Journalists participate in annual Reds High School Media Days

On Tuesday, May 14, McNicholas seniors Maddie McClellan and myself, Ellie White, accompanied Journalism adviser and English teacher Angie Noble to the annual Cincinnati Reds High School Media Days, which allows local students journalists one of approximately five available days to focus on pulling back the curtain behind the scenes of the Cincinnati Reds. This … More Journalists participate in annual Reds High School Media Days

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April Book Review: A List of Things That Didn’t Kill Me will leave you in stitches

Disclaimer: The following review may contain some spoilers revolving around the plot and background. The review is simply my own opinion, you may disagree. This year, I will be reviewing books based on their genres. This month’s genre is Non-Fiction. In these reviews, I will rate the books on a starring system using an appropriate … More April Book Review: A List of Things That Didn’t Kill Me will leave you in stitches

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D&D makes a comeback at McNick and in modern culture

A group of teenagers sit gathered around a table. They all have paper and pencils next to them, scores of dice, and are focused on one in their group who details the dungeon they’re about to enter. These modern-day teens are playing Dungeons and Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game published in 1974. Dungeons and Dragons … More D&D makes a comeback at McNick and in modern culture

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March Book Review: No Exit will leave you guessing till the end

Disclaimer: The following review may contain some spoilers revolving around the plot and background. The review is simply my own opinion, you may disagree. This year, I will be reviewing books based on their genres. This month’s genre is Mystery. In these reviews, I will rate the books on a starring system using an appropriate … More March Book Review: No Exit will leave you guessing till the end

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Thespians earn top honors at state conference

On March 29, three dozen McNicholas thespians, along with a handful of chaperones, embarked for the Akron School for the Performing Arts at Firestone CLC in Akron, Ohio, for the annual Ohio Thespian Conference March 29-31. According to the Ohio Thespian website, The Ohio Thespian Conference is an annual trip attended by “more than 1500 … More Thespians earn top honors at state conference

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Should curse words be contained: Rockets weigh in on curse word etiquette

Curse words have become common in everyday society — in movies and tv, walking down the street, heck, even in McNick. Should curse words really be so common? When we were children our parents and teachers taught us that cursing is inappropriate and shouldn’t be used, even when we’re in pain. We were taught that … More Should curse words be contained: Rockets weigh in on curse word etiquette

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