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Loans and tuition and debt, oh my!

College is one of the first thing on any high school student’s mind—especially at Northwood. But a high GPA and good test scores can only get you so far. The financial cost of higher education is often a bigger factor in students’ decisions than their

heARTbreaker: Lisa Kim, Artist of the Month

An aspiring visual artist, senior Lisa Kim has recently been accepted to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is involved in Northwood’s arts classes and has built an impressive portfolio of 2D and 3D artworks throughout her high school career. Victoria Quin: How

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The costs of Obamacare

Free healthcare for everyone! Sounds amazing, right? Well don’t bother dreaming about it yet, because universal healthcare could be a taxpayer’s worst nightmare. In case you’re not familiar with it, a universal healthcare system exists when a country’s government provides health coverage for all its

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The dangers of echo chambers

Social media networks such as Facebook or Twitter are the main source of news consumption for many teens across America. However, these platforms’ personalization algorithms (which display posts based on one’s digital interaction history) are now creating echo chambers, or dangerous virtual spaces in which