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Vans Warped Tour 2015

Vans Warped Tour 2015

May 15, 2015

It’s the birthplace of the Next Big Things. The pilgrimage mecca for sk8r bois and riot gurrrls across the nation. It’s beautiful, it’s chaotic, it’s magic. It’s Vans Warped Tour 2015. The longest running, largest traveling music tour in North America, Warped Tour has been warping minds since 1995. If you’re unfamiliar with it, think...

Saguaro Cacti, the most commonly recognized cactus in Arizona, are found mainly on warm, south-facing hills (desertmuseum.org)

Hiking Arizona

April 17, 2015

An Iron Paintbrush

An Iron Paintbrush

March 19, 2015

They appeared in the night. Well, not really. They appeared at around 2:30. But you’ve seen them, surely. Creeping along the walls. Watching you in empty stairwells. Whispering encouragements in the peripherals of your vision. A dizzying amount of orange, black, and silver paint. For the past few years, NCHS has been getting an interior makeover....

At Arm’s Length: The Selfie

Rebecca Balch (10) smiles for a selfie

Meghan Bennett, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2015

It only takes FourFiveSeconds to retune music

It only takes FourFiveSeconds to retune music

Meghan Bennett, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2015

‘Tis the dawn of a new age of music. Gone are the auto-tuned arias, the screeching bass drops, and the meat dresses and egg chairs. Music is getting back to its roots: celebrating raw, awe-inspiring talent-- and at the forefront of this new era is Rihanna in a belted jean jacket, Paul McCartney at her side, and Kanye West staring deep into your soul. Rihanna’s...

The Beatles' Abbey Road

The Beatles’ Abbey Road

February 6, 2015

Me And My Rixton Heart

Me And My Rixton Heart

Meghan Bennett, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

Rixton may be a new band, but their sound is already classic. You swear you’ve heard that beat before, know that riff, sang those lyrics in your sleep, and yet they’re all completely original. The familiarity is comforting. Rixton serves as the new soundtrack for driving home with your windows rolled down and your stereos blasting. The band hails...

Yoga Club Stretches to New Lengths

Meghan Bennett, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2014

Mats of various colors lay sprawled across the floor in a clearing of shoved aside desks. The lights of room 22 have been dimmed save for a small table lamp, and a soundtrack of wind chimes and Tibetan bowl music is quietly piping from an iPod. Kate Crutcher (12) sits on a pale green mat at the front of the room. She presses her palms together and softly calls for the room to center themselves. The next hour is dedicated to the practice and improvement of yoga and meditation. The NCHS Yoga Club was formed with the intention of “sharing yoga with others at a similar...

Indie comedy ‘In A World…’ shines with sharp wit and humor

Theatrical release poster,  rights reserved by Roadside Attractions.

Meghan Bennett, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014

In A World… stars Lake Bell, who wrote and directed the film, as Carol Solomon, a vocal coach hoping to break into the male-dominated Hollywood niche industry of voice-overs. She competes with her egotistical father, played brilliantly by Fred Melamed, and his protege (Ken Marino), for a sought-after trailer narration gig which will reinstate the in...

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