A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Free Speech for Hate Groups

December 15, 2017 6:55pm | Devon Patenaude

This summer, a past many do not want to glorify came back from the grave to haunt citizens of Charlottesville, Virginia. On August 11th, hundreds of people marched through the city, carrying tiki torches and chanting Nazi-era and anti-semitic slogans. The next afternoon, a full-blown […]

Let the Student Voice Be Heard

October 17, 2014 6:14am |

For most of the Northampton High School’s past, the student body has been unrepresented and uninfluential regarding administrative decisions. Students are directly impacted by changes at NHS, and it is unfair for major problems to be addressed without their input. The editorial board of the […]

What’s Going On with the clocks?

September 26, 2014 4:50pm |

Northampton High School started off the school year punctually—at least it seemed that way. Now, however, students are noticing that something is very wrong with the clocks in the school. The school’s clocks have never been in sync with every student’s watch or phone, but […]

Letter From the Editor

September 26, 2014 10:26am |

After a generous grant from the Northampton Education Foundation and the reinstatement of the journalism class, the Devils Advocate has returned for its second year at the Northampton High School. Our new website is packed with several features, including a sports schedule and scores, daily […]

In Support of John Provost As the New Superintendent

December 30, 2013 3:17pm |

On Friday, April 5, 2014, it was announced that John Provost had accepted the position as Superintendent of Northampton Public Schools. The Devils Advocate supports and recognizes this choice as the best move for the future of the NPS. Northampton has been facing a long […]

Bring Back Journalism to NHS

December 26, 2013 8:41pm |

Since the loss of a journalism class years ago, Northampton High School received a major blow to student opinion and academics. Though student interest still exists, NHS continues to lack a journalism class. After the creation of the online Devils Advocate, student interest in journalism […]

It’s Not Too Late: Fix Advisories

November 30, 2013 3:07pm |

Advisory groups have caused widespread controversy in the school community. This is due to the unorganized format, lack of incentive, and poorly executed ideas. However, because they give students an escape from class, a time to rest, and a period for socializing, the advisories could […]