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  • Homecoming
    News

    Homecoming

    Rushtri Chatterjea, Reporter

    October 6, 2017

    Organizing an entire week’s of worth student activities and school spirit for 1600 people might sound like a daunting task, but in just four meetings the Student Council does exactly that. At North,...

    Homecoming Game by Frances Sheets

  • 24th Annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival
    Galleries

    24th Annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

    Frances Sheets, Photography Editor

    October 3, 2017

    The 24th annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival was held from Thursday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 1 throughout downtown Bloomington. The festival involved ticketed performances from bands that ...

    The 24th annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival was held between September 28 and October 1 throughout downtown Bloomington.

    Frances Sheets

  • Roller Derby Thunderbirds
    News

    Roller Derby Thunderbirds

    Arianna Buehler, Reporter

    October 2, 2017

    Let’s get ready to roll(er derby)! Bloomington’s Thunderbird junior roller derby league is back in action this season and you can join the team. This co-ed sport is open to anyone at North who wants...

    Greta King skates around the track in a warm up activity

  • Living Statues 2017
    Galleries

    Living Statues 2017

    September 27, 2017

    On Sept. 16 and Sept. 23, students from the North Advanced Acting and Theater Production classes, taught by Grant Steckbeck, displayed their Acting Skills at the Bloomington Farmer’s Market durin...

    Ryan Eller acts as the ref during Ostlund and Barker's faux boxing match

    Frances Sheets

  • Glass Castle is not good, it’s Exceptional
    Entertainment

    Glass Castle is not good, it’s Exceptional

    Mulia Arham Hermudia

    September 21, 2017

    With The Glass Castle movie being on the screens of many theaters all around the world, let’s take a look at the memoir that the English department has forced us Sophomores to read; the 2005 memoir T...

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  • Hoosier Cup
    Sports

    Hoosier Cup

    Dulce Jarillo, Reporter

    September 20, 2017

    For two days, high schools from Indiana come to Bloomington for the Hoosier Cup, “Indiana’s Premier High School Soccer Tournament”.   On  Friday, despite the constant rain, bo...

  • Cougs on the Rise
    News, Sports

    Cougs on the Rise

    Sydney Piercy, Reporter

    September 18, 2017

    Last Friday, in  the most publicized and attended high school football game in Bloomington, the North football team came head to head with South. South triumphed over North this year, the final score resting a...

    Members of the Cougar football team stand on the sidelines, awaiting play to resume

    Frances Sheets

  • Retrospective
    Entertainment

    Retrospective

    Rushtri Chatterjea, Cartoonist

    September 14, 2017

  • Spring 2017
    Print

    Spring 2017

    May 10, 2017

     Check out our Retro-themed Spring 2017 Print Issue! ...

News

A Firsthand Look at Teen Homelessness

A Firsthand Look at Teen Homelessness

Lydia Freeman, Contributor

Sitting in the conference room of the main office of Bloomington High School North, an anonymous student pushes her hair back behind her right ear nervously and chews her...

April 17, 2017

R Is For Respect

April 17, 2017

Women’s History Month: Honoring Hardworking Women Then and Now

April 11, 2017

Teacher Reflects on Tragic Accident Involving the Death of Bloomington Teen

Teacher Reflects on Tragic Accident Involving the Death of Bloomington Teen

March 8, 2017

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Lit Mag

Isabel’s “Best of All Time” Book List

Isabel’s “Best of All Time” Book List

Isabel Garcia, Litmag Editor, Copy Editor

POETRY Crush Richard Siken Yale University Press, 2005   This is the first collection of poetry that I ever fell in love with. About Crush, Louise Gluck writes, "This is a book about panic. T...

February 21, 2017

isabel’s holiday playlist: the best indie christmas songs you’ve (n)ever heard, ranging from least to most obscure

isabel’s holiday playlist: the best indie christmas songs you’ve (n)ever heard, ranging from least to most obscure

December 16, 2016

Print Version of the Litmag

December 14, 2016

Fall Litmag

October 30, 2016

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Entertainment

OG Pick-up Lines to Guarantee You a Date to the Next Dance

OG Pick-up Lines to Guarantee You a Date to the Next Dance

Tatiana Huss, Reporter

There are many kinds of relationships in high school: the on and off, the two week long, the rebound, and the meant to be. But the only way to secure a long lasting, happy...

October 2, 2017

Isabel’s “Best of All Time” Book List

Isabel’s “Best of All Time” Book List

February 21, 2017

My Failed Sleep Attempt

January 27, 2017

Jermaine Lamarr Cole’s Latest Album 4 Your Eyez Only: Swooning Over the Originality and Heart

January 25, 2017

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Editorials

Promote Change through Listening

Jacob Taylor, Editor-In-Cheif

You can feel it when you walk in the front doors. A girl screams her opinion in another’s face. People whisper behind her back. A man pulls the raging boy off of the bo...

December 14, 2016

Editorial: Will Our Next President Live Up to Obama’s legacy?

October 17, 2016

Editorial: Revolutionizing the High School Newspaper

Editorial: Revolutionizing the High School Newspaper

October 3, 2016

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Features

An Introduction to the New Administration

Tamara Brown, Reporter

Halfway through the second term, you’re possibly already up to your ears in essays, worksheets, math problems, and tests that you didn’t even know you had. Post- first report card and with football seas...

October 6, 2017

New Principal Brings Controversial Changes to North

Frances Sheets, Editor, Reporter

Since Michael Akers replaced Jeff Henderson as the principal of Bloomington High School North, the changes brought on by his administrative team have been accompanied by tension and student upset. ...

September 18, 2017

The New Theater Teacher

September 18, 2017

The Senior Plague

May 10, 2017

The Fight for My Health

The Fight for My Health

May 8, 2017

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Opinion

Q&A With Hispanics at North

Dulce Jarillo, Reporter

September 15th to October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month. Five students were interviewed and asked about themselves.  Students interviewed: Lisbeth de Santiago, freshman....

October 6, 2017

Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Frances Sheets, Reporter

On Monday, May 15, a group of Tri-North Middle School students staged a peaceful protest in response to the school’s dress code, which is seen by many students as sexist...

May 16, 2017

Growing Up Mormon

February 24, 2017

Behind the Curtain of Muslim Culture

February 23, 2017

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

January 27, 2017

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Sports

Boys Tennis State Champs

Tatiana Huss, Reporter

The North boys tennis team grabbed the Conference Indiana title by the shackles two  weekends ago, as they fought to victory for the second year in a row. The end of t...

October 2, 2017

Despite Challenges, Lacrosse Team Forges Ahead

Despite Challenges, Lacrosse Team Forges Ahead

March 24, 2017

Pressure to Perform: Balancing Finals and Basketball

December 20, 2016

A Different Sort of Addiction: Sprint Racing

December 20, 2016

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The Student News Site of Bloomington High School North
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