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

The North Star Online

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

The North Star Online

Arts & Entertainment

Our devices are ruining our lives.

Is It Time to Pay Attention in Class?

Ethan Chun, Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2024

With the ongoing tech war between the United States and China, President Joe Biden signed a law banning the popular video-sharing app TikTok unless its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, sells it within...

The Quiet on Set Poster from Deadline

“Quiet On Set” Drama

Sonia Acedo-Lopez May 24, 2024

Before you read any of this, please note that most of this information is from the documentary, and the information about Dan Schneider are allegations. However, the documentary also includes child groomers...

Cover of Discover Tasmania’s Youtube Video about TasmanAi.

The Not-So-Ai Art Generator

Sarai Gross, Polaris Editor May 24, 2024

TasmanAi is a text-to-image generator that is actually run by human artists. Real life Tasmanian artists with a variety of different styles receive text prompts from people and if they accept a prompt,...

Album cover for Olivia Rodrigos new album GUTS(spilled)

Obsessed with GUTS

Mae Sergeant, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2024

Olvia Rodrigo released her second studio album, GUTS in September of 2023. She is now on the GUTS World Tour and has announced that she will release a deluxe version of this album called, GUTS (spilled)...

KidSuper’s crochet design unraveling as the model walks the runway.

KidSuper Fashion

Sarai Gross, Polaris Editor March 21, 2024

KidSuper is a clothing brand founded by Colm Dillane that is known for its fresh streetwear designs. The brand’s fashion shows are playful and eccentric, often turning into clever performances. The...

SZA was nominated for 9 awards, and she won 3. This is a photo of SZA accepting one of her awards.

Grammys Goodness

Gwen Gollihar, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 12, 2024

It’s award season! And possibly one of the most anticipated awards shows of the year has recently taken place; The Grammys! The Grammys honors the musical achievements of the past year and has performances...

Kingsley Ben-Adir portraying Bob Marley in Bob Marley: One Love

One Love, One Heart

Gwen Gollihar, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 12, 2024

After months of anticipation, Bob Marley: One Love, was finally unreleased on February 14, 2024. This inspirational movie stars Kingsley Ben-Adir as Bob Marley, showcasing this story of fame and all that...

Isekai anime (Mushoku Tensei, How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2)

Isekai? More like

Sharon Ma, News Editor February 8, 2024

Isekai, meaning “other world”, is an absurdly popular subgenre of fantasy in Japanese fiction. At its core, this genre revolves around characters being transported to a different world - usually from...

MatPat crying after delivering the news of his retirement from GameTheory.

ByeBye MatPat

Ethan Chun, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2024

Back in the 2010s, YouTube, a streaming service that requires no introduction, was heavily dominated by Lets-Players like Markiplier, Pewdiepie, or Jacksepticeye. These YouTubers focused on recording their...

An Ad for the new Percy Jackson series on Disney+.

Percy Jackson: The Series vs Movies

Sophia Gonzales, Sports Editor February 7, 2024

On December 19, 2023,  Disney+ released the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, first airing two episodes on the release date, then releasing an additional episode every Tuesday. There are a total...

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa

The Importance of Dystopian Novels in Education

Sarai Gross, Polaris Editor December 1, 2023

Dystopian novels have become a crucial component of literary exploration in education today. Characterized by dreadful futures and societal decay, dystopian novels may fall under the fiction category of...

A snippet from the new season of Loki.

New Loki Timelines

Mae Sergeant, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2023

The fan-favorite Disney Plus series Loki has started rereleasing a new season, and many people are very excited to see where this season goes! New episodes are released every Thursday at 6 pm PST, starting...

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