The Current Wave

The Current Wave

The benefits to buying organic

The benefits to buying organic

Rebecca Dickinson, Assignment Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Features, In-Depth

Organic. Something many people have heard about, but don’t fully understand what it means. By definition, organic produce and other ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms, or ionizing radiation and animals that produce ...

A student’s guide to music festivals

A student’s guide to music festivals

Emily Jones, In-Depth Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under A&E, In-Depth

With the arrival of the warmer weather comes the time of the year when music festivals begin their spring and summer season. For new time festival goers, creating a plan and preparing for the weekend may be difficult. Every festival is different, but they all have the same general guidelines. Here are...

Boston Calling

Boston Calling

Emily Jones, Sports Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

From September 24 to the 26, about 19,500 people entered and left Boston’s City Plaza. No, not for a Patriots game, but instead for an alternative music festival. I was lucky enough to attend Boston Calling for the second year. Once again, this alternative festival continues to be one of my favorit...

Music Festival Guide

Music Festival Guide

Emily Jones, Sports Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under A&E, In-Depth

With the arrival of the warmer weather comes the time of the year when music festivals begin their spring and summer season. For new festival goers, creating a plan and preparing for the weekend may be difficult. Every festival is different, but they all have the same general guidelines. Based on my...

Juice Cleanse

Juice Cleanse

Emily Jones, In-Depth Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

New diets are popping up everywhere, ranging from drastic diet changes to short ones lasting up to three days. Recently, the controversial juice cleanse has become popular amount consumers, but is said not to be a completely effective way to keep off weight unless it is extended. However, many people...

Succumbing to the Gluten-Free Fad

Succumbing to the Gluten-Free Fad

Rebecca Dickinson, Online Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Features, In-Depth

Southbeach, sugar-free, paleo, monomeals, gluten-free, bananas, what do these diets all have in common? They’re all fad diets, and most of them probably don’t work. In 2011 there was an explosion of fad diets endorsed by celebrities claiming to help everyone lose weight by cutting out certain...

Feeling lucky this St. Patrick’s Day

Kelsey Coleman, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Features, In-Depth

March 17, a day where those of Irish descent, and even those who aren’t, celebrate their Irish heritage while drinking, eating corned beef and cabbage, and covering themselves in green from head to toe. St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday of Christian origin, celebrating Saint Patrick, a 5th century...

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Hannah Stall, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

Like most holidays, St. Patrick’s Day is often celebrated by American families in a variety of quirky traditions. The day, traditionally known as a feast to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland, can also signify for most of us as the day to eat green cookies, to shop at Party City, and to crowd...

NKHS students get accepted to their dream schools

NKHS students get accepted to their dream schools

Stephanie Diraison, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Features, In-Depth

It’s what you have been preparing for since you stepped foot into the high school: What college are you going to? Everyone has hopes about going to their dream school, and for some students that dream has become a reality. Lily Wright, senior at NKHS, applied early decision to Brown University....

Absence of February break

Hannah Stall, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

The month of February has a lot in store. Students spend their days awaiting Valentine’s Day and wishing for snow storms to keep school away. However, this year, February will feel quite different to NKHS students due to the absence of a cherished annual tradition: February break. Yes, the beloved...

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