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High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

I started to write this article after I surveyed two of my classes, and of the people I surveyed, only about 4% could name two candidates for Governor. I was worried by this result; some of these people could already vote, and most would be able to in two short years at the latest. So, […]

Tribune Tries (and Elric Dies): D&D

Tribune Tries (and Elric Dies):  D&D

In the span of ten minutes he grabbed a sphere that disintegrated his hands, he accidentally summoned a powerful demon lord, he got his soul stolen and he made an enemy of an extra-dimensional being.  And all this happened during seventh period in the study room in the 400 wing of Talawanda High School. Through […]

A Senior’s Search: I know What I Don’t Want To Do

A Senior’s Search:  I know What I Don’t Want To Do

OXFORD — Here I am sitting in Mr. Davie’s office again: “How about you check out this college?” Mr. Davie asks. “Ehh. I don’t know,” I replied. Being a senior is difficult. You get so overwhelmed with all of the different responsibilities you have to take on. The ACT becomes more and more embedded in […]

Drug Addiction in Ohio

Drug Addiction in Ohio

Addiction. A serious problem that has taken over Ohio. Addiction has became a part of some people’s everyday lives. Destroying homes, taking away bright futures, and tearing families apart. Addiction needs to be stopped. Heroin is sometimes mixed with fentanyl, a synthetic and short-acting opioid analgesic that is 30-50 times more potent than morphine. This mix can […]

Lessons from the Field: 30 Short Minutes; Looking Back on Mixing It Up

Lessons from the Field: 30 Short Minutes; Looking Back on Mixing It Up

As we approached Mix it Up Day, I felt exactly the way the rest of the school did. How many people were going to buy in? What was going to be end result? Would it improve all of the divisions in our school? How would it work? I got a strong sense that many things […]

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Books. A way of keeping imagination alive and keeping people updated on educated. Books are timeless in a world with time periods spanning from centuries back. Books are an important part of living. One book in particular relating to many topics in the world today is, “The Hate U Give” written by Angie Thomas. This […]

Mix-It-Up Day

Mix-It-Up Day

Imagine the lunchroom: A sea of 300 boys and girls, harshly divided into categories and cliques. There’s an unspoken rule here. You sit where you’re supposed to sit, I don’t take your seat, and you don’t take mine. Everybody seems content in their tightly knitted friend groups, the jocks, the cheerleaders, the band kids. So […]

Lessons From the Field: Passion is Everything

Lessons From the Field: Passion is Everything

I’ve always been a big believer in self-motivation and creating your own moment. No one on Earth can find your passion. Not a single person can motivate you every single day. People can’t truly tell you what you like and don’t like. You can’t rely on others to do it. The only person that can […]

Tribune Read It: The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Tribune Read It:  The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

“Even in the future the story begins with once upon a time.”– Marissa Meyer This thrilling fantasy scientific series has swept many off their feet and it might just do the same to you. Each book is based off a different fairy tail with a futuristic twist, yet they all connect to make a thrilling […]

Parking Lot Problems Part 2

Parking Lot Problems Part 2

The following is the second part in a two-part series on Talawanda High School’s parking lot issues.  Part 1 can be found at:  http://talawandatribune.org/2018/08/29/parking-lot-problems/ Smoking, fading numbers, speeding and dangerous antics. These are a few things you will spot in the Talawanda High School parking lot both before and after school. Many students are concerned and […]