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NFTs have shaken up the art world with record auction sales through the technology of blockchaining. Art by Tyler Vuu.

NFTs: Art fad or here to stay?

Tyler Vuu, Reporter May 4, 2021

NFT’s have recently taken the art world by storm, with many high profile auction sales for these digital pieces of artwork. The acronym stands for Non-Fungible Token, and the concept started off with...

Senior Nick Smith shoots a fadeaway against Woodinville on Thursday, Apr. 20. Photo by Tam Tran.

Boys basketball ends season strong with home game win

Nathan Guest, Sports Editor May 4, 2021

As the six-game season comes to a close, Coach Gregory Lowell and the boys varsity basketball team end with a strong victory in their last home game on April 27. The roster took a major blow this year...

Who will win Cheeky's Holiday Mascot bracket? Art by Mia Tavares.

Cheeky’s holday mascot brackets

Mia Tavares, Design Editor May 3, 2021

There are 10 public holidays in the United States, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Mother’s Day, Easter, Independence Day, Father’s Day, Halloween, Valentine’s Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, and New Year’s...

Does this statue represent the achievements of incredible actors and artists, or the disrespect of countless people in the film industry?
Art by Carter Ross.

The issues regarding race, inclusivity, and respect with the Oscars

Carter Ross, Reporter May 3, 2021

Award ceremonies like The Oscars have a reputation for disregarding certain artists, minorities and different forms of film. Just recently, the 2021 Oscars award ceremony occurred on April 25 with some...

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts in George Floyd ‘s murder on Apr. 20. He is set to be sentenced June 16. Art by Margaret He.

Derek Chauvin found guilty for George Floyd’s death

Miles Gelatt, News Editor May 1, 2021

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter by a jury on April 20 for the murder of George...

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Food on TikTok that made my mouth water

Kellen Hoard, Opinion Editor April 29, 2021

The TikTok algorithm has a unique ability to take users into many corners of the internet, and one’s main feed—the For You Page—can quickly become overwhelmed with everything from dancers to frogs...

Senior Ian Geddes faces off against his opponent during a Double Duel against North Creek and Woodinville on April 27th. Photo courtesy of Caden Whitmire.

Wrestling team culture remains strong despite COVID-19 restrictions

Minita Layal, Web-Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

As with all other sports, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted wrestling. Team members must abide by many restrictions and changes to their season this year. However, despite the restrictions and...

We at Cheeky think our ideas are pretty smart. Art by Hope Rasa.

How Cheeky would have gotten the Ever Given out

Kellen Hoard, Opinion Editor April 27, 2021

The massive cargo ship Ever Given made global news in late March when it got stuck in the Suez Canal, blocking hundreds of other ships and costing the global economy an estimated $400 million each hour...

An estimated 216 million Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and about 87.6 million have been fully vaccinated with both doses. Art by Link Gazey.

New vaccine guidelines expand eligibility, increase hope for reopening

Miles Gelatt, News Editor April 22, 2021

Starting April 15, everybody who was 16 years or older in Washington State became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, per an announcement made by Governor Jay Inslee on Mar. 31. This is a much earlier date...

Don’t forget to bring these essentials on the days you have hybrid learning. Art by Ishika Kaushik.

Guide to going back to school: all you need to know and could ever wonder

Ishika Kaushik, Business Manager April 16, 2021

After a year of remote learning, the district has finally made plans for students to safely return back to school. For many, this is a much needed change of scenery and will give students a chance to interact...

Three options for spring break: Lake Serene, the Seattle Aquarium, and a boat ride! Photo and art by Gloria Shen.

Nordic’s spring break essentials

Gloria Shen, Feature Editor April 8, 2021

After saving the world by staying home for a year, the warm weather and Phase 3 allow students to take advantage of all the unique attractions that Washington has to offer. Thankfully, there are many activities...

 The team poses after their win. Photo courtesy of Jordana Coykendall.

Boys tennis named district champions following North Creek win

Margaret He, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2021

Boys tennis defeated North Creek for the third time to finish out a completely undefeated season. From long rallies to numerous and tense tiebreaks, the victory was by no means an easy one and was achieved...

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