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Valentine’s Day Card Fails

Braden Marksberry, ConFUSED Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features

     For decades, high schoolers around the globe have had difficulties comprehending the qualities of “love” and “lust.” These words, commonly misrepresented as “infatuated” and “kinky,” have poisoned the adolescent mind and corrupted humanity since the dawn of the prehistoric era...

Valentine Chocolate Review

Tvisha Chatterjea, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features

Lindt Lindor: Chocolate silk in a wrapper. Smooth and gentle on the tongue, these chocolates are for those who like delicate and dainty flavors. This simple confection can brighten up your day or soothe the rumpled feelings that abound on this day of love. Not recommended for the maniacs who eat exceedingly bitter d...

Fred Guttenberg: A Portrait in Resolve

Fred Guttenberg: A Portrait in Resolve

Maggie Rushton, Guest Reporter

February 13, 2019


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From the humble life of a father, husband and middle class American to steadfast activist, Fred Guttenberg has accepted a new calling. Guttenberg has fought tirelessly against gun violence ever since Feb. 14, when his daughter was gunned down during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas H...

7 Reasons to Stay Single This Valentine’s Day

7 Reasons to Stay Single This Valentine’s Day

Jerrett Alexander, Reporter

February 13, 2019


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1.) Being single means that you can dedicate more time for yourself. With the hustle and bustle of school and life often leaving high school students with little time for themselves, relationships can sometimes serve as an unnecessary (and unhealthy) distraction. Time spent with significant others ...

Valentine’s Day is a Scam. But Here’s How It Won’t Be.

Valentine’s Day is a Scam. But Here’s How It Won’t Be.

Melinda Wang, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion

Immediately after Christmas decorations are put away in stores across America, an onslaught of pinks, reds and whites take over the seasonal decorations. Expensive heart-shaped chocolate boxes, cards, restaurants and jewelry stores are a hard reminder for couples of the brutal expectations to show the...

5 Cheap Date Ideas: Fused offers five affordable date ideas for couples on a budget

5 Cheap Date Ideas: Fused offers five affordable date ideas for couples on a budget

Ellie Lloyd, Reporter

February 13, 2019


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As Valentine’s Day approaches, many couples may start to find an expensive dinner or loads of flowers and chocolates not only over-the-top, but also overpriced. This Valentine’s Day (or any other day of the year) you might want to consider taking that special someone out on one of these five afford...

North Senior One of Two Bloomington Students Awarded Lilly

North Senior One of Two Bloomington Students Awarded Lilly

Frances Sheets, Editor, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Bloomington North senior Christian Gettelfinger is one of two Bloomington seniors awarded the Lilly Endowment Scholarship this year.   As high school seniors completed the college application process this past fall, they had a lot of factors to consider when making a decision for the future of th...

Legalized Hate: Anti-Semitic Graffiti Prompts Discussion at North

Legalized Hate: Anti-Semitic Graffiti Prompts Discussion at North

Jerrett Alexander, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

DISCLAIMER: The student interviewed in this article has chosen to remain anonymous.   On Tuesday, January 8th, a student reported anti-Semitic graffiti to the North administration after finding it in the boys’ bathroom by the 500s pod. The student did not make the report until after sch...

BHSN Club Spotlight: FCCLA

BHSN Club Spotlight: FCCLA

Ellie Lloyd, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a non-profit national career and technical student organization with a basis in family and consumer science. Through its membership, it provides students in public and private schools the opportunity to build leadership and life skills that...

Bernie’s Back in Town: Former Presidential Candidate Campaigns for Watson in Indiana’s 9th District

Bernie’s Back in Town: Former Presidential Candidate Campaigns for Watson in Indiana’s 9th District

Jerrett Alexander, Reporter

December 18, 2018


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On Friday, Oct. 19, thousands of people congregated in IU’s Dunn Meadow to see Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speak in support of Liz Watson, the Democratic candidate for Congress in Indiana’s 9th District. Members of both organizations, along with Dana Black, the Indiana Democratic Party’s deputy cha...

ESports Takes Over North

Haley Prince, Reporter

October 18, 2018


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Here at North High School we are fortunate enough to be one of the few schools to have an eSports club. In this club many students with the same interest, competitive gaming, come together to form a team. These students compete against many different schools and areas with the chance to earn scholar...

IUHPFL: A Summer Abroad, A Lifetime of Memories

Jerrett Alexander, Reporter

October 10, 2018


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Since its founding in 1962, the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language (IUHPFL) has enabled thousands of high school students to study abroad in countries where Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish are the primary language. Currently, the program has eight country sites: Austri...

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