The Northern Light

Mario Judah does it all as a singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.

Mario Judah: genius?

Liam Fagan , Editor in Chief February 24, 2021

Playboi Carti is perhaps one of the most influential rap artists of the past decade. His 2017 mixtape Playboi Carti was a triumphant entrance into the music scene, and 2018’s Die Lit was one of the best...

Valentine's Day can be great even if you're single.

Surviving Valentine’s Day as a single person

Avery Bogemann, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Valentine's day is all about love, and relationships, and all things sappy. What do you do when you don't have a significant other on the day of love? Valentine’s Day could seem almost dull and sad...

Here is the finished product, made with minimal time and materials.

No Valentine’s gift? No problem!

Allie Miller, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Are you looking for a quick and easy last minute valentine’s gift for your family, friend, or significant other? Then look no further!   What you need: A styrofoam ball about the size of...

This is a very simple shot. I took it of my shoes by jumping into some clean snow so there were no footsteps around me. I liked that the snow on the top of my shoes gave interesting details, and the colors look really nice together.

Winter photography 101

Kellie Miles, Photographer February 11, 2021

Winter time is truly a time like no other. Winter makes the world we know turn into a land of snow; no other season looks or feels quite like this one. This is what makes it an amazing time to capture...

All that's needed for this unique composition is a mirror and a camera!

Beyond your standard selfie: taking self portraits you truly love

Kellie Miles, Photographer February 11, 2021

Most of us have taken a selfie, sometimes many - many - in a single sitting, and often times, we either aren’t happy with how they look or they don’t represent who we really are. Here are two self...

Festivale is a key attraction in February's Animal Crossing updates.

Animal Crossing February update

Cerena Read, Entertainment Editor February 8, 2021

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - February Update By Cerena Julia Fish Arriving-  None! Fish Leaving-  None! Bugs Arriving- On the ground: Tiger Beetle (all day) Bugs Leaving-  None! Sea...

Taylor Swift released not one, but two surprise albums after quarantine.

Taylor Swift releases Evermore as the surprise follow up to Folklore

Aaliya Motiwala, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

Artist of the Decade, Taylor Swift, released her second album in 2020 on December 11th. A sister album to her previous album Folklore, Evermore contains 15 tracks, plus two bonus tracks which have...

Why to watch “Call Me Kat”

Katie Knight, Design Editor February 2, 2021

I’m always searching for a show that’s “so bad it’s good.”  To me, it’s thrilling to walk the line between intrigue and insanity, never sure if I’ll make it to the end of the season...

Run, a psychological thriller, was released in 2020.


Lizzie Sheldon January 23, 2021

I don’t know about you, but my all time favorite genre of movies are thrillers. I love the adrenaline rush I get when I watch the fast-paced actions of characters, yet most of the time sloppy (please...

Megan is Missing came out in 2011, but has become popular again thanks to TikTok.

TikTok Trends with Ari: Megan is Missing

Arianna Coleman, Staff Writer January 2, 2021

*Note: in keeping with describing the content of the trend accurately, this article may be disturbing to some readers. Discretion is advised, and help numbers are at the bottom* If you have TikTok downloaded...

The Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing New Horizons edition was on many Christmas lists.

Nintendo Switch: 100% worth the money

Cerena Read and Chloe Malik January 1, 2021

From Super Smash Bros to Animal Crossing, there's a game out there for everyone with the Nintendo Switch. It is one of the most popular products being sold: whether it be for Christmas, a birthday, or...

Holiday sugar cookies are always a crowd-pleaser.

Holiday desserts can help keep the season magical

Lizzie Sheldon, Staff Writer December 20, 2020

This holiday season may not be as festive as previous years, but that does not mean it should be excluded all together. Those huge family gatherings bustling with your great aunts and second cousins might...

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