Liberland is Looking for National Status

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/16/magazine/the-making-of-a-president.html?_r=0 Officially known as the Free Republic of Liberland, a new "nation" with some unique circumstances has been making recent headlines. Liberland could soon become the world's newest and third-smallest nation. Liberland...

The Time for Scholarship Applications has arrived

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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Now that 2016 has ended, many students have been getting accepted to colleges by this time. A different application has come to the forefront: scholarships. Scholarships can be easy and difficult. Students will get tired of filling out what seems like endless amounts of scholarship essays and questionnaires....

Kids on Christmas

Kids on Christmas

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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The Christmas season is rapidly approaching, and every person from nine to ninety is spreading their holiday cheer around to everyone they see. I work at the Cranberry Township Kids Club that operates out of the Cranberry Township Municipal Center. Every day I take care of an average of 85 childr...

Texas Man Gives Heart-felt Message to Muslims

Texas Man Gives Heart-felt Message to Muslims

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Over this past Thanksgiving weekend, one Texas man has had a message for Muslims, a group often persecuted and subject to racism and bigotry in our nation. Standing alongside a busy road fifteen miles outside Dallas, the previously unidentified man held a sign saying, "You Belong. Stay Strong....

Great Barrier Reef Is at Risk According to Sources

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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In mid-October, Outside Online published an article entitled "The Great Barrier Reef is Dead".  This article was a mock-obituary for the reef, meaning to bring light to the fact that human practices are in the process of killing off the world's largest structure made by living organisms. One of the most belov...

Apple pie, or pumpkin pie? The burning question for Thanksgiving.

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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It is that time of the year again. The leaves are falling, the days are shorter, and the weather is getting colder. As families all across the nation prepare for the annual feast on Thanksgiving, one major argument that is bound to erupt is what dessert should be prepared for Thanksgiving? According...

After school, a lot of students are checking After School

Luke Ryan, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


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After School is a new social media app for smartphones that has really taken off with students in Seneca Valley and other school districts alike. There are approximately 22,300 high school campuses with students using After School to anonymously post about themselves and their classmates. Yes,...

SV student section set for Friday’s big game

SV student section set for Friday’s big game

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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The Seneca Valley student section is one of, if not, the best, student section in the WPIAL. James Parey, the Student Section King, is very proud of his student section, “To think that the Seneca Valley student section has done a phenomenal job in representing their school is definitely an understatement....

First Self-Driving Uber Cars on the Streets in Pittsburgh

First Self-Driving Uber Cars on the Streets in Pittsburgh

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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On September 14, Uber announced they had been testing driverless cars in Pittsburgh and had officially released the first Self-Driving Ubers to improve technology and progress their company. A representative in their newsroom stated, "A year and a half ago, Uber set up an Advanced Technologies Center...

The tragic story of Bethany Thompson

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


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Bethany Thompson was an 11 year old girl from Cable, Ohio. She was a sixth grader attending Triad Local Schools. Her interests included swimming, coloring, shopping -- especially Goodwill-- music, superheroes and Pokemon. She loved horseback riding, animals, and her family. She dreamed of being a veterinarian...

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