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Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA Western Conference playoff predictions

Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA Western Conference playoff predictions

By Sonny Mulpuri, Digital Editor

October 30, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Showcase, Sonny's Side Note

Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part opinion piece on the NBA post-season. Digital editor Sonny Mulpuri offers ranked predictions for each division, and backs his choices with reasoned arguments. Have your own ideas? Write a Letter to the Editor or leave a comment below. Western Conference Standings 1) Golden State ...

Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA Eastern Conference playoff prediction

Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA Eastern Conference playoff prediction

By Sonny Mulpuri, Digital Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Showcase, Sonny's Side Note

Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part opinion piece on the NBA post-season. Digital editor Sonny Mulpuri offers ranked predictions for each division, and backs his choices with reasoned arguments. Have your own ideas? Write a Letter to the Editor or leave a comment below. Eastern Conference Standings 1) Cleveland Cav...

Our Editorial: Caught between a vacation and a hard place

Our Editorial: Caught between a vacation and a hard place

By The Editorial Board

October 27, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Our Editorial, Showcase

As high school students, we already have to deal with the pressure of homework, rigorous classes, hours of standardized testing and completing college applications. The only thing that keeps us trekking through month after month of the same schedule and heavy workloads is the promise of an approachin...

Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA award predictions (part two)

Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA award predictions (part two)

By Sonny Mulpuri, Digital Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Showcase, Sonny's Side Note

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part opinion piece on the NBA 2016-17 awards. Digital editor Sonny Mulpuri offers ranked predictions for each award, and backs his rankings with reasoned arguments. Have your own opinions on the awards? Write a Letter to the Editor or leave a comment below. Sixth Man of the Year 1) Andre Iguodala 2) Jam...

Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA awards predictions (part one)

Sonny’s Side Note: 2016-17 NBA awards predictions (part one)

By Sonny Mulpuri, Digital Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Showcase, Sonny's Side Note

Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part opinion piece on the NBA 2016-17 awards. Digital editor Sonny Mulpuri offers ranked predictions for each award, and backs his rankings with reasoned arguments. Have your own opinions on the awards? Write a Letter to the Editor or leave a comment below. Old faces are gon...

There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

By Alex Harring, Editor

October 13, 2016


Filed under Ideas

Throughout the school year and summer, my timeline displays colorful photos of students volunteering in front of grandiose backdrops, flying thousands of miles to give back to the world. I commend those students. Being a citizen of the world allows you to gain new perspectives and formulate new opinions on w...

Our Editorial: Turning a new leaf

Our Editorial: Turning a new leaf

By The Editorial Board

October 12, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Our Editorial, Showcase

Each year, teachers from a specific department from both North and South form a committee to review their curriculum, and their proposed changes are then analyzed by the Board of Education. This year, the English department falls under inspection, and the North Pointe Editorial Board has a few suggestions. In pr...

Flying too close to the sun

Flying too close to the sun

By Alex Harring, Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Ideas

It can be hard to go back to school. September is a transitional period, and if you’re like me, it’s a rocky transition. But to remind myself to stay calm and collected when student life becomes too much, I think about the story of Icarus. In Greek mythology, Icarus is the son of Daedalus, who created t...

Design: Volume 49, issue 1, page 7

Design: Volume 49, issue 1, page 7

By Michal Ruprecht and Abbey Cadieux

September 28, 2016


Filed under Ideas

Click here to view volume 49, issue 1, page 7.

Our Editorial: An honest look at cheating

Our Editorial: An honest look at cheating

By The Editorial Board

May 28, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Our Editorial, Showcase

There is always a deadline to meet. In school, at work and in one’s personal life, the pressure to complete a task within a time period is always present. However, students may feel like this strain affects them the most. This has led to many resorting to drastic measures to maintain their grades. With ...

Our Editorial: Closed lunch becomes real possibility

By The Editorial Board

May 11, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Our Editorial

In order to make sure the district is as safe as possible, the School Board hired a security company to examine the schools and identify any potential security issues. After concluding its investigation, the company pointed out that an open campus lunch is an important security breach, leading the Bo...

Defying the odds

Defying the odds

By Tommy Teftsis, Assistant Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Showcase

The English Premier League is the highest watched soccer league in the entire world, so the competition is always relevant. This year, the competition came out of nowhere. A true underdog story erupted. Leicester City was ranked 14 out of 20 teams last year, and wasn't even in the league the year...

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