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Do You Know Where the Name “Talawanda” Comes From?

Do You Know Where the Name “Talawanda” Comes From?

In the Oxford area Talawanda is widely believed to be a Native American word. But, I recently heard a that this may not be the case at all, and that Talawanda was a completely made-up word. That rumor is all it took for me to get neck deep in a stack of papers, a mess of […]

The Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre

The scent of freshly popped and buttered popcorn wafts through the air. Along with the sound of popcorn popping, happy voices can be heard exchanging greetings and making small talk. The old fashioned bulbs on the vintage marquee illuminate North Beech Street. At least they used to. Now the popcorn popper stands still. The voices […]

Agario: The World of Colorful Cells

Agario is a multiplayer game in which players have to eat competitors or be eaten while striving to dominate the world of colorful cells. As dozens of circles of varying sizes bounce around your screen,  the main goal is to build your cell and get to the leaderboard. Players grow their cell by bumping into […]

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Why do people all across America celebrate Veterans Day? Originally celebrated in 1918 for the end of World War I, Veterans Day now celebrates all men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. November 11, 1918 is the date of the end of the war to “end all wars.” The armistice […]

Heisman Trophy Candidates

Heisman Trophy Candidates

College football shows insane talent. With football being mid-season, you never know what could happen. All stats will change for the better or for the worse, as will the Heisman trophy candidates. Louisiana State University sophomore running back, Leonard Fournette, is ranked number one in the running. Fournette has rushed for 864 yards with 11 […]

Sam Davis Reviews Best Nuggets in Town

Sam Davis Reviews Best Nuggets in Town

When you walk into a fast food restaurant you can immediately smell hamburgers, fries and maybe even chicken nuggets. Wendy’s, McDonald’s and Chick Fil-A are among the top-selling restaurants for chicken nuggets in the United States. However, customers aren’t concerned with who sells the most nuggets in the country, they want to know which nugget […]

THS Teacher Performs in Community Production of “The Belle of Amherst”

THS Teacher Performs in Community Production of “The Belle of Amherst”

Talawanda High School English teacher Clare Squance performed as Emily Dickinson in The Belle of Amherst at the Oxford Community Arts Center this past weekend.  The show, written by William Luce and based on the life and work of poet Emily Dickinson, is a one-woman performance that incorporates her poetry with glimpses into the poet’s past. Squance, […]

White Water Horse Barn

White Water Horse Barn

Whitewater State Park in Liberty, IN, has camping, hiking, fishing, boating, swimming and horseback riding. It became the 16th Indiana state park in 1949. The saddle barn owned by Mark Chenoweth includes hayrides, guided trail rides, sleigh rides and nine miles of trails accessible from the barn and the horsemen’s campground. Mark Chenoweth, the owner, […]

“Victorious” by Panic! At the Disco: Review

“Victorious” by Panic! At the Disco: Review

Since the 2013 drop of their latest album Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! and their 2014 tour with Walk the Moon, rock band Panic! at the Disco has been absent from the music scene. That is until earlier this year when they released their new single Hallelujah. We didn’t hear anything new […]

OSU Football: Back to Back

OSU Football: Back to Back

The Ohio State University: so far, a team. Next, national champions. Ohio State Buckeyes are currently 7-0 because of the undisputed team chemistry.  OSU student, Nate Harper, said “we are ranked number 1 and we received all 61 preseason votes to win it.” Indeed the Buckeyes are looking tough. Overall, they have a great team, but […]

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