The Northern Light

Mental Health is Not a Joke: Kanye West’s Hospitalization

Issra Said, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

The overall public reaction of rapper Kanye West’s hospitalization is a reflection of the negative stigma surrounding mental health in society. This is especially true in regards to celebrities. Kanye West was reportedly hospi...

Election 2016: assessing the candidates

Lexi Doll, Staff writer

October 28, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

This year’s presidential election has been the major subject in all conversation nowadays.  Though some people may be all for Hillary Clinton and some people may be all for Donald Trump, but the truth is that these nominee...

Halloweekend begins…hold me

Meredith Ablao, News Editor

October 28, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

As a child, Halloween night was the most terrifying night of my life. You know, being a little kid is super hard and everything in your mind is so pure...scary faces at night did not necessarily thrill me, to say the least. Wh...

Fox News Chinatown reporting: the most degrading thing you will ever watch

Cortney Chow, Editor in Chief

October 28, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

Due to the chaos in the political world, Fox News had decided to step in and “inform” the nation about the presidential election. However, it was not Donald Trump that had crossed the line (surprisingly), it was Fox News itself....

It’s (almost) Christmas time…don’t be a hater

Deidre Crowell, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

It’s not two weeks before Christmas. It’s not even Thanksgiving yet. Most wouldn’t even consider it “Christmas time,” and yet Christmas decorations are starting to populate store shelves. Right about now is when joyful...

Senior Perspective: It’s college application time

Megna Joshi, Website Editor

October 28, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

College. That word on its own scares me. College is where you’re supposed to find yourself, but I see me and the people around me not knowing what they want to do with their lives. Balancing FAFSA, SAT’s and ACT’s, the Common...

Whose story is history?

Lyndsey Case, Social Media Manager

October 20, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

After taking IB 20th Century my junior year of high school I became aware of a problem that schools in America have faced for centuries: the whitewashing and bias from American History textbooks, literature and curriculum. ...

Why Drama Is Good In A Friendship

Brianna Neuhouser, Journalism 1 Staff

October 6, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

Lots of people who attended the homecoming dance summed it up in one word: drama. There were tears and whispers everywhere. Don’t get me wrong, it does feel awful when our friends are made at us. But since sixth grade, I’...

A satirical pass at the new hall pass policy

Ben Stump, Journalism 1 Staff

October 6, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

here is something new in the hallways at PN this year: an abundance of planners. This year saw the start of a new policy cracking down on having a planner filled out as a hall pass every time a student needs to leave the clas...

Crunchtime for lunchtime

Bryn Bogemann, Journalism 1 Staff

October 6, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

here are many perks to being an upperclassman but there is one that seems to be a favorite: off campus lunch. We are surrounded by so many great fast food restaurants and other places to eat, however there’s just one problem: we ...

School wifi: Snapsilence instead of Snapchat

Cameron Myers, Journalism 1 Staff

October 6, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

Technology is now a big part of schools, especially at Portage Northern. Teachers have assignments posted on their Google sites so if kids miss a day, they can go and see the work that they missed. Students also use technology ev...

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