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Student Spotlight: Saunders rocks and writes

October 9, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Blog by: Margarita Araiza Student Spotlight is a new blog by Mararita Araiza featuring an individual student and what makes them a great part of Oak Park. Have suggestions for another student who deserves the spotlight? Leave a comment below. Imagine the light shining upon you; selling hundreds sometimes tho...

Compare queens: Q&A with all of the candidates

Compare queens: Q&A with all of the candidates

October 2, 2012
Filed under Features, News

Jen Stock Northmen News: What are you most excited about being nominated? Jen Stock: "Definitely the game. I’m excited to go out and hear the announcement of who won." NN: What are you least excited about being nominated? JS: "There isn’t really anything. It’s just a really positive experienc...

What’s cookin’?: Crazy cookies

September 24, 2012
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Cooking blog by: Samantha Belcourt Right before school started, my friend sophomore Brianna Kosuth and I challenged ourselves making a basic recipe more interesting. First, we took the Nestle Toll House recipe for chocolate chip cookies (an easy favorite), and then made it something it wasn’t. H...

Student Spotlight: Ballard displays service

Student Spotlight: Ballard displays service

September 18, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Photo by: Laura Wuthnow Blog by: Margarita Araiza Student Spotlight is a new blog by Mararita Araiza featuring an individual student and what makes them a great part of Oak Park. Have suggestions for another student who deserves the spotlight? Leave a comment below. Imagine the scorching hot sun burning ...

Kicker kicked off: Female football player chooses volleyball

September 14, 2012
Filed under Features, Sports

By: Lauren Grace It came down to a choice, but she knew the answer. She could not turn away from all the hard work and dedication it took to reach where she is today. Senior Amber Hemmie wanted something different for her final year by playing football and volleyball. She would be the first girl in histor...

Poll: Is back-to-school time a blast?

August 28, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

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Category 3 Headline

July 19, 2012
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Stories from the students: Shapeshifters

April 19, 2012
Filed under Features

Stories from the students submission by: VictoriaTetzlaff Chapter 1  Sasha stared out the window, wondering why she had to sit through this boring half-day. There was no work to keep her busy since it was the last day of her tenth grade school year. As the teacher lectured about the importance of stu...

Check It Out: Make-up can be tricky

April 19, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion Blog by: Madisson Stanley Lately, I have been struggling with beauty products. Usually I would be filling all of you fashionistas in on what’s new in our area for you to get your hands on. But I think beauty products are what can perfect an entire look. Every woman uses make up whether they...

Check It Out: Kardashian Kollection Denim VS. Levi’s Curve ID Collection

Check It Out: Kardashian Kollection Denim VS. Levi’s Curve ID Collection

April 19, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion blog by: Madisson Stanley  My very first blog post for this website was covering the much anticipated Kardashian Kollection hitting Sears stores everywhere. But the sisters are back again adding a new edition to their collection-their very own denim line. This line offers three different designs, The Kim, The Kourtney and The ...

Check it out: Five reasons why we need to stop being afraid of online shopping

March 1, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion Blog by: Madisson Stanley Now that the weather is sort of a buzz kill being chilly, and the only shopping in our area is outdoor malls; online starts looking like the best alternative. So instead of bundling up and grabbing that coffee to brace yourself for a grueling day of searching for cl...

Sadie Queen candidates discuss nomination

Sadie Queen candidates discuss nomination

February 6, 2012
Filed under Features, News

Photo by: Megan Jeffries Q&As by: Eva Schmidt Audrey Chambers How does it feel to be nominated? It feels cool to be nominated What do you do to prepare for the dance? I have to buy a dress, shoes and find a date. My boyfriend Luis is my date. What was the most exciting thing in this experience so far? Getti...

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