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Harry Potter: Behind the Scar

Harry Potter: Behind the Scar

Emma Ray, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

In 1997, Harry Potter entered the world as “The Boy Who Lived” and captivated the world. Within a decade, seven books were published, movies were produced, and theme parks were built bringing the Harry Potter world to life. But behind all of these things is J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter....

The Past Eight Years: Accomplishments of President Obama

The Past Eight Years: Accomplishments of President Obama

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the president-elect chosen, everyone seems to be focused on Donald Trump. Barack Obama, who has been occupying the White House since 2008, promised change – so here’s looking back at some of those changes as he nears the end of his presidency.   Became the First Black U.S Presi...

Do North Students Go Black Friday Shopping?

Do North Students Go Black Friday Shopping?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The craziest shopping day of the year has come and gone: Black Friday. It is used as a day for stores to put their stock on major sales as a kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. People line up very early to be first into a certain store; therefore, they are able to get into the store first and sna...

Dogs are no longer man’s best friend

Dogs are no longer man’s best friend

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Is dog truly man’s best friend? Many people believe that dogs are the best pet, but there are many other alternatives – check out this list and find yourself a new best friend!   Hedgehog: These little pets are small and hand held. Many people are finding that hedgehogs are the perfect ...

Five Incredible Songs You Have Never Heard Of

Five Incredible Songs You Have Never Heard Of

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Music is a big part of society today, whether it be a stress reliever, a hobby or a way to fall asleep. However, with new songs always hitting iTunes, many students miss out on incredible songs to listen to. This list includes just five of many incredible songs that you have most likely never heard of.   ...

The History of Salad Dressing

The History of Salad Dressing

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many people enjoy adding a different flavor to their greens. Whether it is ranch, Italian dressing, etc. Since when has this wonderful invention existed? Salad dressing dates back to the ancient times! Like now, everyone before the 21 century liked their dressing a different way. However, they could...

The Walking Dead Returns for Season Seven

The Walking Dead Returns for Season Seven

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

After the season six finale ended with a massive cliffhanger, the Sunday night premiere of The Walking Dead’s seventh season greeted viewers with a literal smash. Two of the shows central characters were beaten to death with a barbed-wire-wrapped baseball bat, given the name Lucille by its wielder....

Halloween to the Max! This Year’s Best Costumes

Halloween to the Max! This Year’s Best Costumes

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Features

With the new Star Wars movie being released earlier this year and a plethora of scary movies, Halloween saw a large range of new and exciting costumes this year. Despite what people may say, high school students are not too old to go trick-or-treating; in fact, they usually end up pulling together some...

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

In light of the numerous anti-Trump protests across America, both the Senate and the House of Representatives have unanimously voted to ignore the results of the recent election and make Hillary Clinton the new president –elect of the United States. When Donald Trump was voted the president-elect...

Celebrating Halloween into November – Top Fives

Celebrating Halloween into November – Top Fives

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Halloween may be over, but it’s such a fun holiday that many continue to celebrate the spookiness well into November. These Halloween treats are what we love about this fun holiday. Now, let’s run through the top five of some of our favorite aspects of Halloween that you can use to keep the spirit...

The Truth About Shawn Mendes: A Fan’s Perspective

The Truth About Shawn Mendes: A Fan’s Perspective

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

“I think I was just bored one Sunday afternoon, and I decided to post a little video of myself singing and playing a guitar out of tune…”—Shawn Mendes   A former Viner and a part of the MAGCon team, Shawn Mendes has stolen the hearts of millions of teenage girls worldwide since his...

A list of pros and cons about the pros and cons of making a list

A list of pros and cons about the pros and cons of making a list

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Pros Keeps you organized. Helps you get all your thoughts down in one place. An excuse to procrastinate… Mom: Why aren’t you doing your homework, son?? Son: I am making a list of all my homework, mother. Mom: Okay, honey. Have fun! *Skips away* Can check things off a...

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