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Vine is Gone? Who Cares!

Vine is Gone?  Who Cares!

As much as I’d like to simply call Vine a fad and move on, it seems like some people still don’t know about the drama over the recently announced decision by Twitter to shut down Vine. As much as I mistake Vive and Vine I’ve decided that this is interesting because Vine was just some […]

N. Craig’s Top Ten Horror Movies of All Time

N. Craig’s Top Ten Horror Movies of All Time

Halloween is coming up and in order to get your jump scares in the Tribune’s resident scary movie expert Nik Craig is counting down the top ten horror movies of all time: 10: Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polanski, 1968) Released in 1968, Rosemary’s Baby follows a young married couple, Rosemary (Played by Mia Farrow), and her […]

The Wall:

The Wall:

Spirit Week Politics This week we have some exciting news coming from the Talawanda School District itself. With the Trump banners waving all around the political spirit is in the air. We’ve seen it all from hats, shirts, and even the chants to signs stretching out across the high school’s entrance. Being the lead writer […]

Internet Safety Tips With Ben Phillips

Internet Safety Tips With Ben Phillips

Welcome to The Wall’s safety guide to the internet. This can apply to both kids and adults so whether you’re a 30-year-old living in your mom’s basement on 4chan or a 70-year-old grandma who doesn’t understand the internet you both have one thing in common, you’ve both never been taught internet safety. So before you […]

The Wall: Complete and Total Unbiased Reporting

The Wall:  Complete and Total Unbiased Reporting

Welcome to The Wall! The most trusted news column on the Tribune for fair and balanced news–all online and all true. Here at The Wall, we take pride in hiring only the most biased reporters and editors from both sides of the political spectrum and have repeatedly won the award for most underpaid staff in […]

Unsolicited Advice to Freshmen Starting High School, or if I had a Time Machine

Unsolicited Advice to Freshmen Starting High School, or if I had a Time Machine

It was 27 years ago that I was a freshman in highschool.  I thought we’d have flying cars by now (what the heck?!).  In 1989 “Hangin’ Tough” by the New Kids on the Block was the hot album, there were no cell phones (but drug dealers and other business persons and expectant fathers had “beepers”), […]

The Evolving Role of the First Lady

The Evolving Role of the First Lady

It’s said that behind every great president is a great first lady. While some first ladies have been merely a side note in history, others have stepped forward in a big way to change the nation and the world. First Ladies such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama changed not only the First […]

WTWTBTF (What to wear to be totally fashionable)

WTWTBTF (What to wear to be totally fashionable)

   It’s the constant struggle in the life of your average high school student: deciding what to wear. It can be stressful trying to balance edgy new fashion with practicality and comfort. But don’t fear! Here, the Tribune has compiled all the latest in spring and summer fashion.     Let’s start from the toes up: Shoes- […]

Foreign and Fluent: Why We Need Foreign Language Education

Foreign and Fluent: Why We Need Foreign Language Education

    “The World Language program rests on the belief that learning another language and another culture is an important skill in today’s economy.” That’s a line from THS’s course scheduling guide for the 2014-2015 school year, which goes on to describe the school’s course offerings in French and Spanish. It’s not just Talawanda, either. All over […]

Public vs. Private: The Epidemic of Social Media

Public vs. Private: The Epidemic of Social Media

I was fourteen when I began to hate Facebook. I knew my aunt was sick, but nothing prepared me when I logged on that day. Among the mindless banter and chatter, a three word post stopped my heart. “RIP Aunt Willy” She was dead. My dad was five minutes away from calling us. I shouldn’t […]

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