The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

Arranged by Erik Bloomquist, this years senior song is full of numbers that the senior class has grown up with.

In Unison, One Last Time

Anna Parsons, Senior Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Each year, as the seniors march towards their diplomas at commencement, a small group of them also stand to sing a song that represents the senior class and all they have been through. The tradition of...

Opinion: Lessons from Mother Nature

Opinion: Lessons from Mother Nature

Sreeja Yellapragada, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

After hours and hours inside, a nice breath of fresh air can feel like a gift from heaven. However, seeing sunlight during school hours does not have to be a rare situation. An option for classes to be...

The nefarious nature of MLMs often destroys the very people they depend on to succeed.

Pyramid of Lies

Sophie Lu, Staff Writer May 11, 2022

Insidious temptations to join. Frenzied crowds with religious fervor. Prophetic speakers, shunning any member who dares to leave. The scene looks and sounds familiar, except it’s not a cult, but an...

The Amtrak passenger cars before passenger board.

Opinion: The Rail World

Kate Gilliland, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Over spring break, airplanes fill up quickly with everyone traveling for vacation during the time off from school. One of the most popular vacation destinations is Florida, and those flights max out months...

As juniors enter their senior year, here are some tips to exceed as a senior!

10 Tips for the Class of 2023

Halle Marsalis, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

As the school year comes to an end, the junior class has a lot to look forward to. As a senior, it is easy to get distracted or not want to do work, but senior year comes with some big responsibilities....

Many students spend large amounts of time and money preparing for  standardized tests.

Opinion: Tried, Tested, Untrusted

Sam Podnar, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

In May of 2019, the College Board made a controversial announcement. It unveiled the Environmental Context Dashboard, colloquially known as the adversity score, to address widespread racial and socioeconomic...

A large part of our society judges a person based on their outer appearance, completely disregarding the qualities that lie within.

Opinion: Self-expression, by other means

Maddie Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 21, 2022

The other day I was walking through the hallway to my next class when I ran into a friend of mine. Upon greeting her, I noticed that had gotten her nose pierced, or so I thought. When I asked her about...

The Spanish retail titan Zara has been a pioneer of the tactics used by fast fashion retailers to multiply profits.

Hanging by a Thread

Sophie Lu, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

The human tendency to place the rich and famous on a pedestal can distort our perceptions both of those we idolize and of ourselves.

Opinion: Hero Worship

Quinn Volpe, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022

A few weeks ago, my sister and I headed to Lawrenceville to see a small show in a pizza place and music venue called Spirit. I could tell relatively quickly that this wasn’t like any show I had been...

The stars of the infamous college admissions scandal, Lori Loughlin and her daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli.

Opinion: Not Just A Coincidence

Camryn Gray, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

As someone whose life is currently heavily occupied by the thoughts of applying to colleges and universities, a specific thought has come to mind. Applying to a college or university is not the same process...

Companies that sell facial products stand to benefit from encouraging unrealistic beauty standards.

Just Woke Up Like This

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

There are few trends that have taken stronger hold of the skincare industry than casual effortlessness.  The days of heavy makeup use and a perception of working hard to look a certain way are long gone,...

Across the country, increasing numbers of ambitious high school students are turning nonprofits mainstream.

Opinion: Student nonprofits shouldn’t be so common

Sophie Lu, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

At some point in the school year, I’ll be scrolling through Instagram when I notice a trend—post after post of colorful graphics announcing a new nonprofit organization started by fellow classmates....

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