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Hollywood Wage Gap Features Movies News 

Hollywood Wage Gap

Recently, many stars have been demanding to be paid as much as their male co-stars and even their Caucasian co-stars. Yesterday, Viola Davis demanded that she be paid as much as Meryl Streep and other top white actresses. Davis said she’s no longer “hustling for my worth. I’m worthy. When I came out of my mother’s womb, I came out worthy.” The world’s highest-paid actress, Jennifer Lawrence, made $52 million in the 12 months to June 2015-an impressive number until it is compared to the $80 million banked by Robert…

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Parkland School Shooting and Protests Features Focus News Politics 

Parkland School Shooting and Protests

On February 14, amid Ash Wednesday services and Valentine’s Day, a school shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. 17 students and teachers were killed when Nikolas Cruz, a former student, brought an AK-47 into the school and began firing. Afterwards, students began telling their stories of teachers who opened doors for students and even shielded them from bullets. One group of JROTC students used Kevlar panels to protect students and teachers in their room. The shooting prompted a major discussion into gun laws and students, parents, and teachers…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Features Tech Time 

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

In today’s day and age, proper etiquette is a must. Today’s world revolves around social media, so here are a few tips for navigating the internet. • DO share things you like. Things like memes and food videos are always appreciated • DON’T argue with others. If someone says or posts something you don’t like, just unfollow them or speak to them face to face. • DON’T air your dirty laundry on social media. No one cares. • DO maintain your social media. • DON’T over post. No one wants…

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Triple Elegance Features News Special Events 

Triple Elegance

United States figure skater Mirai Nagasu made history on Monday after becoming the first American woman in history to land a triple axel jump at the 2018 Winter Olympics, and only the third ever. The 24-year-old’s run helped the US to claim the bronze medal in the team event, and after starting with the incredibly difficult jump, she then completed eight other triple jumps including a triple flip and a triple Slachow combination. Four years ago, Nagasu was heartbroken after being left off the US team for the 2014 Sochi…

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A Peek Into Mrs. Snyder’s Classroom Features 

A Peek Into Mrs. Snyder’s Classroom

Have you ever wanted to know what other teachers are up to? Well if that teacher is Mrs. Snyder, then there’s no need to wonder any longer. Mrs. Snyder is keeping her classes very busy. One class is reading Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, while another is reading The Last Castle, written by Denise Kiernan. Mrs. Snyder also has her classes writing many, many essays.

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Teacher Feature: Tara Lombardo Features 

Teacher Feature: Tara Lombardo

Tara Lombardo may seem like your mild mannered high school teacher, but she’s actually so much more. Ms. Lombardo is the business teacher at the Northern Bedford County School District. She hasn’t been teaching for very long, but in the short time that she has, she has become extremely well liked. She has a great sense of humor, which can be seen in her answers. She started by talking about her hometown, “I’m originally from Northern Cambria, PA, which is up the mountain. It’s a small town that’s kinda like…

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Chorus Student Feature: Sabrina Long Features Music 

Chorus Student Feature: Sabrina Long

Sabrina Long is seventeen years old and is currently a senior at Northern Bedford. She has many interesting hobbies including: singing, drawing, reading, writing, ice skating, rollerblading, kayaking, and playing the ukulele. She is known by many to have an excellent singing voice and she even intends to pursue a career involving singing and instruments. Sabrina says that she’s had a passion for singing ever since elementary school. That is a truly long time to stay dedicated to something. Sabrina has won many awards for her amazing talent,including earning high…

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Una Entrevista con el Sr. Brian Dutchcot Features 

Una Entrevista con el Sr. Brian Dutchcot

Several years ago at the start of his high school career, Brian Dutchcot inherited an impromptu passion for the Spanish language. His love for a different culture grew as he became more open to the exquisite Spanish culture. Life got to the point where his daily routine consisted of Spanish. He knew that his love for Spanish was growing, so he thought, “why not go to school to have a career in this language?” And that’s what happened. During his high school years at Ridgway Area High School in Elk…

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The Silence Breakers Features News Rants and Raves Special Events 

The Silence Breakers

“I speak not for myself, but for those without voice…those who have fought for their rights…their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated” (Malala Yousafzai). For decades, men and women across the globe have been needlessly silent on the topic of sexual assault and harassment. That is until recently; a hashtag has gone viral on twitter causing many to finally speak up about their stories of sexual assault and harassment. The #metoo movement began…

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Pitiful Pocahontas Puns Features News Opinion Politics 

Pitiful Pocahontas Puns

When you think of the President of the United States, what do you think of? Most people think of a highly respected leader, someone that spreads the message of equality and peace. Sadly, our current president is nothing like what our president should be. One example of this occurred on November 27, 2017. President Trump met with Navajo veterans to honor them for what they did in the second World War. During his speech, President Trump made a racial slur towards senator Elizabeth Warren. Trump told reporters, “”I just want…

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