8 easy and healthy snacks for midterms week

8 easy and healthy snacks for midterms week

Katie Clark, Staff writer

October 31, 2016


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Frozen-yogurt Covered Berries Pick your favorite berry, as well as a yogurt to create the ultimate flavor explosion.  Berries, such as blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries, have fantastic health benefits.  Blueberries have an abundance of antioxidants to help keep your memory sharp.  S...

10 things I learned while applying to college

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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It's the beginning of senior year, and I have begun the equally exciting and terrifying process of applying to college. Here's what I've learned so far: You are not special: Everyone is smart and does activities and sports, so unless you’re running your own non-profit or are an astronaut in trai...

If You Could Vote…

If You Could Vote…

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


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The question of who to vote for has been on the minds of everyone prepared to vote, so who would the people who aren’t old enough to vote yet vote for? I went around asking various people around my age the same question, “If you could vote, who would you vote for and why?” Everyone had their...

The Seneca Valley Girls’ Soccer Team is supporting a lip balm fundraiser for Isaiah’s Wish

The Seneca Valley Girls’ Soccer Team is supporting a lip balm fundraiser for Isaiah’s Wish

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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Late this September, donation bins were placed around the Middle School, the Intermediate High School and the Senior High School to collect unopened Lip Smackers and Avon lip balms in support of Isaiah's Wish to aid in calming children who have to undergo surgery. Isaiah is a seven year old boy that...

The Man, The Myth, The Legend: Ken Bone

The Man, The Myth, The Legend: Ken Bone

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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On Sunday, October 9, 2016, the second presidential debate was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Finally, America fell in love with somebody on the debate stage, but it wasn’t Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. It was Kenneth Bone. Ken Bone was an undecided voter. Forty uncommitted registered voters from...

Hallways: It’s not that hard.

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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For years high-school students have had to deal with a major dilemma lurking among their lives: hallways. A question that seems to enter every pre-pubescent child's mind as he or she wanders the depths of school  goes as follows: Why do people not know how to walk in the hallway? There are far too...

Giant Pandas No Longer Critically Endangered

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


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The International Union for Conservation of Nature has officially removed the giant panda from the list of endangered animals. The giant panda, an international symbol of wildlife conservation efforts, was recently removed from the list of endangered species because of successful efforts by the Chinese...

Twenty-One Kids Sue the Obama Administration over Failing to Act Against Climate Change

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


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Twenty-one kids ranging from age 9 to 20 are at the center of what some are calling, 'The biggest case on the planet". Their goal is to get the Obama Administration to create a plan that reduces greenhouse gas emissions to what are considered safe levels. These children cannot vote, have zero political...

Schools Nationwide Consider Pushing the Start Time of School Back

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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Many high school students have found it difficult to get the required eight hours of sleep per night. With sleep deprivation causing several incidents, should the start time of school be changed? According to startschoollater.net, there are eighteen schools around the nation that are planning to...

What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

What You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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Apple officially announced the release of its newest flagship product. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, told the audience at Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco, "We have created the world's most advanced smartphone – the best iPhone we have ever created. This is iPhone 7." Now, what exactly makes it the...

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