All sports should be marketed toward an equal audience

Growing up, I always thought it would be enjoyable to play football. My older brother was super into it, and being the only boy, he resorted to always asking his little sister (me) to throw the football with him in the front yard. I really enjoyed it, especially if he threw one that I had … More All sports should be marketed toward an equal audience

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Seniors to be honored at the 68th annual Mardi Gras Ball

On Feb. 16, McNicholas will host its 68th annual Mardi Gras Pageant and Ball, a tradition started by the Sisters of St. Joseph. As is custom, the court is made up of 20 senior girls and 20 senior boys who are elected and voted for by their peers. 8 juniors will make up the Junior … More Seniors to be honored at the 68th annual Mardi Gras Ball

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The Australia Bushfires: What’s happening and how students can help

How did the fires start? Every year Australia has a fire season during the summer accompanied by dry and hot weather making it easy for fires to start. As always, fire is dangerous, but this fire season has been exceptionally dangerous. According to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, “Australia is experiencing one of its worst droughts … More The Australia Bushfires: What’s happening and how students can help

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Get to know the ‘Humans of McNick’ Vol. 3: Allison Vaughn

In 2010, Brandon Stanton began Humans of New York as a photography project. Somewhere along the way, he started not only asking for pictures of his subjects but their stories too. This feature series is entirely inspired by Humans of New York. To determine who will be interviewed for this feature, all 500+ students at … More Get to know the ‘Humans of McNick’ Vol. 3: Allison Vaughn

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Weekend homework leads to student burnout

School is hard. New lessons, material, and concepts bombard students every day, and new assignments and new projects fill a student’s to-do list until the last day of school. Even with that, most students have homework over the summer with the infamous summer reading. There gets to be a point where homework is too much. … More Weekend homework leads to student burnout

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“Unsung Hero: Sam Roflow has a heart of gold”

This is the second installment of the Unsung Heroes series that began during the 2018-2019 school year. If you know a student,  faculty/staff member, or alumnus who deserves recognition for deeds that positively impact those around them, please let us know by using this survey to nominate. We will use your responses to aid us … More “Unsung Hero: Sam Roflow has a heart of gold”

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A satirist’s unofficial official guide for surviving Thanksgiving dinner

The leaves are getting darker and the scent of cinnamon apple is filling the brisk breeze, and it can only mean one thing: Thanksgiving season is upon us. Make surviving the holidays easy with this handy survival guide made just for you. Make sure to voice your political opinions right off the bat, even before … More A satirist’s unofficial official guide for surviving Thanksgiving dinner

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