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The Rising Cost of Fake News and How You can Fight It

The Rising Cost of Fake News and How You can Fight It

Maya Neufeld-Wall and Molly Schrock

March 13, 2019


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Where do you get your news? The New York Times? Wall Street Journal? Maybe Buzzfeed, or the latest Instagram updates? More than likely, for younger generations the latter seem more familiar. In recent years, news and media have become largely digitized with the advent of modern technology and the shift away fro...

Spotlight : MacLean Blanner

Spotlight : MacLean Blanner

Laura Smith

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, recent, Spotlight

Nerinx Hall is known for producing exceptional young women. When they arrive to Nerinx, the school becomes a platform where they can grow their talents. Frosh MacLean Blanner is doing just that.   Blanner was only 6 when she fell in love with theater. She started helping others with theater...

New Nerinx Podcast!

New Nerinx Podcast!

Angela Staed, Julia Woodcock, Caitlin Cross, Sydney Banstetter, and Emily Dryden

February 13, 2019


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Hi, Markers!   Hallways is excited to present the first episode of our new Nerinx Hallways podcast.   Click the link below to listen to our pilot episode, “Coffee with Mr. Meyer” on Anchor.fm and stay tuned for more.   Thanks for listening, Julia, Angela, Caitlin,...

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Maya Martin

November 2, 2018


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Founded around 1990, the Loretto Volunteer Program matches volunteers with social justice organizations to complete a year of service. The volunteers live in communal housing, and through the work performed daily, they carry out the Loretto community’s mission to work for justice and act for peace. ...

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Theresa Sholy, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


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For Nerinx students, it’s important to instill key values of faith, community, justice, and respect. Knowing yourself and your world is another philosophy that Nerinx Hall teaches to every one of its students. Gold Award winner Laura Smith exemplified Nerinx’s values in this capstone Girl Scout ser...

Fighting the Algorithm: How “cookies” influence our lives in more ways than we think

Fighting the Algorithm: How “cookies” influence our lives in more ways than we think

Maya Martin

July 2, 2018


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So, odds are, you have probably heard of cookies before. No, not the amazing gooey, chocolatey goodness that you bake on a night in at home, the other kind. When used in an internet usage context, “cookies” refers to the way a web browser stores data from websites accessed to shop, research, or ...

Student Activism: On a Mission for Change

Student Activism: On a Mission for Change

Cela Cashel

July 2, 2018


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In the wake of the massacres in Parkland, Florida and Santa Fe, Texas, the people of the United States are as passionate as ever about protecting what’s important to them. Whether it’s protecting civilians or the Second Amendment, Americans are willing to fight for their cause. These school shoot...

Little Women

Little Women

Maya Neufeld-Wall

July 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Photo Essay, recent

Nerinx Hall’s spring musical was a production of the timeless classic Little Women. First released as a novel in 1869, Little Women tells the story of four sisters and their mother living in New England during the Civil War era. The young women go through the trials and tribulations of growing up: coming ...

The Dark Side of Spring Break

Emily Smith

April 17, 2018


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WARNING: This article contains sensitive information that may be a trigger to some in our audience; please proceed with caution.   Spring break can be a time for fun, leisure, and relaxation for people in need of some R&R. But does all of that come with a cost? Shocking reports of ta...

How Girls Can Support Girls

How Girls Can Support Girls

Emily LaValle

March 28, 2018


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March 8th was International Women’s Day, a day when anyone who identifies as a woman or a girl can celebrate themselves and any other women in their lives; those who don’t identify as women can pause to honor women they admire. International Women’s Day is an acknowledgment of the social, economic, cultur...

Valentine’s Day: Where Did it Come From?

Valentine’s Day: Where Did it Come From?

Hayley Knapik

February 4, 2018


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There are multiple holidays on our calendar that legitimize the overindulgence of chocolate and useless, overpriced offerings, but none of them are as memorable for this specific pattern as Valentine’s Day. The nation-wide abundance of boxed chocolates and plastic-wrapped roses do a fair job at overtaki...

Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Emily Smith, Reporter

December 15, 2017


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Bonjour! Meet Caroleina Hassett, who played Belle in the Nerinx Hall production of Beauty and the Beast. Caroleina is a senior and loves being a part of the theater department. She has been in four fall musicals and one spring show. These include 42nd Street, Aida, Urinetown, Beauty and the Beast, an...

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