Trumps First Year

Matt Traverso, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial, World

Our 45th President, Donald J. Trump, was inaugurated to the White House on January 20, 2017. Since then, Trump has said and done many controversial things, some may say he has divided the United States more than brought it together. Trump, being a controversial and dividing President, has not played in hi...

They Need Their Money Now

Justis Neives, Sports Page Editor

February 21, 2018


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Quick question for all of those who have jobs. How would you feel if you worked an entire week but weren’t paid for your hours? Furious? Upset? Confused? Would you question yourself and ask, “what did I even really work for?” That’s the reality Division 1 Collegiate Athletes deal with on a daily b...

Tired of It

Jennifer O’Reilly, Health Page Editor

February 20, 2018


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If you walk through the hallways during unit lunch, or through study halls in various periods throughout the day, you’re guaranteed to find some teenagers stressing, studying, or working. Growing up, people have this image of high school and how much fun it is to be a teenager and all the crazy th...

Are We Too PC?

Russell Showalter, Music Page Editor

January 5, 2018


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In today’s world of microaggressions, trigger warnings, and college safe spaces from mean and differing views we have to ask ourselves: Are we going overkill? With riots in the streets over opposing views, massive hate for an opposing person or idea, and a nation more divided than ever, in modern times...

Artificial Intelligence

Sierra Walsh, World Page Editor

January 5, 2018


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Over the span of humanity there have been many great changes that have molded life into what it is now. The creation of fire beginning the Neolithic Revolution, the creation of the steel plow helping to catalyze an agricultural revolution, the devastating invention of the nuclear weapons and the atomic...

The Dreamers

Micheal Space, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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Immigration is a controversial topic that has haunted the United States almost since its beginning. The latest topic in the immigration hot seat is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an Obama era policy. The DACA policy allows young undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses,...

This Needs to Stop

Ryan Pfingst, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


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The news alert on my home screen. The headline. The initial shock. The loss for words. The anger. The frustration. The questioning of why this happened. The hopelessness. Finally, the search for a solution. That was my process of reacting to the horror that occurred in Las Vegas earlier this month, a...

Are We Really Being Educated

Are We Really Being Educated

Jennifer O’Reilly, Health Page Editor

March 22, 2017


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For the past 10-13 years, we have all been in school from September until June sitting in desks being educated by teachers. Learning the same things, each year we go more in depth on each subject. While it may have been effective and important at a young age, is the education system now really beneficial? Learning...

Betsy DeVos: Education

Betsy DeVos: Education

Catie Abel, Arts and Culture Page Editor

March 22, 2017


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  Betsy DeVos, the newly appointed Secretary of Education, has caused quite the uproar with the debate on whether she is fit to fulfill the position. Back in 2016, Trump had first announced DeVos as his pick for the next Secretary of Education. On February 7th, 2017, history was made when Vice...

Are Pit Bulls Perfect?

Are Pit Bulls Perfect?

Rebecca Hybbeneth, Holiday Page Editor

March 2, 2017


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Your classic American home may not be complete without a slobbery, hairy animal. There are so many breeds of dogs to choose from that it may be overwhelming. Would you go for the number one breed in America, a Labrador? Many people will just shoot for the classics, and not even consider a pit bull. P...

Yes We Can. Yes We Did.

Yes We Can. Yes We Did.

Ryan Pfingst, World Page Editor

March 2, 2017


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While watching President Donald Trump’s inauguration last month, one could not help but be reminded of that bitter-cold January day in 2009, as the country watched our first African-American president get sworn into office, having no idea what the next eight years would have in store. Many were filled...

You’re Not Alone

You’re Not Alone

Juliet Lepre, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


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I don’t know why bad things happen to good people, but I am a strong believer that everything happens for a reason. In life we experience setbacks that at the time seem unbearable. It feels like the world is going to end and we will never overcome, but we do. We prevail and come out stronger than ever...

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