The Uproar

Evelyn Wiethorn

Evelyn Wiethorn, Staff Writer

Evelyn Wiethorn is a junior this year at NASH. This is her second year in journalism and her first writing for The Uproar. Outside of school Evelyn enjoys playing softball and competing on North Allegheny's track team.

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Hyperactivity caused by ADHD can be treated by a variety of fidget toys.

What is ADHD?

March 31, 2021

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed psychological conditions. It is also one of the most common, affecting over 6.1 million children and an...

Sophomore high jumper Rachael Johns attempts 4' 6''

22 Months Later

March 25, 2021

Only two weeks into the 2021 spring season, the Track and Field Team piled into the Bethel Park stadium, eager to compete for the first time in 22 months. As it was the first meet since COVID-19, it sent...

Back to Full-Time

March 22, 2021

Classroom Decor at NASH

Classroom Decor at NASH

March 15, 2021

 

Ross Park Mall appearing rather deserted for a Saturday afternoon.

Business as Usual

February 23, 2021

On March 11, 2020, the US declared COVID-19 a pandemic. This nationwide lockdown caused a decline in consumer spending, due to the loss of 20.6 million jobs. Of these, over half remain unemployed today....

A congressional staffer departs holding a visual representation of what the redesigned $20 bill honoring Harriet Tubman would look like.

A New Face for the $20 Bill

February 15, 2021

Shortly after his inauguration, president Biden voiced an ambitious number of proposals he plans to achieve during his presidency. While many of those initiatives are focused on the pandemic, the president...

Why the Dress Code is Flawed

Why the Dress Code is Flawed

January 26, 2021

In 1969, the Supreme Court ruling Tinker vs Des Moines established the legality for all schools to enforce a dress code. The case involved students who wore armbands to protest US involvement in the Vietnam...

A Light at the End of the Tunnel

A Light at the End of the Tunnel

January 11, 2021

On December 11th, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the first emergency use of the Coronavirus vaccine.The approval of vaccine represents a giant leap in the fight against the virus...

The Purpose-Driven Life

The Purpose-Driven Life

December 22, 2020

Did you always know that you wanted to be a part of Student Council? Student Council had been something I knew vaguely because of my brother but never intended to be a part of--or at least not as involved...

The shelves of our local grocery stores are lined with alluring options that have led to health crisis in America.

The Processed Food Epidemic

December 18, 2020

At any point in the day, we can drive to the local McDonald's and scoop up an inexpensive, hot burger. With the time and money it takes to prepare a meal, why would anyone do otherwise? After all, if...

NASH was to return to hybrid instruction last Tuesday, but the district moved to full-remote hours before the school day began.

The Ins and Outs of School This Month

December 4, 2020

With COVID-19 cases rising, health concerns pre-occupied the minds of NASh students planning to return to in-person learning last Tuesday. However, a letter from the administration of North Allegheny School...

A COVID Christmas (a month in advance)

A COVID Christmas (a month in advance)

November 10, 2020

For many people, November marks the beginning of the Christmas season. With the weather getting colder and more time needing to be spent away from the frigid temperatures, we could undoubtedly use more...

A leisurely walk in public can subject all too many women to uncomfortable and often frightening sexual innuendos from male strangers.

Cat-Called and Creeped Out

October 27, 2020

I recently took a trip to the South Shore of Pittsburgh to celebrate my birthday. My friends and I were headed out to dinner at the restaurant Buca di Beppo, located in Station Square. My mom was skeptical...

Generation Z has made their voices heard by protesting against issues that will impact their future.

The Rise of Gen Z

October 14, 2020

As millennials have started moving into their 30s, a new diverse generation has been coming into focus. Individuals born after 1996, commonly known as Gen Z, have already had a major impact on movements...

The half-empty hallways around NASH remind students of just how different this school year is.

Back to “Normal”

September 25, 2020

As the fleeting days of summer started to wind down, students looked forward to returning to their normal school routine. The thought of waking up to a 6:00 am blaring alarm seemed oddly refreshing for...

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