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Shubhang Desai

Shubhang Desai, Staff Reporter

Shubhang Desai is a sophomore at NCHS. He is a staff reporter.


Things I like

Friends (the TV show), music, Tumblr, and Xbox.

My favorite film 

Inception for sure. Leo is the man.

My guilty pleasure 

Twisted, which, even though it is aimed towards the female demographic, is a great show.

One thing that really baffles me 

Why is colonel pronounced the way it is? Furthermore, why is Colonel Sanders considered a colonel?

Book that moved me

Private Peaceful was the first book that made me overcome with sadness



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Student participates in Black Friday

Shubhang Desai, Staff Reporter Jan 12, 2014

Olivia Smallwood(11) stood at the north entrance of Eastland Mall on Thursday November 28th, waiting for the doors to open so she could get into PacSun. "[The doors] opened [at 7:30], 30 minutes early," she says. "It was very hectic, but I didn't see anyone get trampled, so that's a plus." Black Friday...

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Strategy club caters to NCHS gaming culture

Shubhang Desai, Staff Reporter Jan 12, 2014

The Strategy club made its debut this year at NCHS. The club ,which meets every Tuesday after school, is a place where members can get together to play strategy card and board games. At the club's weekly meeting, the club's sponsor Mr. Nathan Bastert tries exposing the members to many strategy games,...

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Cross country Sectionals & State recap

Shubhang Desai and Cameron Rink Nov 27, 2013

The NCHS cross country team ran at the Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville course for the IHSA Sectional Meet on Saturday, October 1st. Danielle Beckstead(10) placed first for the NCHS girls team with a time of 19:02, allowing her to go to State as an individual. The boys as a team placed 4th...

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Jordan Stipp(10) performs a style of animation dance for the student body during the 2013 Homecoming assembly.

Getting to know Jordan Stipp, homecoming dancer

Shubhang Desai, Staff Reporter Nov 27, 2013

Jordan Stipp, sophomore, walked to the center of the gym on October 19th during the homecoming assembly. The music began, and he started dancing. Soon after - he had the crowd screaming. Stipp has been dancing from a very young age. When he was eight years old, he saw Breakin’, the 1984 dance movie....

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