An unprecedented Pittsburgher: Andrew McCutchen

An unprecedented Pittsburgher: Andrew McCutchen

Luke Henne, Staff Writer
December 10, 2016 • 203 views
Filed under OP/ED, Showcase

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 • 119 views
Filed under OP/ED

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 • 126 views
Filed under OP/ED

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 • 140 views
Filed under OP/ED

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 • 297 views
Filed under OP/ED, Showcase

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 • 137 views
Filed under OP/ED

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 • 127 views
Filed under OP/ED

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...

Why You Shouldn’t Support Hillary Clinton

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016 • 146 views
Filed under OP/ED

Our country’s well-being is in jeopardy. According to washingtonpost.com, the United States is in 19.8 trillion dollars worth of debt. The national debt increases each and every second of the day. President Obama has added more than 7.4 trillion dollars to the debt since taking office in 2008....

America’s hated team: the New England Patriots

America’s hated team: the New England Patriots

Luke Henne, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 150 views
Filed under OP/ED

Although they are the Patriots, they are the team that almost everyone in the United States of America (not including the New England states) absolutely loves to hate. Why is that? Because they are really, really good, and they will continue to be for years to come. At the helm of the New England franchise is...

The Difference of School Schedules

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 130 views
Filed under OP/ED

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to go to a different school that has a different schedule style, read further into one school in Ohio that does things just a little differently. Not every school in the world has the same schedule, but even in the United States many schools have adapted their...

OP/ED