Students react to Seneca’s costume ban

Students react to Seneca’s costume ban

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

November 2, 2015


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Seneca Valley High School announced Monday morning that they were not allowing students to dress up in costumes for Halloween, resulting in many angered students and causing several inconveniences. In fact, the only festive wear deemed tolerable is the black and orange attire suggested for spirit...

Police: Crime Busters or Crime Starters?

Police: Crime Busters or Crime Starters?

Melissa John, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013


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When is the line crossed between crime fighting and fair justice? In today's society, police have gone to just about every extreme in order to catch a criminal,  but simply because a man with a badge is doing something, does that make it just? It has been an ongoing discussion that the use of ...

Public Transportation: In Need of Repair

Melissa John, Staff Writer

December 10, 2012


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With populations in many cities reaching all-time highs, it would make sense that the safety behind public transportation was progressing, too. However idealistic this sounds, this is surely not the case. Public transportation has been made into a necessity for many city-goers as they go about their...

Political Opinions and Social Networking Should Not Be Mixed

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor

November 5, 2012


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With the November 6 election fast approaching, politics have become a popular conversation topic around Seneca Valley. Students can find themselves surrounded by political discussions at all times- in the hallways, during class, and even while participating in extracurricular activities. However, those...

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: Hilarious or Humiliating?

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: Hilarious or Humiliating?

Melissa John, Staff Writer

September 9, 2012


Filed under Entertainment, OP/ED, Showcase

Reality television has become all the rage in today's modern society. With shows like Jersey Shore, Survivor and TLC's newest edition, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, fans all over are tuning in every week. The hot question asked by many is whether or not shows like these are in fact ruining television. ...

Independent Study P.E. is not an unfair option for athletes

Shannon Turgeon, News Editor

September 4, 2012


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With the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year underway, a controversy has emerged at Seneca Valley in the form of a new cyber class: Independent Study P.E. This course, which simply gives athletes a different option to fill a physical education requirement, has become the victim of a vicious argument...

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