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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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Reverse Racism: Can All Races Be Racist?

For decades, the concept of white superiority has been made abundantly clear to people of color. Racial bias permeates the most basic foundations of our country: from our criminal justice system to corporate America to educational institutions. But who can be racist? And who can be a victim of racism? 

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Two months later: Revisiting Black History Month assemblies and events at North

During the month of February, the students and faculty of High School North and High School South worked to construct presentations, interactive activities, and guest speaker panels to address various subjects surrounding Black history and identity. These events aimed to create a comfortable environment for racial issues to be discussed while recognizing and amplifying the voices and experiences of different members of the Black community.

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How TikTok is ruining our generation

Between Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and many other social media platforms, it seems as if “staying connected” went from phone calls to ‘liked’ posts. During these solitary times, social media usage has spiked by around 9%, and while that doesn’t seem like a huge number, it means there were 298 million new social media users during 2020.

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The Most Underperforming Teams From The 2020-21 NFL Season

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers obliterating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55, this unhinged 2020-21 NFL season is officially in the books! This year, teams such as the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, and Washington Football Team surprised many with their unexpected playoff feats. On the other hand, it’s also important to acknowledge the other teams that didn’t live up to their high expectations. 

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COVID and Communities of Faith: How the Pandemic Is Affecting Religious Services

In difficult times, many people turn to religion as a source of comfort.  But what happens when that community is forced to disband, even just physically?  The novel coronavirus epidemic has caused many churches, temples, synagogues, and other buildings of worship to shut their physical doors.  But that doesn’t mean that they aren’t still worshipping.  

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Taylor Swift : A Look Into Her Growth As A Modern Day Superstar

Whether you know her as Tay, Swifty, T-Swift, or even T-Swizzle, everyone who listens to this era’s modern music knows the blonde lyrical genius and country-pop superstar. Although she started solely as a country artist nearly fifteen years ago, throughout the years, the songwriter has experimented with many different musical genres. Here’s a deeper look into some of her major turning point albums released throughout her career.

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Queen of the Court: Claire Yu

MVP award-winning senior Claire Yu, is an outsider hitter for High School North’s girls volleyball team. During middle school, shortly after Yu watched the volleyball teams at the Olympics dominate on the court, she decided to give it a try of her own. That instant attraction to volleyball has developed into a passion that has thrived for the past six years during her time on North’s girls volleyball team, as well as the club volleyball team she participates in outside of school. 

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Five Movies To Watch Out For In 2021

Just a year into the new decade, the movie and film industry shows incredible potential. With comeback stories, horror films, action-packed adventures, and much more set to come out, movie fanatics overcome with excitement to see what’s in store for the coming decade. As a movie fanatic myself, here is a compiled list of the top five movies that you won’t want to miss out on in 2021. 

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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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What does COVID mean for the SATs?

Due to the current pandemic, the future of the SAT is being threatened. The on-going quarantine has opened up a window of inspection for the real purpose of SAT scores in college applications. As of right now, since many people are uncomfortable going out to attend test sessions, plenty of colleges have turned the requirement of standardized test scores into an optional choice or have gone “test-blind”. 

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College Board eliminates subject tests in efforts to address changing student needs

On Tuesday, January 19, the College Board announced the discontinuation of both its optional SAT essay and its SAT subject tests. The board also revealed their plans for a “streamlined, digitally delivered” SAT test. Both changes came after several months of test cancellations and adamant frustration regarding adherence to Covid-19 protocols at testing sites.

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The first episode of Attack on Titan’s final season blows up more than just the Internet

On December 6th, Attack on Titan: The Final Season’s first episode was released, effectively breaking the internet in the process. The final season has been long anticipated for the past two months, when the trailer dropped and set fans into a frenzy. With such high expectations, it is no surprise that there have been a number of changes to the show itself, both in production and in storyline.