Music review: Miley Cyrus’s “Younger Now” and Kesha’s “Rainbowland”

Gia Shipman, Copy Editor-at-large October 20, 2017

In “Rainbowland” by Kesha, there is a distinct range between each of her songs, from an upbeat pop feel to a feisty rock and roll rebel girl to inspirational and delicate. In “Boogie Feet,” her...

According to the National Center for Education, about 21 percent of students from age 12 to 18 reported being bullied at school during the 2015-2016 school year.

A stricter approach to bullying

Paige Fulenwider, Writer October 17, 2017

Since my first day of kindergarten, I have endured bullying. In the beginning of the harassment, it was based entirely off my curly hair. Everyday a fellow student would come up to me and pull my hair...

Senior Maya Alexander left BVNW to attend Blue Valley High during her junior year. Now, she's back as a Husky to finish her senior year.

Finishing as a Husky

Feature friday , Anna Levine October 13, 2017

Walking around the Northwest hallways, senior Maya Alexander feels good to be back home. Alexander spent about a semester at Blue Valley High after transferring out of Northwest during the middle of...

Senior Gracie Christie at Grinter Farms' sunflower field

Local focal introduction

Local focal, Kanishka Mehra October 4, 2017

About four summers ago, I got my hands on my father’s DSLR camera and immediately fell in love with the simplicity in operating such a powerful device. Like most people, I wasn’t any good at photography...

No one could've predicted just how good freshman wide receiver J. Michael Sturdivant is already.

Swartz on sports: J. Michael Sturdivant is far better than anyone could have expected

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz September 27, 2017

Not even Blue Valley Northwest head football coach Clint Rider could’ve predicted this. Nor should he have. At least not this early. Prior to the season beginning, Rider said he wasn’t sure what role,...

The iPhone X (left) starts at $999 and the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (right) start at $699 and $799 respectively.

They’re here, folks!

A cup of tech, Ryan Jones September 13, 2017

Why was the iPhone 7 afraid of the iPhone 8? Because the iPhone 7 8….10? Yes, you heard me. Not only did Apple decide to skip the iPhone 9 moniker, but they announced THREE new iPhones during...

Social justice warrior Shaun King wants viewers to stop watching the NFL because former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick doesn't have a job.

Swartz on sports: Why boycotting the NFL is absurd

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz September 11, 2017

Boycotting the NFL is ridiculous, absurd and patently stupid. This past Friday, social justice warrior Shaun King posted an article titled “Together, let’s boycott the NFL.” In his article, King...

Bell yes

Bell yes

Xicret Menu's , Xiqing Wang April 25, 2017

Rated 2.5/5 Emma Watson Belles Apparently Taco Bell is getting fancy on us, because they now serve Iced Vanilla Coffee. So now, I’m firing back at this multimillion dollar company (because they’ll...

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream...slushes?

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream…slushes?

Xicret Menu's, Xiqing Wang March 27, 2017

Rate: 2.5/5 I heard about New SONIC Nights offering half-price shakes and Ice Cream Slushes after 8 p.m. yesterday and decided I would check it out. There, I found out that SONIC, for a limited time,...

Previewing the state championship game

Previewing the state championship game

Gabe Swartz, Sports Editor March 11, 2017

WICHITA- Heading into the state championship game Saturday March 10, the Huskies match up with the Lawrence Chesty Lions, who enter with a 17-7 record after defeating Blue Valley North in their state...

I really couldn’t bell-ieve it

I really couldn’t bell-ieve it

Xicret menus, Xiqing Wang February 28, 2017

Rated 5/5 Belles         You’ve all read about how much the $5 Cravings Deal impressed me, so just imagine my xi-tement when I saw Taco Bell released a new $5 combo,...

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