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No More Twinkies?

No More Twinkies?

From the famous words of Zombieland character Tallahassee, “Someday very soon, life’s little twinkie gauge is gonna go empty.” Well, this day could come sooner than any of us thought. I’m sure that at some point in everyone’s life, they have at least tried a twinkie, or some other snack cake that hostess is responsible […]

Are We Near the End of the World?

Are We Near the End of the World?

December 21 2012 is less than a week away and some believe it will be the last day on Earth. There have been false assumptions before this one; some saying the world would end in September of 2011 by natural disasters. Now, in November of 2012 there are the same assumptions as before just a […]

Celebrating the Earth for Over Thirty Years

Celebrating the Earth for Over Thirty Years

Sunday, April 22nd marks Earth Day, an observation on the need to protect the Earth’s environment. Earth day is celebrated in many countries, and consists of many people uniting and taking action to take care of the environment and inform other people about what they can do to help. In spring of 1970, senator Gaylord Nelson […]

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 […]

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 […]

Facts Don’t Add Up in Martin Case

One shot, one arrested, and two conflicting stories. This is the case Zimmerman vs. Martin that started on February 26. According to many articles already written about this topic, Zimmerman pleads victim. His statement is often along the lines of him only opening fire after Martin had punched him in the face, knocked him to […]

What Happened to America?

What Happened to America?

America, once known as a land for new opportunity and bountiful freedom has fallen behind on the promise that it has to all of its citizens. Thanks to a cocktail of recent (and not so recent) bills, freedoms that Americans once took for granted are now in danger; including, but not limited to, your first, […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Healthcare Law

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Healthcare Law

Obama’s Affordable Care Act which sought to bring health care to the nearly 45 million uninsured Americans is being challenged in the Supreme Court. Arguments took place Monday through Wednesday of this week. Several states and a private interest group (led by Florida) are accusing the federal government, and by extension, the Obama Administration of […]

A Straight Account of the Happenings of KONY 2012

A Straight Account of the Happenings of KONY 2012

The charity known as Invisible Children recently created a video surrounding the inhumane deeds of Joseph Kony, an infamous war criminal that has kidnapped around 20,000 children from their families for his so-called Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The thirty minute film became immensely popular almost immediately, developing into the most viral video in history. Facebook […]

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