High-school students apologize for offending opposing school with USA theme

High-school students apologize for offending opposing school with USA theme

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
March 18, 2017 • 120 views
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A high school basketball game that took place last week became controversial when tensions arose regarding the home team's USA-themed student section. Valley High School's basketball fans offended their opponents, Des Moines North High School, with their red, white and blue apparel during the matchup...

The land of opportunity…almost

The land of opportunity…almost

Katie Clark, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017 • 135 views
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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order enacting an immigration ban that is destructive, hypocritical, and undermining of American values. Donald Trump’s immigration ban prevents travel into the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries: Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Syria,...

Men of the People: Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump

Men of the People: Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017 • 189 views
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President Donald Trump has thus far stood upon a political platform with the foundation built from pure American populism. Even more so, he's proclaimed himself to be a man of the people; a political outsider who looks to "drain the swamp" of corruption and break the status quo. Andrew Jackson, our seventh...

Online Scheduling at SV Has Bumpy Start

Katie Clark, Staff writer
January 29, 2017 • 150 views
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This year, Seneca Valley is using an online registration program to schedule classes for the 2017-2018 school year, and it is not working efficiently. In previous years, scheduling has been done using a sheet of paper with boxes that outline future courses. In order to complete the sheet, teachers...

“Alternative Facts” Controversy is Just a Prelude of Things to Come

“Alternative Facts” Controversy is Just a Prelude of Things to Come

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
January 29, 2017 • 130 views
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The American population has to be tired of hearing about lies in national politics by this point. In fact, many pundits agree that President Donald Trump was voted into office due to the fact that the political landscape was so tainted by deceit that people needed an outsider to lead the nation. Yet...

The Women’s March Leaves Its Mark

The Women’s March Leaves Its Mark

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer
January 29, 2017 • 135 views
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January 21, 2017, marked the day that 2.9 million people marched to uphold their rightful place under Trump’s newfound presidency. There were over a hundred marches around the world, all in which were coordinated to protest against the unfair treatment and their desire to protect the laws and rig...

The Inauguration of Our 45th President

The Inauguration of Our 45th President

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017 • 129 views
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Friday is finally the day when the famous Donald Trump makes his way into office, but it is that easy? January 20, 2017, at 11:30 in the morning, the process of swearing in future President Trump will have commenced on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The amount of controversy sounding this inaugu...

Farewell to Obama

Farewell to Obama

Katie Clark, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017 • 123 views
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In 2008, we elected Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States.  He ran a campaign based on the promise of hope and change in the midst of a recession when many American families felt hopeless with a “Yes We Can” attitude.  For the next eight years, President Obama faced many obsta...

How To Choose Your Senior Quote

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017 • 146 views
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So you're a Seneca Valley Senior High School senior, huh? Right about now the weight of immense responsibility at a time of greatest irresponsibility is crushing you as grades, college, debt, and life crashes all around you. And to distract yourself, you're naturally ignoring the insane workload you...

Is Bryce Harper worth $400 million?

Is Bryce Harper worth $400 million?

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer
December 10, 2016 • 186 views
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There have been quite a bit of roster moves and rumors around Major League Baseball so far this off-season. Winter meetings began this week, and trade and contract talks are heating up. Out of all the rumors and roster moves, there was one rumor that struck me. According to USA Today, a "high-ranking" Washingt...

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