Why Failing is the Best Thing We Can Do

Why Failing is the Best Thing We Can Do

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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I have come to realize that one of the best things I have done thus far is to fail. I'll be the first to admit it: I fit the Type A description to a T, and I have never handled my own missteps well. My one true talent is being incredibly hard on myself for trivial reasons, and I know that many...

“Smunday”: A new national holiday?

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Kraft Heinz  is pushing to make the day after the super bowl a new national holiday with the nickname: "Smunday." "If we can make Big Game Sunday awesome, we can make the Monday after awesome too. Make that Monday more like Sunday. Make it a SMUNDAY and have more Sunday on your Monday than any of us h...

Seneca Valley administration Clarifies Two-Piece Dress Rumors

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

February 13, 2017


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Seneca Valley was subjected to unnecessary outrage after rumors were spread that they were banning two-piece dresses at prom. The controversy followed a rumor that Seneca Valley planned to ban two-piece dresses entirely from their prom. Several who expect  to attend the 2017 prom were enraged after...

SV Students share most embarrassing moments

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


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Throughout high school, there are countless awkward and embarrassing experiences students go through. Whether it was a student's first kiss, a classroom speech, or falling down the stairs and getting detention for it (yes, that actually happened), students all go through situations such as these. The...

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...

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