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Who will win the Super Bowl? The Patriots

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Jon Hershey, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

The Super Bowl takes place Sunday at 6:30 p.m. on Fox. The big game is located at NRG Stadium, the home of the Houston Texans. The Atlanta Falcons, who went 11-5 this season, take on the New England Patriots, who went 14-2, for Super Bowl LI. The Patriots have won 24 playoff games since 2001, as...

Grayson Allen and lax NCAA suspensions

Grayson Allen and lax NCAA suspensions

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

February 1, 2017

The Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball Team has had the spotlight on them for a while now. This time, the spotlight isn’t around legendary coach Michael Krzyzewski, commonly known as “Coach K.” The spotlight is around one of their players: junior guard Grayson Allen. Allen, in late December, tr...

The international, political, domino effect

Joe Albert, Contributor

February 1, 2017

The United States use to have a theory known as the Domino effect. The idea that if one country falls to communism, another country will fall and another country and so on. The response as many I hope to know was containment. However today there is a new Domino effect, one that started in the United...

President Trump says “You’re Fired!” to ObamaCare

Angel Funk, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

ObamaCare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act, was put in place in March of 2010 with the promise that it would guarantee universal healthcare while remaining affordable and accessible. Over the past seven years, the Affordable Care Act has worked to implement protections and policy that improve ...

Betsy Devos hearing warrants concern from educators

Betsy Devos hearing warrants concern from educators

Kirra Lent, Contributor

January 27, 2017

In order to understand the outrage expressed by educators far and wide over the possibility that Betsy Devos may be the new United States Secretary of Education, it is important to know what the Department of Education is and why it is so important that the head of this Department knows the struggles...

Battlefront II: The Prequel not the Sequel Era

Battlefront II: The Prequel not the Sequel Era

Jonathan Hershey, Staff Writer

January 14, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront was a huge release back in 2015, with its sequel game to be released later this year by publisher EA and developer DICE. The game is slated to be featuring the newest set of films by Disney, Episode 7 and 8. Although this is exciting, it also could be a missed opportunity. The...

Why the NWSL deserves more respect

Why the NWSL deserves more respect

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

December 12, 2016

The National Women’s Soccer League. Have you heard that name before? I’m sure you haven’t. It’s not something particularly largely broadcast on popular sports networks, like ESPN and Fox Sports. However, despite the lack of coverage for games, players and the league in general, the NWSL is...

It’s Okay To Not Have A 4.0

It's Okay To Not Have A 4.0

Jessica Crosson, Entertainment Editor

December 5, 2016

With finals week just around the corner many students are spending their time studying for the various exams and stressing over what their final GPA will be. The notion that many students are accustomed to is that in order to be successful they must strive for 4.0. However, contrary to popular belief,...

For or Against: The Donald Trump Protests

Protesters rally against Donald Trump in Baltimore on Nov. 10 after Trump won the presidential election.

Rachael McKriger and April Pfrogner

November 21, 2016

Staff writer April Pfrogner writes why she's against the protests against Donald Trump while Editor In Chief Rachael McKriger writes about why she supports the protests. Against Protests: "Suck it up, buttercups" by April Pfrogner As I watch the protests and riots going on in Chicago, Hollywood, Phila...

Battlefront Review

Battlefront Review

Jonathan Hershey, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Star Wars Battlefront is an action shooter video game mostly based off of the Star Wars Original Trilogy. With the game approaching its first anniversary, November 17th marks a year since it has been released, the game has changed drastically with added content through free and paid DLC. The game was...

2016 Mock Debate

Daniel Beeck, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016

On Oct. 26, the College Republicans and California University of Pennsylvania Campaign Consultants met in the Eberly Technology and Science Center to discuss a variety of topics that the candidates for president are posed with. The debate was focused around issues dealing with the economy, foreign...

Should you stay friends after breaking up?

Zach Filtz, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

“You know, I just don’t think we are going to work out.” “Yeah, I think so, too. We should see other people.” This conversation is not unusual. It is quite normal. However, is it normal to remain friends after a break-up? Well, that all depends on the status of your relationship. There...

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