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Decorating before Thanksgiving is Okay

Children look at the newly unveiled Hamleys toy store Christmas window display which features Ty cuddly plush toys, on Regent Street in  London, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018.

Angel Funk, Opinions Editor

November 19, 2018

Often before Halloween is even over, stores are rolling out Christmas decorations into aisles. Even in the past decade, Christmas shopping has seemingly taken over Thanksgiving as a holiday with Black Friday hours creeping into the Thursday afternoon. The first day of November for some is a day of...

Pass the Turkey Before the Ham

Pass the Turkey Before the Ham

Morgan Buckwalter, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

It’s the day after Halloween, and the inflated Santa Claus is already set up in the front yard of my neighbor’s house. Santa appears incredibly joyful as he is surrounded by a herd of plastic reindeer and hundreds of tiny garden gnomes that resemble elves. An appearance of confusion and terror arises...

For both Republicans and Democrats, Bud Cook is a winner for the 49th

People cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 6, general election at Jim Miller Park, in Marietta, Ga.

Jay Kinder, Contributor

November 2, 2018

The 2018 midterm campaign cycle has been one of mudslinging, attacks, and polarization from both sides of the aisle, up and down the ticket. From Congressional and Senatorial seats all over the country, to a coveted spot in the Pennsylvania governor’s mansion, there is no doubt that this campaign season...

Greek Life: It’s not what you think

The men of California University of Pennsylvania wear high-heeled pumps and make their way around campus as they participate in the annual

Angel Hart Funk, Opinion Editor

October 8, 2018

udents in Greek life are raging alcoholics that are more focused on hazing “pledges” then their grades. Many of those misconceptions followed me to college just like many students entering the University.  I never intended to join a sorority and fell into the category of people that would “...

#ISTANDWITHKAVANAUGH

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

April Pfrogner

October 7, 2018

While the media and democrat senators pound their gavels “GUILTY” and destroy the reputation of Brett Kavanaugh, this informed citizen is forced to wonder why is the accuser is not forced to substantiate her claims? After watching the Kavanaugh/Ford hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee,...

The importance of the midterm elections

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

Angel Hart Funk, Opinion Editor

October 7, 2018

On November 6th, the Pennsylvania general midterm elections will be taking place with results that will help to change the political landscape of the state and the nation. Voting for candidates that will best represent the views and ideas that are important to citizens is the way in which the government...

Pittsburgh Rapper Mac McCormick remembered

Angel Hart

September 21, 2018

 It was the end of summer and the year was 2010. Sitting in my friend’s living room and after scrolling through Youtube, I was looking for funny videos to watch with them. A video titled Kool Aid & Frozen Pizza catches my eye, I clicked, and from that point on Mac Miller became a musical obses...

Islam and China: a battle for human rights

James Rudolph

September 21, 2018

Over the past month, the world has witnessed human-rights crimes committed by the Chinese government. The United Nations have expressed their concerns over many credible sources that China is rounding up Muslims in their country and placing them in internment camp. On Aug. 28, the U.N. and U.S. officials...

Taking A Knee in the National Football League: What It Means For 2018

James Rudolph

September 21, 2018

More than two years have gone by since Colin Kaepernick first began his public protest police brutality, and the fire is still going. What began as one player’s personal protest during the national anthem for the 49ers and Packers on Aug. 14, 2016 has become one of the hottest household conversation...

What you do outside the classroom matters in the business world

Angel Funk

September 21, 2018

   The common denominator amongst all college students is to complete their degree, that will hopefully help them to have a career in a field they are passionate. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment is projected to increase by 11.5 million from 2016 to 2026 in what CBS call...

NFL locks of the week: Thursday night edition

NFL locks of the week: Thursday night edition

A Football Guy

September 20, 2018

  New York Jets @ Cleveland Browns   The Facts: Kickoff:  Thursday September 20th 8:20pm ET Over/Under: 39.5 Spread: Cleveland -3 / New York +3 Money Line:  Cleveland -170 / New York +153 Weather:  84 with minimal cloud coverage   How My Brain Works: ...

All In Wrestling: a sell out show

All In Wrestling: a sell out show

Tristan Bartolomucci

September 19, 2018

“I’m All In!” This is a phrase that has been associated with a big play in poker for decades, but now being All In is a movement. On Saturday, September 1st, three men proved that independent wrestling is a thriving business. A show that some believed to be impossible, became the biggest indy wrest...

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