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Sandbox games encourage creativity

Paige Collins, Graphic Editor May 17, 2022

Real-time strategy, shooters, role-playing, simulation, puzzlers, action-adventure… Video games are one of the most popular forms of modern entertainment.   A unique type of video game is the sandbox...

Graphic by Paige Collins

Black holes: ‘darkest zones of human soul’

Paige Collins, Graphic Editor May 17, 2022

Staring into the starry sky, one can't help but wonder what lies in the darkness, the endless expanse of space.  Black holes are one of the many oddities of the galaxy that baffle  scientists to this...

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Americanized Food Disorder

Max Otero, Staff Reporter May 17, 2022

Some foods we commonly eat are directly associated with another country. Our minds instantly go to Mexico when we think of tacos. Likewise, when we dream of Italy, bowls of spaghetti come to mind. However,...

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C isn’t average

Hailee Munno, Feature Editor May 17, 2022

Twice a year, students nervously open their report cards.  An “A”?  Elation and an immense feeling of satisfaction. An “F”?  Disappointment and perhaps a flood of tears.  Seeing a “C”,...

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Spending as coping mechanism

Julia Gerard, News Editor May 16, 2022

Everyone has probably used the “I am only shopping because I am stressed” gimmick at some point in their lives, but it does raise the question: can spending money really brighten someone’s spirits?   Retail...

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What Now? : A guide on how to handle college admission rejections

Malvina Policarpova, Staff Reporter May 16, 2022

  Dear Ambitious Student,  There is an update in your Applicant Portal. Please log in and look for the Status Update to view your most recent letter.  Sincerely,  College Admissions The...

20 College Things

Jenny Peery, Staff Reporter May 16, 2022

Professors will ask you to do ice breaker questions. Constantly. They will never go away.  Don’t waste your meal plan during welcome week - you will be bombarded with free food.  Don’t...

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Making money isn’t hard: Just get a job

Nicole Posont, Editor-In-Chief May 16, 2022

  It’s that time of the year. The end of school draws near, and the scramble to get a summer job begins. For many students, it may be their first job, and the process can be daunting.  As...

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Strange Holidays

Sophia Woods, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

At the Boryeong Mud festival the Daecheon beach is covered with mud from the Boryeong mud flats for paying attendees to experience. The mud is used for events such as mud slides, pools, and different sports....

Junior Olivia Zary, senior Alex Chartrand, junior Allison Smith, and seniors Mary Henry and Siddarth Durai hang hallway banners as decoration. Photo by Lara Hannemann

North celebrates Foreign Language Week

Cassidy Schmidt, Staff Reporter March 23, 2022

North participated in National Foreign Language Week from March 6 through March 12. Though the week is geared towards students who are taking foreign language classes, staff and the entire student body...

The strawberry acai refresher from Starbucks. Photo by Julia Gerard

Coffee Addiction

Julia Gerard, News Editor March 23, 2022

Senior Kotryna Rutkauskas starts her day with a venti iced caramel macchiato with cinnamon dolce syrup. Senior Angelia Pardo does her homework with a grande iced vanilla latte. Senior Lindsey McDonald...

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Through the ages: Caped Crusader, Dark Knight, Defender of Gotham, The Bat

Dylan Budd, Staff Reporter March 23, 2022

Beginning in the Detective Comics series on March 30, 1939, Batman makes countless appearances throughout pop culture. When Bruce Wayne’s alter ego moved from the page to live action, it has been done...

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