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Is Halloween Dead?

Ellen DiDia

October 28, 2013

Filed under Commentary

Remember the Halloween nights from your childhood?  The marvelous costumes, illuminated jack-o-lanterns lining almost every driveway, and massive groups of children skipping with excitement from door to door, their pillowcases...

Insidious 2 Review

Louis Mattia

October 28, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Entertainment

As a sequel to James Wan’s 2010 film Insidious, Insidious 2 continues the story, as it runs both parallel and sequel to the first film. Set in the immediate aftermath of the first film, we revisit the Lambert family as the...


Emily Gagliostro

October 25, 2013

Filed under Commentary

This news is literally the end of the true English language. Dictionaries have changed the definition of ‘literally’ so that it is no longer literal. Traditionally, the definition of ‘literally’ stood as “exactly...

Suspended for… Honesty?

Ashley MacMoyle

October 16, 2013

Filed under Commentary

Honesty is the best policy… right? Well, in David Schaffner’s case, it was the worst decision he could have made. Schaffner, a student at Fox Chapel Area High School in Pennsylvania, was hunting prior to going to a football...

Victims or Villains

Eliza Sniatkowski

October 14, 2013

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Think about all of the past mass shootings and bombings over the past few years: in a Colorado movie theater, at a Newtown, Ct. school, on the streets of Boston during its marathon, at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard. James Holmes,...

Faking it for Fashion

Morgan Plessner

June 13, 2013

Filed under Commentary

Walking down the hall at VHS, or any American high school for that matter, you are likely to find teenage girls wearing t-shirts featuring artists such as Nirvana, The Ramones, ACDC, and The Misfits.  So has music from the 80s...

An Inconvenient Reality

June 13, 2013

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What do you do when you try to save the world, but it’s just not enough? Al Gore can tell you a lot about being let down. Thanks to Florida’s botching of a presidential election, Gore’s seat as head of the country was...

You May Be An Addict And Not Even Not Know It

Morgan Plessner

June 6, 2013

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I am an addict.  There, I said it.  Now I am ready to face this harsh truth and deal with it. My addiction is not to drugs, alcohol, or gambling.  But it is an addiction many of you may share but not realize.  I have become...

Disconnect at the Diner

Ryan McLoughlin

June 3, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

In today’s world we have become used to people being attached to their phones. Whether it be while walking, relaxing, watching TV, or even in class. In their defense, there certainly is plenty to do -  play a game, catch up...

Don’t Learn an Instrument; Just Buy a Meat Dress

Catherine Aracil

May 21, 2013

Filed under Commentary

Over the past few decades music has continued to sound worse and worse. Between crappy lyrics and blaring noises, music from the last decade has become a combination of terrible and obnoxious. Some may believe that music isn’t...

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