The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School


Next year, Chiefs fans will get to see whether Patrick Mahomes is the real deal.

Swartz on sports: Welcome to the Mahomes era

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz January 31, 2018

It’s finally here. Christmas doesn’t normally come in late January, but for Kansas City Chiefs fans that is exactly what happened when Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star broke the news Tuesday...

With Minecraft approaching its ninth year, there is no doubting what this game has done for the community.

Players Headquarters: How Minecraft has changed gaming entirely

Players Headquarters , TJ Vore January 30, 2018

You spawn into a new world with nothing to start and wonder “What do I want to do first?” As the day goes on you find yourself building beautiful structures, a full scale White House, a huge mansion...

Three photographers, one model

Three photographers, one model

Local focal, Kanishka Mehra January 10, 2018

Observing how photographers create their own style can be just as fascinating as doing it yourself, and also beneficial when starting out as a photographer. They perfect and reform their styles through...

After five long years since the last installment, God of War is one of the most anticipated games of 2018.

Players Headquarters: Why the new God of War is a breath of fresh air to the franchise

Players Headquarters, TJ Vore December 24, 2017

13 long years since the first God of War was released, Sony Interactive Entertainment is breathing new life into an old Playstation favorite, which spans seven games across multiple platforms of Greek...

Weiland displays some of his computer parts in his workplace on Nov. 26. He has a radio receiver, raspberry pi, Arduino and his computer in Linux mode.

A passion for programming

Feature Friday , Anna Levine December 22, 2017

As just a sophomore at BVNW, Brett Weiland is completely self-taught when it comes to programming and hosting his own website. He said he has always had this passion for software and programming but draws...

Ball out of control

Ball out of control

Jack Plank , Writer December 19, 2017

As we wind down the year of sports in 2017, one family’s name has been in the spotlight throughout the year. If you haven’t been living under a rock, or have tuned into ESPN at some point in this...

esports is the next big franchise

esports is the next big franchise

TJ Vore , Sports Photo Coordinator December 13, 2017

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...

The United States missing the 2018 World Cup could be a blessing in disguise.

How missing the World Cup could benefit the USA

Ethan Knauth, Writer December 13, 2017

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...

Our proposal for new learning spaces

Our proposal for new learning spaces

December 13, 2017

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,...

After spending most of the 2016-17 season on the bench, senior guard Max Johnson will need to play a larger role for the Huskies this year.

Swartz on sports: Examining BVNW basketball’s biggest question marks entering this season

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz December 1, 2017

The Northwest basketball program is back in action at home Friday night against Hogan Prep at 7 p.m. but before they get back on the court this season, we’ll examine five questions they’ll need to...

Missouri fans likely wont get to see five-star freshman Michael Porter Jr. play anymore games for the Tigers.

Swartz on sports: Michael Porter Jr.’s injury puts damper on Missouri’s season

Swartz on sports, Gabe Swartz November 22, 2017

It’s not even Thanksgiving, and one of college basketball’s would-be brightest stars, Missouri Tigers freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. has been declared out for the year with a spinal disc injury....

Senior Gavin Mullin with his father, Rob Mullin, after his fifth grade graduation.

A letter from your grieving son

Gavin Mullin, Photographer November 17, 2017

Dear dad, It seems like it was only yesterday we were playing Resident Evil together, laughing hysterically as zombies ravished our brains. I still smell the fresh bread from our last family vacation...

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