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We for She brings the fight for gender equality to North

By: Bharati Ganesh At “International Day of the Girl Speak Out” on October 11 at the United Nations, equal rights activists from across the country gathered to watch performances, celebrating girl power and engaging in discussions about reaching marginalized women.  Dignitaries working to promote women’s rights gave speeches praising girls succeeding in the face of discrimination and hardship. Members of […]

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Mr. Villafane: the proud Mr. James-resembling LDH proctor

By: Srinidhi Ananth and Ritika Mukund             Usually found sitting in the lower dining hall watching over the horde of students in study hall is none other than Michael Villafane, the man deemed the “Mr. James lookalike.” But Villafane is far more than a replica of Mr. James; he is the school’s volleyball coach and, most importantly, a wonderful person […]

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Nassau Church Refugee Expeditions: Venturing onto the Syrian Frontier

By: Emma Killeen, Michael Miller, and Shubham Saharan Hearing about atrocities in Syria has become commonplace in our daily lives. In an increasingly turbulent political atmosphere, many Americans now see the Syrian Refugee Crisis as a propagandized affair as opposed to an issue with human lives at stake. But for the past 50 years, even before the current refugee crisis hit […]

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North’s MUN team remodels NorthMUNC II

By: Neha Tailigeri and Ritika Mukund North’s Model United Nations (MUN) team is one of the better-known clubs in the school. The club simulates the United Nations, where members, known as delegates, debate various international issues.  The club only attends four conferences at various major universities every year, but it participates in many more local conferences held by local high […]

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♫Hot Music for Hot Weather♫

With summer fast approaching and Coachella behind us, music festivals have become a desirable pastime for teenagers. Despite the young population’s desire to attend these events, many of these popular music festivals are unavailable to teens, due to economic and geographical reasons. Here are some music festivals that combine fun with accessibility for local residents!

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Introducing new teachers

Aleksandra Odzakovic-World History teacher “I want my students to see me and value me as a human being beyond just being their social studies teacher. This is why you can always find me at Homecoming, prom, school plays, football games, and any other activities. I am the new debate advisor so this will give me the opportunity to get to […]