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Nora Crutcher-McGowan

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Junior Nora Crutcher-McGowan is the commentary section editor for Southpaw and Bearing News. She is interested in politics and is a member of RBHS Young Democrats and Students Demand Action. She enjoys watching old movies, keeping up with the news and finding new music.

“Moxie” scores on generational similarities, creativity, fails to utilize diverse cast

Nora Crutcher-McGowan
Though one theme of the movie is Vivian becoming more confident, “Moxie” doesn’t give Lucy enough screen time for the amount of potential her character...

Five comfort movies to watch this winter

Nora Crutcher-McGowan
Since going to movie theaters isn’t much of an option right now, here is a list of five comfort movies to watch from home....

District plans to use snow days despite possibility of continued virtual learning

Nora Crutcher-McGowan
A statement in the Nov. 22 RBHS communication newsletter revealed Columbia Public Schools (CPS) would continue using snow days as winter approaches, despite continued virtual...

The delusions and complexities of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope

Nora Crutcher-McGowan
Though the story is mostly about the failures of their relationship, Clementine is a subtle pawn of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope, the type...

Virtual learning leaves impact on mental health

Nora Crutcher-McGowan
As students adapt to new academic norms, they will also maneuver through an aspect of their lives that intertwines with academics and has implications related...

Students, staff learn how to adjust to virtual learning format

Nora Crutcher-McGowan
Advanced Placement World History teacher Gregory Irwin had similar feelings toward virtual learning. He remarked on its effectiveness compared to in-person learning, describing the difficulty...