Farewell to Obama

Farewell to Obama

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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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


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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


Filed under OP/ED, Sports

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...

An unprecedented Pittsburgher: Andrew McCutchen

An unprecedented Pittsburgher: Andrew McCutchen

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Since his drafting in 2005, it is not even a question that Andrew McCutchen has been a face of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He joined the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 4, 2009, to assume center field responsibility for the Pirates, as mentioned on Pirates.com. Since then, Cutch has done nothing but provide...

Donald Trump Says Flag-burners Should Face Imprisonment or Lose Their Citizenship

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday, November 29, to claim that he believed those who burn the American flag should face punishment- either a year in prison, or a loss of citizenship. The exact Tweet reads as follows: "Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they...

Toys for…well Everyone

Luke Ryan, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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Every holiday season boasts a certain specific super popular toy that is in stock for mere minutes and then instantly sold out. This season however, has been particularly rough on my co-workers and I at the Cranberry Township Toys'R'Us The hottest toys this year are Hatchimals, the NES Classic Edition,...

Graduation Project Changes the Game

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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Everyone knows about the infamous Graduation project that has been occurring at Seneca Valley School District for years now, but will these new changes affect the way the senior class thinks of them? I sat down with a senior named Danielle and asked her a few questions regarding her stance on the...

A Letter to the Senior Class: Don’t Give Up Just Yet

A Letter to the Senior Class: Don’t Give Up Just Yet

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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Last year, I wrote a letter addressing my class as juniors. In that letter, I expressed hope and optimism toward senior year, as many of my peers did.  This year, however, there is a palpable change in attitude among us. I, along with many others, have never struggled more than I have this year, and it’s ...

The Evolution of Women’s Rights

The Evolution of Women’s Rights

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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As the Presidential Election comes to a close and our next president, Donald Trump, comes to power, it is important to look back at our history as a country to see how far women’s rights have come. In 1848, over 300 men and women gathered in Seneca Falls, New York under Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth...

Democratic National Committee left embarrassed by proof of corruption, moves forward unaffected

Democratic National Committee left embarrassed by proof of corruption, moves forward unaffected

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


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Amid a presidential election that becomes more unbelievable at every turn, many Americans are truly sick and tired of hearing out the terrifyingly inept leadership skills that have been displayed by the two major parties this election cycle. But the madness continues this week with the revelation that...

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