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Tennis aids in freshman’s move from Kansas

Tennis aids in freshman’s move from Kansas

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

September 25, 2015


Filed under Features, profiles

Moving isn’t easy, but for freshman Hunter Williams, tennis served as a way to cope. Williams moved from Topeka, Kansas at the end of last school year and played tennis throughout the summer. “It helped me get to know people, and it was really a fun way to spend my summer. It made everything s...

Faces in the Crowd

By Alex Harring

May 22, 2015


Filed under Features, profiles

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K-Pop Playlist

K-Pop Playlist

By Josie Bennett, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2015


Filed under Features

Did you read the K-Pop review in the May issue of North Pointe? Interested in hearing what Korean pop music really sounds like? Here's a collection of Korean soloists, boy bands and girl bands. ...

Freshman finds interest in animals

Freshman finds interest in animals

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

April 24, 2015


Filed under Features, profiles

Barking and meowing is something freshman Katie Thomas hears every day throughout her home. Thomas has fostered a variety of animals with her family, including Rottweilers, German Shepherd puppies and four litters of kittens through the Michigan Humane Society. She received inspiration from her mo...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Mark Koester

By Ritika Sanikommu, Web Managing Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

Laboring through one foreign language requires time and dedication, and learning two languages has proven to be rare. However, senior Mark Koester delved into the challenge by chance. Koester originally took Spanish because of its popularity, but an opportunity opened up to take German 1 this year...

Freshman’s passion for snow globes leads to new goals

Freshman’s passion for snow globes leads to new goals

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

March 6, 2015


Filed under Features, profiles

Shiny glass spheres gleam from the shelves of freshman Fiona Byrne’s large display of exotic snow globes. Byrne started collecting snow globes at age 5. She has more than 30 of them, and her collection is still growing. Most of her snow globes are simple, containing little people dancing in the ...

Relaxation Nation

Relaxation Nation

By Wendy Ishmaku, Business Manager

February 6, 2015


Filed under Features

Sometimes we just need some music that eases the stress and helps to unwind. This playlist is perfect for those frantic Sunday nights. Or Monday nights. Or Tuesday nights. Or Wednesday nights. Or Thursday nights. Or Friday nights. Or Saturday nights. Enjoy. https://play.spotify.com/user/wendyishmaku/playlist/2icA9EfyqFgcNVdnskPLIx

The Huffs’ Big Adventure (continued)

The Huffs’ Big Adventure (continued)

By Anu Subramaniam, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2015


Filed under Features

For more information on the Huffs’ participation in the Ironman triathlon see North Pointe Issue 8 Page 7. After racing across 140.6 miles of western Australia, Athletic Secretary Laura Huff and husband Dave Huff reached Ironman status. An Ironman is a triathlon composed of a 5K swim, a 112 mile ...

A visual get away

A visual get away

By Sydney Benson, Assistant Photo Editor

December 26, 2014


Filed under Features, Photos

If you didn't go anywhere for Christmas, and you stayed in good ole Michigan, than this is the right post for you. I'll be sharing some of my photos, in hopes that it'll make you feel like you were behind the camera, experiencing the same thrill I had.  

Top ten trending stores of the season

Top ten trending stores of the season

By Lauren Sexton, Intern

December 17, 2014


Filed under Features

It's that time of year again: the swirling winds pushing around snow flurries, the holiday bells are ringing and the craze of shoppers is attacking. What stores are they headed towards? Google Trends offers the most successful stores (profit-wise) of the month. ...

Oh the most wonderful time of the year!

Oh the most wonderful time of the year!

By Ritika Sanikommu, Assistant Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Features

Take advantage of this winter season and try out these chilly weather activities. easel.ly

Trip down boogie lane

Trip down boogie lane

By Wendy Ishmaku, Business Manager

December 3, 2014


Filed under Features

Here are some old hits that'll make you want to grab your double XL white t-shirt, a few gold chains and hop into your low-riding car with the windows down. Enjoy.