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Patents Hint at Future Apple Devices

Dana Altarace, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

Filed under News

  With technology constantly improving and advancing, competition develops among many companies such as Apple and Samsung. In order for one company to get a competitive edge over another, they can file a patent for their ideas....

Why Capital Punishment Should be Prohibited

Claire Gallihugh, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Capital Punishment has been an ongoing controversial issue in the United States, and the mixed views on the topic stem from both the financial side and the morality of the issue.  Today, eighteen states outlaw the death penal...

Why test scores or poor grades don’t define who you are

Olivia Miller, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

 Coming from someone who can’t solve an algebra problem to save her life, and got a 21 the first time she took her ACT, I am able to understand first hand why the letter on a report card, or the score of my standardized tests...

Tuscarora Bomb Threat Raises Questions About School Safety

Kyra Breslow, Managing Editor

October 17, 2016

Filed under News

  The entire county was shocked and horrified when Tuscarora High School received a bomb threat on the morning of Oct. 13. The students were evacuated and spent the day at Heritage High School until the police gave the all c...

Stress Vs. Sleep

Olivia Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

  According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Seven out of ten adults in the United States say that they experience stress or anxiety everyday. One-third of adults report persistent anxiety daily or that they...

The Wounded Warrior Project

Jonathan Katz

February 14, 2016

Filed under News

  Many men and women risk their lives and health to protect our freedom. We should help them especially during this joyous time of the year. Our school has a club dedicated to doing just that.   Returning i...

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