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Nola Raven

Nola Raven, Assistant EIC, Lead Page Designer

Nola Raven is a senior in high school and is in her second year of newspaper. She is taking this class because it provides good life skills and she enjoys writing stories and is interested in getting a journalism degree in the future. She is a reporter and page designer for the newspaper. In her free time she enjoys playing golf, skiing, reading and spending time with her friends and family.

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Taking on the Turkey Trot

Taking on the Turkey Trot

Nola Raven, Lead Page Designer, Assistant EIC December 6, 2023

  This year marks the 16th Annual Up North Media Traverse City Turkey Trot, a run that takes place in Traverse City every year on Thanksgiving morning. This year, Thanksgiving, along with the Turkey...

TC United Lacrosse Becomes a TCAPS Varsity Sport

TC United Lacrosse Becomes a TCAPS Varsity Sport

Nola Raven, Lead Page Designer October 31, 2023

  As of this year, both Traverse City United boys and girls lacrosse teams have joined TCAPS athletics. This coming season both teams will stay combined with West and Central athletes, however, the boys...

Playa Bowls offers dozens of smoothie bowls to choose from.

Bringing the Playa to Traverse City

Kendall Kaberle and Nola Raven October 7, 2022

  Playa Bowls is a small smoothie shop that originated in New Jersey, but the franchise has expanded and made its way to many places across the United States, including Traverse City. The new shop is...

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