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Passenger Review

Alex Brown, Axe
May 18, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Overview: On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim and Aurora face living the rest of their lives on board, with every luxury they could ever ask for, they begin to fall for...

Paper.io Review

Alex Brown, axe
May 18, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Paper.io is an extremely addicting game available on apple and android.  You play with multiple other players to create paths and cover as much ground as you can.  If another player crosses your path, your eliminated.  Your goal is to cover 100% of the map and eliminate all other players.  This game...

No one knows Everything

Safia Mohamed, writer and Web Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

These days there are many things that most people don’t know about. Some of these facts even surprise them. For instance; if you were to tell a person, ‘Banging your head against a wall for an hour burns 150 calories.’ That’s a shocker, right? Well now that you know this one fact what if you...

Best Places to go This Summer

Lilian Sample
May 5, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

  Afraid you’re going to be bored this summer? Well, don’t fret! Enjoy these family-friendly area activities! National War World 1 Museum: If you’re wanting to get a little background on our history in War, take a trip to our Museum downtown. Some of the attractions include field o...

Thinking Back

Thinking Back

Bailee Treat and Madison Bush
May 5, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

It’s that time of the year when seniors graduate and reflect back on their years in high school. Many seniors forget about all of the great memories until their final weeks in school. Seniors struggle but they soon realize how much they will miss everything. “My favorite memory was bringing my...

Teacher Day

Bailee Treat, Log Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Have you ever wanted to thank your teachers for all the hard work they’ve done? Have you ever wondered why they wanted to start teaching? Teacher day is May 9th and your favorite teachers wanted to share their favorite moments of their teaching career.     “I love the interactio...

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Remy Tran and Sarah White
May 5, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Bucket list Over the summer you might be struggling to find something to do while you’re bored, but there are so many different ideas for what to do in Missouri. Go to the beach (fugitive beach, moonshine beach, Rochford beach, Sherman beach) Skydiving (falcon skydiving, skydive Kansas City, Oz...

A is for Autism

Dakota Ake, writer and Web Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

As of April 10th, 2017 Sesame Street now has a character with autism. Sesame Street did very well at portraying the characteristics of autism.  April is also Autism Awareness month so this was the perfect time to debut this adorable character. Oak Park has some students of its own with autism.   Freshman Joseph Bur...

EASTER THEMED KRISPIE TREATS

EASTER THEMED KRISPIE TREATS

Mahlete Massa
March 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Ingredients: Butter Rice Cereal Marshmallows Cookie icing (optional) Food Coloring (optional)   Equipment: Pan Pot Stirring Utensil     Get a pot and fill with butter. Let it melt, and smear more butter on any part inside the pot which the butter ...

Introducing Small Cakes and Small Cones

Allee Armitage, Axe producer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

I am sure many of you have heard of Small Cakes. (located at 6127 NW 63rd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64151)It is small store with a theme color of pink that sells oversized cupcakes with a huge amount of frosting piles on top. They have over 15 flavors of cupcakes. They are also very delicious. I will...

Hidden Figures

Abigail Clapham, Axe producer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Hidden figures is a movie based on 3 African American women working at NASA during the space race. It follows the story of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson as they took leaps across race, gender, and professional lines. They face demeaning coworkers who put them down because of who...

One Acts

Brett Felten
February 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, News

Do you enjoy watching plays and skits? How about seeing some written, directed, and acted out by your fellow Northmen? The One Act Festival crew has been announced and will be held April 6th, 7th, and 8thwith Cast A performing on the 6th and 7th while cast B performs twice on the 8th. For more details see...

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