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Pro-Con: Year round schooling

February 12, 2020

Pro: Year Round School is beneficial for all    While the topic of having year round schooling has been very controversial, there are many beneficial factors.     A regular schedule for...

Pro-Con: Should Trump stay or go?

February 12, 2020

Con: Remove Trump because his spending, lies, & temper are crippling America With the 2020 election approaching, the controversies surrounding current President Donald Trump is more evident than...

Marijuana legalization reaches several states

Marijuana legalization reaches several states
February 12, 2020

   The United States of America is stuck in an ongoing battle of differences regarding the legalization of weed. The recent legalization of marijuana in Michigan was due to its possible benefits of...

It’s not cool to Juul

It's not cool to Juul
February 10, 2020

Vaping is a habit that many people have become attracted to over the years, and it appeals particularly to adolescents. Although e-cigarettes are illegal due to their harmful effects, teenagers are continuing...

Start of school should change to later morning time

Start of school should change to later morning time
February 6, 2020

According to studies from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the average teenager gets around seven hours of sleep, even though it has been proven by doctors that they need just over nine hours. Children's...

My stance on abortion

My stance on abortion
February 6, 2020

According to www.guttmacher.org, nearly one in four women in the United States (23.7%) will have an abortion by the time they have hit 45 years old. By the age of 20, 4.6% of women will have had an abortion...

A students view of Northwest’s bullying policy

A students view of Northwest's bullying policy
January 29, 2020

Bullying can happen anywhere. Online, in every country, in every state, in every town. It is too common. However, in our school, it is handled better than most other schools. According to pacer.org,...

Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson launch drama

Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson launch drama
January 29, 2020

Jeffree Star Cosmetics (JSC) recently launched a bundle of new makeup collaborating with Shane Dawson, a social media influencer; all products ranging from $18 to $52. “It was all surreal, to be making...

Cellphone pockets proven to be efficient

January 27, 2020

When walking into a classroom at Northwest High School, one will see numbered pockets most likely hanging from the wall. These pockets are used to hold the student’s cell phones. However, until this...

The negative effects plastic straws gives to the environment

Image created by freshman Olivia Wells
February 8, 2019

  Plastic straws are terrible, not only for the environment, but also for the body. This type of straw is single-use, meaning they are used once and then discarded into a landfill where it will never...

Avoid my relationship habits

Avoid my relationship habits
February 8, 2019

  Intense hurt has become normal to me. Hurt so severe that I can do nothing other than welcome the pain with arms wide open.   Letting a boy have all of the power over my heart was the first...

Survey reveals most people see college as optional for success

Students share their opinion on if college is a necessity to be successful in the future.
January 22, 2019

  Most students have some idea of what they plan to do in the future. If they do not? That is okay, but many students know whether or not they plan to go to college. Others have simply decided going...

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