The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

Digital illustration showing a high schooler experiencing fear over missing out on social events with friends, more commonly known as FOMO.

What about me?

Harper Latta, Writer August 19, 2022

It is the middle of summer, and there is still one nagging thought continuing to cross my mind: “Why are my friends always together and never with me?” This thought, it turns out, is actually a form...

The Hotspot Cafe used to serve as a secondary cafeteria for students. Ever since Covid, it has sat idle.

Hotspot thoughts

Lucy Halverson, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2022

Things at school were much different before Covid. We had Husky Halftime, an absence of E-Hallpasses and the Hotspot Cafe was open. As school has gone back to what was considered normal, all three of those...

The Crystal craze

The Crystal craze

Quinn Brown, Writer April 3, 2022

Recently, there has been a huge trend involving crystals, in addition to essential oils, rose water, pendulums and other products. I constantly see people carrying crystals for a variety of reasons, such...

Stripped of motivation

Stripped of motivation

Hannah Rakolta, Writer February 23, 2022

Before we went to online learning last year, I enjoyed coming to school and being a good student. However, ever since the pandemic started, it has been an immense struggle to find the motivation to go...

Recycling clothes and shopping sustainably are both ways to buy clothing without contributing to fast fashion.

Consider the cost

Anna Bailey, Writer February 15, 2022

Popular brands like Shein, Forever 21, Nike, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Zaful and others are all contributors to the fast fashion industry. The term “fast fashion” is defined by the Oxford dictionary...

Graphic of the three different Spider-Men, Garfield (left), Maguire (middle) and Holland (right).

Which “Spider-Man” actor is best?

Thomas Rose, Writer January 22, 2022

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” has fueled the fire of one online debate that has been ongoing since 2012, when the Spider-Man universe was rebooted for the first time with “The Amazing Spider-Man.”...

Guest Opinion: There is room for everyone on the road

Guest Opinion: There is room for everyone on the road

Anna Punswick, Guest Writer December 16, 2021

First and foremost, this letter is not an attack on the author as a person, nor a petition to persuade them to change their beliefs. This response is solely to provide a different perspective on claims...

Guest Opinion: A Case of faith

Guest Opinion: A Case of faith

Hayley Riddle, Guest Writer December 1, 2021

Sitting on the floor of the PAC, eating my lunch, I overheard, “I don’t get the whole Christianity thing. If Jesus is so great, why couldn’t he take a rusty nail?” According to one student, “religion...

The Outdated school diet

The Outdated school diet

Lindsey Farthing, Photo Editor November 26, 2021

Have you ever wondered why it is required to put an apple on your plate in order for your meal to be considered “complete?” This is one of many outcomes from the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The...

Digital illustration depicting women with a variety of body types.

Social media is a scam

Julia Moser, Managing Editor October 8, 2021

Remember when you were little and you would play with your favorite Barbie doll? What was her body type? She was skinny. We viewed her as the ideal girl. We saw her as perfect, so we wanted to be her....

Husky Halftime is not just a fun privilege. It is important for our students.

Husky Halftime is not just a fun privilege. It is important for our students.

Thomas Rose, Writer September 22, 2021

Husky Halftime was a cornerstone of our school’s academic success for a long time, but ever since the COVID crisis of March 2020, it has fallen on hard times. It was simply nonexistent during half of...

Is America really free?

Is America really free?

Elizabeth Caine, Print Chief Writer July 4, 2021

“I can say what I want. It’s a free country!” This commonly used phrase is often tossed around casually in conversation. Recently, I have heard people use this phrase to explain why they are not...

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