Holidays Offer Opportunities to Support The Troops

Emily Hess, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014 • 320 views
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Happy Halloween Seneca Valley! The spooky holiday is almost upon us, and that can only mean one thing: lots and lots of candy. Some of us will receive more candy than we could possibly eat by ourselves this year. If you aren’t sure what to do with your extra candy, consider donating it to our troops...

Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of 2013

Brenna Schoen, Editor and Staff Writer
November 22, 2013 • 1,294 views
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                                    Oxford English Dictionary’s  Word of 2013 Surprisingly it isn’t twerk SELFIE  selfie noun, informal (also selfy; plural selfies) A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social ...

Yahoo Purchases Tumblr for $1.1 Billion

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor
May 23, 2013 • 458 views
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  Yahoo has recently made a bold move that may help to turn the company around. On May 2oth, the company announced their $1.1 billion dollar purchase of the wildly popular blogging site "Tumblr." According to CNN, rumors about the purchase have been circulating since May 16th. This deal wil...

“Queen” Mirren Grants Dying Boy Last Wish.

Megan O'Leary, Staff Writer
May 23, 2013 • 372 views
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Oliver Burton of Leicester, England was born with down syndrome. After being in and out of the hospital for years, Burton is fighting his third battle with cancer, given only a few weeks to live. At the top of his bucket list was to meet the Queen of England at Buckingham Palace. After his local member...

Three Women Found Alive in the West Side of Cleveland

Three Women Found Alive in the West Side of Cleveland

Hailie Sandor, Staff Photographer
May 21, 2013 • 413 views
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Three women who went missing a decade ago when they were just teens were found alive in a residential area just south of Cleveland.  Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight all went missing in late 2002 and early 2003. According to the Plain Dealer newspaper, Knight was 18 when she became t...

New Businesses Open Around Cranberry

New Businesses Open Around Cranberry

Michala McCullough, Editor in chief
May 20, 2013 • 1,428 views
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A new high flying trampoline park recently just opened in the Leetsdale Industrial Park offering guests a safer way to get an adrenaline rush. When Sky Zone opened the doors to 740 Brickworks Drive, visitors found a seemingly endless sea of wall-to-wall trampoline courts under high ceilings. Sky Zone...

Deadly Outbreak of Tornadoes Strikes North Texas

Deadly Outbreak of Tornadoes Strikes North Texas

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor
May 17, 2013 • 520 views
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An outbreak of 13 tornadoes hit North Texas on the night of May 15. According to the Associated Press, at least six people were killed and dozens more were injured. The National Weather Service stated that the damage indicated that EF4 tornadoes had touched down in the area. EF4 is the second worst cl...

Company Searching for Volunteer Astronauts to Live on Mars

Company Searching for Volunteer Astronauts to Live on Mars

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor
May 6, 2013 • 857 views
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A Dutch company announced on April 29 that they are looking for volunteers that are willing to venture to Mars in 2022. According to CNN, Mars One intends to create a colony on the Red Planet. The company's CEO, Bas Lansdorp, explained that Mars One wants to send a crew of four people into space in...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Released to Public

Alex Risch, Staff Writer
May 2, 2013 • 667 views
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The Samsung Galaxy S4 was released on April 27th.  It seems to have the most software extras that any phone has had to date. Some of the new features includes eye-tracking software. This allows users to scroll on their phone just by looking. Another feature is that the screen will not dim while you are...

SV Alum Answering a Higher Call

SV Alum Answering a Higher Call

John Madeira, Staff Writer
April 30, 2013 • 511 views
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Just weeks after the United States and the world were changed by the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the first American boots hit the ground in the landlocked nation of Afghanistan. President George W. Bush sent the first American troops into the mountainous, Middle Eastern country on October...

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