The Uproar

Kara Mihm

Kara Mihm, Staff Writer

Kara Mihm is a junior writer for The Uproar. She enjoys swimming and running, especially the pasta parties that are included. When not in school or participating in sports, you can find her online shopping with the money from her minimum-wage lifeguarding job. She is very excited about her first year of writing for the school newspaper.

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Celebrate your fondest memories with your partner by writing them a love letter this weekend. It doesn't have to be long; in fact, it could be tiny.

Tiny Love Stories of NASH

February 12, 2021

Inspired by Tiny Love Stories published by the New York Times, we encouraged students and teachers at NASH to submit narratives of their own in fewer than 150 words. In the spirit of Valentine's Day, here...

Infantilizing the Elderly

Infantilizing the Elderly

January 20, 2021

My grandmother, who was 91 when she passed, was everything but helpless, naive, and cute, which are all words that are used to describe a baby. She had lived through the Great Depression, presided as the...

In acknowledgement of racist stereotypes, Cleveland's baseball franchise has agreed to change its name.

The Name of the Game

January 4, 2021

Bid farewell to the Cleveland “Indians,” as the announcement of a new name has been officially released.  Since 1915, when the team's name changed from the Naps to Indians, years of protest have...

NA senior Lizzy Groetsch has been a dominant force on the basketball court since she first started playing in middle school.

She’s Called to Compete

December 2, 2020

From size-three yellow hightops to size-nine Nikes, senior Lizzy Groetsch has spent her life on the basketball court. Ever since her debut in second grade, Groetsch has made major strides on and off the...

On platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and TikTok, access to an inside view of our peers' lives is remarkably easy.

In Case You Missed It

November 19, 2020

Each week as Friday approaches, my mind maps out all the friends I can hang out with and all the events that I can attend over the upcoming weekend. From the moment school ends on Friday afternoon, I find...

A pandemic is clearly an inopportune time for teachers to change how they weigh test grades.

In Defense of Total Points

November 5, 2020

The year 2020 has been stressful enough.  Despite the drastic challenges of a pandemic and a divisive and disputed election, students still have to push through and continue to fulfill our academic obligations.  When...

TigerThon hosted a drive-thru trick or treat fundraiser on the NASH campus last Saturday.

Costumes for the Cause

November 4, 2020



October 27, 2020

How long have you been playing football? I have been playing for seven years—since 3rd grade. Who inspired you to start playing? My dad. As I was growing older, getting into college became more...

While sports are important, they must not become a student's only focus.

Our Better Half

October 22, 2020

The balancing act of juggling sports and an education gets tiring, especially when a student tries to incorporate a social life into the mix. The thin line that distinguishes a healthy balance from an...

Substituting animal-product with fruits and vegetables is a staple in the vegan diet.

Tough Enough for Tofu

October 14, 2020

Veganism -- the one trend that I sworn to never partake in. It seemed outlandish and entirely unnecessary to deplete my body of needed nutrients and proteins that I thought only animal products supplied....

Dietz turning off the last wall; racing to finish her 100 breaststroke.

[Photo] An Early Calling

October 12, 2020

Dietz turning off the last wall; racing to finish her 100 breaststroke.

North Allegheny community members displaying their support for the Black Lives Matter movement at the Caravan for Change organized by NA For Change.

Changing Sides

September 22, 2020

Since its founding last spring, NA for Change has remained steadfast in its commitment to “educate friends and families about structural inequalities and propose solutions,” as their Instagram account...

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