Preview: “The Wedding Singer”

Victoria Bartels, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under Arts & Life, Campus News, Home, News, Showcase, Student Life

Tri-School Productions is taking us back to the 1980s with its upcoming spring musical, “The Wedding Singer.”  The play stars Serra HS junior Max Leininger and Mercy HS student Klara La Guardia with an ensemble cast of stu...

How to be an LGBTQ+ ally

Julia Hebrok, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Features, Home, News, Showcase, Student Life

Being an ally to any community is an ongoing learning process. Not being part of the community that you support may make it impossible for you to fully grasp the weight of the issues that it deals with. However, there are some i...

Single-gender education and gender identity

Johana Ligtenberg, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Features, Home, News, Showcase, Student Life

by Johana Ligtenberg Editor in Chief NDB’s core values of sisterhood and the empowerment of young women are connected to its identity as an all-girls school. Research on single-gender education points to a variety of bene...

Gender identity at NDB

Editorial Staff

April 2, 2019

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

Addressing LGBTQ+ issues at a Catholic school is complex and controversial. While the Church makes its stance on such issues clear, some of its members have promoted acceptance and understanding. In an effort to embrace the g...

Gender identity at NDB: Campus shares perspectives

the Editorial Staff

April 2, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Features, Home, News, Showcase, Student Life

Addressing LGBTQ+ issues in a Catholic school has always been controversial. Last month, a Catholic elementary school in Kansas declined to enroll a student in its kindergarten because the student’s parents are a same-sex co...

Students overcommit and overload themselves, instead of finding their passion

Michelle Kleytman, Managing Editor

December 6, 2018

Filed under Home, Opinion, Student Life

  How many clubs? Which sports? What classes? Have you built houses in Mexico? Maybe you studied abroad, or completed hundreds of volunteer hours, or helped solve world hunger. Maybe you’ve done all that. Now, you take all ...