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Perspectives

Perspectives

March 22, 2018


Filed under FROM THE EXPRESS, Photos, Top Stories

The journey to imperfection

The journey to imperfection

Gavin Mullin, Photographer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, FROM THE EXPRESS, OPINION

If I saved a million people, I would tell myself I should have saved a million more. No matter what I do, it never feels like it is enough. I am a perfectionist who sets expectations that are impossible to reach. If I am not perfect, I feel like a failure. I always feel like a failure because nothing...

A couple of windows would be nice, or even a hole in the wall

A couple of windows would be nice, or even a hole in the wall

Kanishka Mehra, Photographer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, FROM THE EXPRESS, OPINION

On a recent trip to New Delhi, India, I became fascinated with the differences between the Indian education system and our system at BVNW. The most obvious difference between the schools is the layout of the buildings themselves. The corridors in Indian schools lead directly outdoors or into a courtyard,...

Safety first

Safety first

Ethan Knauth, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under FROM THE EXPRESS, NEWS

Every hour, two teenagers die due to a car wreck. According to the website Driving Laws, in over half of these deaths the teenage driver did not have their seatbelt on during the time of the accident. Established to save lives, the SAFE organization seeks to decrease the number of students driving...

esports is the next big franchise

esports is the next big franchise

TJ Vore, Sports Photo Coordinator

December 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, FROM THE EXPRESS, OPINION

As someone who regularly plays video games, I have come across a lot of gamers who take gaming very seriously. So, one thing I hate hearing is people saying “video games are not competitive.” Competitiveness in video games is something that has been greatly over-looked, and people do not realize...

Game on

Game on

Lauren Fischer and Carter Fitzsimmons

December 13, 2017


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS

Forty five students gather in room 103 to plan their practice schedule and organize teams for competitions every Thursday after school. This group is the eSports Club, founded by a small group of students in September of this year. “We’re all interested in video games and esports and so we just...

Drawing her future

Drawing her future

Olivia Dowell, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, Students, Top Stories

After receiving an early acceptance into the Savannah College of Art and Design, senior Gabby Gillespie is beginning her college experience. “I first heard about this school when I was researching colleges that have good animation programs,” Gillespie said. “I visited it my sophomore year. I j...

How missing the World Cup could benefit the USA

How missing the World Cup could benefit the USA

Ethan Knauth, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, FROM THE EXPRESS, OPINION

The United States Men’s National Soccer Team committed a monumental disaster recently when failing to qualify for the 2018 edition of the World Cup in Russia. Blame was deservedly placed on the now former head coach, Bruce Arena, but this catastrophe could actually be a blessing in disguise. The...

Walk-on Wildcat

Walk-on Wildcat

Walker Johnson, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Fall Sports, FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, SPORTS, Sports Features

Dalton Schoen lines up as a wide receiver during the second quarter of Kansas State University football’s season-opening game against Central Arkansas. At the snap of the ball, Schoen streaks down the field, gets behind the defenders and watches the long pass into his hands. He outruns the last opposing...

Our proposal for new learning spaces

Our proposal for new learning spaces

December 13, 2017


Filed under FROM THE EXPRESS, OPINION, Staff Editorials

Principal Amy Murphy is in discussion with District Office to begin removing lockers either over the summer or during the 2018-19 school year. The administration has a tentative plan to turn the freshman, sophomore and senior locker areas into flexible learning spaces. These spaces would be alternatives to having...

Phixation

Phixation

Anna Levine and Jaelen Matthews

December 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, Top Stories

After the rise in vapes coming to Northwest last year, students have moved to a more discreet alternative to get their nicotine intake. It is no longer uncommon for students to take hits off their Phixs or Juuls throughout the school day. “Just last hour, this kid next to me was hitting his Phix,”...

Rachel’s forte

Rachel’s forte

Ethan Knauth, Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Activities, FEATURES, FROM THE EXPRESS, Students

Transitioning  into a new role, senior Rachel Sallman now conducts the freshman girls concert choir, a choir she was previously a part of. Every year, a senior in choir is selected to conduct an independent study. Choir teacher, Beth Richey-Sullivan wanted to carry on this long standing tradition. “[Rachel]...

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