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Nobodies to notorious

Nobodies to notorious

By Lauren Kaled, Staff Reporter May 10, 2024

The internet has taken a simple video and made four random teenage boys icons of Tiktok. The internet community has taken the original video and made a viral meme of it and in turn has made these boys...

When is too young too young?

When is too young too young?

By Elissa Singh, Staff Reporter May 9, 2024

Scrolling through on my “for you” page on TikTok, I have seen countless videos reviewing and promoting beauty products. With many young teens watching and wanting to follow social media trends.Buying...

Creating your own adventure

Creating your own adventure

By Troy Lipscomb, Staff Reporter April 19, 2024

Lots of U.S. citizens tend to travel nationally for vacation every year, but I believe that more people should travel internationally to have the opportunity to see and explore new things. According to...

Redefining my sense of self

Redefining my sense of self

By Isabella Boedeker, Staff Reporter March 7, 2024

“This one test score does not define you.” Words I never cared to listen to. They slip right through my restive mind, as I consistently tie my self-esteem to my grades.  My idea of perfection...

This Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate all kinds of love

This Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate all kinds of love

By Allie McIntyre, Staff Reporter February 12, 2024

The English language has only one word for love, whether it be romantic, familial, or friendship. Over time, the day has come to be associated with specifically romantic love.  Individuals spend the day...

Resolving failed resolutions

Resolving failed resolutions

By Allie McIntyre, Staff Reporter January 16, 2024

As the end of the year approaches, people begin to rush to complete their New Year’s resolutions that they made at the start of the new year. According to Ohio State University’s Fisher College of...

North needs to ditch the dryers

North needs to ditch the dryers

By Jolie Plewa, Intern January 16, 2024

 Washing hands is the first step to preventing the spread of illnesses, and considering that we are heading towards the most contagious time of the year for the flu, keeping good hygiene is especially...

Norsemen need a longer break

Norsemen need a longer break

By Molly Lucido, Intern December 17, 2023

The holiday season can be both a joyous and stressful time for families. The season is filled with family gatherings and holiday activities that are marked with time off of school and work. However, the...

Latest Lunches: New school lunches are mediocre

Latest Lunches: New school lunches are mediocre

By Kenzie Dera, Intern November 15, 2023

After walking into the lunch room, I quickly noticed the new lunches being offered. With an updated menu, ranging from pasta to chicken sandwiches, this year’s meals offer a much-needed upgrade from...

Lock-in or check-out? Different end of the year school strategies.

Lock-in or check-out? Different end of the year school strategies.

By Allie McIntyre, Staff Reporter May 10, 2023

As we near the end of the school year, I have seen two different patterns for students begin to emerge. Students who want to push themselves typically use the 4th quarter of the year to lock-in and excel. ...

One call away: How Duolingo changed my perspective on languages

One call away: How Duolingo changed my perspective on languages

By Gianna Roux, Staff Reporter March 23, 2023

When my mom was seven years old, her family immigrated from Naples, Italy to a small town just outside of New York City. Every summer since I can remember, my family and I take the ten hour road trip to...

Being the youngest child comes with frequent change and early maturity

Being the youngest child comes with frequent change and early maturity

By Allie Mattes, Intern January 29, 2023

For many children, being able to see your siblings is an everyday occurrence, but I only get to see my brother and sisters every few months. Siblings are like built-in best friends, and they were even...

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