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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 […]

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 […]

Talawanda Tribune Goes Digital

Talawanda Tribune Goes Digital

  The Talawanda Tribune, Talawanda’s cherished news source, has embraced change and integrated technology. On April 5th, 2012, the domain name www.talawandatribune.org went live, ushering in a brighter outlook for the future of the newspaper. “In light of print media transforming into digital media, it seems relevant that the Tribune made an online news source for […]

Fermata…Somewhere?

Fermata…Somewhere?

Raps, beat boxing and rhythms. No, this is not a Kayne West video. This is Talawanda High School’s a cappella choir, Fermata Nowhere. This 3-year-old choir is nothing but original. Mr. Pearson’s idea for this kind of choir came from experience as a director, and from wanting the very best for his very capable students. […]

A Conversation with Ryan Arvin

A Conversation with Ryan Arvin

This is the first of what will be a weekly feature, in which various Talawanda students sit down with Ryan Arvin to pose a few questions about the essence of life. This week, questions are from seniors Ezra Saulnier and Jack Gillespie Ezra: Who is your role model? Ryan: That’s a tough one, but I’d […]

The Fray

The Fray

American alternative rock band, The Fray are scheduled to visit Oxford on Wednesday, April 18th, where the Grammy nominated band will perform in front of thousands of Miami and Talawanda students. With anticipation rising, sophomore Jordan Smith is looking forward to the concert. “I’m so pumped!  It’s my favorite band!” Formed in 2002, The Fray […]

Mixtape review: Taylor Allderdice

Mixtape review: Taylor Allderdice

Taylor Allderdice, Wiz Khalifas latest mixtape. Also, the name of his old high school, signifying he is now coming back to his roots. After the relatively negative feedback of his debut album, his return is here. In most rapper’s careers there is a falling point, where either fans stay and listen, or fall out. Wiz […]

Halo 4 Update

Halo 4 Update

Hello, everyone. And welcome to another edition of The Gaming Corner, with me, Justin Nipper. Today I will be giving you a bunch of extra juicy news about the next installment of Microsoft’s largest and most popular gaming franchise, Halo 4. To start it out, I’ll give you guys some information that every  veteren of […]

What’s in Store For Jersey Shore?

What’s in Store For Jersey Shore?

With Snooki pregnant and Mike “The Situation” in rehab, questions and rumors are flying around for the future plans of the hit reality show Jersey Shore. It was world news when it was announced that Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi was pregnant with her first child with now fiancé, Jionni Lavelle. While the mother to be was excited, fans […]