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ConFused 2020

April 1, 2020

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7 Ways to Ask Out Your Crush

Ava Mattox, Co-Editor

February 11, 2020

You Have Nothing to Lose Face it, this is high school. If you get rejected, chances are you will never see that person again after you graduate. Also in a school the size of North, you may also never have a class with them again. The embarrassment and pain of rejection will be nothing compared to th...

The Rise of LGBTQ+ Nightlife in the 1920s

Olivia Ryan

February 11, 2020

The roaring twenties was a time of steep ascension for the LGBTQ+ nightlife scene in the United States. The incline having been so significant that even non-LGBTQ+ people went to gay clubs for most of their entertainment.  The trend mainly started with civil balls, or “drag balls” way back in...

The Seven Best Ways to Ignore Valentine’s Day

Maggie Piercy, Co-Editor

February 11, 2020

Valentine’s Day is a trash holiday. You are either happily in a relationship, wish you were, or fine with being single and stuck watching the hordes of happy couples fill your Instagram feed. So here are the best ways to ignore the holiday altogether, or at least get a little bit of joy out of it. ...

Cougar Athletic College Commitments

Ava Mattox

January 28, 2020

  North has had a spectacularly good year in sports this year. Being an athlete at North means lots of hard work, and many athletes excel on our sports teams. However, few athletes go on to participate in athletics at the next level. Thankfully, North has some of this year’s top college co...

Fall Choral Festival

Ava Mattox, Co-Editor

November 6, 2019

2019  is the first year to include choirs from all feeder middle schools as well as BHSN!   On Oct. 23, North held the first choir concert of this school year, the Fall Choral Festival. Normally, the festival only features singers from North, but Mrs. Crozier, North’s Choral Director, decid...

Trevor Noah Kicks off IU Homecoming

Zoe Scheuerman, Reporter

October 30, 2019

On Friday, October 11th, Trevor Noah, the South African comedian and award-winning host of the Daily Show, came to the IU Auditorium as part of his “Loud and Clear” tour. He kicked off the homecoming weekend with two opening acts, including Josh Johnson, a fellow Daily Show writer. I’m familiar with Noah...

National Coming Out Day

Olivia Ryan, Social Media Co-Editor

October 30, 2019

October 11 is recognized as National Coming Out Day, the day celebrating coming out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. This year marked the 31st anniversary of the Human Rights Campaign’s first observation of the holiday.  “When people know someone who is LGBTQ, they are far more likely to support equality...

Lotus: International Arts Close to Home

Zoe Scheuerman, Reporter

October 30, 2019

As a college town, Bloomington has always been fairly arts-oriented and multicultural, but the annual Lotus festival puts fine arts from all over the world on full display. This year, acts included musicians from 19 different countries, including Palestine, Mexico, Bali, Brazil, Finland, France, the De...

More Than a Fashion Show

Maggie Piercy, Co-Editor

October 30, 2019

     Every winter, a group of North students gather to put on a fashion show promoting body positivity and inclusivity. The money from this event goes straight to Middle Way House, an organization in town that supports victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking in Southen In...

New Year, New Rules

Olivia Ryan, Social Media Co-Editor

September 4, 2019

Olivia Ryan New Year, New Rules 2019-2020 Open House Yet another successful open house at BHSN Welcome back to school, Cougars! We had yet another successful open house Monday, Aug. 19.  If arrived early, attendees got to witness the orchestra in their first semi-official performance o...

North Student Council Dates Fall 2019

Ava Mattox

September 4, 2019

School has gotten back into swing, and as the fall season approaches, you know what time it is! Homecoming season! Here are a few dates you need to know for Homecoming as well as some other important StuCo dates during this fall!   Sept. 17, 6 p.m. - Boys Soccer Game and Bonfire Sept. 19, 4 p...

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