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

(Credit to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Your Local Government, for Better or Worse

Ryan Nash, Senior Staff Writer October 28, 2021

Throughout the last few years, many have felt the world becoming more politicized. Even students themselves are increasingly participating in political activism. Yet our local government, arguably our...

The North Allegheny Girls Soccer team has become staff writer Halle Marsaliss second home during the season.

Juggling the Ball (and School)

Halle Marsalis, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Sports are a huge part of the North Allegheny atmosphere. They are the cause of most social events and gatherings, making NA, from the athletic perspective, feel like a small college. The district's athletic...

18th birthdays are a traditional milestone, but they can be unnerving, too.

Adulting 101

Jess Daninhirsch, Photography Editor October 14, 2021

When I started writing this piece, I was a child. By the time you’re reading it, I’ll be an adult. In reality, I’ll only be a couple days older, but the line between 17 and 18 is sharp and bold...

As seniors walk the halls of NASH, questions of college and their future are seemingly unavoidable.

Oh, (the Questions about) the Places You’ll Go!

Maddie Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 13, 2021

It was 7:19 on a Monday morning, and I was walking to my first period class with one of my fellow classmates. It was early enough as it was (my mind is not up to speed until around 10 at the earliest,...

A stack of various classic literature books to depict the humanities resources provided to students but not utilized.

A Broader Education

Sreeja Yellapragada, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Art, history, English, music, anthropology, philosophy. These are all fields that many are passionate about but only a few decide to pursue in college. In the era of STEM (science, technology, engineering,...

Teachers unions across the country have been influential, especially amidst the global pandemic.

A More Perfect Union

Claire Majerac, Opinions Editor October 5, 2021

I can remember a group of teachers at Shaler Area School District going on strike for weeks on end in 2013, prolonging their summer. I got home from a day of fourth grade and overheard my parents discussing...

The quaint and beautiful Chatham University lies on the east side of Pittsburgh.

A Better Fit

Halle Marsalis, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

After high school, the norm for most North Allegheny students is to move on to a college that is significantly larger than NA, the two most common of which are Pitt or Penn State. But schools that are...

Unknown to many NASH students, the buildings greenhouse usually sits empty and unused in the southwestern corner of the third floor.

Toward a Greener Education

Michelle Hwang, Features Editor October 4, 2021

Approximately a decade years ago, students, parents, and educators realized how quickly the world was changing. Silicon Valley was on the rise, innovation was king, and schools grew conscious of the way...

False beauty standards posted and shared on social media platforms such as Instagram negatively impact teenagers every day, and new reports show that company executives have long been aware of the issue.

The Insidious Truth behind Instagram

Waverly Younts, Senior Staff Writer October 1, 2021

For the past three years, Facebook has reportedly been conducting studies that investigated whether or not their acquired app, Instagram, affects the mental health and overall well-being of young users...

Texass newly enacted Heartbeat Bill sparked nationwide debate over womens right to abortion.

A Sacrifice at the Altar of Politics

Sophie Lu, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

May 7, 2019. For me and you, it was likely just a normal Tuesday. But for the 29 million citizens who call the state of Texas their home, their lives were about to be drastically changed. With a single...

In regard to our evolving understanding of gender, the Tokyo Olympics represented progress, but inequities remain.

Breaking the Binary

Aris Pastor, Staff Writer September 27, 2021

This past summer, the Tokyo Olympics hosted at least 160 LGBTQ+ athletes, and perhaps even more revolutionary, the first openly transgender athletes to compete in the Games. However, at the same time,...

With a total of 32 combined Olympic and World medals, Simone Biles is tied for the most decorated gymnast of all time.

The Golden Standard

Sophie Lu, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

Bright lights. Roaring crowds of thousands. Glittering trophies, coveted medals, fame and fortune. On the surface, the life of a star athlete gleams as much as the accolades that come with it. But...

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