Prom? Unfortunately, only with the best promposal

By Erica Gumbert Promposals, an extravagant form of asking someone out to a dance, especially prom, have become the social norm and they shouldn’t be. Many feel like they have to go to great lengths to publically ask someone out to a dance and, coincidentally, the rise of promposals coincides with the rise of technology … More Prom? Unfortunately, only with the best promposal

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You need to know: Syrian civil war costs civilian lives

By Erica Gumbert Syria has been involved in a seven-year civil war that has claimed the lives of over 400,000, according to the United Nations. Despite these grueling facts, many news teams are not keeping the American public informed on what has been taking place, until recently. This past Monday, March 5, almost 100 civilians, … More You need to know: Syrian civil war costs civilian lives

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Perfectionism isn’t perfect; Students should focus on life over grades

By Erica Gumbert Students from all walks of life are being plagued by the same issue: perfectionism. Perfectionism is creating unrealistically high standards for oneself then suffering a constant depression since those goals are never met. While social media is an applicable scapegoat, the core of the issue can also be attributed to over-expectations in … More Perfectionism isn’t perfect; Students should focus on life over grades

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Hey, are you a McNick student? Because you need better pick-up lines

Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, is a day dedicated to love and relationships. Some people find that pick-up lines are a good way to strike up a conversation which might eventually result in a relationship. Whether someone is in a relationship or is single, he or she has probably witnessed a pickup line gone wrong, so … More Hey, are you a McNick student? Because you need better pick-up lines

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New faucets shine in girls’ bathroom

By Erica Gumbert New faucets were installed in the senior hall girls’ bathroom on Jan. 10 to replace the previously faulty faucets. The change was prompted by an email Executive Director Dave Jackson received from sophomore Marie Steinkuhl, in which she was seeking to improve the school. “Don’t be afraid to take polite action and … More New faucets shine in girls’ bathroom

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