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Summaries For The Rest Of Us

Summaries For The Rest Of Us

High school students around the world have gone through the pain of having to read through the great works of literature accepted as “wonderful,” and “must-reads” by teachers and over-zealous parents. Many times students, bogged down with other course work and simply having a lack of interest in the book, consult a number of references […]

Mon Dieu! Hollande Unseats Sarkozy

Mon Dieu! Hollande Unseats Sarkozy

Yesterday, current president of France Nicolas Sarkozy lost his bid for reelection as he was defeated by Socialist challenger Francois Hollande by a margin of 51.62% to 48.38%. Hollande originally defeated Sarkozy 28.63% to 27.18% in an election held on April 22.  Because neither candidate received a majority of votes, a run-off election was held. […]

05/08/2012 – Jeopardy!, A Deal, and a Winning Lottery Ticket

Alex Trebek might retire? After a twenty-eight-year run of hosting classic quiz show Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek says his future may hold retirement before the thirty-year anniversary. “I have been thinking about retiring,” said Trebek in an interview. “I’m torn because I enjoy doing the show so much.” He admitted his friends have told him to […]

World Crazies Crime Spree

The following story is true, crazy but true. May 25, a Greyhound bus pulled in to Nashville, Tennessee for a layover and out stepped William C. Todd.  Over the next nine hours he committed 11 felonies. The following is a list of the felonies Todd is being charged with. 1.       Breaking and entering: Todd broke into […]

Tribune Tries It: Tea Tree Toothpicks

Tribune Tries It: Tea Tree Toothpicks

Students May have recently noticed English teacher Matt Aerni sporting the ever classy tooth-pick as of late, but what is the craze all about? Simple: Tea Tree Therapy. These tooth-picks are not your everyday, boring, run-of-the-mill tooth-picks, they are uniquely infused with special tea tree oils that give them a pop that is hard to […]

How To Make a Homemade Starbucks Frappuccino

How To Make a Homemade Starbucks Frappuccino

With the smell of sweet summer lingering in the air, what better way to enjoy it than with the ever-popular Starbucks Frappuccino?  This cold treat is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth, but who wants to drive to Starbucks and pay an upwards four dollars per drink?  Here at the Talawanda Tribune, we have found […]

14 and a half Q’s with Melissa Metzger.

14 and a half Q’s with Melissa Metzger.

I recently sat down and conducted an interview with mathematics teacher, Miss Metzger. Joseph: Where were you born? Metzger: Shelby, Ohio. Joseph: How long have you taught? Metzger: This year is number 14. Joseph: Other than math, what are your favorite subjects? Metzger: English, because I like to read. Joseph: What do you do in […]

Adam “MCA” Yauch Dead at 47. Rap In Peace.

Adam “MCA” Yauch Dead at 47. Rap In Peace.

After a three year battle with cancer, founder of the Beastie Boys, Adam MCA Yauch, succumbed to salivary cancer on May 4th 2012 at the age of 47. Not only was Yauch a prodigy in the Hip-hop genre, but he was also a film director, a bass guitarist, and, as a Buddhist, was a part […]

Nicki Minaj Announces North American Tour Dates

On May 3, 2012 the popular singer Nicki Minaj annouced the dates for her North American tour. The Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded tour runs from July 16 to August 12. Minaj’s tour kicks off in Chicago, IL at the Chicago Theatre and ends in Vancouver, BC at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The tour also hits stops along […]

Blair’s Ultra Death Sauce.

Blair’s Ultra Death Sauce.

If you’re an avid fan of spicy foods, I highly recommend Blair’s Ultra Death sauce. If you decide to proceed with usage, use extreme caution, because it lives up to its name. It isn’t like your average Texas Pete or Tobassco, Death Sauce is twenty million times hotter. This sauce will leave even the most capsaicin tolerable […]