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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 […]

Brick Replacement Rumor Debunked

Brick Replacement Rumor Debunked

Every year the members of the Oxford Street Department remove and replace each brick covering High Street.  According to an Oxford Press photo gallery caption, a rumor was posted stating that this year the bricks will be removed permanently and replaced with asphalt. “The road is falling apart and the concrete underneath is completely deteriorated,” […]

Cinnamon Challenge Dangers

Cinnamon Challenge Dangers

If you ever visit Youtube, you may know about a trending challenge- The Cinnamon Challenge. This challenge is done by swallowing a tablespoonful of cinnamon without water. It usually ends with people blowing out clouds of brown dust and gasping for breath. Possibly even throwing up. Though many people find it humorous, there are many […]

PRIDE Day

PRIDE Day

On April 16th, some Talawanda sophomores will be attending PRIDE Day with lunch hosted by Chipolte. Seniors who have attended PRIDE Day  before are allowed to be “family members. “I definitely liked PRIDE Day, and I’m still really close to my ‘family,’ it was a really good experience.” senior Melanie Hodges stated “It was a […]

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 […]