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The Life of Pablo: Spend your $20 on something other than Kanye’s new album

Life of Pablo (formerly Waves, formerly SWISH, formerly So Help Me God) sound is weird. Its production is weird, its development was weird, its lyrics are weird, and even getting it is weird. To get this album, one must subscribe to Jay Z’s music streaming service TIDAL. Now if you ask me you are just … Continue reading

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All’s good in the hood(ie): McNicholas’ policy debated

As winter grips the parking lots, walkways, halls, and classrooms of McNicholas High School, it brings with it a great evil: hoodies. For years, the hoodie policy at McNicholas has been a source of debate between students, teachers, and administrators. With a strict hoodie policy that states that no hoodies can be worn, McNicholas spirit … Continue reading

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Many chapters of her work day; Jones is library-, web-, behind-the-scenes-master

Mrs. Anne Jones has been at McNicholas High School since 1999. She has worked as an English and Journalism teacher in the classroom in the past, but is now the Librarian and Webmaster, as well as the Student Council moderator and VIRTUS facilitator. As Librarian, Jones runs the library, checking in and out books and … Continue reading

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Rising star Ruth B releases emotional debut EP

Singer/songwriter Ruth B released her debut EP “The Intro” in Nov. 2015. The 20–year-old took to Vine to show her talent before being discovered and signing to Columbia Records, and it is on social media that she first impressed the internet. She posted a snippet of her song “Lost Boy,” and after earning over 80,000 … Continue reading

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Students color a mandala during Activity Lunch in the McNicholas library. Activity Lunches, held every Wednesday in the library, include activities such as coloring, puzzles, and other activities. McNicholas Assistant Librarian Jane Ray says that the activities give students an opportunity to relax and relieve themselves of any stress during the day.


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