The Northern Light


Gabbie Byers, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Nike, Adidas, Gucci, Thrasher, Louis Vuitton, Victoria's Secret, Champion and Calvin Klein are all brands that grace the halls of PN. The brands themselves aren’t the problem, though: brand loyalty is. Junior Sarah Headapohl ...


Sheila Mwanda, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Do or don't: Nike shirt, Adidas track pants with the latest Air Jordan's. Those who think “don't” are a specific kind of consumer known as a brand loyalist. In today's world of business, brand loyalty is essential not only f...

Extracurriculars: Con

Komalpreet Kuar, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

At a school as large as Portage Northern, where we have an entire hour on the first day of school devoted to exploring the plethora of clubs we have here in addition to sports, extracurricular activities can seem overwhelming. While it...

Extracurriculars: Pro

Demi Jensen, Opinion Editor

April 5, 2018

Link Crew, Yearbook, Student Senate, Ski Club, and National Honor Society are among the abundance of extracurricular activities the school has to offer. From first grade to twelfth grade, the school system encourages students to p...


Gabbie Byers, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Imagine you’re sitting at home on your couch, your favorite snack in hand and your remote in the other. You flip through all of your go-to channels,  only to find reruns and the dreadful things nobody likes: commercials. Now ...


Lexi Doll, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Netflix has been a big fad for a while now and there has been talk that eventually cable TV will no longer exist.  There would be no more flipping to your favorite channel (HGTV of course) and watching your favorite show as ...

No, they should not

Brianna Neuhouser, staff writer

February 27, 2018

There has been 374 mass shootings in 2017. This number is far too high, but these tragedies are not the NRA’s fault, as many people claim. Yes, these are horrible occurrences that should be prevented at any cost. But, in the words ...

Yes, they should

Snigda Narisetty, staff writer

February 27, 2018

All of a sudden a bullet whizzes past, killing an innocent student. As people look around to see where the petrifying noise came from, bullets keep raining down on the student body. Once they come to their senses and realize wha...

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