The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The Reel Ramble Ep 3: ‘Squid Game’ discussion and review

By Izaan Masud and Isabel Wright October 22, 2021

In the second half of the episode, they discuss whether or not they would survive the different squid games and argue about how long they would last. "Squid Game" follows Gi-Hun and 455 other contestants...

Organizers hold up the “Columbus Day Parade” sign at the corner of State Street and Wacker Boulevard at the beginning of the parade route on Monday, Oct. 11. The organizers were preceded by a marching band.

Parade watchers express differing views on Columbus and holiday

By Téa Tamburo and Audrey Matei October 22, 2021

The Columbus Day parade took place downtown in the Loop, early afternoon of Monday, Oct. 11. Under overcast skies small crowds of people gathered behind barricades to watch floats, bands, and other...

Talkupation Ep. 2: A day in law

By Carolina Cuadros, Carlmont High School October 18, 2021

This episode of Talkupation is full of law, laughs, and learning. This educational podcast provides information about various occupations for listeners who may be interested in pursuing a certain career. Host...

Nik Bruckman: Future Gamer

By Maddie Shaw, Midtown High School October 18, 2021

Junior Nik Bruckman hopes to become a professional gamer. Having already broken many records, Bruckman has established himself in the gaming field. Under his gaming organization, G-Haven, Bruckman...

Horror Guide episode 1 – classic horror

By Nathan Baszuro and Tristin Qualey October 14, 2021

This story was originally published on Lantern on October 6, 2021.

Hispanic Heritage Month brings school community together

By Shalin Bhatia, Midtown High School October 12, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month is a month that runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 which recognizes the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American influencers who have inspired others to accomplish their...

Dear Dumb Diary Ep. 2: I like girls

By Anoushka Mekerira, Carlmont High School October 12, 2021

From gay awakenings to the media’s fetishization of lesbians, guest María Valle Remond touches on the general ideas of lesbianism and coming out. Remond shares their lesbian life experience to shed...

Podcast: Writer from The Athletic previews Pens season

By Ethan Spozarski, Baldwin High School - PA October 12, 2021

This story was originally published on Purbalite on October 11, 2021.

Red, White, & True Ep. 2: Pray for politics

By Chesney Evert, Carlmont High School October 5, 2021

Welcome back to Red, White, & True, a podcast that aims to navigate America’s polarized, partisan politics. Join host Chesney Evert and guest Avantika Swaminathan as they discuss religion and its...

The Westminster Ties: S2 Ep.1 Mike Rohlfing

By Abby Johler, Izzy Trost, Triston Scales, Anna Fregene, and Jackson Loehr September 27, 2021

Today we talk to Mike Rohlfing. We learn all about his career before Westminster and why he loves working at his alma-mater. We talk about how he got here, how he comes up with his creative ideas, and...

Over their two pandemic albums, Baxter Low, the self-proclaimed “musician/occultist/aspiring artist,” has seen their sound improve and evolve into what they call “cosmic folk pop.”

A songwriter first, Baxter Low views their lyrics as a dialogue with the subconscious mind

By Theo Roe (he/him), Alysa Spiro (she/her), and Evelyn Griffin (she/her) September 20, 2021

macshieldonline · Feedback Loop, Episode 4 -- Baxter Low Baxter Lowrimore has always struggled with time. “Whether it's moving too fast or moving too slowly,” they said, “time and I have never...

Podcast: LGBT Women Through History: Episode 1

By Kalyani Rao, Prosper High School September 20, 2021

"LGBT Women Through History" is a podcast started by junior Kalyani Rao in August 2021. The podcast aims to cover LGBT female figures throughout different time periods. Rao hopes to inform and entertain...

Podcast: History’s Forgotten – Season 2 – Episode 1 – Charles Whittlesey

By Christi Norris, Amanda Hare, and Caleb Audia September 15, 2021

  In the first episode of Season 2 of History’s Forgotten, seniors Christi Norris, Amanda Hare and Caleb Audia introduce themselves to kick off a new year of topics, including the life and achievements...

Digital illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Podcast: Mahlet Woldemariam ’95 on Vaccine Development

By Edan Zinn, Brimmer and May School June 3, 2021

 In the second episode of the podcast series about COVID-19 vaccines, Acting Editor-in-Chief Edan Zinn interviews clinical researcher and manager Mahlet Woldemariam ‘95 about the science behind...

OUT and about: Episode 2

By Cassandra Mellor, Dominion High School June 1, 2021

This story was originally published on DHS Press on May 27, 2021.

Gen Z Ep. 4: Environmental problems

Gen Z Ep. 4: Environmental problems

By Jenica Su, Carlmont High School May 26, 2021

Environmental problems in California are a big issue, with disasters ranging from wildfires to droughts. In this episode of Gen Z, host Jenica Su and guest Tim Bussiek, the leader of Scots eBikes,...

Out and About Episode 1: Austin Melio

By Cassandra Mellor, Dominion High School May 21, 2021

This story was originally published on DHS Press on May 20, 2021.

All Things ADHD: Neurodiversity in the Classroom

By Faith Nelson, Downers Grove South High School May 19, 2021

This story was originally published on Blueprint on May 18, 2021.

In an image taken by Neena Sidhu, seniors Caroline Wilburn, Maddie Moats and Christi Norris record the final episode of Historys Forgotten. In this episode, Wilburn, Moats and Norris discuss the life of Rachel Carson. Carsons work made a lasting impact on the environmental science industry, and her published books brought awareness to the harmful affects of pollution.

History’s Forgotten Finale: Rachel Carson

By Caroline Wilburn, Maddie Moats, and Christi Norris May 13, 2021

In the last episode of History’s Forgotten, seniors Maddie Moats, Caroline Wilburn and junior Christi Norris discuss the life and achievements of Rachel Carson. Born in Pennsylvania, Carson grew...

Arospace Ep. 5: Landing at the season finale

Arospace Ep. 5: Landing at the season finale

By Chelsea Chang, Kasey Liu, Jack Hansen, and Maddy Ting May 12, 2021

In Arospace's fifth and final episode, hosts Chelsea Chang, Kasey Liu, and Jack Hansen discuss the American dialogue on sex and romance, from how it shows up in everyday life to mainstream media. They...

Exploring philosophies students and teachers began following due to the pandemic

Quarantine mottos to live by

By Melody Cui and Sophia Ma May 11, 2021

Expect the unexpected Sophia · Quarantine mottos to live by - Eric Otto “Expect the unexpected. That’s really been something that I’ve been thinking about a lot since COVID began.” COVID...

The key to achieving happiness is actually very simple.

Generate authentic happiness using this one trick

By Grace Livecchi, Staples High School May 4, 2021

This story was originally published on Inklings on February 12, 2021.

As the list of victims of police brutality grows longer — George Floyd, Sandra Bland, Breonna Taylor, Adam Toledo, Makhia Bryant, Elijah Mcclain, and Daunte Wright — with every passing day, activists are hoping that the guilty verdict in Derek Chauvins case serves as a precursor for other cases of police violence.

Derek Chauvin: The Importance of his Guilty Verdict (PODCAST)

By Emara Sáez, Adriana James-Rodil, Raquelle Elson, and Isabel Bequer May 4, 2021

In this episode of "Achona: Beyond the Articles," members of the Achona Online staff — Editor-in-Chief Adriana James-Rodil, Managing Editor Emara Saez, Sophomore Staff Writer Raquelle Elson, and Sophomore...

This is episode two of the mini-series, Carieal Doss, Forever 18. Carieal passed just weeks before her high school graduation with the rest of Parkway Wests class of 2020. This episode details the medias response to Carieals murder, its impact on the Doss family and more.

Episode Two: Carieal Doss, Forever 18

By Zoe DeYoung, Parkway West High School May 3, 2021

[a beat comes in] Before we begin, a quick disclaimer. This episode will focus solely on facts and personal stories, in the hopes of humanizing the tragedy of gun violence in St. Louis. It is never...

Self-Care Share Ep. 5: The magic of meditation

Self-Care Share Ep. 5: The magic of meditation

By Carolina Cuadros, Carlmont High School April 26, 2021

In the fifth episode of Self-Care Share, host Carolina Cuadros describes her firsthand experience with meditation and the benefits of this practice. The episode features Fredrick Luskin, a meditation...

Earth Day 2021: Lancer Media explores Common Market’s efforts in sustainability

By Audrey Kilgore, Linganore High School April 26, 2021

Earth Day is one day a year to focus on the environment and how to protect it, but it is not enough to care about how we are treating the environment on just one day. In this podcast, a Frederick sustainability...

Expanding Black History Month activities have been a positive step, but those activities should be accessible to all Mac students and should take place throughout the year.

Celebrating Black history should be a year-round thing

By Theo Roe and Bobby Currie April 23, 2021

 macshieldonline · Real Talk, Episode 2: The essential importance of Black History Month In the latest episode of Real Talk, sophomore Caytie Brown, freshman Serena Galloway-Mark, senior Zakiya Robertson,...

Huynh serving boba smoothies at Noodles Pho U. She started working here in mid-October of 2020.

An experience of the impact of Asian hate

By Augustine Gallespen, Neuqua Valley High School April 23, 2021

This podcast was previously recorded on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021. Augustine: Hello everyone. In the past year or so there have been many acts and attacks of racism and white supremacy. In the past...

In an image taken by journalism advisor, Lisa Roskens, seniors Caroline Wilburn, Emma Hutchinson, and junior Christi Norris record the latest episode of Historys Forgotten. In this episode, the team discusses the history of Earth Day, held on April 22. Started in 1970, Earth Day began as a way to educate students about the planet.

History’s Forgotten: Episode 9 – Earth Day

By Caroline Wilburn, Christi Norris, and Emma Hutchinson April 23, 2021

In this episode, seniors Emma Hutchinson, Caroline Wilburn and junior Christi Norris discuss the history of Earth Day. Started in 1970, Earth Day began as a way to educate students about the planet....

Theres often discussion about students and their situations, but what about the other side of the screen?

The other side

By Mikaylah Du, Monta Vista High School April 21, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/mikaylah-du/the-other-side “I don't know exactly how much my students are getting out of remote learning. I don't know if I'm doing the best job I can do, because I don't have...

This is episode one of the mini-series, Carieal Doss, Forever 18. Carieal passed just weeks before her high school graduation with the rest of Parkway Wests class of 2020. This episode tells the story of the tragic night she was killed, as well as the aftermath from her mother, Johnetta Doss perspective.

Episode One: Carieal Doss, Forever 18

By Zoe DeYoung, Parkway West High School April 21, 2021

[a beat comes in] St. Louis: home to the Gateway Arch and to one of the most successful baseball franchises in history. Home to musical artists Nelly and Tina Turner and to activists Maya Angelou...

Arospace Ep. 4: Arriving at the representation station

Arospace Ep. 4: Arriving at the representation station

By Maddy Ting and Elise Hsu April 20, 2021

In the fourth episode of Arospace, hosts Maddy Ting and Elise Hsu go over historic and modern-day asexual and aromantic representation, particularly the media's noticeable lack of support in the past....

History’s Forgotten: Episode 8 – Charles Coward

By Caroline Wilburn, Christi Norris, and Maddie Moats April 19, 2021

In this episode, seniors Maddie Moats, Caroline Wilburn and junior Christi Norris discuss World War II hero Charles Coward, nicknamed the “Count of Auschwitz.” A British soldier, Coward was taken...

The Weekly Wave Season 3 Episode 10: A Conversation with Rick Collins

By Matthew Lyons, Aaron Johnson, and Derek Tirrell April 19, 2021

On Tuesday, Mar. 2, Co-founder of Abington News, Rick Collins, sat down with "The Weekly Wave" hosts Matt Lyons '21 and Aaron Johnson '21 to talk about being a journalist and citizens' civic duties. Hosts: ...

‘Super Super Straight’ trend provokes ire, discussions about transphobia 

By Madeleine Casey and Prasaus Yeager April 6, 2021

'Super Straight' trend provokes ire, discussions about transphobia This story was originally published on Inklings on April 5, 2021.

MVHS Influencers Audio Story Photo Cover. Graphic by Gavin Hung

MVHS Influencers

By Gavin Hung, Monta Vista High School April 5, 2021

Gavin Hung · MVHS Influencers Social media is a way to express yourself and put yourself out there to the internet. Alumni Brett Park, ’20, started his art Instagram account, @thumbpaint, in his...

Somewhere on a Rainbow | Kat Cote

By Thomas Wolthers, Londonderry High School April 1, 2021

In this episode of Somewhere on a Rainbow, Kat Cote is interviewed about being non-binary and gender assumption. This story was originally published on The Lancer Spirit on March 31, 2021.

Somewhere on a Rainbow | Dusty

By Thomas Wolthers, Londonderry High School April 1, 2021

In the pilot episode of Somewhere on the Rainbow, Dusty and Thomas discuss the genderqueer spectrum, sexuality, pronouns and Dusty's own experiences with these subjects. This story was originally published...

Podcast History’s Forgotten: Episode 7 — Ida Tarbell, Womens History Month

Podcast History’s Forgotten: Episode 7 — Ida Tarbell, Women’s History Month

By Caroline Wilburn, Christi Norris, and Maddie Moats March 31, 2021

 In this episode of History's Forgotten, seniors Maddie Moats, Caroline Wilburn and junior Christi Norris discuss the important contributions of female journalists Ida Tarbell and Nellie Bly....

Beyond the Ponytail: Episode 4

By Emily Spillar, Colonia High School March 30, 2021

"Women in the Military" - Women’s History Month, Women in the Military, Interview with Lindsey Melki. This story was originally published on The Declaration on March 29, 2021.

Arospace Ep. 3: All aboard the relationship

Arospace Ep. 3: All aboard the relationship

By Chelsea Chang, Kasey Liu, and Jack Hansen March 25, 2021

In the third episode of Arospace, hosts Chelsea Chang, Kasey Liu, and Jack Hansen discuss validation and relationships in the aromantic and asexual communities. Later in the episode, guest Anique Vachon...

In this podcast, junior Hamsa Madhira talks about various socio-political issues, ideas and experiences that are personal to her identity as a South Asian and immigrant.

Unfiltered: not all men

By Hamsa Madhira, Liberty High School - TX March 19, 2021

Hosted by junior Hamsa Madhira, this podcast talks about various socio-political issues, ideas, and experiences that are personal to her identity as a South Asian and Immigrant. This week, she will discuss...

Pandemicast: One Year Later

Pandemicast: One Year Later

By Will Eikenbary, Omaha Westside High School March 18, 2021

Ft. Miranda Makari and Adam Kamaleddine Intro Music: Stealth Groover by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Additional sound effects from...

Where Are They Now: Fisch provides insight on deportation of ‘stateless’ Rockland County Man to Haiti

By Mitch Fink, The Masters School March 15, 2021

Podcast Credits: The podcast was recorded on Feb. 21 Music––Something I Like (Instrumental) by RYYZN Editing by Mitch Fink This story was originally published on Tower on March 14, 2021.

COVID: The Impact One Year Later

COVID: The Impact One Year Later

By Zachary Ludwick, North Allegheny Senior High School March 15, 2021

This story was originally published on The Uproar on March 12, 2021.

Arospace Ep. 2: Combatting phobias and gatekeepers

Arospace Ep. 2: Combatting phobias and gatekeepers

By Chelsea Chang, Elise Hsu, and Jack Hansen March 10, 2021

In the second episode of Arospace, hosts Jack Hansen and Elise Hsu discuss discrimination that members of the aromantic and asexual communities face within the LGBTQ+ community and in general society....

White-Passing Episode 3: Defining ethnicity and race

White-Passing Episode 3: Defining ethnicity and race

By Ali Juell, Granite Bay High School March 9, 2021

We’re coming back from a brief hiatus, so I’m excited to be bringing you a new episode. So, what’s the difference between ethnicity and race? I had always assumed that they were the same thing:...

Exploring the experiences of three people who moved to the Bay Area during middle and high school and how they adapted to school in a different country

Immigration stories: moving schools across borders

By Michelle Chen, Monta Vista High School March 8, 2021

Michelle Chen · Immigration stories: moving schools across borders “The fact that I came in 10th grade and I was so lost in the first semester, me and my family, we were just, in the back of our...

Attitude

By Katie Arnold , Downers Grove South High School March 4, 2021

This story was originally published on Blueprint on February 24, 2021.

Where Are They Now: Fisch talks policy, state of the House of Reps.

By Mitch Fink, The Masters School March 4, 2021

Zach Fisch talks with Mitch Fink in segment two of the second episode of the "Where Are They Now?" podcast. In this segment, Fisch, the Chief of Staff to Rep. Mondaire Jones (NY-17), talks about Rep. Jones'...

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