Holiday Food Culture Prompts Interesting Conversation in New Vegan’s First Turkeyless Turkey Day

My plate of fully vegan Thanksgiving fare. No rabbit food here.
December 4, 2020

Once upon a time, a girl learned about the factory farms that put meat, dairy and eggs on her table, and based on those findings, that girl decided to adopt a vegan diet. The girl eagerly planned her meals,...

Column: Walk at Your Own Risk in High School Hallways

Column: Walk at Your Own Risk in High School Hallways
February 11, 2020

Without a doubt, high school boasts many wonderful opportunities — for anyone from the high-achieving advanced student, to the gregarious socialite, to the tireless athlete — and yet, each day the...

Column: Will You be Lonely on Valentine’s Day too?

Column:  Will You be Lonely on Valentine's Day too?
February 11, 2020

The BEST season of the year, or the best season for the ladies, has already begun. Ladies and gents we have officially begun, “Cuff season.” You better hold your boo tight until Valentine's Day...

Column: Dress Codes Discriminate and Disrupt Classrooms

Example of outfit in which female student receives a dress code violation.
January 4, 2020

The format of a dress code has objectified and sexualized female students for generations and it is time to speak out. School dress codes were started in 1969 by the U.S. Supreme Court. Fashion trends,...

Column: Why Failure Teaches Life Lessons

Courtesy of author
January 3, 2020

I have failed. I have failed many times in my life -- to say the least. I was cut from the varsity volleyball team, and I have failed some classes. I am no stranger to failure, and there are things...

Column: Christmas Tradition that Continues to Sweep the Nation

White Elephant gifts under the Christmas Tree.
January 2, 2020

One day a year, stealing from a family member is allowed and does not result in a misdemeanor. No one is going to be taken away to the slammer. In fact, it is encouraged to steal. Involving over 36 million...

Column: Bathrooms Against Humanity

courtasy of Jeriah Paulson
January 2, 2020

Over my past four years at NHS, I have experienced an abundance of troubles related to the bathrooms. Stalls with broken doors and holes you can literally see through, the lack of bathrooms in the Link,...

Column: Keeping the Pounds off During Winter Break

Humor is the courtesy of
December 29, 2019

Everybody loves the round, jolly, bearded man that is associated with Christmas and the holiday season. Few, however, like how they start resembling Saint Nick after a week off of school laying around...

Column: Happiness Can Change Your Life

Column:  Happiness Can Change Your Life
December 29, 2019

Happiness is an emotion every single person on this planet is capable of; however, we tend to limit this emotion and underestimate its extraordinary powers. Living a happier life can increase not only...

Column: Apprenticeships and Internships Give Students Opportunities for Better Future Planning

Photo courtesy of Shilpa Kulkarni
December 29, 2019

In this day in age, students are pushed toward the college route more than ever before. Most parents think that the college route is the best way to find a solid and high paying career. In reality, many...

Column: Free College Credits in High School

Column:  Free College Credits in High School
December 27, 2019

Almost every high schooler worries about college and the cost that comes with it. Of course there are scholarships and financial aid, but one opportunity not many students at NHS are familiar with is the...

Column: A Way to Succeed with New Year’s Resolutions

Column:  A Way to Succeed with New Year's Resolutions
December 27, 2019

Setting a New Year’s resolution seems to be easy. Anyone can say they will eat healthily, work out or volunteer more, but so many of us struggle to achieve these goals every year. American culture is...

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