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

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

The North Star Online


Hypocrisy over Ukraine-Russian War: Western Media

Isabella Guzman May 19, 2022

I’m sure you have seen thousands of news articles, petitions, and posts about the Ukraine-Russia war coursing through social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram, have you not? How about the conflicts...

The Generational Rift

Stefanny Hernandez May 19, 2022

Recently it seems as if there is more discrimination, racism, and overall just more world problems, or, maybe, they are just more easily accessible. Conflict and terror have always been around, we’re...

Hypocrisy of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Isabella Guzman May 19, 2022

Florida’s hateful “Don’t Say Gay” bill passed in March of 2022. The bill bans public schools from teaching about sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade....

Depp v. Heard Trials; Men Get Abused Too

Stefanny Hernandez May 19, 2022

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are both actors in popular movies and TV shows, such as Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland and CBS’ Criminal Minds. They met on the set of The Rum Diary and started dating...

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Studying Strategies

Kaylie Lopez and Holly Cline May 19, 2022

The school year is coming to an end but before students are able to sign out they have to take their final exams. It’s AP and IB testing season, everyone! Not exciting whatsoever but it is one step closer...

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LGBTQ+ Discrimination in Sports

Kaylene Starks May 19, 2022

The LGBTQ+ community has always received attacks but recently they have experienced more discrimination from government officials in the year 2022. Schools have gone from banning the discussion of queer...

Prom Dates: Yay or Nay?

Samantha Esparza May 19, 2022

On May 17th, John W. North finally welcomed back our traditional formal prom dance after two years. The theme was announced to be “Old Hollywood”, which instantly brings a large amount of ideas to...

The Disposable

Rachel Pendergast April 19, 2022

Genetic disabilities, such as Cystic Fibrosis, Ehlers-Danlos, and Huntington’s are generally seen as negative attributes or burdens to bear. With mask mandates being lifted and many precautions exposing...

Eating Disorders in Today’s Youth

Samantha Esparza February 17, 2022

Social media during the time of the COVID pandemic has been especially eminent. People are documenting their lives almost every day as either a source of income or just for fun. Many influencers putting...

The Ridiculous Rittenhouse Verdict Causes Furious Reactions

Ethan Chun February 17, 2022

Kyle Rittenhouse, a white teenager from Antioch, Illinois, was charged with five different accounts of first-degree murder, one account of possessing a dangerous weapon while under the age of 18, and failure...

Fuel Your Engine

Kaylie Lopez, Editor February 17, 2022

  Imagine someone is trying to win an IronMan race on 5 hours of sleep and an empty stomach. How well do you think they’ll do? Will they win or will their body give up? Well, while their endurance...

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