Westerville North Class of 2020 Senior Edition: Video

May 24, 2020

Class of 2020 Although we were unable to produce a senior edition for you all, the Odyssey staff worked to compile a video for you to look back on your memories. Enjoy, and congratulations class of 2020! We look forward to seeing...

Less restrictions happening soon

Brooke Hoover, Photo editor

May 1, 2020

COVID-19 closed many stores and retail businesses. Retail is now allowed to reopen almost two weeks before previously stated with few restrictions.    According to 10tv.com, on Saturday, May 2, retail establishments can begin t...

President Trump plans to suspend immigration during pandemic

Emily Voneman

April 21, 2020

In a Tweet on the evening of Monday, April 20, President Donald Trump announced his plan to sign an executive order to suspend immigration to the United States. The announcement comes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, which...

Alternative graduation date announced

Emma Fury, Online Editor

April 16, 2020

In a message to the class of 2020 from the principals of all three Westerville high schools, an alternative date for commencement ceremonies has been announced. If the ceremony cannot be held on the original date of Saturday,...

Southeastern tornado destruction blows away COVID-19 distress

Grace Blanchong

April 14, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Southeastern states have been hit by recent tornadoes, causing even more havoc and heartache.

Second person cured of HIV in UK

Kayla Cochran, Shoutout About Coeditor

April 8, 2020

The first time someone was cured of HIV was Timothy Ray Brown in 2007. Now, 13 years later, a man in the UK was cured (MedicalNewsToday). After having HIV for 17 years and going through antiretroviral therapy meant to lower viral c...

Wuhan has lifted their lockdown

Sydney Greenstein, Business Manager

April 8, 2020

As America continues to stay lockdown, the city where the pandemic started is lifting theirs. Life isn't going back to normal immediately, masks still must be worn and leaving your home often isn't advised. As China tries to get...

COVID-19 global update

Abigail Markley

April 4, 2020

   Coronavirus cases have increased to over 1.1 million globally, while the U.S is at the center of the pandemic. The U.S. has more than 278,000 cases with 113,000 from New York.     According to Johns Hopkins data, nearl...

Positive news during the pandemic

Abigail Markley

April 2, 2020

   COVID-19 has the news buzzing. People have been working virtually, many businesses have closed down, and many have been asked to stay at home.     With an unexpected turn of events, it is easy to look at the negatives. How...

COVID-19 impacts environment

Grace Blanchong

March 20, 2020

   COVID-19 has impacted the world greatly over these past few weeks. Schools and offices are becoming virtual, many businesses are shutting their doors for a few weeks and much travel has been put on pause, all in hopes of decreasing the effect of this disease. 

Ohio delays primary voting

Grace Blanchong

March 20, 2020

In the evening on Monday, March 16, Ohio Governor Mark DeWine announced that all polls would be closed in the state on Tuesday, March 17, the day of Ohio’s primary elections.

News Reaction Column: Coronavirus school closings

March 13, 2020

According to USA Today, so far six states, as well as several large city districts, have announced the closure of K-12 schools. The closing of schools, especially in states with few known cases of the Coronavirus, seems to be...