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The hate we give: racism in America

The Hate U Give (THUG) a film adaptation of Angie Thomas’ novel directed by George Tillman Jr., challenges viewers to question the roots of structural inequality and violence, portraying the story of an African-American teenage girl who struggles with racial identity after experiencing an incident

Memory Project: giving back to children in need

Over the course of the next two months, eight select Portfolio Prep students at Northwood will participate in the Memory Project by painting portraits of children from the Philippines. The Memory Project is a program funded by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that allows

Reflections art contest: heroic talent

Northwood accepted entries until Oct. 5 for the 50th annual Reflections art contest, presenting a wide array of artistic talent based on the topic “Heroes Around Me.” The Reflections contest encourages students from kindergarten to 12th grade to submit works of art such as visual

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Top 8 places for you to hang out during lunch

  A place where you know you belong: We highly recommend the Trash Can by the 1300 building as it’s a great place to socialize with all your nonexistent friends. In the middle of the road: There’s nothing more exhilarating than eating chicken nuggets on

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Destress 101: how to chill out

It’s that stressful time of year again. Try out some of these helpful tips to help you relax! Reach out for help. If messaging your friends for help doesn’t work, resort to prank-calling your teacher. Start by asking them if their refrigerator is running, then