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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...

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 Alex Harring, Web Assistant Editor

March 14, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Terrorist attack in Grand Bassam L'Etoile du Sud hotel on Africa’s Ivory Coast was the location of an attack on March 13. It was supervised by Al-Qaeda and left 16 dead, but the shooters have been neutralized. L’Etoile du Sud is in Grand Bassam which is a popular tourist attraction in Africa. Rea...

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 Montana Paton, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Nancy Reagan dies at age 94 Former first lady Nancy Reagan died on Sunday, March 6 from congestive heart failure. An influential member of the White House, she was devoted to both her husband and his politics. In times of stress, Nancy Reagan often provided the guidance that he needed, especiall...

Khan Academy offers online SAT prep

Khan Academy offers online SAT prep

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under News

Students don’t have to worry about paying for SAT prep anymore. The College Board teamed up with online educator Khan Academy to offer free preparatory resources. Junior Gina Peruzzi is one of many who can sign up on Khan Academy’s website SAT portal. Since the revised test will be administered star...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 28-March 5

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 28-March 5

By Erin Kaled and Asia Simmons

March 2, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

1. Breaking down the Oscars During a night featuring ball gowns and velvet tuxedos as some of the main events, Chris Rock delivered a fair share of jokes about the lack of diversity surrounding the award show. Movies like The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road picked up multiple awards, while Spotlight received best ...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 21-27

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 21-27

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Kalamazoo shooting leaves six dead On Saturday, Feb. 20, Jason Brian Dalton’s rampage left six dead and two injured. An investigation into this event led  police to conclude on Sunday that the victims were random. Though the shooting was intentional, the victims were killed at various locations: t...