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From reboots to sequels, this list is compiled of the new releases Nordic is looking forward to in 2021.

Movies to anticipate in in 2021

Despite the closure of movie theaters, 2021 promises exciting new releases to the movie world. From reboots to sequels, this list is compiled of the movies Nordic is looking forward to this year.
Mireya Avalos, Cheeky Editor February 21, 2021

Malcolm and Marie Released on Jan. 29, 2021, Malcolm and Marie is an accurate Valentine’s Day movie. Bypassing the cliche love-story stereotypes, the Netflix original “Malcolm and Marie” follows...

This year marks the anniversary of half a century of Nordic News. Follow the paper's evolution from it's start, in 1971, to the current age through the eyes of it's staff members, both present and past. Art by Minita Layal.

Nordic celebrates 50 years

This year marks the anniversary of half a century of Nordic News. Follow the paper's evolution from it's start, in 1971, to the current age through the eyes of it's staff members, both present and past.
Margaret He, Rory Knettles, Minita Layal, and Gloria Shen February 19, 2021

The Early Years History The history of Nordic can actually be traced back more than 50 years ago, with the establishment of Inglemoor in 1965. First founded under “The Inglemoor Spectra,” it would...

Former Nordic News alumni have gone on to forge noteworthy careers in the field of journalism, whether in traditional print of digital media. From their beginnings at Inglemoor to their experiences in internships and higher education, these two alumni, among many others, have made great strides in their respective careers since their time at Inglemoor. Art by Margaret He and Cathy Zhao.

Nordic Newsies in the news

Former Nordic News alumni have gone on to forge noteworthy careers in the field of journalism, whether in traditional print of digital media. From their beginnings at Inglemoor to their experiences in internships and higher education, these two alumni, among many others, have made great strides in their respective careers since their time at Inglemoor.
Margaret He and Cathy Zhao February 19, 2021

Samantha Melbourne Weaver Who’s going to care?” As the Audience Engagement Director at the Los Angeles Times, former Nordic editor-in-chief Samantha Melbourneweaver directs everything from the Time’s...

Inglemoor student athletes take their game to a division 1 level

Selin Asan and Jackie Su February 18, 2021

As they start a new chapter in their athletic career, Inglemoor athletes explain how high school has prepared them for college. Since their childhood, committing to a Division 1 school has been the...

Nordic’s Sofia Leotta and Kath Shelden discuss the many habitats, traits, and fun facts about numerous plant and animal species in Western Washington, ranging from the Douglas Fir Tee to the Pacific Tree Frog. Art by Sofia Leotta and Kath Shelden.

Nordic’s Winter Plant Guide

Sofia Leotta and Kath Shelden February 17, 2021

Nordic’s Sofia Leotta and Kath Shelden discuss the many habitats, traits, and fun facts about numerous plant and animal species in Western Washington, ranging from the Douglas Fir Tee to the Pacific...

Wide receiver D.K. Metcalf was ranked 6th overall for most reviving yards and touchdowns in the 2020-2021 season.

Seahawks face tough loss versus Rams in playoffs

Nathan Guest, Sports Editor February 16, 2021

On Jan. 9, the Seattle Seahawks were taken down by the Los Angeles Rams with a final score of 20-30 in the first round of the playoffs. It was a collective effort to not get it done at home vs. an injury-riddled...

“How about I do it my way, you do it your way, we do what the party supporters want, and we
call it a day.” Art by Ishika Kaushik.

Editorial: Recent events reveal flaws in the bipartisan system

February 16, 2021

For the first time ever, the Confederate flag, a symbol of the Confederates who sought to establish a new nation and preserve slavery at the time of the Civil War, entered the US Capitol doors. On Jan....

 BSU students reflect on the significance of Black History Month and the opportunities it creates. Art by Mia Tavares.

Black History Month: a conversation about race

BSU students reflect on the significance of Black History Month and the opportunities it creates.
Kath Shelden, Photo Editor February 15, 2021

  How do we start a conversation about race when the mood surrounding the topic is so strained? Over the past year, the Black Lives Matter movement has gained a lot of momentum, but a huge...

Students who have been accepted to colleges through Early Action and Early Decision are one step closer to university and their goals. Art by Gloria Shen.

Early action and decision students are one step closer to college

Gloria Shen, Feature Editor February 14, 2021

Anirudh Manika From undergraduate opportunities to partnerships with local hospitals, senior Anirudh Manika said that a strong sense of belonging and fit guided his decision to apply ED to Washington...

Studies show that social media is one of the  largest environmental pressures for teenagers across the globe. Social media is a catalyst for eating disorders. Art by Rory Knettles.

Eating disorders in teenagers exacerbated through social media use

Rory Knettles and Tam Tran February 14, 2021

Before you proceed with this article, please be aware that the overarching theme is disordered eating. If you are sensitive to or provoked by mentions of eating disorders, we suggest that you please take...

The concert hall construction is located on the north side of the campus. It is planned to be completed by the winter of 2021-2022. Photo by Arushi Sharma.

Construction underway on concert hall

Arushi Sharma, Reporter February 13, 2021

After years of crowded and chaotic practices where band, choir and orchestra students had practice in classrooms that do not have the best acoustics, the Northshore School District finally began constructing...

Nordic has compiled a short list of activities for you to try out on Valentine’s Day.  Art by Jana Dimikj and Tam Tran,

How to spend Valentine’s Day in quarantine

Although the world doesn’t look the same quite yet, it’s important to find ways to support and love one another. Whether you’re single or taken, Nordic has compiled a short list of activities for you to try out on Valentine’s Day.
Jana Dimikj and Tam Tran February 13, 2021

Virtual movie night With the help of Chrome extension Scener, you can make movie night happen again while staying socially distanced. With both camera and microphone enabled, you can be together again...

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