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A Tribute to 2000s Fashion

A Tribute to 2000s Fashion

Abby Seeber, Opinion Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under All, Life and Style, Showcase

The Kalamazoo area’s top five coffee joints

The Kalamazoo area’s top five coffee joints

Lily Antor, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016
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The Kalamazoo area boasts many coffee shops that vary in style and product selection; there is practically a guaranteed perfect fit for any local out there.  To make it easier to decide where to grab your next cup of jo, The Northern Light examines the top five coffee shops in town!   #5: Caffe ... Read more »

How can you say no to that?

How can you say no to that?

Megan Rinock, staff writer
March 25, 2016
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It’s that time of the year, where excited couples dress up in their fanciest clothes and attend the last dance of the year: that’s right, prom. Most seniors and juniors are waiting with anticipation for this popular event to arrive. But before the actual prom comes the promposals. Some promposals... Read more »

Tasty tweets

Tasty tweets

Ryan Beadle, staff writer
March 22, 2016
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“My debit card got compromised and my car broke down, both in one day. What a time to be alive.”   “Instead of being normal and saying Netflix, my mom says, “hey do you want to stream?’ Like dude what??”   “Shoutout to Mr.Plunkett the head custodian for being the coolest... Read more »

Spring into prom with stress

Spring into prom with stress

Beverly Santos, staff writer
March 22, 2016
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It's that time of the year again- we’re springing forward into prom season. As the winter blues fade, upperclassmen prepare for one of the biggest events of the year. It’s often discussed that the girls are more stressed out and excited than the guy. “Basically, it's more of the girls duty to organize... Read more »

Tasty Tweets

Tasty Tweets

Ryan Beadle, Staff Writer
February 19, 2016
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“Nothing screams family bonding like watching the purge together.”   “It stresses me out listening to the ticking sound clocks make in a silent room.”   “So yeah, if someone gets me a shamrock shake, I’ll give you pretty much anything.”   “You can't go... Read more »

PN poll: best books

PN poll: best books

Lyndsey Case, Staff Writer
February 18, 2016
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PN Poll: the Best Required Reads at PN The Portage Northern Light, recently surveyed a portion of PN’s student body to see which book was their favorite required read, thus far in their high school career. The results of the poll are shown below Life of Pi (9) 36% Anna Karenina (11) 33... Read more »

The men behind the buns

The men behind the buns

Megan McKenzie, Editor-in-Chief
February 18, 2016
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We all know that luscious knot found on only the coolest of men: the man bun. You can spot the men behind these buns a mile away when you sense their powerful aura. The bun gives these men a power and confidence unknown to the rest of mankind. So who are these men with this impressive hairstyle? Let’s... Read more »

How to dab

How to dab

Cortney Chow, Feature Editor
February 18, 2016
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Dabbing became an overnight hit on Vine and YouTube but one cannot simply “hit the dab” without proper instruction.  Although this may look like sneezing, some consider this art in modern culture while others are waiting for this to pass just like twerking and whipping. Without further a due, this... Read more »

Another blind date

Another blind date

Allison McKenzie, Sports Editor
February 18, 2016
Filed under All, Showcase

Caroline Brown (11) and Ben Stump (11), casually strolled into Red Robin at the same time realizing that they were there for the exact same thing: a blind date with each other. They were completely surprised and then followed the waitress to their table amidst the busy Saturday night atmosphere. Once... Read more »

How to prep for a music festival

How to prep for a music festival

Abby Seeber, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016
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  Once upon a time, concert-goers dressed carefree and comfortable. But we’re evolving, and we require that three and a half hours to get the bohemian, lazy, just-woke-up look.  Here is all you need to know to prep for your festival excursion.   Flower Crowns: At first they were in, ... Read more »

The worst Christmas gifts received

The worst Christmas gifts received

Maddy Conklin, Entertainment Editor
January 11, 2016
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For many people, Christmas is, in fact, the most wonderful time of the year. What’s the main reason people are so excited? Why presents, of course! For those who look forward to Christmas all year, they expect some good presents once the big day comes. Although presents are arguably the best part... Read more »

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