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Man Who Killed Seven Girls in 1997 Released From Prison Life Sentence

Abby Seeber, Opinion Editor

Ahmed Daqamseh has been released from prison after shooting and killing seven eighth graders in 1997 in Amman, Jordan. His twenty year sentence has been served and Daqamseh ha...

March 21No Comments

  • News Briefs for the Week of March 20, 2017 March 20
  • Forensics team wins Portage Central tournament March 20
  • Reading Together: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits Kalamazoo March 20

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THE STARTING FIVE: March Madness II – the comeback

Carter Landis, Sports Editor

So, last year, I predicted the NCAA Tournament, but everything I predicted was wrong. This year, it won’t be that way. I’ll do the same four categories that I analyzed...

March 14No Comments

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The Sun Is Also A Star Book Review

The Sun Is Also A Star Book Review

Sheila Mwanda, Staff writer

Imagine meeting your one true love, just by chance as you’re going about your daily business. What about if you found the one for you even if you didn’t believe in love?...

March 7No Comments

  • The Great Wall movie review March 2
  • James and the Giant Peach Review March 1
  • Dear Evan Hansen Soundtrack Review March 1

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Northern Light Weather Forecast

The perks of being polyglot

Issra Said, Staff Writer

There are approximately 6,500 spoken languages in the world, yet only 15-20 percent of Americans consider themselves bilingual (University of Texas). Countless studies exemplif...

March 15No Comments

  • Cultures as Costumes March 12
  • Trigger warnings: Pro/Con March 8
  • Apps: Helpful or a Waste of Time? March 7

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Understanding and learning Meditation

Meditation is something that almost everyone can do and with practice, meditation can be very beneficial to a person's mental health. This is because meditation lowers bl...

March 23No Comments

  • They did it! (The history and power of the scapegoat) March 21
  • Hailey Markus: A battle won on wheels March 21
  • Second language, second home: an aspect that is forgotten March 15

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Poom Atiwetin finds new family at NHS while cherishing his birth family in Thailand

Poom Atiwetin finds new family at NHS while cherishing his birth family in Thailand

Cameron Schaefer, Photographer

Without the mothers of the world, the continuation of human life on Earth would be non-existent. They bring bodies to this world after nine excruciating months of various ...

March 7

Heavy Lifting: Hannah Hopkins’ ascendance as one of PN’s best power lifters

Heavy Lifting: Hannah Hopkins’ ascendance as one of PN’s best power lifters

March 2

Airport Charlie

Airport Charlie

February 28

Guidance for juniors

Guidance for juniors

February 20

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