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Roethlisberger Throws His Cap

Roethlisberger Throws His Cap

Ben Roethlisberger graduated in our backyard on Sunday, May 6th with a Bachelor’s degree in education from Miami University. He was accompanied by his wife, parents and grandmother. Roethlisberger was 4 courses shy of graduation when he was drafted into the NFL in 2004. The Steelers’ quarterback played Miami University Football as a RedHawk and […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]