The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

  • Scholastic Art & Writing Contest: Deadline for writing is December 6th. Deadline for artwork is January 6th. Stop by the GOAL Office, room 249A, for more information.
  • DECA is collecting new or clean, gently used coats, jackets, hats, scarves, and gloves from Monday, November 15th - Monday, November 29th. Donations may be placed in the collection bins located in the vestibule or in front of the main office. All donations benefit Pittsburgh’s Outreached Arms to help those in need.
The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

Sophie Lu

Sophie Lu, Staff Writer

Sophie Lu is a senior at NASH. She loves reading, writing, travel, and binging The Office while eating copious amounts of purple Doritos. Outside of The Uproar, she is a member of Speech and Debate, DECA, and orchestra.

All content by Sophie Lu

The Battle for Paid Parental Leave

November 17, 2021

Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, and the United States of America. These seven are the only countries in the world that do not provide guaranteed...

Without policies like paid parental leave and universal childcare, the state of childcare in the US remains deficient in supporting new parents.

Paid Leave is the Minimum

November 17, 2021

Coach John Neffs commitments to students after school are enormous, as he oversees two of the largest organizations at NA, the Cross-Country and Track and Field Teams.

It’s Not about the Money

November 8, 2021

It’s 7 PM on a Monday night. Outside of NASH, the stillness of the parking lot stands in stark contrast to the frenzied mayhem that took place just five hours prior. However, in the midst of the mostly...

The controversial seasoning was first developed by Ikeda Kikunae, who sought to isolate the umami flavor found in Japanese seaweed.

With a Grain of Salt

October 21, 2021

As you peel back the cardboard folds of the familiar white container with red accents, the spicy and savory aromas emitting from the Chinese takeout are enough to make anyone’s stomach growl. A pair...

Texass newly enacted Heartbeat Bill sparked nationwide debate over womens right to abortion.

A Sacrifice at the Altar of Politics

September 28, 2021

May 7, 2019. For me and you, it was likely just a normal Tuesday. But for the 29 million citizens who call the state of Texas their home, their lives were about to be drastically changed. With a single...

With a total of 32 combined Olympic and World medals, Simone Biles is tied for the most decorated gymnast of all time.

The Golden Standard

September 17, 2021

Bright lights. Roaring crowds of thousands. Glittering trophies, coveted medals, fame and fortune. On the surface, the life of a star athlete gleams as much as the accolades that come with it. But...

The hallway outside Mrs. Volpe’s room is bookended by floor to ceiling trophy cases filled with student accolades.

Speaking Up for Speech & Debate

September 1, 2021

For most students, the end of the school year marked a collective sigh of relief and an invitation to commence summer activities before their inevitable return to NASH. But for one group of seven rising...

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