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Underage Drinking, How Serious is it?

Annalisa Leite, WorldWide News Editor
January 21 • 653 views
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In America today, the legal drinking age is 21. However; it is not impossible and in some cases is not even difficult for teenagers, ages 13 to 19, to obtain and consume alcohol. Alcoholnews.org reports that “nearly 80% of high school seniors admit to at least trying a drink, and about 50% report having... Read more »

Life of a Nittany Lion Gymnast

Emily Mugno, Writer
January 8 • 434 views
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Gymnastics is a very complex sport involving the performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, power, agility, coordination, grace, balance and control. It typically involves the women's events of uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise, and vault. As a sophomore at SJV, Kristen... Read more »

Christmas in the City

Christmas in the City

Briana Bowers, Writer
December 15 • 426 views
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As the Christmas season rolls in, along comes everyone’s favorite traditions. There’s a part of us all that looks forward to the snow, the lights, and of course, the Christmas tree. And where else can we receive that sense of holiday cheer other than New York City? For years, Christmas in the city... Read more »

Black Friday – Black Thanksgiving?

Julia, Writer
December 3 • 396 views
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As soon as you put that fork down from the last bite of pumpkin pie, the madness begins, for some. Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, no longer begins on Friday. In the past, the clock struck midnight, the stores opened, and people opened their wallets. But now the spending starts... Read more »

Should Cell Phones be allowed in School?

Should Cell Phones be allowed in School?

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Cheif/ Photographer
November 18 • 596 views
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A controversial topic in many schools, especially in high schools, should students be allowed to use cell phones in school? Fifty-eight percent of schools in the country ban cell phones in school entirely. Students argue that cell phones are part of their generation that they grew up using technology.... Read more »

World Trade Center Rises from the Ashes

World Trade Center Rises from the Ashes

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
November 18 • 1,645 views
Filed under Current News, Features

October 18, 2014 marks an emotional and a truly historic milestone for both New Yorkers and the United States as a whole. 13 years after the 9/11 terrorist attack that formerly demolished the Twin Towers, the revitalized and the iconic World Trade Center has officially emerged from the ruins and is open... Read more »

Finding a Forever Home

Finding a Forever Home

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
November 17 • 433 views
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The saying goes, “Dogs are a man’s best friend.” It’s true. All domestic animals can be companions, but dogs have a certain quality that some other species don’t have: loyalty. No matter what situation a dog has been through, they always seem to be 100 percent loyal to their owner. Some have... Read more »

The Rising Concern of Prescription Drug Abuse

The Rising Concern of Prescription Drug Abuse

Annalisa Leite, WorldWide News Editor
November 14 • 604 views
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Prescription drug abuse is a rising concern in today’s society.  5500 Americans start to misuse prescription painkillers every day. 40 Americans die every day from overdose of prescription painkillers. Why does this matter? Because these prescription drugs often lead to something worse; heroin. “Your... Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Reporter

A Day in the Life of a Reporter

Chris Angolia, Editor-In-Chief
November 10 • 484 views
Filed under Features

In today’s world, reporters are our gateway to breaking news stories, inside access, and all other news stories as they happen. Those who have the privilege of reporting the news have one of the most interesting jobs one can get. Those reporters that are always seen on TV are just a small portion... Read more »

Pumpkin Spice Apocalypse Finally Begins

Pumpkin Spice Apocalypse Finally Begins

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
October 27 • 651 views
Filed under Features

It’s October and it’s the most wonderful time of year: the leaves change colors and crunch underneath combat boots, there’s a chill in the atmosphere, beloved sweaters are worn, and Monday night football returns. Also, day trips to the pumpkin patches become commonplace, and cravings for pie are... Read more »

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