Colors and Their Significance

Colors and Their Significance

December 13, 2016


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With a world full of color, it’s not hard to believe each one has it’s own unique meaning and way of making people feel. The fact that humans can see only a fraction of all the colors in the world is almost sad. But with the limited sight humans still can see a large spectrum and give each color i...

Setting the palette aside

Setting the palette aside

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Faces, Featured

2016 has been the year for makeup. It has been really hot on YouTube as women and guys show off their artistic abilities. The contour, highlights, and winged eyeliner are few of many pretty aspects to doing makeup. But it’s the production of the makeup itself, and what comes after, that makes it not...

From Diamonds to Trees: 5 Cool Ways to Afterlife

From Diamonds to Trees: 5 Cool Ways to Afterlife

December 9, 2016


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Thinking about it is as frightening as it gets, and what comes to mind when picturing one’s funeral is the same for most of us at least in the Western culture. A deep hole in the ground, a fancy wooden casket being slowly (hopefully by robots by the time we get there) dragged down it, gloomy black ...

Homework in Elementary Schools

Homework in Elementary Schools

November 7, 2016


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Homework in schools has become a growing conversation topic in the last few years. Many educators and parents have conflicting opinions about whether elementary school children should be given homework. TIME Magazine states “For decades, the homework standard has been a ‘10-minute rule,’ whic...

Sammy Keyes Series Review

Sammy Keyes Series Review

October 28, 2016


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The Sammy Keyes series is a mystery comedy series. It’s about Sammy, a teenage girl who is always somehow sidetracked and gets herself into a lot of unnecessary trouble by being an amateur “detective” and catching bad guys. Throughout the series, it talks about Sammy’s background, school life, ridic...

Music Genres and Their Powerful Influence

Music Genres and Their Powerful Influence

October 28, 2016


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Music is the universal language of mankind. -Henry Wadsforth Longfellow, American poet There is an endless number of quotes which spout the beauty, importance, and ethereal quality of music. This is because music has been a large part of most societies for thousands of years. Believe it or not...

Young April: Follow Up

Young April: Follow Up

October 28, 2016


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Tuesday October 11, was the opening night of Northeast High School's fall play Young April. This was the 75th anniversary of the first play ever performed at Northeast. Anyone who was there can tell you that there was not a dull moment throughout the entire play. Junior Madison Klutts, who played Mrs...

Purple as an additional color for Northeast

Purple as an additional color for Northeast

October 28, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Activities, Featured, Op-Ed

“When Northeast was established, three communities came together-- Bethany, Havelock, and UNI Place. When those three communities came together, they needed to decide what the school colors were going to be, but they didn’t come to a decision. So when they started, they said, ‘We’re just goi...

The True Horror of Halloween: Offensive Halloween Costumes

The True Horror of Halloween: Offensive Halloween Costumes

October 28, 2016


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As the fall season arrives, Halloween shops begin to open. Inside are racks upon racks of colorful outfits, props, and accessories, overly priced and cheaply made. Every year, there are a majority of the same costumes with a few new ones here and there to appeal to new trends and obsessions. One asp...

The Internet and life

The Internet and life

October 28, 2016


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18 years ago, on September 27, Google was launched. It’s hard to think of a life before you could Google anything and everything. It’s safe to say the internet has had a large impact on modern life. The internet is used everyday for almost everything. Life just wouldn’t be the same without it. Societ...

Green Sea Turtles

Green Sea Turtles

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2016


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I’m sure everyone has heard of the little rhyme “Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492.” But not many have heard about the set of islands he also happened to stumble upon in 1503. On those islands were some of the most amazing creatures to have ever been discovered; green sea turtles. These beauti...

Blocked

Blocked

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

It’s not even a surprise anymore to see students walking through the hallways with their heads bent down, scrolling through their phones. Whether it’s because they’re talking to their friends or scrolling through their news feeds, most of those students will most likely be on some sort of social...

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