The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

  • Scholastic Art & Writing Contest: Deadline for writing is December 6th. Deadline for artwork is January 6th. Stop by the GOAL Office, room 249A, for more information.
  • DECA is collecting new or clean, gently used coats, jackets, hats, scarves, and gloves from Monday, November 15th - Monday, November 29th. Donations may be placed in the collection bins located in the vestibule or in front of the main office. All donations benefit Pittsburgh’s Outreached Arms to help those in need.
The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

Andrew McLaughlin

Andrew McLaughlin, Staff Writer

Andrew McLaughlin is a junior at NASH who has written for the school newspaper since 6th grade. In his free time, Andrew enjoys reading and visiting local points of interest, especially amusement parks.

All content by Andrew McLaughlin
Pittsburgh is the birthplace of many inventions, from the worlds first gas station to the first professional football game.

Pioneered in Pittsburgh

November 22, 2021

For a small city, Pittsburgh has a long and storied history. 268 years ago, George Washington observed that the meeting of the Allegheny and Monongahela would be an ideal location for “absolute command...

The Rust Belt is often perceived as having a faltering economy, yet many cities are finding renewal with jobs based in education, technology, and medicine.

Redefining the Rust Belt

November 10, 2021

To a casual observer, the term “Rust Belt” may be linked with economic decay -- cities past their industrial prime, with falling population and little opportunity for growth. As the Rust Belt has worked...

The cupola on the lift hill of Lakemont Parks Leap the Dips evokes an earlier time.

119 Years and Rolling

October 20, 2021

Western Pennsylvania is home to what is perhaps the greatest collection of historic amusement parks in the world. With six existing amusement parks dating from before 1900 and many distinctive old rides,...

As a stagnant team in a small city, the Pirates have struggled with attendance for years.

A Difficult Position

October 12, 2021

Despite a few bright moments over the past two decades, the Pittsburgh Pirates have long had a mundane existence when compared to the city’s other professional sports teams. The Pirates' business model...

The inside cover of the 1974-1975 NASH yearbook included this artistic interpretation of the school.

It’s Not Ugly… It’s Brutalist

September 23, 2021

Given its notable lack of windows and sharp exterior, practically every NASH student has heard the rumor that the school was designed by a prison architect. Considering the building's fortress-like appearance,...

Ongoing cleaning from the pipe burst continues throughout the building, including in the library.

In the Pipeline

September 10, 2021

In the early morning of September 2, NASH families awoke to the message that school was canceled for the day. This was no typical school closure, however, as it was due to leaks caused by a broken pipe....

The Depreciation Lands Museum in Pittsburghs North Hills offers a slice of Colonial Williamsburg only a short drive from North Allegheny.

Hidden Treasure Museums of Pittsburgh

September 9, 2021

When one mentions the city of Pittsburgh, many nicknames appear. “The Steel City” refers to its industrial past, the “City of Champions” comes from Pittsburgh’s legendary sports teams, and the...

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