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Maintaining club culture at school

Maintaining club culture at school

Megan Munson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2017

In past years, Inglemoor has made it easy to be involved with school activities. Two weekly club times meant that students could participate in multiple activities without having to stay after school or change their daily schedules. This year, club times will be more limited in order to make room for an ad...

Cheeky’s guide to surviving the suburban wilderness

Cheeky’s guide to surviving the suburban wilderness

Andrew Nguyen, Alex Haworth, and Christian Barlow

September 19, 2017

  High school is all about being at the top of the pack. Show your alpha status by boasting the largest antlers and dueling all who would dare to oppose you. To improve your chances of surviving until graduation, you must camouflage yourself. Conform to others’ expectations and think just...

Album review: alt-J’s “RELAXER”

Album review: alt-J’s “RELAXER”

Alex Haworth, Reporter

June 28, 2017

Alt-J’s new album certainly lives up to its name. The third album from the English indie rock band, “RELAXER” delivers a distinct new feel compared to the band’s previous albums. “An Awesome Wave,” released in 2012 and “This is All Yours” from 2014 are pretty consistent in terms o...

Editorial: Taking a gap year

Editorial: Taking a gap year

June 12, 2017

After nearly two decades of school, it can become difficult to remember that life exists beyond the classroom. Taking on a four-or-more year degree after years of study is daunting. In order to have real-world experiences, it's important to step outside of the classroom, and taking a gap year in bet...

Life in a glass house: Zane Mills Recalls his time working with the famed Dale Chihuly

Life in a glass house: Zane Mills Recalls his time working with the famed Dale Chihuly

Christian Barlow, Reporter

June 6, 2017

Art teacher Zane Mills sparked a passion for art as a toddler while drawing Batman with his mom in the kitchen. Mills says he had enjoyed drawing throughout his time in school and would participate in drawing contests and competitions, but had never thought of it as more than a hobby. That passion wou...

Editors Goodbye

Editors Goodbye

Kyra Bilgic and Jack Donahue

June 2, 2017

Kyra Bilgic It’s hard to describe what it has meant to be be an editor of Nordic News. There has been so many instances where I have tried to explain what I do as an editor and why I would even want to undertake such a responsibility. Even though there has been times where Nordic has been a sour...

Point/Counterpoint: The unconscious bias

Point/Counterpoint: The unconscious bias

Ray Fung and Eli Reed

March 17, 2017

Seek to understand bias People cannot help but categorize. It is in our nature as humans to group things, even other people, together to make it easy on our subconscious when we are confronted with a situation. As such, implicit bias is a core pillar of the human psyche and should not be met with ...

Journalism under Donald Trump

Journalism under Donald Trump

Oliver Hopcroft, Reporter

February 8, 2017

For many years, much of political journalism has been fairly formulaic: reporters retrieve facts from official streams of press conferences or releases, compile them into articles and publish them. Previous presidential administrations have held frequent press conferences and provided bountiful informat...

Future Business Leaders of America Seeks Success

Future Business Leaders of America Seeks Success

Heidi Olsen, Reporter

February 8, 2017

Future Business Leaders of America has over 100 members, and this year they are implementing new ideas to improve the club. After preparing extensively for competition and adding a mentorship program, the officers expect the club to excel. FBLA sent almost 50 percent of its members to state in previous ...

Seattle women’s march sends powerful message

Seattle women’s march sends powerful message

Maya Holt, Reporter

February 2, 2017

The day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the streets of Seattle were awash with pink. An estimated 175,000 demonstrators had packed in so tightly that at some points the women's march became more of a women’s standstill— yet the crowd maintained a fervent energy. Every few minut...

Breaking the bank: students struggle to pay for college

Breaking the bank: students struggle to pay for college

Christian Barlow, Reporter

January 24, 2017

It’s halfway through the year and the safe, sheltered life of high school is beginning to come to a close for this class of seniors, it comes time to carve out path to travel to adulthood, a path that for many involves college. This can be a scary time for many, especially when dealing with the massive a...

“Rogue One” review

“Rogue One” review

Patrin Sinteppadon, Webmaster

January 10, 2017

“Rogue One” is technically dense and absolutely worth the watch, even if the viewer has never seen a Star Wars movie before: the independence from the main series means that only a vague understanding of the movies is necessary to appreciate the story.  Its ending is one of the most emotionally ...

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