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TikTok: The App Taking Over a Generation 

TikTok: The App Taking Over a Generation 

Elaine Lohse

February 18, 2020

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past couple of months, you will have noticed the rising popularity of a new video sharing app, TikTok. TikTok is a social media platform in which users can upload a 3-60 second video dubbed by audio clips that may be used by any person on the app. Currently,...

“Paid Maternity Leave: A Necessity for the United States”

Photo Credit: Thomas Breher from Pixabay

Abby Banholzer, writer

February 18, 2020

Newborns come with many sleepless nights, overwhelming messes, and many more tests for those who care for them. New babies cannot do anything for themselves, and are in need of constant care. Giving this necessary attention is a fulltime job, and it becomes challenging for families with working paren...

“I go to Nerinx” – Back Again!

Megan Boyll, Writer

February 18, 2020

We are revamping the “I Go to Nerinx” column of Hallways. This was a section of the paper for a long time, and we are bringing it back! Find the link to submit your own below. You know you go to Nerinx when… Today, a girl showed to school wearing a onesie. IGTN I haven’t brushed my hair...

College at the Hall

College at the Hall

Meta Stephens

February 18, 2020

What is the one word that will incite emotion from every single senior at Nerinx Hall? College. During this time of year, seniors are rushing to turn in financial aid applications on time, fervently contacting potential roommates, sending grade reports, or perhaps relaxing, as their decision is already...

As We Go On

As We Go On

Megan Young, Writer

February 18, 2020

“Enjoy it while it lasts because before you know it you’ll be walking across the stage getting your diploma.” This was a statement I heard way too much starting the summer before freshman year. Of course, I didn’t believe anyone who told me that. I started off freshman year nervous as ever a...

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

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

Freshman MacLean Blanner

Laura Smith

March 13, 2019

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!

Photographer: Julia Woodcock

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

February 13, 2019

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,...

Press Release: Stress Busters

source: Morning show

Laura Smith and Theresa Sholy

December 7, 2018

Hi, Markers!   Stressed about exams? Luckily, Nerinx Hall’s Stress Busters week has you covered! Next week, December 10th-14th, is dedicated to helping students decompress their anxieties about exam week.   Various Nerinx clubs like animal rescue, knitting club, fitness club, mindful medit...

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Photographer: Cela Cashel

Maya Martin

November 2, 2018

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. ...

Can Nerinx Get Greener?

Photographer: Cela Cashel

Halle Jackson

November 2, 2018

Nerinx bleeds green. Sports games, spirit days, and the everyday uniform all show that the school is filled to the brim with green and white. But is Nerinx green in the sense of “going green” for the environment? To find out, Hallways surveyed students of all grade levels on their thoughts about Nerinx’s environmental su...

New Year, New Library

Photographer: Cela Cashel

Theresa Sholy, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

With every new school year comes much excitement: a new freshman class, beginning of the year welcome traditions such as Hey Day, catching up with friends, and more. However, this school year in particular brought with it something Nerinx doesn’t habitually see: a newly renovated library. Julie Padber...

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