February 14, just another day

February 14, just another day
February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day. A day to share love with others through material items that you bought in a store. Those are the same items you will throw away in two weeks. Sometimes, you will throw them away immediately...

Proper Role of a United States Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

December 19, 2018

On September 4, 2018, the U.S Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings for President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination sparked fierce debate among...

Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia isn’t anywhere near a debate

Trophy comparison as of 2016
March 5, 2018

Sure, Philadelphia may have a much bigger population than Pittsburgh. Sure, Philadelphia may outnumber Pittsburgh in professional sports teams (4 to 3). However, recent antics in Pennsylvania's biggest...

Opening the Jar

Opening the Jar
Oh no... college!
February 20, 2018

Welcome to Opening the Jar, the second edition! I am honored to be back for a second article. This time we will talk about college. As a senior in high school, college is on my mind all the time. Most...

Opening the Jar

Opening the Jar
Senior year relationships
February 1, 2018

Welcome to Opening the Jar! Now I know the title must be a little confusing so let me explain. My nickname is Jar... weird right? My friends dad tried to think of a nickname for me. I was called many names...

Ranked: Top Ten Hip Hop Albums of 2017

January 4, 2018

As 2017 draws to a close, individuals have been graced with some incredible music thus far in terms of rap/hip-hop. 2017 was a record year for hip-hop in both commercial success and overall influence on...

Fenty: Makeup or magic?

Fenty: Makeup or magic?
November 3, 2017

The most difficult problem about finding makeup relate to the following questions: Is it reasonably priced? Will it conceal all my blemishes? Will I find my shade? Finally, there is a makeup brand that...

Is the new BnDz worth a visit?

October 23, 2017

BnDz is a brand local Pittsburgh chain restaurant that recently had a location open in Cranberry Township. The acronym stands for "burgerz and dogz," and both are premium features of this restaurant. Kiara,...

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

High-school students apologize for offending opposing school with USA theme
March 18, 2017

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...

The land of opportunity…almost

The land of opportunity...almost
February 15, 2017

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...

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