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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 […]

Said and Meant a Success

Said and Meant a Success

On April 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th, Talawanda Drama put on their play “Said and Meant.” The play was quite a success; most of the seats were taken every night. There were seven  acts to the play, which all included witty and humorous conversations that made the audience laugh out loud. Both Ryan Steffen and […]

Should Teenagers Drink Coffee?

Should Teenagers Drink Coffee?

Caffeine, just like cigarettes and alcohol, is an addictive drug. One cup of coffee can have five times the amount of caffeine as one soda.  Loading up on junk could have long lasting effects on a teen’s developing body. “Caffeine is the most widely used mood-altering drug in the world,” said Professor Roland Griffiths of […]

Red Bull Stratos

Red Bull Stratos

On August 16th 1960, Joseph Kittinger jumped from the Excelsior III at 102,800 feet with parachute in tow. This jump set the record for the highest skydive, a record that has stood unchallenged for 52 years. However, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner and Red Bull are on a mission to break that record by over 17,000 […]

05/03/2012 – Target, Waitressing Lessons, and News in Haikus

Editor’s Note: The Blip includes short headlines with odd, feel-good, informational, or pointless material. Stories are presented in a fast, easy-to-read format with news that will make you laugh and be enlightened. The Blip is updated daily (Monday through Friday). Amazon Kindle to be pulled from Target shelves Target plans to get rid of all […]