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How Will it End?

How Will it End?

Kendel Barber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

As the world descends into the COVID-19 outbreak, there are many uncertainties for everyone on how or when the pandemic will be resolved and life will return to normalcy. While no one truly has the answers to these questions yet, looking back on pandemics in history can provide some information on wha...

12 Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy During Quarantine

12 Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy During Quarantine

Jeannie Schleppy, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Currently, our country is in a state of confusion. Across the globe, our world is dealing with something that none of us has ever seen in our lifetimes. COVID-19 has sparked fear and destruction everywhere. As families are instructed to stay home for an unknown duration, schools and businesses are put ...

Good Talk: Darnell

Good Talk: Darnell

Somya Thakur, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

What are some activities other than work that you're doing to keep you from going crazy during this quarantine? Spending more time with the kiddos! How long have you been at NASH? About a year and a half. What got you into tech/IT? I was always just pretty curious about things. When I w...

Pandemic, Media, and the Lessons of History

Pandemic, Media, and the Lessons of History

Jonathan Ross, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2020

The New York Times recently suggested that, in an attempt to quell anxiety, people in quarantine should start journaling. It’s a great method of self-expression and, after all, we are living through a historical event -- something like this will (hopefully) occur once in a lifetime. The issues ...

Homebound Happenings

Homebound Happenings

Megan Wilson, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Not So Fast Fashion

Not So Fast Fashion

Alyssa Bruce, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Splattered over social media -- and often endorsed by pop culture's favorite celebrities -- are ads for "fast fashion" brands, such as ZARA and FashionNova.  Straight from the catwalk to your closet -- how can you resist? Not so fast. The appeal is certainly tempting.  As fashion trends race by at...

Think Green

Think Green

Julia Poppa, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

I feel no shame in being a self-proclaimed plant prophet, and I don’t think I ever will. You may wonder why I feel such a strong inclination to claim some connection to the divine spirits driving the house plant scene, but I have quite a history of persuading people to take the jump to get their...

Fake It Till You Make It

Fake It Till You Make It

Kristen Kinzler, Junior Class Editor

March 24, 2020

It’s a familiar situation for many high school students, particularly those who go to competitive schools. You look around the classroom, noting all your peers achieving the extraordinary. You see how much talent everyone around you seems to have. You feel inadequate. You feel you don’t belong. Yo...

Head First

Head First

Lily Courville, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

How long have you been diving?  I have been diving for about two and a half years. How did you get into such a unique sport?  I was a gymnast for nine years before trying diving. It's a common transition for gymnasts to make, as the skills required to do both sports are similar. Do you di...

“Bops” Heal Thoughts

“Bops” Heal Thoughts

Betul Tuncer, Assignments Editor

March 6, 2020

The bell rings and almost simultaneously hundreds of students wedge in their earbuds or slide on thick headphones as they flood into the halls. Phones are palmed, playlists are shuffled, and songs are skipped until everyone finally finds that one song that fits their mood. Their song choices cover the ga...

Good Talk: Mrs. Prosser

Good Talk: Mrs. Prosser

Somya Thakur, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

How long have you been teaching? This is my 13th year teaching, and my 10th year at NASH. What made you want to teach computer science, or just be a teacher in general?  I actually never wanted to be a teacher. My degree was in pure mathematics, and I self-studied for the first couple actuaria...

Extemporaneous and Exceptional

Extemporaneous and Exceptional

Rachel Tian, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

When did you first join Speech and Debate? What made you want to join? I started in 6th grade with the after-school program at MMS because all my friends were doing it. Initially, I floated around in different events, like public forum and duo interpretation. Later, I went to the student-led summer camp at ...

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