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Hollande Ousts Sarkozy

Hollande Ousts Sarkozy

Socialist candidate François Hollande has ousted Nicolas Sarkozy from the French presidency in the elections held yesterday. Hollande is the first left-wing candidate to be elected president in almost 20 years. Sarkozy was the most unpopular president ever to run for reelection in French history. It is the first time an incumbent has lost the […]

How to Make a Key Lime Pie

How to Make a Key Lime Pie

It’s almost summer time and what better to satisfy a sweet tooth than a freshly homemade key lime pie?  It’s the perfect summer time desert, very low calorie and extremely easy to make.  It also doesn’t cost much to buy the ingredients needed. You’ll need: 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1 cup sugar ½ cup lime […]

Prom Preview

Prom Preview

The Talawanda High School prom will take place at Harris Dining Hall on the campus of Miami University on Saturday, May 12.  The theme is “Living the Teenage Dream,” based upon the popular Katy Perry song. THS principal, Vicki Brunn, reflected on the evening.  “I just love the prom.  You guys look like movie stars; sometimes […]

Hamilton Makes History

Hamilton Makes History

Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers has had what you could easily call a turn around of a career.  Early in Hamilton’s career he was plagued with alcohol and drug addictions.  After being drafted first overall in the 1999 draft, Hamilton dropped out of the league for eight years and made a historic return to […]

LOL Bombs At the Box Office

LOL Bombs At the Box Office

Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore starring in a Loinsgate film! What could go wrong with the three way match-up? Apprently, a lot can. Loinsgate released LOL very quietly into 105 theaters over the weekend. LOL averaged about $440 dollars per theater. The 97 minute long film is about a girl named Lola, played by Cyrus, who […]

Fourteen and a Half Questions with Sean Oswald

Fourteen and a Half Questions with Sean Oswald

Sean Oswald, fly as ever I recently had the honor of interviewing the illustrious Mr. Sean Oswald, art teacher extraordinairre at Talawanda High School. He was asked fourteen and a half questions. How old were you three years ago? Let’s see… math’s not my strong point… Add the one… Add the two back there, that gives […]

The Final Coffee House

The Final Coffee House

On May 11th, the last Coffee House performance in the old THS building will take place. The Coffee House was established in 2003 by English teachers Matt Aerni and Matt Lykins. “I like that it’s a space where students can perform in a non-competitive environment.” Aerni stated.  It was originally  started to raise money to […]

FAVC Track Preview

FAVC Track Preview

With the 2012 spring track season coming to an end, many would say that it’s been a good run.  Throughout the broken records and tropheys claimed by the Talwanda Track and Field team, the best might still be yet to come. Wednesday, May 9th and the following Friday, May 11th are the scheduled dates for […]

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. […]