The Uproar

Emma Kim

Emma Kim, Staff Writer

Emma Kim is currently a senior at NASH. She enjoys playing field hockey and participating in different clubs. If she is not doing that or homework, she is most likely reading a book or watching too much Netflix.

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Olivia Rodrigo's cover for her debut album Sour.

A Review of Sour

May 26, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album Sour dropped Friday, May 21st. This comes after her immense success with her first single “Drivers License," which was released earlier this year on January 8th. "Drivers...

Over the decades, Pittsburgh has gone from major steel producer to center of innovation.

A Brief History of Pittsburgh

April 28, 2021

Whether Pittsburgh has been someone’s home for their whole life or just a short period of time, there is a rich history behind Pittsburgh over the decades. One of its most notable features is its transition...

As the school year draws to a close, high school seniors prepare for graduation.

After Graduation

April 13, 2021

For most NA students, summer vacation is a period between two school years. They look forward to the carefree months of ice cream, pools, and no homework ahead of them. For seniors though, the close of...

Since last year, movie theaters are no longer crowded with excited movie-goers.

Remember When?

March 30, 2021

The lights slowly start to dim, the chatter dies down, and I, along with everyone else, stare in anticipation at the screen in front of me. After watching all of the trailers on TV and YouTube, I excitedly...

Brain health is a newer concept, and it involves how to maintain a long-term healthy brain.

Of Sound Mind

March 24, 2021

What if there was a way, simply put, to live a better life? While there are many different ways for people to improve in different areas of their lives, brain health is something that all of us can work...

With an almost infinite number of colleges to choose from, seniors are beginning to narrow down their search for the perfect school.

College Committed

March 8, 2021

WandaVision is a new miniseries streaming on Disney+ now.

A Review of WandaVision

February 25, 2021

Everything is not as it seems on Disney Plus’s original miniseries WandaVision from Marvel Studios. While the basis of the story is about two characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) who are...

AP prep books may be in especially high demand this year, as students prepare for an entirely new exam administration.

Untried, but Tested

February 18, 2021

Imagine it's 2019. It's AP week. Students fret over their three-plus hour exams, and they are expected to sit for each test the day of. The stress is palpable but not unexpected, as AP tests have never...

A college education is the surest path to a successful future, but it's also the most expensive.

The Cost of a Degree

February 3, 2021

According to Georgetown University, in 2020, 65% percent of job openings required a college degree, and the percentage is expected only to rise.  It's no surprise, therefore, that the expectation to attend...

The gridlock in Congress and the jaw-dropping reluctance of some lawmakers to stand up to injustice may be attributable to one factor -- they can be re-elected indefintely.

On Their Own Terms

January 15, 2021

51 years. That is how long Senator Robert Byrd was in office. He represented West Virginia from 1953 until he died in 2010. While that may seem like a ridiculously long amount of time for one man to...


Retrospectives on 2020

December 23, 2020

As an unprecedented year comes to an end, NASH students are finding that 2020 was a year of learning and change.   Senior Angeline Chalifoux has been able to look back and find a positive side to...

With COVID-19 spreading rapidly around the country, the holiday season is in jeopardy.

Silent Night?

December 8, 2020

This Thanksgiving, I sat down at the dinner table and stared at all of the vegetarian courses.  I was excited, but I missed my traditional turkey Thanksgiving dinner. Instead of seeing my big extended...

With the ongoing pandemic, Thanksgiving will look different this year.

Thanksgiving Traditions in 2020

November 25, 2020

For many families, Thanksgiving would be incomplete without the loud talking, the boisterous laughter, and the occasional fight.  This year, however, may be a different experience.  Most will have emptier...

The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth

The History of Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

Let’s rewind 400 years before turkeys, pumpkin pies, and Pilgrim hats became staples of Thanksgiving.  At the beginning of the 17th century, the Thanksgiving was born, but it has quite evolved since.   66...

While the decorations around the door may look the same, traditional trick-or-treating should be anything but.

Is Trick-or-Treating Safe?

October 28, 2020

Every Halloween, excited kids decked out in costumes fill the streets, holding big bags that are waiting to be filled with sweets. They race door-to-door with their friends and families and ask for a trick...

Good Talk: Mrs. Davis

Good Talk: Mrs. Davis

October 19, 2020

What is your favorite topic in the Environmental Science course? My favorite topic in Environmental Science is biodiversity.  I like biodiversity for the environmental fact that it helps maintain the...

Enola Holmes is an adventurous heroine that young viewers can look up to.

A Review of Enola Holmes

October 5, 2020

Enola Holmes is not your typical mystery movie.  Instead of the genre’s usual male protagonist, Enola leads the narrative as a strong, independent girl with a nontraditional upbringing.  When her mother...

With practically an entire classroom online, Mrs. Rhinehart has only one student in person during her second period class on cohort 2 days.

A Question of Contact

September 28, 2020

As a new school year starts for students, there are more changes than usual. Across the country, schools are adapting to different plans because of the pandemic.  But are they all equally effective? While...

The map outside the NASH Counseling Office has pins for each college that the seniors last year are now attending.  With the arrival of the new senior class, those pins will soon be re-positioned.

College App Chaos

September 18, 2020

As a new school year starts, most students are worried about new teachers and grades.  Seniors, on the other hand, have something else at the forefront of their minds. College applications are open. While...

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