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2018-2019
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North Allegheny Intermediate High School
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North Allegheny Intermediate High School
in 2018-2019
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2018-2019
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Stories from North Allegheny Intermediate High School
How To Have A Civil Political Conversation
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Abigail Gallen | May 24, 2019

We don’t know how to talk to each other anymore. It’s as if the opposing arguments are standing on opposite cliffs, with an enormous valley separating the two. All we can do is yell; and even then, we…

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The Trouble Behind the Trend: Cultural Appropriation and How it Damages A Person’s Identity
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Michelle Hwang | April 19, 2019

Cultural appropriation. I’m sure that you’ve heard those words somewhere and sometime before. Whether it be from the “My culture isn’t your  d*mn prom dress” meme, some heavily opinionated…

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Identity Crisis
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Kristen Kinzler | April 18, 2019

Every time someone asks me to describe myself, one of the first words that come to mind is “smart.” It’s not a matter of arrogance or an attempt to brag. It simply feels like a fact– something I,…

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Retracing Our Roots: My Mother’s Journey
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Meghna Behari | March 27, 2019

Stunning silks, savory spices, and a rich history of deep-rooted culture and community. These are all India’s treasured allotropes, symbols for fascinating land and culture that date back hundreds of…

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Born and Raised in Black and Gold
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Kristen Kinzler | February 25, 2019

There’s something that’s kinda funny when you’re a sophomore in a school with kids you’ve pretty much known your whole life. It’s not necessarily a “ha-ha” kind of funny, but rather possesses…

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Perfection Versus Passion: What’s the Purpose?
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Kristen Kinzler | February 6, 2019

It’s the last period of the school day. It’s obvious that every student is tired, bored, and ready to go home. They all slug into the room that’s lit by obnoxious, white fluorescent lights and trudge…

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Continuing the Conversation: Does NA Culture Push Kids Too Far?
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Kristen Kinzler | January 2, 2019

North Allegheny is known for giving its students stellar opportunities. We seem to have the best to offer in sports, arts, and especially academics. With so many honors and AP classes to choose from, students…

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A 15-Year-Old-Girl’s View On Brett Kavanaugh
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Abigail Gallen | December 26, 2018

Every woman in America is furious. And if some are not, they will be. If Brett Kavanaugh is named a Supreme Court Justice, a judge on the highest court of the land, every woman will cry. And every husband,…

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