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Childhood Nostalgia

Childhood Nostalgia

Megan Rinock, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under All

It’s a colorful, packed crowd. People, small and tall, wide and skinny, are lined up in bizarre outfits to watch the procession go down the aisle. However, the people in the wire carriage refuse to look at them; instead they are intently focused on a small black rectangle two inches from their face....

Snacks from the Past

Snacks from the Past

Lexi Gavlas, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Feature

Lunchables:  You had to beg your mom to buy them just so you could show off your delicious customizable pizzas to all your friends at lunch. “Yeah I ate a lot of Lunchables. I loved those a lot; I liked the nachos and the make your own sub one,” -Addie Maston (9) “Those were gross, no I...

Early 2000’s Disney Quiz

Early 2000’s Disney Quiz

Abigail Seeber, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Feature

Ah, such nostalgia. Let's take a journey through your childhood’s exploration of “television” (unless you weren't allowed to watch TV… so ... awkward) to determine what your childhood faves say about you.   Which theme song was your jam? That’s so Raven                ...

TECHnically Speaking

TECHnically Speaking

Nicole Bobb, News Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under All, Feature, Showcase, Social Media

“Without technology, we would have to use books,” said Marina Uchai (11). Ten years ago, computers were just introducing themselves to the world of education.  Today, computers, tablets, and smartphones are in every part of our educational experience. “ It simplifies a lot of the work that we...

#BodyPositive

#BodyPositive

Demi Jensen, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Feature, Social Media

“We live in a world of unrealistic beauty standards,” said Orion Carloto, a 19 year old YouTuber who has found herself in the eye of social media. Carloto has a significant number of followers on social media and created a YouTube video talking about the Body Positivity hashtag running through social...

A World Gone Digital

A World Gone Digital

Allison McKenzie, Lexi Gavlas, and Zach Tenney

October 27, 2015


Filed under All, Feature, Social Media

What's in vs What's out As the user presses the screen, the anticipation grows as the ever so popular Instagram app opens into view. As the first picture slowly loads, the anticipation fades and we think to ourselves, “this again?” Trends are seen through all types of social media and a majority o...

PC

PC

Lily Antor, Northern Light Entertainment Editor, PNHS

December 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Personal Narrative

Leaving my house particularly early for a Thursday morning, I climbed into my car and started on my usual morning route. As I neared Milham and Oakland, however, I did not turn left but instead continued straight until I reached Centre Avenue. Through the bustling morning traffic,  I glanced out my win...

PN

PN

Isabella Wilson, Central Stampede Entertainment Editor, PCHS

December 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Personal Narrative

On Nov. 16, I was given the opportunity to attend Portage Northern High School for a day. Despite knowing many students who attend PN, I have to admit, I felt incredibly frazzled turning down Oregon Avenue and attempting to approach the parking lot filled with buzzing teenagers. For starters, I ...

All things music: Pop

All things music: Pop

Sarah Cornell, Life and Style Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Feature, Music

Pop: “It makes me happy and cheerful,” said Kennedy Garnaat.(11) “ I think that music does reflect a person’s personality because everyone says that I am an innocent white girl, who is kind of a witch. “Although she could be considered country, Taylor Swift has had a huge influence in pop music,...

All things music: Alternative

All things music: Alternative

Sarah Cornell, Life and Style Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under All, Feature, Music

Alternative: “I feel like rap and hip hop just like pump your body up and then there is alternative which is really chill, and you can just listen to the music and relate to the lyrics,”said Jessica Johnson(12).Alternative music became widely known in the 1980’s and continues to rome the music...

All things music: Country

All things music: Country

Sarah Cornell, Life and Style Editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under All, Feature, Music

Alternative: “I feel like rap and hip hop just like pump your body up and then there is alternative which is really chill, and you can just listen to the music and relate to the lyrics,”said Jessica Johnson(12).Alternative music became widely known in the 1980’s and continues to rome the music...

All things music: Rap

All things music: Rap

Megan McKenzie, Feature Editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under All, Feature, Music

“Rap isn’t like all other music, it’s a different way to relate to hardships throughout life,” says Hunter Roush (10). Rap music has something for a wide range of people to listen to because of how much it varies. “If you listen to the lyrics in depth, they really tell a story and express feelings,”...

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