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Not so ‘top’ laptops

October 13, 2014

Preparing for Finals

Ben Beach, News Editor

June 6, 2014

Filed under All, Opinion

“I’m pretty worried about my exams this time because we are still covering a lot of new material,” said Lydia Willhite (9). For many students at Portage Northern, the end of the school year brings some measure of reliefm...

Sweet, sweet Northern: Graduation goggles

Hannah Winegar, Feature Editor

April 25, 2014

Filed under All, Opinion

Seniors are committing to colleges, the financial aid packets are flooding mailboxes, and seniors are making lists of what stays and what goes with them to college. Most might have countdowns to graduation, when they meet their roomma...

Gym Class Heroes

Jon Crowell, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2014

Filed under All, All, Opinion, Sports

“Saying someone takes a gym class too seriously is like saying someone tries too hard in math class,” said Reid Voinaroski (11). In a typical day for high schoolers, students will drive to school, then go to seven classes,...

Can you not

Sarah Cornell, Life and Style Editor

April 24, 2014

Filed under All, Opinion

“When people breathe it irritates me,” said Skyler Watts (11) regarding the obnoxious and annoying things that students do in class. There is no doubt that high school students sometimes have the tendency to have an extremely...

Facing poverty: raising the minimum wage

Jon Crowell, Opinion Editor

April 1, 2014

Filed under All, Opinion

"Michigan voters decided a number of years ago to raise the minimum wage above the national level, and the news this week tells us that it is likely again to be on the November ballot," said Fred Upton, U.S. Representative, Michigan's...

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