Potential Republican nominee Kasich visits McKees Rocks

Potential Republican nominee Kasich visits McKees Rocks

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016


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Ohio Governor John Kasich visited western Pennsylvania on Monday and took part in a Town Hall meeting at Montour High School in McKees Rocks, Allegheny County. Kasich spoke at the event just one day before the Pennsylvania Primaries kicked off for the Republican Party. Polling behind Ted Cruz and...

Major League Baseball’s Opening Day kicks off the 2016 season

Major League Baseball’s Opening Day kicks off the 2016 season

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


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Some of the biggest and best baseball teams in the world, the 30 teams that make up Major League Baseball, began their 162-game seasons this week. Six teams took part in Opening Day on Sunday, April 3rd, and the rest of the league played their respective first games the day after. This MLB season...

Trump cancels rally at University of Illinois after Chicago protestors

Trump cancels rally at University of Illinois after Chicago protestors

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


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Republican frontrunner Donald Trump cancelled a rally at the University of Illinois after the city had security concerns when thousands of protestors gathered outside of the university and hundreds more gathered inside, The Chicago Tribune reports. Before this incident, Trump had come in contact with...

Hillary Clinton possibly faces further prosecution for e-mail scandal

Hillary Clinton possibly faces further prosecution for e-mail scandal

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


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In the midst of her nationally prominent run for the Presidency in 2016, possible Democratic party nominee Hillary Clinton is facing even more backlash for her alleged illegal e-mailing activities that she took part in during her run as Secretary of State more than two years ago. Federal Judge Emmet...

Seneca Valley’s wrestling team achieves big success

Seneca Valley’s wrestling team achieves big success

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


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This year, Seneca Valley's trestling team led their section, at the number one spot, with an undefeated record before going into the playoffs. A great team comes from a great staff and players who are fully committed to refining their skills during their practice time together and individually once...

The City of Light: Paris is attacked

The City of Light: Paris is attacked

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015


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Friday, November 13, France's capital faced an attack organized by the Islamic State where shootings and suicide bombings led to the deaths of 130 people and left 352 wounded, Reuters reported. According to PBS Newshour, the attacks begun with the Petit Cambodge Restaurant on Rue Alibert, as well...

‘Frozen zoo’ gives endangered species hope for survival

‘Frozen zoo’ gives endangered species hope for survival

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


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  Innovations in genetic preservation now make it possible for species to live on long after their extinction. The San Diego Zoo maintains a “frozen zoo” in which the cells of recently deceased or sedated endangered animals are carefully stored in liquid nitrogen tanks.  Researchers can...

President Obama Addresses Tragic Oregon Shooting

President Obama Addresses Tragic Oregon Shooting

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


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CNN reported, President Barack Obama spoke about the recent, horrible shooting in Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon where at least 10 people were murdered at a conference on Thursday October 1. "Somehow this has become routine. The reporting is routine. My response here at this podium...

Microbead Pollution Threatens U.S. Waterways

Microbead Pollution Threatens U.S. Waterways

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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A tiny culprit is to blame for the pollution of the earth’s aquatic ecosystems.  Microbeads, tiny plastic particles found in common household products, are polluting U.S. waterways at a rate of eight trillion particles per day, according to a study conducted by the scientific journal Environmental Sci...

Syrian Refugees Scatter Across the Globe

Syrian Refugees Scatter Across the Globe

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015


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To escape their nations violence, Syrian refugees have scattered across Europe, as well as the world, to find safe havens where they can stay. According to CNN, Turkey is the nation which has, to date, taken in the most refugees as they are housing 1.9 million of the 4.1 million Syrians. The massive...

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