The Uproar

NASH librarians and English teachers recommended books that run the gamut from escapist to profound.

All Booked Up

Michelle Hwang, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Books have long provided readers with the escape they need from their troublesome realities. And in the midst of a global pandemic, it's safe to say that our realities right now may be troubling. But...

The novel forces protagonist Nora Seed to examine her life through a plethora of stories.

A Review of The Midnight Library

Quinn Volpe, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Trigger warning: This review contains content regarding depression and suicide. Matt Haig's The Midnight Library, a 2020 New York Times Bestseller and Goodreads Choice Award Winner in the fiction category,...

Between Two Lamps

Reed Milliken, NATV February 26, 2021

Until recently, the music departments compete in competitions while on their annual spring trips.

The Road Not Taken

Anna Parsons, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Relaxing on the beach, performing in contests against other schools from around the nation, and even enjoying the rides at Disneyland are all activities that the NA Orchestra, Band, and Chorus students...

With the news of North Allegheny moving to full in-person instruction, students are curious to see if parts of remote learning will still play a role in the classroom.

The Remains of Remote

Waverly Younts, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Earlier this week, North Allegheny announced its gradual plan to return to full-time in-person instruction. With some excited about the news and some uneasy about it, no one knows what to expect once students...

As anti-Asian racism has risen significantly since the beginning of the pandemic, many have protested against Asian hate.

The New Rhetoric of Hate

Quinn Volpe, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued what they believed to be the best practices for naming new human infectious diseases. They did so in acknowledgement that, after reports on newly-identified...

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

A Star-Spangled Mess

Zachary Ludwick, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Once again, the NBA is in the headlines for something that has nothing to do with their on-court product. This time, it was revealed that the Dallas Mavericks were not playing the national anthem before...

CMA stars gather to make the iconic

Breaking the Stereotype: Country Music

Anthony Durzo, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Imagine trucks, a dirt road, and an American flag waving in the wind. In the background, music blasts from a speaker. It's easy to assume that the music you are imagining is country. Those who do not enjoy...

Social distancing will become significantly more difficult as in-person student attendance rises.

Full-Time in the Offing

Lucie Flagg, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2021

Like most NASH seniors, Sophia Elliott has had to acclimate to an ever-changing school year. Although back and forth between the classroom and remote learning has proven difficult, she was even more upset...

Ross Park Mall appearing rather deserted for a Saturday afternoon.

Business as Usual

Evelyn Wiethorn, Staff February 23, 2021

On March 11, 2020, the US declared COVID-19 a pandemic. This nationwide lockdown caused a decline in consumer spending, due to the loss of 20.6 million jobs. Of these, over half remain unemployed today....

Skye DePrado is known on the field for her fast drives and precise shots.

Skye’s the Limit

Mary Marzula February 23, 2021

For most student-athletes at NASH, a future in their sport is the main goal. Committing to their dream school for the sport they're most passionate about is an exciting achievement. NA Girls' Lacrosse...

A surprisingly large number of NASH teachers graduated from NA.

Familiar Faces

Abby Pingpank, News Editor February 23, 2021

For most teachers at NASH, their own high school years are a distant memory. However, for a select few, they are reminded of their past every day.  English teacher Mrs. Omasits graduated North Allegheny...

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