North Star News

Sam Mwakasisi
Sam Mwakasisi is the Editor-in-Chief of North Star News. He is a senior, and this is his third year with North Star. He is involved in Film Club, Mental Health Education Club, and Outspoken (Poetry Club). He has a passion for creative expression and in his spare time enjoys either consuming or creating art. He enjoys poetic songwriting, beat-making, and crafting screenplays, and also hopes to study music technology and computer science in the future. 👽

Sam Mwakasisi, Editor-in-Chief

Oct 22, 2018
Fall fun is forte of band and choir in upcoming concert (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Admins supervise freshman study halls (Story/Media)
Sep 28, 2018
Edwards goes northward with senior lunches (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Alum-inescence: Alethea Busch (Story)
May 15, 2018
12 years later: Burial’s self-titled album (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. wins Pulitzer Prize: Is it worth it? (Story)
Apr 06, 2018
Sultry sounds for Jazz Appreciation Month (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Lo-fi hip-hop: Fresh or fad? (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Reactions to Black Panther: The mess behind the marvel (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
20 years later: In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
12 years later: J Dilla’s Donuts (Story)
Jan 14, 2018
To handle with kid gloves: The H&M blame game (Story)
Dec 19, 2017
North Star News editors pick their favorite bops of 2017 (Story)
Sep 11, 2017
Thank you 4 your service: A Tribe Called Quest bids funky farewell with final show (Media)
Mar 14, 2017
The game’s not over: Saw Legacy and the sequelitis problem (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Boys’ swimming and diving makes a splash with titles and broken records (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
2017 Coming Together in Skokie: The fascinating facets of Chinese culture (Story)
Jan 18, 2017
The Emoji Movie: Is it really a bad apple? (Story)
Jan 13, 2017
A globe more golden: Meryl Streep’s political statement (Story)
Dec 20, 2016
Samuel Gwamaka Mwakasisi (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
The wrong ghost in the shell: How does casting affect a film? (Story)
Dec 01, 2016
The Presidential Medal of Freedom: 2016’s rightful recipients (Story)
Nov 23, 2016
NSN Audio Story: Father dearest (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
The pantheon’s performers: Will current musicians be remembered? (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
Pixel-perfect pupils: The advantages of a tech-integrated school (Story)
Oct 13, 2016
Latino Night: A night of cultural celebration (Story)
Oct 09, 2016
Niles North’s famous alumni: Keeping the Viking legacy strong (Story)
Oct 06, 2016
Fall Job Fair: The sunny days end, the money days begin (Story)
Oct 01, 2016
The celebrity’s curse: The side effects of a life in the spotlight (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
Peer pressure: The good, the bad, and the ugly (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
Sophomore Night: The first bricks on the road to college (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
What makes a good teacher: Connecting with your inner student (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
Bark for Life: Canines against cancer (Story)
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