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Letter To The Editor: Benefits of a Foul Tongue

Cody Wienandt, Student of Journalism

January 10, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: No matter its label -- obscenity to nasty words -- cursing is viewed negatively and is said to not belong in school.  Is this old school thinking still appropriate in today's modern schools? Cursing is a simple vibration producing a sound, which may offend. Often this is viewed as disrespectful...

Letter to the Editor: The Reality of Being an Exchange Student

Barbara Simon, Student of Journalism

January 6, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: Being an exchange student in a different country can be one of the most rewarding experiences in a person's life. During a year abroad there is so much to be gained, such as experiencing a new culture, learning how to be responsible for our choices and so on. International studies, like...

Mini-torials: Week of Jan. 4

Mini-torials: Week of Jan. 4

January 4, 2017


Filed under Mini-torials, Opinion

Salutes Study nights at the Neenah Public Library coming up Jan. 8 and 9 from 4 to 9 p.m. to prepare students for finals with help from tutors and teachers along with free food and drinks. End of the semester nearing excites students for a change of pace. Lunch ladies continue to make students...

Column: Funding Your Future

Column: Funding Your Future

Cecelia Krause and Rachel Terry

December 29, 2016


Filed under Columns

High school students will sit in anticipation of a college acceptance letter for weeks, sometimes months, and the day it arrives they grin ear to ear telling everyone they know. They worked hard for years to be accepted into a good school and are eager to start the rest of their lives. What most students...

Letter to Editor: Lengthen School Lunches

Joe Delaney, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor:   Most of us can agree that school lunches are less than delectable. Many upperclassmen also feel the pinch when running out to get food and running back trying to beat the bell. Neenah does have a relatively short lunch when compared with other schools in our area. We have no passin...

Letter to the Editor: Erosion of Trust

Brexton Bostwick, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor:   The NHS administration has made drastic changes on how this school operates. Four years ago when I was a freshman, NHS was a free place -- a place many enjoyed being.  Juniors and seniors could go anywhere in the school they wanted. You could eat where you wanted, and the doors were...

Editorial: Revisiting the NHS Release Policy

Basil Eastman-Kiesow, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The decision at NHS to implement harsher release policies has thus far been met with major scrutiny from the student body. Many of us do not understand the need to implement such policies, or in fact why it was even brought up. The policies add an additional mark in the school’s attempt to rebal...

Review of 4 Your Eyez Only J. Cole

Review of 4 Your Eyez Only J. Cole

Ike Miller, Music Reviewer

December 29, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

In March 2016 Swat members swarmed a house in the suburbs of North Carolina. Within seconds, the door to the house was bashed in and officers began to enter. According to the producer Elite, helicopters were flying overhead as more and more armed officers poured into the house, supposedly acting on a...

Letter to Editor: More Water Filling Stations

Emily Smock, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: According to the Container Recycling Institute (CRI), 60 million plastic water bottles are thrown away every day. Of these bottles, 80% will end up in a landfill according to treehugger.com or littered around the outdoors, and what little is left will be melted and made into different p...

Column: Serving Others to Serve Yourself

Column: Serving Others to Serve Yourself

Rachel Terry and Cel Krause

December 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

College applicants spend hours and hours writing one essay after another. The key to college admission, however, is not only GPA and ACT/SAT scores, but also community involvement. Money.usnews.com describes that community service is “ranked number four in importance of factors considered for admission -...

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...

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