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Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Elvis Presley with his daughter, Lisa Marie Presley.

Here today, gone tomorrow

Emmett Leedy, Utility Editor February 2, 2023

The world went silent on Jan. 12 when great star Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley, passed away.  Lisa Marie Presley was born to parents Elvis and Priscilla Presley in 1968. Born and raised...

A sign within a tree protesting the cutting down of Atlanta forests.

#stopcopcity

Lily Harrison, News Editor January 30, 2023

In light of recent events, many protests have spanned the city of Atlanta, Georgia in connection with the future build of what is now being named “Cop City.” These protests have led to the death of...

Photo of Thunberg speaking at a different Switzerland protest over the introduction of a railway through the city.

Greta Thunberg detained

Lily Harrison, News Editor January 24, 2023

On Jan. 17, well known climate change and political activist Great Thunberg (20) was detained and quickly released during a German mine protest.  Thunberg, who is well known for being a climate change...

6’9 Britney Griner during the Minnesota Lynx vs Phoenix Mercury game on July 14, 2019.

Prison swap sparks controversies

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor December 20, 2022

Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) player Britney Griner was detained on Feb. 17 at the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport when Russian authorities found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in...

Van Goghs painting has been vandalized in a activist climate protest.

Van Gogh painting vandalized

Bella Bertoni, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

On Oct. 14, 2022, at the National Art Gallery in London, two climate protesters went to throw tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh's famous painting “Sunflowers” to protest the extraction and use of fossil...

Photo of the University of Idaho Administration building.

University of Idaho ongoing investigation to brutal homicide

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor December 13, 2022

On Nov. 13, four students from the University of Idaho were brutally murdered in their off-campus home.  The victims are Ethan Chapin, 20; Xana Kernodle, 20; Kaylee Goncalves, 21; and Madison Mogen,...

Aerial view of Lusail Stadium in Doha, Qatar, where the final will be played.

World Cup uncovered

Andi Mededovic, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Hosted once every four years, the FIFA World Cup is supposed to be a tournament that is full of excitement and unity, bringing together people from all over the world to cheer on their national soccer...

Bob Iger, who is the new temporary CEO of Disney.

Trading Bobs

Trent Thompson, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 13, 2022

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Bob Chapek signed a new multi-year contract with Disney in June. Previously, he led Disney’s theme park and consumer products division. Despite his contract in...

Images depicting Mark and Sharie Winek on the left and Brooke Winek on the right.

Ex-Cop catfishes teen girl and kills her family

Maci Reedy, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

A former Virginia police officer was killed in a shootout on Nov. 25 with San Bernardino County Sheriffs after allegedly killing the mother and grandparents of a 15-year-old girl he had met online and...

The new Twitter CEO Elon Musk, with the Twitter logo in the background.

Elon Musk purchases Twitter, initiates changes

Caleb Leung December 13, 2022

Business magnate Elon Musk recently concluded his acquisition of Twitter, making him CEO of the communications company. The process began on April 14 and ended on Oct. 27. Musk began buying shares...

The people in China actively participating in one of many protests against a restrictive government.

How blank sheets of paper became a COVID protest symbol in China

Erika Moreno, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 13, 2022

Protesters in Chinese cities, angry over Beijing’s “zero COVID” policy, are using blank sheets of paper to get their message across. As demonstrations flared over the past few days, participants...

Logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

BBC news reporter attacked by Shanghai police

Lily Harrison, News Editor December 13, 2022

On Nov. 28, during the height of one of the most recent Shanghai protests, BBC journalist Ed Lawrence was arrested and handcuffed by Chinese police. “The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment...

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