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Eco-Friendly Tip of the Week: Refillable Deodorant

Eco-Friendly Tip of the Week: Refillable Deodorant

Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Deodorant has been estimated to be responsible for about 15 million pounds of plastic waste a year. Deodorant is used by so many people, and on average a single person will use 272 sticks of deodorant...

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Eco-Friendly Tip of the Week: Powder Detergent

Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Liquid detergent can negatively affect the environment despite there being an easy fix.  Due to common detergent being liquid, it has to come in a container that is waterproof, at least on the inside....

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Eco-Friendly Tip of the Week: Food Waste Solutions

Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Leftovers and spoiled produce have been estimated to add up to be about 42.8 million tons of waste which end up in landfills or combustion facilities. This can be for various reasons, whether it's not...

Diva Cups are better alternatives to the traditional tampon user, as it is reusable and still safe for the body.

Eco-Friendly Tip of the Week: Periods

The single-use plastic applicators for tampons are wreaking havoc on the environment. Here are some alternatives.
Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

The average period will usually last 2-7 days, and on average a woman will use about 20 tampons per cycle. And if a woman has an average of 456 periods (38 years) that will create about 9,120 tampons used.  It...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Goodbyes always come too soon

An open letter to Norse Notes
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2020

To the publication that I will always remember, When I chose my freshman year classes, I never thought that when I chose journalism as one of my classes, I would come out of it with a family. From being...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Activism is not a trend

With so many teenagers becoming more involved in activism, we need to remember that activism should be done for real change, not to elevate your social image.
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

For months, every time I’ve scrolled through Instagram or tapped through Instagram stories, I’ve seen many people posting about political, social, and economic issues that are occurring throughout...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: schools must discourage parties during a pandemic

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2020

High school can be an exciting time in one’s life, from rallies to dances to being able to learn more about yourself by trying new things. High school is a time to make friends and have as much fun as...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: We need to abandon our Eurocentric education

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2020

With Thanksgiving coming up soon, many people are preparing to celebrate the holiday and give thanks to all those around them. However, one of the largest topics on my mind has been the erasure of Native...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Students should not be held to same expectations during a pandemic

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2020

With so many different factors affecting students during the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not be expected to meet the same standards. Many students are struggling immensely during the pandemic to...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: The course offerings for RSVL Academy need to be expanded

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2020

With the spring semester only two months away, students had to decide this week whether they will attend school through the Roseville Student Virtual Learning (RSVL) Academy or continue their education...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Vote Yes on Prop 15 to Help Public Schools and Community Colleges

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2020

With only four days until the 2020 general election, voters need to ensure that they are educated on the propositions that are on the ballot this year, especially on the ones that will help our local schools,...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Students need to have a greater voice in school boards

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2020

With the general election coming up on November 3, the school board election for the Roseville Joint Union High School District (RJUHSD) is rapidly approaching. There are three open seats on the RJUHSD...

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