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Love Letters to Illumination

Lahari Ramini, News Editor March 23, 2020

Voice warm-ups? Check. Starbucks medicine ball tea? Double-check. Perfect hair and makeup? Triple-check.  Prior to any show choir performance, sophomore Jordan Jelkin kneels backstage and links hands...

Freshman Natalie Burd and mother Alesha Smith traveled to D.C. for National Advocacy Day, March 4. The two advocated for several bills to fund TS research and spoke with NE state representatives.

‘Sorrow Before Joy’

Lucy Tu, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2020

Forty-eight hours before hospitalization, freshman Natalie Burd was watching a softball game, casually stretching her legs out in the stands after competing just minutes before. The afternoon was punctuated...

Keeping Disney+ In the Vault

Rylie Mendez, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

Disney has always been one of the biggest names in entertainment. Its new streaming service, Disney+, rocked the world with its release in November when over 10 million people subscribed within the first...

Varsity Vogue

Varsity Vogue

Bridget Neville, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

For many of us, modeling and looking like a princess are dreams we all have growing up. But for senior Peyton Saar, this dream became a reality. And it came through hard work, not a fairy godmother.  “It...

The Man Behind the Mask

Sam Hoops, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

Coming off the heels of big-name movies such as “Avengers Endgame”, “Iron Man” 1-3, and “The Lion King”, Jon Favreau has, once again, knocked the producer job out of the park with the new Star...

From the battlefield to the blackboard

Morgan McCormack, Staff Writer February 5, 2020

“We were going through the Suez Canal, and we all sat together on the top of the submarine and grilled hamburgers and hotdogs. That was a lot of fun,” physics teacher and veteran Brian Yueill said. While...

‘Last Christmas’ steals hearts

Anjali Pullabhotla, Opinions Editor February 5, 2020

“Last Christmas, I gave you my heart.” Literally. As a cheesy romantic comedy-fiend, I knew I would adore Last Christmas. I wasn’t wrong. Though I predicted the ending halfway through, after...

Christian Wood taught himself how to play guitar and piano when he was 7 years old. Currently living in L.A., he is working on music for Universal Music Group. He is inspired by the musician Avicee and focuses primarily on producing EDM pop tracks.

Not your average performer

Gracie Schweers, Social Media Editor December 11, 2019

#1 on Apple Music’s “Breaking Pop”, iTunes “Best Of The Week”, Spotify’s New Music Friday, peaked at #31 on Radio Charts and still going. These and many more were all achieved by a young musical...

Two cats lounge on a fluffy rug.

A purrfect cup of coffee

Felicia Xiong, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

A building with a bright blue cat mural stands out against a dull backdrop on S. 24th St. Upon entering the building, the smell of coffee beans and catnip fills my nostrils.  Felius Cat café opened...

Juniors Kail Townsend and Josie Parker practice their harmonies. Both groups are set to perform on December 12th at the Millard North choir concert.

Singing to the stars

Nate Hollenbeck, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

Nine people gathered around a piano. One presses a key and another begins to count, “five, six, seven”, and Jeff Buckly’s “Hallelujah” floods the room with joyful noise. MN’s student-led a...

Lasting love for language

Rebecca Kucera, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

“I remember thinking to myself that this was what I was meant to do in life - work with refugees, and that it would be my life’s mission. It is the one truly indelible passion in my life, and something...

“Lover” or hate her

September 23, 2019

Both fans and casual listeners considered Taylor Swift’s previous album “reputation” to be a disappointment, despite the hype Swift and her fans gave it before its release. In her latest album “Lover”,...

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