The Northern Light

Where We Stand – Not Quite

Where We Stand – Not Quite

Hannah Teerman, Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2013


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Although Portage Northern’s staff and students strive for excellence and to do their best, there is always room for improvement. Last year US News rated Northern one of the top ten schools in Michigan, which was a huge accomplishment, with its athletics and academics are highly praised. There are always...

Where We Stand – Northern on Top

Where We Stand – Northern on Top

Jonathan Crowell, Opinion Editor

December 17, 2013


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“We have a great IB program, great school spirit for sports and activities, and the best teachers,” said Dylan Jones (12). Portage Northern is home of some of the most successful sports teams in the area, offering many extracurricular activities, as well providing one of the best educations in the...

Guys Think; Girls Think

Guys Think; Girls Think

Ally Rabe and Jon Crowell & Andrew Stone

November 12, 2013


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Since the beginning of time guys and girls have been at war, spreading propaganda of the other side through rumors and myths of the other gender. Often time’s men appear unintelligent and less mature than their female counterpart. But that is exactly what you would expect to hear due to female's unfair...

Our Idols: Influencing the Younger Generation

Our Idols: Influencing the Younger Generation

Connor Smith, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013


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The difference between the recent past and the present is outstanding, and frankly, almost unbelievable. Influences and idols have transformed from innocent to delinquent in a matter of years, separating modern times from our parents childhood era with an immeasurable distance. Culture is changing, and...

Child Stars Then and Now: What Happened?

Hannah Winegar, Feature Editor

October 2, 2013


Filed under All, Feature, World

Sweet, innocent and “Smiley” Miley Cyrus won her way into the hearts of now teenage girls in the 2006 premier of her television show Hannah Montana. Just seven years later, she is now setting those teenage girls’ teeth on edge ever since her shocking performance at MTV’s Video Music Awards with R...

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