Opening the Jar

Opening the Jar

February 20, 2018


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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 second semester seniors know where they are going to attend school in the fall, however I do not....

Opening the Jar

Opening the Jar

February 1, 2018


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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 before Jar. One of them was Jamar, that was then shorten to Jar and it stuck. Anyway, this is the...

Ranked: Top Ten Hip Hop Albums of 2017

Patrick Inman

January 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, OP/ED

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 the growing culture. Although the hip-hop landscape has changed drastically from its roots in the...

Fenty: Makeup or magic?

Fenty: Makeup or magic?

Kiara Carrasquilla, Contributor

November 3, 2017


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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 can fit all these criteria questions. Never being able to find your perfect foundation shade is o...

Is the new BnDz worth a visit?

Ben Snell and Patrick Inman

October 23, 2017


Filed under Local, OP/ED

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, Ben, and I decided to test out the new eatery, and all of us were very impressed. Here are...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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