Nostalgia is strong when it comes to mixed media: That video game you thought was amazing when you were a kid, that piece of art you made that you swore was Picasso levels of quality, that one movie that you could quote word for word.
On Saturday, October 30, 2021, the NHS Marching Band will head up to Union High School for the New Jersey State Championship. This weekend, months of practice and performing will be put to the test as they face off against five other schools in a high stakes competition.
The United States pulling its troops from Afghanistan after more than 19 years is a major news story globally. There have been mixed responses, some celebrating the troops coming home, while some protesting, saying that they need to stay.
A collective emotion however, is a sense of foreboding.
Its been everywhere recently, from official articles to tangents on videos by your favorite creators. But what is it really?
DMCA, or the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, has become a major concern on the internet recently, for both creators and consumers. It was a copyright law that was passed in 1998 to help cut down on unlawful usage of copyrighted content.
At 11:30 a.m. on June 7, 2020, I stood in a clearing within a crowd of over 100 people near Yanticaw’s Frank Cocchiola Playground. The Township of Nutley organized a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest to join the millions of voices across the country. Signs were held up high in the air, ranging from “Educators for Black Lives” to the names of victims of police brutality.
For those in the Nutley Public Schools, quarantine, self-isolation and virtual learning started on March 16, 2020. These have been difficult times, and everyone is getting slight cabin fever. With over 111,1188 infections in New Jersey as of April 27, it's safer to stay inside. Despite this, it doesn’t make it easier.
The Coronavirus, dubbed as COVID-19, has been taking the world by storm since it’s first diagnosis in Wuhan, China on December 31, 2019. From there, it spread to more than 146 different countries, including, but not limited, to the United States, Canada, Iran, Japan, Italy, France, India, the United Kingdom, Russia, and even Ireland.
As of February 10, 2020, about 43,090 people have contracted the Coronavirus and 1,016 people have died.
The Novel Coronavirus, also known as the Wuhan Coronavirus, was first discovered in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. A coronavirus is a blanket term for multiple strains of virus; the common cold being one of them. Yet these two viruses can’t be more different.
Yuna Mehdizadeh is a 16-year-old junior at NHS and an editor for the newspaper Maroon & Gray. She is the co-leader of the Dungeons and Dragons club, and is pretty cool. She can be found at her computer with the posture of a shrimp, or loitering in the high school parking lot.