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Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

John Zwick, Movie Reviewer

December 29, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Last year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens soared to the top of box office charts, earning, according to Forbes, $758 million in less than a month. The film won widespread critical acclaim for its reboot of the time-honored franchise. Fans cheered the return of classic elements of the series; The Force Awake...

Review: Shining a Light on Local Art Exhibition

Review:  Shining a Light on Local Art Exhibition

Ellie Callahan, Reviewer

December 29, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Chronic boredom is so pervasive among local teens it seems like a sickness. Sighs can be heard in the NHS halls, bold statements of “there’s never anything to do in Neenah” are plastered across social media, and it seems the most exciting place for teens to hang out on the evenings is Applebee...

Letter to Editor: Prom Venue Matters

Arianna Robles, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:   Prom is supposed to be a sensational day – a day of creating memories! Some spend all day and some even months preparing for the big day. That is why this special event should never be held in a school cafeteria where Friday’s lunch Jell-O is still stuck to the floor. “Prom...

Letter to the Editor: Students Need Sleep

BaJie Vang, Student of Journalism

December 28, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor:       Sleep is a constant cycle, which occurs every 90 minutes as we fall into REM (rapid eye movement) sleep and NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep. This constant alternating cycle is an important way to rejuvenate and keep the body healthy. At least eight hours of sleep is recom...

Column: End the New Year’s Resolution Stigma

Column: End the New Year’s Resolution Stigma

Emily Roberts, Columnist

December 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The crystal-covered, LED-filled ball’s drop in Times Square, NY will ring in 2017 before we know it. Many of us have already purchased confetti poppers, whistles and gaudy New Years' themed glasses to anger elderly neighbors with when the clock strikes midnight. Few, however, have taken time to caref...

Column: How To Make Music At Home

Column:  How To Make Music At Home

Nick Morrissey, Music Columnist

December 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Chancelor Bennett, better known by his stage name and musical moniker Chance The Rapper is well known for his unique and charmingly positive approach to hip-hop, but he is perhaps known even more for his commercial success without the assistance of a record label. His most recent album Coloring Book...

Letter to Editor: Texting and Driving

Kyle Jahnke, Student of Journalism

December 28, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: Texting and driving has been the cause of many accidents and deaths around the world. Each year about 1, 300,000 people are killed because of road accidents that is over 3,000 people every day dying in road accidents, according to a recent article "Texting and Driving Statistics.” With...

Review of Fall Makeup Trends

Review of Fall Makeup Trends

Shayla Pattison, Trend Reviewer

December 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Reflecting in terms of social media's latest fall 2016 makeup tendencies,  I observe trends everywhere.  According to Beautyeditor.com dark vampy lips were the big thing for fall. Dark lips were more of a night out look until this past year when people started wearing the dark almost black purple ...

Editorial: Give Student Athletes Physical Education Credit

Ava Dieck, Student of Journalism

December 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Participation in athletics is an integral part of most students time spent in high school. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, 55.5 percent of all high school students participate in a sport. As a student at NHS, I can verify that a large majority of students participate...

Keeping up With the Latest Fashion

Keeping up With the Latest Fashion

Alyssa Star, Fashion Reviewer

December 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Flipping through the top-selling women's fashion magazine according to Tune Grover,  Cosmopolitan features many upcoming trends for spring 2017. Fashion has always been a huge part of America's culture. Things go from in fashion to out of fashion in the blink of an eye. Many magazines advertise th...

Column: The Reality of High School Life

Column: The Reality of High School Life

Montanna Cavegn, Columnist

December 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I still have memories of waking up and feeling ill on a school day. I would open my eyes, perhaps start to get ready. But it would not take long for me to knock on my mom’s bedroom door and feebly tell her how I felt. She would place a thermometer into my mouth, and I secretly crossed my fingers a...

Column: Solar Roadways Offer a Safer Option

Column:  Solar Roadways Offer a Safer Option

Casyn Bowers, Technology Columnist

December 19, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With the winter weather featuring the constant freezing cold temperatures, safety is a major concern. Both on the roads and in your cars, treacherous conditions exist for Wisconsin drivers. Inches of snow and layers of ice can quickly lead to wrecked vehicles and ruined plans, but that is part of Wisconsin. What...

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