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Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 4 -10

By Amelia Nowicki and Halle Pepper

February 15, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

The outcome of Super Bowl LII has given the Philadelphia Eagles their first Super Bowl win in the team’s history. The final score was 41-33, putting the Eagles above the New England Patriots The long awaited announcement of Kylie Jenner’s daughter, Stormi Webster, came in the form of an 11-mi...

Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 29 – Feb. 2

By Lindsey Ramsdell, Editor-in-chief

January 29, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

State of the Union Address - President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. The annual speech will outline the President’s agenda and points of attention for the 2018 term. Listen to this podcast to find out what to hear from the President this wee...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 21-28

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 21-28

By Charles Bernas, Intern

January 24, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, was served a subpoena by the FBI to testify before grand jury about possible Russian interference in the election.   Convicted child molester and former Olympics gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar, has so far been sentenced to 6...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 15-22

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 15-22

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

January 22, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Government shutdowns At midnight on Friday, Jan. 19, the U.S. government shut down. Although the House of Representatives passed a short-term spending bill, lawmakers weren’t able to pass the bill in the Senate because there wasn’t a section on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program....

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 8-14

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of  Jan. 8-14

By Colin Haroutunian, Intern

January 8, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Michigan and other states’ Macy’s stores to close Macy’s announced that it would close 11 stores throughout 2018, including one at Birchwood Mall, located near Port Huron. While saving money through this, the chain can now focus more attention to its online store. For more information on the chain’s dwindling n...

On Pointe: Top things to look out for the week of Dec. 24-31

On Pointe: Top things to look out for the week of Dec. 24-31

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

January 3, 2018


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

The latest and last installment of the “Pitch Perfect” franchise came out on Dec. 22. The movie follows the Barden Bella girls on their final journey to prove to the world that they aren’t just a college club. “Pitch Perfect 3” earned a 31 percent critic rating and 52 percent user rati...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 11-15

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 11-15

By Amber Braker, Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Attempted terrorist attack in New York City subway Yesterday during the morning rush-hour, 27-year-old Akayed Ullah set off a homemade explosive device in a New York City subway. The attack was an isolated event and left five people, including the attacker, injured. Ullah claims the attack was insp...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 20-26

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 20-26

By Gowri Yerramalli, Business Manager

March 20, 2017


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

North students visit Disney Students in North’s Band and Orchestra program will be visiting Disney to perform at the festival. The students will be leaving on Thursday, March 23 and will be performing songs from this year’s spring concert. The trip happens every four years and lasts for f...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 13-19

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 13-19

By Katie Thomas, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2017


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“Get Out” creator Jordan Peele makes history “Key and Peele” actor Jordan Peele made history with his debut film, “Get Out” that he both directed and wrote. The film has made more than $100 million at the box office, which makes Peele the first African American writer/director to h...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 6-12

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 6-12

By Mora Downs, Managing Editor

March 6, 2017


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Republicans announce Obamacare replacement Republicans in the House of Representatives have revealed their alternative to the current Affordable Healthcare Act. The bill aims to still help those with pre-existing conditions and would keep children on their parent’s health insurance unti...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 27-March 5

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 27-March 5

By Erin Kaled, Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

1. Planned Parenthood is temporarily protected A judge has temporarily lifted a ban by Texas authorities that withheld Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood. Their funding cuts were made two months ago after being lead to believe that the medical center was selling fetal body parts. Read more here. ...

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

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

By Gowri Yerramalli, Business Manager

February 19, 2017


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

1. Ariana Grande to perform in Madison Square Garden The 23-year-old popstar will perform in Madison Square Garden as a part of her “Dangerous Woman” tour on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Grande will perform a 22-song set from her three albums. The concert will include opening performances from Litt...