The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

Lauren Lentz

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer

Lauren is a senior at NASH and this is her second year writing for The Uproar. She is on the NA gymnastics team. Outside of journalism, Lauren enjoys listening to music and driving around with her friends.

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As the other team spikes the ball over the net, NA athletes prepare to volley it back.

Order on the Court!

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer April 25, 2024

After making it to the WPIAL championship last season, but unfortunately losing to the Shaler Titans, the North Allegheny Boys’ Volleyball Team has high expectations for the ongoing season.  Dan...

The cover design from Grandes latest release (Republic).

A Review of Eternal Sunshine

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Actor, singer, and songwriter Ariana Grande, released her seventh studio album on March 8th, 2024. The name of her newest album is Eternal Sunshine, but it is also known as her "homewrecker" album, due...

Stick Shift

Stick Shift

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer March 6, 2024

As spring rolls in, the new spring sports season starts up once again. One popular spring sport beginning again is girls' lacrosse.  As this is the last year for seniors on the team, many have goals...



Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer February 28, 2024

With just three months until May 31st, the Class of 2024’s graduation date, seniors are deciding the paths they will take after high school. Although Decision Day for colleges is May 1st, many who have...

Rio Carnival!

Rio Carnival!

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer January 31, 2024

On February 3rd, 2024, NASH will be hosting its annual Morp dance for juniors and seniors. So far, nearly 500 tickets have been sold for this Saturday's event. Mr. Karolski, Student Council sponsor,...

Thin Ice

Thin Ice

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer January 16, 2024

Winter is the most relentless season of the year, and it is by far my least favorite. The rush of cold air when I open my front door at 6 am in the morning to go to school makes me want to turn right back...

All Wrapped Up

All Wrapped Up

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Every December since 2016, Spotify, the music streaming service with over 551 million subscribers, releases Wrapped, a nostalgic feature that compiles users' most listened to songs, music genres, albums,...

In another month, The Ski & Snowboard Club will begin heading to the mountains for Friday nights on the slopes.

The Peak of Winter

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer December 4, 2023

Imagine this: you are full of adrenaline after gliding down to the bottom of an immensely large mountain. Now, why is this relevant? The Ski and Snowboard Club has opened up for the season!  NASH math...

As probably every NASH students know, Sheetz offers nourishment at the touch of a finger, anytime, any day.

Sheetz Food Review

Lauren Lentz and Maddy Arluna November 15, 2023

Open 24 hours and 365 days a year, Sheetz is one of the most popular gas stations/convenience stores in Pennsylvania. Whether it is the place students stop on the way home from school to get a quick bite...

The cover art for Drakes latest release was created by his son Adonis.

A Review of For All the Dogs

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer October 18, 2023

On June 24th, 2023, Drake announced that he was working on a new studio album. His last studio album, Honestly, Nevermind, released on June 17, 2022, had over 200 million streams in its first week on Spotify,...

Pep Talk

Pep Talk

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer September 21, 2023

Most NASH seniors likely remember the big, enthusiastic event called the Fall Spirit Assembly that occurred in the gym during the beginning of the school year last year to kick off Homecoming. This...

Good Talk: Mr. Boyd

Good Talk: Mr. Boyd

Lauren Lentz, Senior Staff Writer September 18, 2023

Where are you originally from? I am originally from North Huntingdon, PA. What college did you go to? I attended Grove City College and graduated in May of this year.  What made you want to...

A Senior-Free Week

A Senior-Free Week

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer June 1, 2023

For the Class of 2024, the weight of the school year will soon be lifted. Yet a somber feeling fills the hallways this week, as the Class of 2023 wrapped up their coursework last Friday.  As a junior...

NASHs counseling office maps out where last years graduates committed to college.

A Glimpse into the Future

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer May 30, 2023

Though the school year is winding down, one event at NASH is just getting started. On Wednesday, May 31st, NASH will host a post-secondary fair for 10th and 11th graders. Beginning at 9am in the gymnasium,...

Many protests such as the one pictured are happening just outside the White House.

Opinion: The Frightening Effects of the Willow Project

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

Many are aware that the Willow Project is an ongoing oil drilling operation in Alaska, but fewer are aware of the operation's long-term implications. First created and brought up in 1999, the Willow...

As juniors like Spencer Liberto work hard to finish up the school year, seniors, such as Ella Cullen and Jenny Li, are now taking a more relaxed approach.

The Start of the End

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer April 18, 2023

The 4th quarter is underway, and with only a month and a half until summer break, NASH students are conflicted about how they should feel. While reminiscing about the school year, many are interested in...

Time Flies

Time Flies

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

Let's go back in time to when the grass looked greener, and we had no worries in the world. It was a time when most of us looked forward to growing up and the endless possibilities of the future.  I...

A fully bearded Quinn Mulvaney watches on in hopes that his raffle ticket is drawn during the Facial Hair February end-of-month drawing.

Hair Raiser

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Although most students have seen the flyers with beards and mustaches around the school promoting Facial Hair February, many are likely unaware of how the tradition originated. 16 years ago, the event...

[Multimedia] What does love mean to you?

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

Junioritis: A Lesser-Known Condition

Junioritis: A Lesser-Known Condition

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer February 8, 2023

Senioritis, we all know, applies to seniors. Or does it? Seniors are not the only ones who experience a drop in motivation once the second semester begins. As a junior, I contend that junioritis is...

Aerial Display

Aerial Display

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer January 6, 2023

As the North Allegheny gymnastics team tumbles into the start of the new winter sports season, things are slightly different from the year prior. Last season, there were only seven girls in total on...

At a Premium

At a Premium

Sarah Klosky and Lauren Lentz December 14, 2022

Is Taylor Swift the problem in “Anti-Hero” or is it Ticketmaster? 26 fans of Swift are suing Ticketmaster, claiming that the company intentionally sold an overabundance of tickets to take advantage...

Canned Food Drive helps families in need

Canned Food Drive helps families in need

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer November 23, 2022

In the United States, there are more than 34 million people who are food insecure, including 9 million children. According to Feeding America, Pennsylvania contributes to 1,136,400 of that number facing...

The knowledge of personal finance and money in general benefits the financial growth of a person.

The Basics of Personal Finance

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer October 30, 2022

When high school students hear the words "personal finance," they most likely think of money or saving. But what is it really and why is it so important? Contrary to the beliefs of many, there is much...

The title Gemini Rights refers to Lacys astrological sign.

The Emotions of Gemini Rights

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

It has been about two years since Steve Lacy's debut album dropped. His sophomore album, Gemini Rights, released on July 15th, 2022.  The soul/R&B artist's new album was allegedly inspired after breaking...

The changing colors of fall foliage are among the main reasons for falls special appeal.

Sweater Weather

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Out of all four seasons, fall is the best.  Fall means the smell of pumpkin spice, the sight of colorful trees, the feeling of crisp weather, the sound of leaves crunching, and the taste of cinnamon....

Keeping Up With Kenzie

Keeping Up With Kenzie

Lauren Lentz, Staff Writer September 26, 2022

How long ago did you begin cheerleading? I started cheer in second or third grade, so about nine years ago. What’s your biggest challenge in cheer? I struggle with tumbling a lot because it’s...

With the expansion of available parking spots, along with a required safety presentation over the summer, student drivers at NASH are finding the commute to and from school to be less of a concern this year.

New parking procedures favored by seniors

Lauren Lentz and Sarah Klosky September 12, 2022

Although it can be hard to muster energy when sitting on Route 19 waiting for the light to turn green, NASH students can breathe more easily when it comes to parking at school this year. With new procedures...

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