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Working Against Discrimination

Working Against Discrimination

The Gay-Straight Alliance, a new group at Talawanda High School, is working toward a better understanding of diversity at school and in the Oxford community. Juniors Austin Clark and Audrey Macneil founded the club, saying that it began with very little interests for themselves. “We started for signatures last semester, and it basically went from […]

What to do on a rainy day.

What to do on a rainy day.

With April showers proving to be true this month in Oxford, here are a couple things you can do to pass the time. One: Make a fort in your living room and pretend you’re camping out. If you have siblings it could be fun to tell stories and act like you are roughing it in […]

#Hashtags on Facebook

#Hashtags on Facebook

With it sweeping the nation, learning the ins and outs of hashtagging has obviously troubled some internet junkies. According to Twitter, a hashtag is defined as, “the # symbol, used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet.” Users are able to summarize their post by putting the pound sign followed by a word or […]

Trolling on the Internet

As you go through your day, sometimes you take the necessary time to get on the internet and maybe watch your favourite youtube video or possibly even lurk on some forums for some news, whether it be gaming or current day-to-day news. Sometimes, you come across these people who try to start arguments or are […]

Pioneer in Rock Music Dies at 88

Pioneer in Rock Music Dies at 88

On April 5th, 2012 Jim Marshall, the founder of Marshall Amplification, passed away at his home in Milton Keynes, England at age 88. Jim Marshall founded his music company in 1962 with the savings he had from years of music lessons. He initially sold mainly drum related equipment until he decided to make a cheaper version […]

How to Seem Impressive on Facebook

How to Seem Impressive on Facebook

Facebook is a modern social phenomenon that the majority of teens and young adults use and rely heavily on for communication needs.  Most Facebook users have at least 500 friends or over added to their profiles; broadcasting their lives to a large network of individuals. But how does one go about making them seem rather […]

Santorum Calls it Quits

Santorum Calls it Quits

GOP hopeful, Rick Santorum has dropped from the race for the nomination saying “”We made a decision over the weekend, that while this presidential race for us is over, for me, and we will suspend our campaign today, we are not done fighting.” Due to low poll numbers, small donations, and heavy competition from the […]

Titanic: 100 Years Later

Titanic: 100 Years Later

On April 10th, 1912 Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. The “floating palace” was supposed to reach NY within seven days, but it never reached the destination that held hopes and dreams to the passengers. The gigantic ship started being built March 31st, 1909 in Belfast, Ireland. Titanic was the […]

Hip-Hop Rivalries: East .vs. West

Throughout the 90’s hip-hop was engulfed in a territorial feud pitting rappers on the east coast against rappers on the west coast. I would to revisit this feud but instead of dwelling on the past I will pit each coast, based on the talent of it’s MC’s, against each other to once and for all […]

TEDxCincy

TEDxCincy

The well-known and well-loved conference TEDx will be held in Cincinnati on May 10. TEDxCincy will take place at the Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education School for the Creative and Performing Arts. The theme is “Plugged and Unplugged: The Crossroads of Technology and Artisanship”. The event will feature several speakers –some of which […]