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Exploring the ACAB counter-culture movement

Exploring the ACAB counter-culture movement

Manny Tsang, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion, Uncategorized

Imagine yourself in the shoes of a resident of Ferguson in the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown. The community is being torn apart over the question of whether or not the officer, Darren Wilson, should be charged guilty for the murder. As this debate goes on, you hear people wondering if the police...

A Kenny for your Thoughts: PDA

A Kenny for your  Thoughts: PDA

Mackenzie Brey, Social Media Manager

February 27, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion

Picture it. You’re walking down a hallway, inhaling the overpowering smell of body odor and hope. You see a hunky football star wobbling down the hall with his eyes gorilla-glued onto the backside of his girlfriend. He sneaks up behind her, grabbing her, all-but knocking her over, then plants a kiss on h...

There are thrifty ways to have your perfect Prom experience

There are thrifty ways to have your perfect Prom experience

Laura Koscinski, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion, Showcase

As winter is slowly coming to an end and spring is approaching us, the time has come to start prom shopping. Many students don’t even consider going to the dance because they either don't have the money or simply just don't want to go. Before deciding not to go because of the cost, consider th...

February is the worst, am I right?

February is the worst, am I right?

Manny Tsang, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion

February, the second month of the year. It has the least amount of days out of all of the months. On leap years, it goes from 28 days to 29 days. It also holds the distinction of being the worst month. One reason for why February is the worst is how it’s spelled. Why is there a “R” in the midd...

The IB Diploma might not be worth the hype

The IB Diploma might not be worth the hype

Lexi Doll, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion

The International Baccalaureate Diploma, aka the IB Diploma, is a two year program offered at Northern as well as other schools all around the world that offers a higher, more challenging education. This program is quite popular at PN even considering how mentally and emotionally draining it seems ...

School shootings run deeper than gun control

School shootings run deeper than gun control

Gabbie Byers, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion

As the new year begins to kick in there has been a total of 18 instances of fire arms on school property in just two months. Throughout the United States, millions of parents are sending their children to school everyday. School is supposed to be a place that is safe, a place that people should be a...

Lunch passes are a rip off

Lunch passes are a rip off

Lexi Kava, Entertainment Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion

As the new semester just rolled in, so did the deadline for buying a new lunch pass. Students scramble through their wallets and backpacks, desperate to find five dollars, and for what? To be able to leave the school at lunch, that’s what. In a calculation a rough estimate of $9,600 dollars was concluded...

What is popularity?

What is popularity?

Snigda Narisetty, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under All, Byline, Opinion

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens stole our hearts in the classic Disney channel movie “High School Musical.” The popular high school boy falling in love with the nerdy new girl is a common plot displaying the stereotype of how popularity takes over high school. Putting all of this aside, I want to kn...

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