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METEA MEDIA

Your World. Your Stories. Everyday.

METEA MEDIA

Mishal Nizar

Mishal Nizar

Mishal Nizar is a senior and is the Print Editor-in-Chief of the Stampede for her third year on staff. She was graphics editor for both her sophomore and junior year. When she is not in the newsroom, you can either find her hanging out with friends or drawing sketches on random pieces of paper because she can’t commit to using a sketchbook. Some other interests of hers include fashion, true crime, and listening to music.

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All Illinois schools have adopted new CDC guidance which now shortens the quarantine period to five days instead of 14.

[Photo] CDC shortens COVID-19 quarantine period to five days for all Illinois schools

January 14, 2022

All Illinois schools have adopted new CDC guidance which now shortens the quarantine period to five days instead of 14.

Legally Blonde is a romantic comedy following Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) as she navigates Harvard Law School while attempting to win back her ex-boyfriend.

[Photo] ‘Legally Blonde’s’ feminist impact 20 years later

December 7, 2021

'Legally Blonde' is a romantic comedy following Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) as she navigates Harvard Law School while attempting to win back her ex-boyfriend.

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of April.

[Photo] Stampede Staff Playlist: April Edition

April 26, 2021

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of April.

According to the National Association for Media Literacy Education, media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication.

[Photo] Navigating the media terrain in the 21st century

April 29, 2021

According to the National Association for Media Literacy Education, media literacy is "the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication."

Ramadan which is an Islamic month of fasting and prayer began this week.

[Photo] Muslim students welcome holy month of Ramadan

April 14, 2021

Ramadan which is an Islamic month of fasting and prayer began this week.

Women are raised to live up to unrealistic beauty standards put upon them and this can have very negative effects on them.

[Photo] The beauty standards placed on women are unrealistically unachievable

April 9, 2021

Women are raised to live up to unrealistic beauty standards put upon them and this can have very negative effects on them.

The Outcasts a teen comedy that fails to be memorable due to its stereotypical plotline.

[Photo] Weekly Movie Review: “The Outcasts” fails to make a lasting impression on the audience

April 7, 2021

"The Outcasts" a teen comedy that fails to be memorable due to its stereotypical plotline.

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of March.

[Photo] Stampede Staff Playlist: March Edition

March 25, 2021

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of March.

Quarantine has made coping with mental health issues more difficult.

[Photo] Mental health concerns increase due to quarantine

March 23, 2021

Quarantine has made coping with mental health issues more difficult.

One year after the world shut down, pandemic living is becoming a new normal.

[Photo] One Year Later

March 23, 2021

One year after the world shut down, pandemic living is becoming a new normal.

 An eating disorder is a psychological illness that involves irregular eating patterns. The National Eating Disorder Awareness Week helps raise conversations about eating disorders to reduce the stigma.

[Photo] National Eating Disorder Awareness Week sparks conversations about dieting, health, and self-love

March 10, 2021

An eating disorder is a psychological illness that involves irregular eating patterns. The National Eating Disorder Awareness Week helps raise conversations about eating disorders to reduce the stigma....

Mustang Comedy invites students and staff to attend their second show of the year on Friday at 7 p.m.

[Photo] Mustang Comedy crew sketches out a new performance 

March 9, 2021

Mustang Comedy invites students and staff to attend their second show of the year on Friday at 7 p.m.

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of February.

[Photo] Stampede Staff Playlist: February Edition

February 24, 2021

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of February.

The third and final movie, To All the Boys: Always and Forever, released on Feb. 12 which stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in a teenage romance movie.

[Photo] Weekly Movie Review: ‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’ has many pros and cons as the final movie of a romance franchise

February 19, 2021

The third and final movie, "To All the Boys: Always and Forever," released on Feb. 12 which stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in a teenage romance movie.

Speech team invites all to attend the 2021 State Showcase via Zoom on Thursday at 2:30 p.m where the Mustangs will perform before heading off to the state tournament.

[Photo] Mustang Speech Team takes regional victories over online competitions

February 16, 2021

Speech team invites all to attend the 2021 State Showcase via Zoom on Thursday at 2:30 p.m where the Mustangs will perform before heading off to the state tournament.

Mulan is Disneys new live-action remake that does not hold true to the original story tale.

[Photo] Weekly Movie Review: ‘Mulan’ is a Disney remake that lacks excitement and plot stability

January 22, 2021

Mulan is Disney's new live-action remake that does not hold true to the original story tale.

Wonder Woman seemed to be a glimmer of hope, it was expected to empower women and be a distraction from the real world, but it failed.

[Photo] Weekly Movie Review: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is not as wonderful as it seems

January 15, 2021

Wonder Woman seemed to be a glimmer of hope, it was expected to empower women and be a distraction from the real world, but it failed.

Even with the new environment of working remotely and the obstacles they face through that, the staff of the mane constantly produces excellent content.

[Photo] Mane staff continues to roll despite remote learning

January 14, 2021

Even with the new environment of working remotely and the obstacles they face through that, the staff of the mane constantly produces excellent content.

Start the new year with The Stampede staffs 12 recommended songs. Check them out below.

[Photo] Stampede Staff Playlist: January Edition

January 13, 2021

Start the new year with The Stampede staff's 12 recommended songs. Check them out below.

Happiest Season is a heartwarming coming-out story with a holiday spin.

[Photo] Weekly Movie Review: ‘Happiest Season,’ A heartwarming outlook on the struggles of identity as an LGBTQ+ individual

December 18, 2020

"Happiest Season" is a heartwarming coming-out story with a holiday spin.

Home Alone 3 was unnecessary and a disappointment to its viewers.

[Photo] Weekly Movie Review: ‘Home Alone 3,’ the forgotten film of the series

December 11, 2020

Home Alone 3 was unnecessary and a disappointment to its viewers.

Metea students become stressed as the school year progresses.

[Photo] The Stampede teaser: Metea’s mental health programs achieve awareness but fall short in certain aspects

December 10, 2020

Metea students become stressed as the school year progresses.

Illinois citizens deposit mail in ballots to vote for the 2020 presidential election.

[Photo] The Stampede teaser: Students get involved in the election and use their voice to share their opinions

December 9, 2020

Illinois citizens deposit mail in ballots to vote for the 2020 presidential election.

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of December.

[Photo] Stampede Staff Playlist: December Edition

December 1, 2020

The Stampede staff members share their favorite music for the month of December.

A big challenge of remote learning is that many students are uncomfortable with turning on their zoom cameras for their classes.

[Photo] Students are encouraged by staff to keep their cameras on during zoom meetings

November 20, 2020

A big challenge of remote learning is that many students are uncomfortable with turning on their zoom cameras for their classes.

Kamala Harris makes history as the first female and women of color as Vice President.

[Photo] Kamala Harris leading our country gives me hope as she paves the way for an equal future

November 12, 2020

Kamala Harris makes history as the first female and women of color as Vice President.

This months staff playlist includes 12 pieces. Check them out below.

[Photo] Stampede Staff Playlist: November Edition

November 5, 2020

This month's staff playlist includes 12 pieces. Check them out below.

The plan of returning back to school has been an issue that is hard to follow through with due to the increase of COVID-19 cases, there is a pause on hybrid learning for now.

[Photo] The pause in the hybrid learning plan creates uncertainty among students

October 30, 2020

The plan of returning back to school has been an issue that is hard to follow through with due to the increase of COVID-19 cases, there is a pause on hybrid learning for now.

Meteas theater program continues to push through the challenges that come with virtual performance.

[Photo] Theater department perseveres with new methods of auditions and rehearsals for the fall play

October 14, 2020

Metea's theater program continues to push through the challenges that come with virtual performance.

With Halloween around the corner, here is some music to get into the spooky spirit.

[Photo] Staff Playlist: Halloween Edition

October 9, 2020

With Halloween around the corner, here is some music to get into the spooky spirit.

Non-US citizens are having a more diffuclt time applying to colleges this year.

[Photo] A non-US citizen’s outlook on the college application process

October 2, 2020

Non-US citizens are having a more diffuclt time applying to colleges this year.

Executive Director of Student Equity Jennifer Rowe starts new Equity Action Committee for students in District 204.

[Photo] Student Equity Action Committee plans to tackle gaps in student’s education

October 1, 2020

Executive Director of Student Equity Jennifer Rowe starts new Equity Action Committee for students in District 204.

The National Merit Corporation announced many high school students from District 204 as semifinalists to their National Merit Scholarship program.

[Photo] National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist share their opinions on standardized testing

September 29, 2020

The National Merit Corporation announced many high school students from District 204 as semifinalists to their National Merit Scholarship program.

Students are now going back to school in remote learning at home.

[Photo] The idea of going back to school has both its highs, lows, and optimism

September 21, 2020

Students are now going back to school in remote learning at home.

MV Citizens was created to give civic opportunites to the students of Metea.

[Photo] Humans of Metea: MV Citizens Co-Founders Ijeoma Ogbonna and Shriman Gupta

September 18, 2020

MV Citizens was created to give civic opportunites to the students of Metea.

Students and staff remain cautious when leaving and entering the building.

Metea Valley proceeds to take safety precautions for students and staff in the building

September 18, 2020

This year has seen a significant amount of changes in the way the world works. One of these being an introduction to a new way of schooling. Athletes and clubs are also having meetings on Zoom and practices...

Current school safety restrictions affects class representative elections.

[Photo] Student government elections approach virtually

September 17, 2020

Current school safety restrictions affects class representative elections.

Players all around the league have been kneeling to show their support for the BLM movement.

[Photo] How different opinions on NBA protesting has put fans on uneven ground

September 9, 2020

Players all around the league have been kneeling to show their support for the BLM movement.

The Last Dance was co-produced by ESPN Films and Netflix.

[Photo] ‘The Last Dance’ documentary series gives fans a chance to escape in times of distress

May 20, 2020

'The Last Dance' was co-produced by ESPN Films and Netflix.

The impact of COVID-19 switched from theory to reality. Fans question the possibility of a new normal in the sports world.

[Photo] Losing spectators at games questions the sports industry

April 23, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 switched from theory to reality. Fans question the possibility of a 'new normal' in the sports world.

Students are now using the internet and social media in creative ways to get information and stay connected.

[Photo] Quarantine has impacted the way students use social media

April 22, 2020

Students are now using the internet and social media in creative ways to get information and stay connected.

Women demonstrate empowerment throughout history, and celebrate that during Womens Month.

[Photo] Women’s Month celebrates the accomplishments of women for decades

March 12, 2020

Women demonstrate empowerment throughout history, and celebrate that during Women's Month.

The Coronavirus has caused a tsumani of xenophobia against Asians.

[Photo] The Coronavirus: Living in a society of xenophobia

March 4, 2020

The Coronavirus has caused a tsumani of xenophobia against Asians.

Students participate in the daily themes in order to show respect for students with disabilities.

[Photo] Special Olympics and Best Buddies hosts spirit week to spread awareness

March 2, 2020

Students participate in the daily themes in order to show respect for students with disabilities.

Northern Illinois University is rolling out a new admissions standard for Illinois students.

[Photo] NIU’s new ‘test-blind’ policy is a refreshing change to an otherwise straightforward system

February 10, 2020

Northern Illinois University is rolling out a new admissions standard for Illinois students.

Sex Education season two delves deeper into main and background characters alike.

[Photo] ‘Sex Education’ season two: a well-suited sequel to a highly praised series

January 21, 2020

"Sex Education" season two delves deeper into main and background characters alike.

The NFL playoffs brought the heat to hungry teams looking to add the  Superbowl on their bucket list.

[Photo] NCAA mens’ basketball upsets look to open the court for smaller teams

January 8, 2020

The NFL playoffs brought the heat to hungry teams looking to add the Superbowl on their bucket list.

Fear is one of many feelings provoked during the chaos of the week of the threat.

[Photo] Threats of a school shooting event invade students’ feelings of security

December 12, 2019

Fear is one of many feelings provoked during the chaos of the week of the threat.

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