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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Prism Album Review

Nia Moore Staff Writer Katy Perry’s latest album, PRISM, was released Oct. 22, 2013, three years after her hit album, Teenage Dream. PRISM features 13 tracks with three additional songs included in the deluxe version.  Some of the album’s tracks are brilliant blends of catchy rhythms and note-worthy lyrics (“Legendary Lovers”, “Unconditionally”) while others lack […]

Featured Feminists!

Check out these sharp looking feminists. Their pictures are featured in the upcoming print edition. CHECK IT OUT

ARTPOP by Lady Gaga Review

Kati Shultz Layout Editor/Swan Diver Campy and full of synth beats, Lady GaGa’s ARTPOP is far more electronica than pop. The pulsing beats and club background work for songs like “Sexxx Dreams” and GaGa’s vocals shine on the stripped down track “Dope”. Overall the album is a fun listen, but with silly lyrics such a

America’s War On Drugs

Kati Shultz Layout Editor/Visionary  Each year, the U.S. government spends $193 billion on a failed war: the war on drugs. For over 40 years the U.S government has fought this war with the goal of eradicating illegal drug use, but what is there to show for it? To start with, thousands of lives have been […]

Students, staff gather to remember Erica Sullivan

08 January 2013

Freshman Erica Sullivan passed away on December 4th, 2012. Sullivan’s parents, David and Marla spoke at a memorial at the NWSA spirit rock, which was painted  in her honor on December 19th, 2012. Junior Eva Noblezada sang the Beatles “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” Principal Melody Sears, senior Joseph Johnson, and many of Sullivan’s […]

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This Week at Northwest #1

01 September 2012

[imagebrowser id=9] Students in Allison McDonald’s Intermediate Photography class close out the week with a finger painting activity. Photos by Alicia Erickson, Media Editor

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Slideshow: New at Northwest

25 August 2012

[imagebrowser id=8] While students were away, NWSA kept changing. The Tipping Point club, a collaboration between staff and students, worked on beautification and a college prep  hallway this summer. The NWSA spirit rock was painted in honor of Mark Plant, who died this June. 

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In memory of Mr. Plant- Memorial Service

14 June 2012

  Alice Wilder Editor-in-Chief The pews were overflowing with people at the Woodlawn Funeral Home as students, staff, friends, and family gathered to celebrate the life of administrator Mark Plant. The Plant family requests that in lieu of

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Cranberry Fudge Spheres

04 December 2013

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City Bus Blues

13 November 2013

Damara Garcia-Garcia Business Manager It’s 4:15 p.m. and the bell rings. Junior TJ Jones runs out of fourth block and goes straight to the city bus stop. He looks at his watch and he looks at the carpool traffic on Beatties Ford Road. He is going to be late to work, again. It’s 4:30 p.m […]

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Secret Superheroes of Northwest

13 November 2013

Nia Moore Staff Writer “An ecosystem is a system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their environment,” according to All the parts are important and interdependent and if one component is taken away the whole ecosystem is knocked off balance. The same kind of logic can be applied to schools. […]

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Morrison unveils strategic plan 2018: For a Better Tomorrow

20 October 2013

Erin Reed Editor-in-Chief Intermission members Erin Reed and Abby Johnston attended the unveiling of Morrison’s 2018 strategic plan for CMS at the Booth Playhouse Oct. 18. On Nov. 5, Mecklenburg County residents will vote on a bond referendum, focusing on three goals for CMS and CPCC: More academic options for students, Overcrowding relief, and facility […]

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Powerschool off to rough start

13 October 2013

Damara Garcia-Garcia Business Manager North Carolina schools districts are using a new software called Powerschool, replacing the eSIS software known as Parent Assistant. Powerschool is used to schedule classes, check attendance, track grades, and provide transcripts. However, the system is currently unavailable to supply up-to-date transcripts. Current transcripts only reflect gr

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Introducing the Intermission Instagram!

12 October 2013

Follow us on instagram @intermissiononline for special event coverage and the photo of the day!    

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