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

Virginia Lucas

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer

Virginia Lucas is a senior at NASH.  This is her first year on staff for The Uproar, although she previously wrote for the NAEye.  Outside of student journalism, Virginia enjoys buying books from Barnes and Noble that she will never get around to reading.

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The Best Buddies Dunk Tank from March 2020 raised over $500 for the organization.

Donate to Dunk!

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

The skies are clear, but by the end of the day today, more than a few teachers will likely be drenched. During all lunches today, Best Buddeies is hosting a dunk tank to benefit the program.  This...

Companies that sell facial products stand to benefit from encouraging unrealistic beauty standards.

Just Woke Up Like This

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

There are few trends that have taken stronger hold of the skincare industry than casual effortlessness.  The days of heavy makeup use and a perception of working hard to look a certain way are long gone,...

A Precious Gift

A Precious Gift

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

On Wednesday, the annual NASH Physical Education Department's blood drive occurred in the gym.  Despite some logistical issues, NASH students participated enthusiastically, and Vitalant was able to collect...

The war in Ukraine has accentuated the speed with which false information can morph into seeming fact.

Opinion: The Sticky Web of False Information

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

On February 24th a Twitter account posted a video captioned, “Ukraine fires missiles to intercept Russian aircraft artillery fire.”  The shocking clip showed a plane sailing across a dark sky before...

How to Procrastinate like an Expert

How to Procrastinate like an Expert

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer January 11, 2022

Anyone can be a amateur procrastinator.  Anyone can wait a day or two longer than they should before starting that big report or that long packet.  However, very few can attain the skills necessary to...

College application fees can add up quickly, but the total cost of the process is even greater.

A Costly Process

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Mentally preparing myself, I clicked warily into the “Application Requirements” section of my Common Application.  There, the application fee of each institution I was applying to was listed in a...

A Vital Gift

A Vital Gift

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

On Wednesday the 23rd, after over a year without an in-person blood drive, NASH once again partnered with nonprofit organization Vitalant to collect life saving blood products. Although blood donations...

Mr. Rhinehart spent 18 months creating the 4x8 graveyard miniature now on display in the NASH library.

[Photo] It’s a Small (and Spooky) World

Quinn Volpe, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 12, 2021

The entrance of Mr. Smalls Theatre in Millvale

Live Again

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

They say you never truly appreciate something until it’s gone.  In a perfect example of this, I didn’t realize how much I would miss attending concerts until Covid shut them down indefinitely.  I...

NASHs Creative Writing Club is in full swing, fostering creativity and community in students.

So the Story Goes

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Pressure from friends.  The search for new ideas.  A fresh set of eyes to give creative feedback.  The reasons that NASH students first join the Creative Writing Club vary. However, once in the door,...

Look At This!

Look At This!

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer September 22, 2021

Ever since NASH senior Anthony Puthenpurackal discovered his passion for photography at age 13, he has been learning and growing as an artist.  Recently, Anthony has begun sharing his talent by working...

The alternate cover of Solar Power, Lordes third album and a significant departure from her previous work.

A Review of Lorde’s Solar Power

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

Lorde was sitting in her parents’ living room when she realized that her life had changed forever.  Only 16 years old at the time, she watched with disbelief as her song "Royals" gained listeners by...

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