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The North Star Online

The official news site of J.W. North High School

The North Star Online

Arts & Entertainment

Sexualization of Women in the Industry: Clairo

Isabella Guzman May 19, 2022

Clairo has been a well-known indie artist since her hit song “Pretty Girl” was released in 2017. She started her music career when she was 13, now she is 23 and in the midst of her North American...

Husky Hobbies

Kaylie Lopez and Claire Hong May 19, 2022

Everyone has at least one hobby. Whether that is painting or watching a Netflix series. Some of the most common hobbies are reading, workouting, baking, and watching TV. Hobbies have their benefits too....

The Normalization of Racism and Xenophobia in Recent Media

Isabella Guzman April 19, 2022

It has come to many people’s attention, due to recent events, that racism and xenophobia are heavily normalized in comedy television such as late-night talk shows. “All the different variants in the...

The Fallout: The devastating truth to school shooting PTSD

Isabella Guzman March 28, 2022

The Fallout, released on January 27th, 2022, consists of 16-year-old Vada Cavell (Jenna Ortega) and Mia Reed (Maddie Ziegler) experiencing something a high school student should never have to: a school...

Our Favorite Serial Killer is Back!

Isabella Guzman February 17, 2022

The notorious killer that assassinates criminals, Dexter Morgan, has returned to television after eight years with its new series Dexter: New Blood. (Warning: this will contain spoilers, proceed with caution...

Spider-Man: No Way Home Movie Review

Paul Estrada February 17, 2022

After long anticipation, Spider-Man: No Way Home finally came out in theaters on December 17, 2021. With a budget of 200 million dollars and a box office of 1.739 billion dollars, No Way Home is a tremendous...

The Phenomenon of Sing 2

Claire Hong February 17, 2022

The recent emergence of a few new movies has sparked plenty of excitement from both young and old audiences alike. With the opening up of movie theaters and the world in general, people are rushing to...

Generational Trauma Displayed in New Disney Movie

Stefanny Hernandez February 17, 2022

Disney's latest release Encanto, recently took the world by storm. Released on November 24, 2021, Encanto is about the Madrigal family that is hidden in the mountains of Columbia in their own magical house...

Partner In Crime: Twin Edition

Kaylie Lopez, Editor February 17, 2022

Have you ever seen a pair of twins and just wondered how crazy it was that two people could look so similar? There are two types of twins, fraternal and identical. Most fraternal twins are one boy and...

The One Acts

Kaylene Starks February 17, 2022

The One Acts show that premiered here at John W. North High School was composed of short stories written and directed by our fellow IB Theater students. These IB Theater students write their own scripts...

The Passing of Icons

Isabella Guzman February 17, 2022

        Many people have been devastated to hear of acting legends Betty White and Sir Sidney Poitier’s deaths. Betty White passed on December 31st, 2021. Sidney Poitier passed on January 6th, 2022....

The Production of “She Kills Monsters”

Kaylene Starks December 15, 2021

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, debuted on November 4th and ran until November 6th. After a year of quarantine and not having the luxury of drama, She Kills Monsters' was a perfect way to start high...

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