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High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

I started to write this article after I surveyed two of my classes, and of the people I surveyed, only about 4% could name two candidates for Governor. I was worried by this result; some of these people could already vote, and most would be able to in two short years at the latest. So, […]

Drug Addiction in Ohio

Drug Addiction in Ohio

Addiction. A serious problem that has taken over Ohio. Addiction has became a part of some people’s everyday lives. Destroying homes, taking away bright futures, and tearing families apart. Addiction needs to be stopped. Heroin is sometimes mixed with fentanyl, a synthetic and short-acting opioid analgesic that is 30-50 times more potent than morphine. This mix can […]

Mix-It-Up Day

Mix-It-Up Day

Imagine the lunchroom: A sea of 300 boys and girls, harshly divided into categories and cliques. There’s an unspoken rule here. You sit where you’re supposed to sit, I don’t take your seat, and you don’t take mine. Everybody seems content in their tightly knitted friend groups, the jocks, the cheerleaders, the band kids. So […]

Parking Lot Problems Part 2

Parking Lot Problems Part 2

The following is the second part in a two-part series on Talawanda High School’s parking lot issues.  Part 1 can be found at:  http://talawandatribune.org/2018/08/29/parking-lot-problems/ Smoking, fading numbers, speeding and dangerous antics. These are a few things you will spot in the Talawanda High School parking lot both before and after school. Many students are concerned and […]

The Face Of Homelessness In Cincinnati

The Face Of Homelessness In Cincinnati

Homelessness is an issue that affects many teens in Cincinnati and the United States.  In this article Kieran Del Vecchio takes a closer look at the issue, and opens with an  anecdote told to her by her father who recently gave “Smarts,” a young homeless man, a ride.   It was a frigid and rainy day in Cincinnati, […]

Class VR Coming to Talawanda

Class VR Coming to Talawanda

Waxy was right when she said “oh, woah!” This year students will see class from a new perspective as all of the Talawanda buildings received eight virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) headsets that the teachers can use to have the students view three-dimensional objects as well as view pictures and videos in 360 degrees. The new […]

Does News Affect Teens?

Does News Affect Teens?

OXFORD OHIO — Being a teenager is one of the weirdest ages people go through – you’re treated like a child, but expected to act like and adult. You gain some rights, such as driving and in a few more years voting, but still lack others, such as drinking. And when you lack some of […]

Mrs. Aerni: Pursuing her Passion

Mrs. Aerni: Pursuing her Passion

Stephanie Aerni is one of many who came to Miami in search of a good education, and stayed in Oxford for a career. Meet your neighborhood American History teacher whose fly-by-the-wheel personality and love of the interstate highway system check popular with many of her students. And runners. It all began in Coshocton, Ohio, an […]

Homecoming Parade 2018

Homecoming Parade 2018

Homecoming Week is Here!

Homecoming Week is Here!

OXFORD, OH — It’s here! Homecoming week is here! With Spirit Week, the Homecoming Parade, and the Homecoming Football Game coming up this week, Talawanda is gearing up for an awesome celebration. We start out with spirit week – Monday is Pajama Day, Tuesday is Character day, Wednesday is Twin Day, Thursday is Jersey Day, […]