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Teen’s latest obsession: themselves

The rise of social media has lead to a huge and inherently harmful increase in teen narcissism.

Bella Rinne, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2019

In a world of selfies and Tik Tok fame at one’s fingertips, it’s no surprise that the ever-growing presence of social media has contributed to the impression that teens are more narcissistic than ever.  Think about the last time you went through your Instagram feed or For You page: how often d...

Why So Silent?

Junior Raabia Qureshi was selected to serve as the Area One KAY President on Nov. 12.

Raabia Qureshi, Writer

November 7, 2019

A few weeks ago, Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner called it quits--and now that I’ve grabbed your attention, there are much more pressing matters to discuss.  Almost 80 years ago, the world said “Never again” after witnessing one of the most horrendous periods of time: the Holocaust. Today, that...

Why the Blue Valley Northwest football team will win again

Senior Evan Ranallo scores the winning touchdown against Harrisonville on Friday, Sept. 13. BVNW defeated Harrisonville, 34-28.

Ethan Knauth, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2019

For 714 days the varsity football team went winless. A couple of close bouts against Lawrence in 2017 and Harrisonville in 2018 threatened to end the losing streak, but neither prevailed. Yet, in the second game of the 2019 season the Huskies put an end to their misery, defeating Harrisonville, 34-28, to move to 1-1 ...

The boys basketball team is going to make school history and win their third straight state championship.

Senior Christian Braun drives in the game against Blue Valley West on Friday Feb. 8 at BVW. BVNW defeated BVW, 57-49.

Blank Report, Ryan Blank

February 27, 2019

Northwest has been known for its boys basketball program for years. This current team can help solidify BVNW’s reputation. For the first time in school history, the boys basketball team has a chance to secure three straight state championships. The Huskies finished the regular season 18-2, clinching the numb...

The balancing act

The balancing act

Katie Rodriguez, Writer

February 6, 2019

Some high school students seem to be capable of doing it all. They’re constantly locked in a balancing act, filling their schedules to the absolute brim with athletics, extracurriculars, advanced classes, insane loads of homework and endless hours of community service. On the surface, you see lot...

The extrovert expectation

The extrovert expectation

Raabia Qureshi, Staff writer

February 4, 2019

In the past, I’ve struggled with determining where I lie on the scale of introversion. Although I enjoy talking to people, I find it exhausting and sometimes meaningless to make shallow small talk with others. After hours of spending time and going out with people, the desire to go home, rec...

The future is now

The future is now

December 13, 2018

Let’s face it: our older generations have screwed us over. While our generation isn’t the main contributor to climate change, it’s up to us to fix it. Despite how daunting solving our changing climate will be, we only have a short period of time to fix it before it’s too late. If we decide not...

Project-based learning isn’t the answer

Project-based learning isn’t the answer

Naomi James, Writer

December 13, 2018

Project-based learning is the biggest craze in education right now, sweeping the nation with its promises of positive collaboration, real-world experience and creative exploration. However, the benefits of this kind of curriculum only outweigh its cost in specific situations. PBL should not be widely...

Students with an A should be excused from finals

Students with an A should be excused from finals

Emma Johnson, Photographer

December 13, 2018

As the end of the semester approaches, so does the inescapable burden of finals. Cue the last minute studying, desperately trying to remember information learned back in August. Slowly the fear approaches that the grade you’ve worked for all semester could be lost due to one bad test score. All...

Despite 2018 woes, varsity football has a bright future

Junior Evan Ranallo runs with the ball in the game against Harrisonville on Sept. 7 at the DAC. The Huskies dropped the game to the Wildcats, 29-24.

Blank Report, Ryan Blank

November 9, 2018

After the loss in the opening round of sub-state against No. 1 Gardner Edgerton, the Husky football team finished the season with an 0-9 record. However, the potential of the young core of players in the program will lead the Huskies back to the success that has been seen in previous years, when coach S...

Controversy in classrooms

Controversy in classrooms

Raabia Qureshi, Staff writer

November 5, 2018

When controversial issues are brought up in schools, we shift in our desks, become rigid in our chairs and go completely silent. Any sort of hot-topic issue makes us shut down in order to avoid offending someone. This response to controversy needs to change so we can feel more comfortable talking about...

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