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Wise Guide to the Funny Bone Column: Tickled Silly Pink

Wise Guide to the Funny Bone Column: Tickled Silly Pink

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As Valentine's Day rolls around the corner, companies, media and more aim to entice the American public with flowery words, sweet promises and snazzy new colors, the most popular: millennial pink. For real?  A color named after a generation? For real.  I know because I looked it up on Google...

Column: A Guide to Holiday Greetings

Column:  A Guide to Holiday Greetings

Ally Poss, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2018


Filed under Columns

In recent years, a controversy has risen surrounding holiday greetings. Some claim a new era encouraging self-awareness or political-correctness suppresses the ability to say “Merry Christmas,” while the other side of the argument explains that “Happy Holidays” is a more inclusive term for th...

Column: Winter Wildlife Calls for Assistance

Column:  Winter Wildlife Calls for Assistance

Sammy Meverden, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Winter winds can be brutal for everyone, especially the local wildlife. Sure, they do not have to worry about things like shoveling snow, or spending too much on their heating bill, but they do worry about things such as finding reliable shelter and food. As the snow blankets the ground and the plants begin to wither,...

Column: The Great Christmas Tree Controversy

Column:  The Great Christmas Tree Controversy

Josie Cleveland, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Since the early 16th century, families worldwide have put up a Christmas tree to honor one of the biggest Christian holidays. According to History.com, Christmas trees, similar to the ones placed in homes today, were originally a German tradition, but it soon spread around the world. Today, familie...

Column: Gift Givers Guide — How to Stop the Holidays from Making the Bank Account Go Bankrupt?

Column:  Gift Givers Guide — How to Stop the Holidays from Making the Bank Account Go Bankrupt?

Trina Freeders, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2018


Filed under Columns

On Christmas Day, parents see their children running to the Christmas tree, opening presents and getting a huge smile on their face. What they are not thinking is how much this holiday season might have put them in debt or depleted their bank accounts. That is why, this year, as holidays are rounding ...

Hall of Fame Potential Abides in All

Hall of Fame Potential Abides in All

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I sat at the fancily set table, feeling small in a room full of people with incredible stories.  “How did I get here?” I asked myself as I looked around. It seemed that everyone had more talent than I did -- it did not help that Touch of Class, the NHS swing orchestra was present, playing spectacula...

Column: Too Much Mail

Column: Too Much Mail

Emily Roberts, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As seniors decide their fate and send in their college deposits, mail continually floods their inbox from various institutions. The same few phrases haunt shredders, garbage cans, even closets. “We can help you soar higher!”, “Do you have what it takes?” and “Jumpstart your future” cause...

Column: Battle of Net Neutrality

Column:  Battle of Net Neutrality

Ashley McFarland, Student of Journalism

January 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

You know how you are able to look at any website no matter what Internet connection, and no fees exist? Thank net neutrality. Regardless of what kind of website you are looking at, it gets treated the same as any other website without your Internet service provider trying to have you pay extra for it. ...

Food Column: Catch Gluten-Free Humbug Fever

Food Column:  Catch Gluten-Free Humbug Fever

Mary Sollitto, Student of Journalism

January 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Although the holidays are filled with decorated plates, crimson red table cloths and elaborate centerpieces, one problem lingers. Gluten is not welcomed to the table. Having trouble entertaining a table of gluten eaters without shouting your dietary needs to the whole room? Here is how someone can e...

Political Column: With the Midterms Approaching, Here is Why You Should Vote

Political Column: With the Midterms Approaching, Here is Why You Should Vote

Zakary Will, Columnist

December 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Only one year remains until the 2018 midterm elections, and citizens of Neenah will have a plethora of political options. All of the state executives-Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Attorney General Brad Schimel, Secretary of State Doug La Follette, and Treasurer Matt Adamczyk -- will...

Column about Prison for Profit: America’s Discriminatory System

Column about Prison for Profit: America’s Discriminatory System

Luke Hameister, Columnist

December 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

2017 has been a year of turmoil for Americans with the rocky beginnings of Trump’s presidency, hurricanes wreaking havoc on the East Coast, and consistently horrifying sexual assault allegations saturating the news. As the chaos of the past year rages, an equally unsettling trend has continued to spiral o...

Wise Guide to the Funny Bone Column: The Choice Between Vivacious Dye Or My Reputation’s Death

Wise Guide to the Funny Bone Column: The Choice Between Vivacious Dye Or My Reputation’s Death

Emilee Wise, Humorous Columnist

December 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As the holiday season crashes into our homes, it tends to bring along family who lugs in suitcases bursting with shallow judgment and loud opinions.  Just the other day, my grandfather placed his hand on the top of my head, exclaiming, horrified, “What the hell happened to your hair?” fingering the no...

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