex Harring and Tommy Teftsis

April 13, 2016


Filed under News

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Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 11-17

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 11-17

By Erin Kaled, Digital Editor

April 10, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Ex-NFL player murdered Former NFL player Will Smith was shot over a dispute driving home from a New Orleans city festival on Saturday night. Smith was shot multiple times while his wife was shot once in the right leg. City police charged the suspect, believed to be Cardell Hayes, with second...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 4-10

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 4-10

By Alex Harring, Assistant Managing Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Final Four winners face off The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will play Villanova University at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas tonight. Villanova, as the number two seed, beat University of Oklahoma by 44 points. University of North Carolina is the number one seed, and took the win o...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 28-April 3

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 28-April 3

By Ritika Sanikommu, Editor-at-Large

March 28, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. EgyptAir hijacker arrested Following a standoff between hostages, the hijacker of EgyptAir flight MS181 was arrested by officials. The hijacker directed a flight that was routed to fly from Alexandria to Cairo to Cyprus’s Larnaca International Airport. The hijacker was identified as Seif Eldin Mustafa, and was ...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 20-27

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 20-27

By Erin Kaled, Digital Editor

March 20, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. President Obama travels to Cuba President Obama and his family arrived in Cuba today, making it the first time a U.S. President has traveled there since 1928. His first stop was Havana to meet with staff at the newly opened U.S. embassy. This trip is part of President Obama’s 2014 plan to reopen d...

Willow, French club band together to promote He for She

Willow, French club band together to promote He for She

By Montana Paton, Assistant Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

“It’s not just a woman’s rights issue, it’s a human rights issue.” This motto rings throughout the He for She feminist campaign, weaving its way into North’s hallways. The French club and Willow are selling He for She bands for $2. The money that is raised will be donated to women in Cot...

College classes paid for by school

By Emma Puglia and Michal Ruprecht

March 16, 2016


Filed under News

Money is tight and the burden of college tuition isn’t helping. Prices for tuition have increased by 79.5 percent from 2003 to 2013, according to the U.S. Labor Department. However, in order to ease the financial restraint, the school district gives money to high school students who attend c...