The Uproar

Friday's lockdown shed light on areas for improvement regarding NASH safety and security.

A Lesson in the Lockdown

Jess Daninhirsch, Junior Photography Editor June 8, 2021

At approximately 8:05 AM on Friday, June 4 (the seniors’ last day of school), NASH was ordered into lockdown due to an unidentified person entering the school. I was in gym class at the time, and the...

Police cars and SWAT trucks filled into the parking lot at Ross Park Mall following a scary afternoon for shoppers.

A Local Reminder of a National Crisis

Waverly Younts, Staff Writer June 7, 2021

On the afternoon of Saturday, May 29, a fight broke out on the second floor of Ross Park Mall that resulted in possible gunshots and ultimately two teenagers facing charges due to the illegal possession...

A reparation walk that took place in Namibia in 2019

A Forgotten Genocide: Reparations Over 100 Years Later

Christiaan Titus, Staff Writer June 6, 2021

While many people have dubbed the Armenian genocide the “first genocide of the 20th century,” few Americans know about another genocide that actually began 11 years prior: the Namibian genocide. It...

There are a wide variety of ways to use your voice for good.

Practice What You Preach

Kristen Kinzler, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2021

Over the past two years, I have written 75 articles for The Uproar, most of which have been opinion pieces. I’ve written about everything from national news to pop culture to school policy, mostly because...

Becoming a student journalist allows young people to take in the world around them more efficiently.

The Importance of Student Journalism

Anna Parsons, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

To be able to speak freely, passionately, and expressively is a gift and having a public platform to do that is even more of a gift. The significance of journalism as a whole is, ironically, beyond words....

This summer will look much more normal than last.

A Year Later

Sofia Brickner, Senior Staff Writer June 2, 2021

Looking back to last year’s summer and comparing it to the transition now into this summer, I am so grateful that we are where we are now. After waiting almost a year of careful and vigorous planning...

Dear Class of 2023

Dear Class of 2023

Waverly Younts, Staff Writer June 1, 2021

For as long as I can remember, I have been told that junior year is the most important year of high school. This may be a cause of panic for some, as this is an intimidating mantra. It certainly was for...

In the long run, trying to keep up with every fashion trend is not worth it.

The Trouble with Trends

Kara Mihm, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Falling victim to the glory of Pinterest, I often find myself wanting to buy a new wardrobe at least once a month. Rash decisions with my money usually end up with a specific piece of clothing hanging...

One of the many protests for Palestinian liberation that have taken place around the globe, this one being in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

For Palestine, an ongoing horror

Christiaan Titus, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

"We know all too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians." This is what anti-apartheid activist and South African president Nelson Mandela said many years ago, and these...

The Class of '22 is already looking ahead to the first day of senior year.

A Senior in the Making

Mary Marzula, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Growing up, I also felt that the seniors at NASH were so old. I can’t believe that in a short few months I’ll be walking in those shoes.  You always hear people say, “High school years fly by...

Some aspects of remote learning would benefit students even when they go back to school full time.

The Remains of Remote

Kristen Kinzler, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2021

I, like most other Americans, cannot wait to put this pandemic behind me. I’m sick of excessive hand sanitizer, quarantines, the general unpredictability of life as we know it, and, perhaps above all...

Merely a Show of Hands

Merely a Show of Hands

Alyssa Bruce, Copy Editor May 19, 2021

As with many things during the pandemic, participating in class is much harder to do during remote learning. Many students are already so burnt out that merely just coming to class and trying to learn...

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