The Uproar

Lorenzo Zottoli

Lorenzo Zottoli, Staff Writer

Lorenzo Zottoli is a junior at NASH. In his free time, Lorenzo is a Boy Scout at Troop 81, plays soccer for NASC, and enjoys time outside reading. Although this is his first year in journalism, he can not wait for the exciting topics he will be able to write about this school year.

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Gavin Owen was one of many student-athletes this year to lift a 2021 WPIAL trophy following a canceled 2020 season.

Season of Titles

June 9, 2021

As the time clock clicks down to the final second, the buzzer goes off and an explosion of screams ensue. North Allegheny has just claimed their third and final WPIAL championship of the 2020-2021 school...

Over 600 flags planted by Boy Scouts Troop 81 over a field in Pittsburgh's North Hills, honoring the lives of men and women who have died in combat.

In Memoriam

May 30, 2021

As late May approaches each year, we grow closer to a day of remembrance, honor, and pride—Memorial Day. Beginning in the late 1800s, Americans have remembered the millions of lives lost in battle for...

That’s a Wrap

May 11, 2021

NASH Junior Coleman Walsh presenting his own Ted Talk,

Straight Talk

May 10, 2021

After months of preparation, the North Allegheny TED Talk Club was able to meet in-person and hold their first TEDx student-run event. Due to COVID-19, it was one of the first in-person events held in...

What’s in a Name?

April 12, 2021

A rural night sky, without suffering the effects of light pollution.

Light of Hope

April 11, 2021

Incredible new recent studies have shown that light pollution has been on a steady decline this past year due to worldwide lockdowns that occurred during the pandemic. Why is this so important, you may...

Music to Her Ears

Music to Her Ears

March 25, 2021

What got you into music? Ever since I can remember, music has always been a huge part of my life. Both of my parents are musicians and met at Duquesne University, where they played guitar. My parents...

Various assortment of social media applications that influencers use every day.

Stepping into the Spotlight

March 16, 2021

Growing up is a challenging time—a time to learn who you are while making honest mistakes and learning from them. But what happens when you go from being an everyday teen to being thrown into the spotlight? Teen...

On the Bubble

March 4, 2021

Screengrab from the first 2021 Ted Talk Club meeting on 2/19/2020

Talk of the Town

February 25, 2021

North Allegheny’s TED Talk Club was halted due to recent pandemic complications and sat idle in the back burner of NAI teacher Mr. Hull’s mind for almost over a year. It was recently revived, however,...

The Parkland shooting took place three years ago, claiming the lives of 17.

More Than a Number

February 12, 2021

On February 14th, 2018 at 2:21 pm, within a span of six minutes, an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida claimed the lives of 17 individuals. 14 of whom were students, and...

United States Capitol Building.

A Call To Action

January 27, 2021

Earlier this month, over 25,000 men and women around the country received a call to action—a call to create a barrier to protect, withstand, and create a peaceful transition of power from former President...

Canceled

Canceled

January 14, 2021

The days of young children only looking up to their parents may be a thing of the past thanks to various forms of social media influencers. Influencers have taken over popular online media platforms, such...

Chenega Village kids playing on the ice.  The Alaskan island has had no positive cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

A World without COVID

December 17, 2020

Since last March, the unending media coverage of the pandemic would have us believe that COVID-19 has left no one's life unaltered. But for teenager Dasia Gall, life hasn't changed all too much this year. Dasia...

COVID-19 intertwines with TV

COVID-19 intertwines with TV

December 2, 2020

It's that time of year again when new seasons of our favorite TV shows return to the screen, but for some shows, there will be one noticeable difference: masks. With the COVID-19 spread on the rise...

People of all ages can watch ASMR videos to help them destress.

A Quiet World

November 9, 2020

After a long, stressful day, most kids, teens, and adults need an escape. One of the newest trends to help them relax is watching or listening to Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response-- or as it's more...

Point Park student Leia Christ crammed into a bunk bed to film one of the scenes in her own production.

Back on Set

October 20, 2020

"Lights, Camera, Action" is how the saying is supposed to go, but the recent pandemic has changed that. Across the world, film production came to an immediate halt in March of 2020. Luckily, as cases started...

Gracie Kate has enjoyed playing the banjo while self-quarantining.

An Instrumental New Hobby

October 15, 2020

In times of stress, teens commonly turn to many different outlets—some athletic and some artistic. The ongoing pandemic has left kids, teens, and adults isolated with nothing to do. Health experts have...

President Donald Trump & U.K. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, have very different approaches to the virus outbreak.

Across the Pond

October 1, 2020

March 13th, 2020 was one of the last normal days before our lives became consumed with COVID-19, masks, and social distancing. The following days, weeks, and months would determine how soon our lives would...

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