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Social media’s effect on the news

John Naranjo, Opinion Editor

December 12, 2017

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Different perspectives always create different stories. The way the media presents news always manages to get people to think a certain way whether they realize it or not. Presentation always affects perspective which results in tw...

Danger of looking up to celebrities

Ellianna Aguilera, Staffer

December 5, 2017

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Celebrities are seen to be the most influential people in the world, they are everywhere from the covers of magazines to being the stars of popular television shows and movies. They often have a positive impact in the world. A...

Fall Play Review

Peyton Ramirez, A&E Editor

November 6, 2017

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On Wednesday, Oct. 18,  John W. North High School’s Harlequins presented “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani. As well as putting on four shows in the North theater on Wednesday at 7 p.m., Thursday at 3:30 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m. ...

Halloween Costume Contest

Peyton Ramirez, A&E Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under A & E, Fun!

The United Student League hosted its annual Halloween Costume Contest at lunch on October 31. Many people showed up dressed in unique and creative costumes. We caught up with two of these students to discuss their costumes and t...

Fall baking favorites

Peyton Ramirez, A&E Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under A & E, Fun!

‘Tis the season to get baking! Time to get ready for fall festivities so break out your cookware and measuring cups and try these fall recipes: Mini Apple Crisp Cheesecakes Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Crust: In a mixi...

Boy band blues

Ellianna Aguilera, Staffer

September 29, 2017

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From  New Kids on the Block to The Backstreet Boys, boy bands have always been popular. We swoon over the members and love their dynamics. We never think of what is to come: the breakup. All of the world’s favorites have en...

The lies high school movies tell

Peyton Ramirez, A&E Editor

September 29, 2017

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In movies and TV shows, high school is often portrayed as a big scary place with mean popular girls, geeky band nerds and dumb jocks. However, this is usually not reality. In the popular movie “Mean Girls” teenage girls are made out...

Several Sides to Celebrity Struggles

Ellianna Aguilera, Staffer

September 19, 2017

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This century has experienced the birth of huge social media platforms from Instagram to Snapchat and celebrities have more exposure to the public than ever before. Although this brings them closer with their fans and makes it ea...

Spring Musical: The Pajama Game

Anjali Byrne

May 18, 2017

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North’s Harlequins adaptation of “The Pajama Game” proved to have several visually thrilling scenes which overshadowed the often confusing story line. The show was held on April 21 through April 28, featuring a fantastic...

Winter Assembly

December 14, 2016

Filed under A & E, Fun!, Highlights

On Dec. 9 during second period, students were pulled out of class to attend the Winter Assembly hosted by United Student League in the gym. Students were encouraged to wear different Christmas attire to get in the winter spi...

BSR

December 14, 2016

Filed under A & E, Highlights

North’s Blue Star Regiment (BSR) has made many accomplishments and has gone very far this year in competition. BSR has gotten almost all first place in their division, with high scores in Auxiliary as well as tournament...

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