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Initially meant to be released in our March print issue, this project is a compilation of responses from North alumni that now attend colleges and universities across the country. Given […]

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Reflection on the Georgia Shootings

Hate crimes against Asian-Americans have continued to surge as the community has become increasingly targeted due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Most recently on March 17, was the brutal murder of eight women at three different Atlanta-area massage parlors. Six out of eight victims were Asian women, whose lives were taken away at the hands of a white gunman named Aaron Long.

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Swimming During the Pandemic

By: Natalie Leung Staff Writer As everything familiar around me began to shut down early March of this year, I was excited to finally have a break from the rigorous training schedule I had endured for the past six months of the winter swim season. Although, as the unexpected months of quarantine slowly trudged on, I felt a desire to […]

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Running a half marathon during Covid

By: Aaditya Saharan Staff Writer In 2019, if you were to ask me if I wanted to do another half marathon next year, my answer would 100% be a yes. With all the excitement, anxiety, and a big audience, completing the Princeton half marathon was one of the most rewarding things that I’ve ever done in my life. Now, amid […]

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What does COVID mean for the SATs?

By Zohra Ahsan Staff Writer For years, colleges and universities have been using the SATs to test high school students on their range of educational ability. With the current pandemic, the education system has shifted dramatically, with schools all over the country closing, reopening, and trying to find effective ways to keep their students learning, while still maintaining health procedures. […]

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The Highs and Lows of the Fantasy Football Season

By: Ismail Sy Sports Editor Pictured: Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens Quarterback. Credit: AP This fantasy football season has been interesting to say the least. There have been a lot of injuries to top fantasy players such as Saquon Barkley, Joe Mixon, Christian McCaffrey, and Austin Ekeler. There have also been plenty of surprises, such as Ravens QB Lamar Jackson, who […]

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North’s SAASA Club Trades the Stage and Spotlight for Zoom Calls and Bluelight

By Ria Prasad Staff Writer The South Asian American Student Association, more commonly known as SAASA, is one of High School North’s most populous clubs. Every Memorial Day weekend, 300 students from all different ethnicities come together to put on performances showcasing a year’s worth of effort and practice. For the safety of the staff and students involved, however, the […]

Covid Diaries 0

Sports starting during the pandemic

By: Kieran Sattiraju Assistant News Editor I still remember the day the world stopped. The sports seasons came to a screeching halt, and the pillars of our society seemed to collapse. The world was shocked to witness the cancellation of the NBA season, March Madness, and suspension of the 2020 MLB season. I remember the months leading up to the […]

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Bob Woodward: A hero or a villain?

By: Anusha Bapat Opinion Editor Natalie Leung Staff Writer Associate editor of the Washington Post, investigative journalist, and a writer of thirteen top-selling novels: does this description sound familiar? Let’s rephrase it a little. Bob Woodward, the same journalist of the Washington Post who broke Watergate, released tapes exposing Donald J. Trump’s admission of knowledge regarding the severity of the […]

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Small Step Loans Launches Mid-Covid

Natalie Leung Staff Writer For all interested in combining finance and community service, Small Step Loans, a new club in West Windsor-Plainsboro launched this past August, is a perfect opportunity to get involved in giving back to those struggling around the world. Small Step Loans is a student-led organization that involves microfinancing, a form of banking service provided to unemployed […]

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A Deep Dive Into North’s Gay-Straight Alliance: Quarantine Edition

Aaditya Saharan Staff Writer COVID-19  has drastically impacted the way that High School North is conducting school this year. Students log on to Zoom from their computers every day. In-school teachers are greeted with near-empty classrooms every morning. And club officers have struggled to keep their groups active from their houses.  Indeed, the pandemic has impacted the operation of the […]

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The Art of Mask Buying During The Pandemic

By: Anusha Bapat Op-ed Editor The girl clothed in a graphic tee styled with her perfect set of baggy, black cargo pants stands patiently near the stop sign. She’s wearing a mask screaming “VOTE” in big, bold, cream white letters extending all the way from the top of the mask to the bottom of it. Her confident pose, her expression, […]

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Sweet Sixteens During Bitter Times

By: Tanika Mally Arts & Review Editor Just last year if you were to ask me how I would celebrate my sweet sixteen, I probably would have responded by describing the typically lavish or extravagant celebration, most likely a large party with lots of people in attendance.  Now, in the midst of a pandemic and after a highly tense and […]

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College applications in the pandemic

By: Josh Chait Editor-in-Chief It is completely safe to say that my expectations about applying to college were shattered by the pandemic. I never expected, when I first began my Junior year of high school, that I would be unable to visit any college campuses. I never expected that the closest I would get to meeting a college representative would […]

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3 Questions as we Head into the NBA Offseason

Ismail Sy Sports Editor The NBA offseason has begun! With the draft concluding on Wednesday night, the offseason fun can now begin. This is a shorter offseason compared to years past, due to the late end to the NBA season that was affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. That does not mean that there will not be some big moves […]

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MLB Award Races

By: Jack Carter Staff Writer As the MLB season winds down and the playoffs are quickly getting underway, teams are gearing up either for an intense and highly contested postseason or entering a time of deep reflection, wondering what exactly went wrong.  While this period in baseball can look drastically different for each team, there’s one thing teams on either […]

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Knights of the Round Table: Redefining Homecoming

Homecoming Court 2020-2021 (left to right, top to bottom) Parinita Nautiyal, Makenna Katz, Ishaan Pandya, Caleb Birnbaum, Caroline Corriveau, Micheal Wu, Rishad Hasan, Sonia Balakrishnan, Anastasia Elfar, Max Lasky, William Dory, Olivia Solis, Asquith Clarke II, Nana Acheampong, Sophie Pirrera Each year, homecoming week culminates with the crowning of a king and queen. However this tradition has become outmoded and […]

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How Undecided Voters Can Learn From Gen Z

By: Ria Prasad As November 3rd approaches, undecided voters are left with a few days to make their choice. In a “normal” election year the stakes would not be as high as a global pandemic, the replacement of a Supreme Court justice, and ending institutional systemic racism, among other pressing issues. In a “normal” election year, the static demographic of […]