The Uproar

Mary Marzula

Mary Marzula, Staff Writer

Mary Marzula is a junior at NASH this year. After her first year writing for the school newspaper last year at NAI, she will continue this year for The Uproar. Mary is a fun, outgoing girl who is either cheering teams on the sidelines with the rest of the varsity cheer squad or at home with friends and family.

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Sweet Treats

Sweet Treats

June 9, 2021

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things to do on a hot summer day is treat myself to some ice cream. With summer fast approaching, I went out to the most popular ice cream places in the...

The Class of '22 is already looking ahead to the first day of senior year.

A Senior in the Making

May 20, 2021

Growing up, I also felt that the seniors at NASH were so old. I can’t believe that in a short few months I’ll be walking in those shoes.  You always hear people say, “High school years fly by...

Varsity cheer team having the most normal season as they can.

Preparing Ahead of Time

May 14, 2021

Junior cheerleader Madison Shanahan was surprised when she first walked into an open practice gym and was considered a senior. “It’s crazy to believe," she said. "I still feel like a freshman because...

English classes working on their college and career project.

Planning for the Next Step

April 22, 2021

Like many adults, NASH English teacher Mrs. Tallerico has firsthand seen the importance of planning for the future, as she has reflected on her journey to her teaching career. “I think it is incredibly...

An amazing view of the beautiful city of Pittsburgh from the top of Mount Washington.

10 Curious Facts About Pittsburgh

April 13, 2021

While we live just outside of Pittsburgh, we may not know some interesting information regarding the city's history and legacy. Here are some fun facts about Pittsburgh that you can pull out the next time...

The NCAA has been dealing with many sexism allegations during this year's March Madness tournament.

Trouble In the Bubble

March 29, 2021

The March Madness tournament is an event that sports fans look forward to every year. While much of the focus lies on the men's teams, it is just as big of a deal for the female athletes. This year, on...

Many inspiring women have come from the city of Pittsburgh.

Influential Women From Pittsburgh

March 15, 2021

Women’s History Month, which is occurring this month, is a time to reflect on inspiring women throughout history and the important roles they've played. A great number of these women can be traced back...

A cup of joe has more negative effects than one may think.

Overcharged

March 8, 2021

As much as everyone loves to feel alert and awake by taking few sips of their favorite caffeinated beverage, those drinks could be doing more harm than good to your body. Whether it be coffee, energy drinks,...

Skye DePrado is known on the field for her fast drives and precise shots.

Skye’s the Limit

February 23, 2021

For most student-athletes at NASH, a future in their sport is the main goal. Committing to their dream school for the sport they're most passionate about is an exciting achievement. NA Girls' Lacrosse...

The girls' basketball team is preparing for a unique but exciting season.

On the Pivot

January 15, 2021

Every student-athlete looks forward to their senior season and the accompanying flowers, banners, and banquets. It's a celebration of years of hard work. But what if you were told that your senior season...

The Unrealistic Realities Of Instagram

The Unrealistic Realities Of Instagram

January 5, 2021

In today’s society, social media is one of the most important outlets for people to express themselves. There’s a lot of good that comes from it, including being able to see what your extended family...

Saying

The Good That Came From 2020

December 23, 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, most people can’t help but think of all the bad things that happened. The COVID-19 pandemic and consequent deaths shocked the world, and in general, it was hard to find a lot...

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The 5 Types of People During the Holidays

December 11, 2020

The holiday season is the most wonderful -- and stressful -- time of the year. Whether it’s parents trying to make their kids' Christmas special or stores trying to reach their sales goals for the year,...

Though the first extended closure of the school year has disappointed students, it hasn't surprised them.

Student views on the extended shutdown

November 20, 2020

It feels like March all over again.  As coronavirus cases are on a quick rise, schools are once again closing to keep their students and faculty healthy and safe.  As announced on Monday, November...

Olivia Schenk was one of the Girls' Golf Team's standouts this year, but it took setbacks in other sports to lead her to the golf course.

The Swing of Things

November 10, 2020

The course is the calling for NASH senior Oliva Schenk, and she wasted no time this fall making sure that her clubs will not go into storage next year at college. Schenk has always been involved in...

Good Talk: Señora Finch

Good Talk: Señora Finch

November 9, 2020

What made you want to become a teacher? I knew I wanted to be a teacher since ninth grade. I took my first Spanish class and loved it. I loved the idea of working with young people and hoped I could...

Empty classrooms are not an uncommon sight to see, but hopefully that will change soon.

The Case for a Return to Full-Time School

October 27, 2020

For many high schoolers, the hybrid model has proven to be difficult. Part-time in-person learning has caused struggles and no small amount of stress for students. However, by creating and following a...

Outdoor seating offers restaurant-goers a sense of normalcy, while maintaining social distancing.

Outdoor Seating During a Pandemic

October 15, 2020

During quarantine, people dreamt of dining out at their favorite restaurants. For this to happen, however, restrictions must be put into place. To protect the customers and workers, outside seating has...

For many students, finishing schoolwork during last week's Blackboard outage was nearly impossible

In Search of a Connection

September 21, 2020

In these uncertain times, going back to school is challenging enough. With so many students at home every day, it’s incredibly important that technology is working the way it's supposed to. For North...

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