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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action

Elizabeth Winter, Online News Editor

April 30, 2014

Filed under News

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on the use of race as a criteria for college admissions on April 22. In a 6-2 decision the court ruled that a lower court could not overturn the ban which was approved in Michigan in 2006...

The Best Ways to Waste Your Spring Break

Nico Bonetta, Online Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 30, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As we all know, spring break is coming up soon. For most people, that means one of two reactions. The first would be: "OMG I'm so excited! I'm going to the beach, and I'm going to surf and work on my tan!", while the other re...

BREAKING NEWS: Northwest and Northwood High Schools Under Lockdown

Tenni Idler & Megan Chun

April 29, 2014

Filed under News

Northwest and Northwood High Schools  were evacuated due to bomb threats around 9:30 a.m. Currently, students at both schools are back in their respective buildings and under lockdown. According to Kate Hornburg, a sophomore...

Phelps Dives Back In

Sabrina Greene, Online Co-Editor

April 28, 2014

Filed under Sports News

Michael Phelps recently announced that he is coming out of retirement and returning to competitive swimming. The Olympic competitor has won 22 Olympic medals, 18 of them gold, and has not raced since the summer Olympics of...

“Game of Thrones” Returns for Season Four

Anders Norberg, Online Editorial Editor

April 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion

After almost an entire year, the crtically-acclaimed series "Game of Thrones" returns to HBO for its fourth season. The show is based off of the book series "A Song of Ice and Fire" by George R.R. Martin, and this season focused ...

WJ S*T*A*G*E’s Aida To Open April 25

Megan Chun, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On April 25, WJ S*T*A*G*E will open its spring musical and final show of the 2013-2014 school year, Elton John's "Aida." The musical revolves around the conflict between ancient Egypt and Nubia, in which Aida, the princess of Nubia, is...

“The Wolf of Wall Street”: A Captivating and Thrilling Flick

Zack Shapiro, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Chock full of drugs, money and sex, "The Wolf of Wall Street" is a thrilling ride from start to finish. The movie, which was nominated for several academy awards, follows a young stock broker named Jordan Bellford (Leonardo DiC...

The New Man of Steel: “RoboCop” Reboot

Nico Bonetta, Online Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 2, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I'll admit it, when I first decided to write this review, I was ready to tear apart an awful reboot. But fortunately, "RoboCop" surprised me not only with its new story and graceful transition from a cheesy gorefest to something...

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