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The Disconnect When You Double Tap

Anne Dalton, Managing Editor

May 14, 2019

Filed under Top Stories

It has been two hours… you have disciplined yourself to not check your phone and notification after notification goes across the screen. 50 snapchats, 200+ likes on your most recent post, 5 retweets, and a tag on facebook. The average teenager is spending approximately nine hours a day on their phones.  What could they possibly be doing and how is it affecting the brain? The extensive amount of time teenagers are spe...

A Successful Winterguard Season

A Successful Winterguard Season

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local News, News, School News, Sports, Top Stories

This is the first time ever that Latrobe has been able to place high in competitions and win them. “The team is have so much success this year,” says Mrs. Pellegrino. “We're really becoming like t...

The Rush to Judgment: Hatred of Others Hurts Us All

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

March 31, 2019

Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News, Top Stories

SHOUTING. NAME-CALLING. EXAGGERATING. BLAMING...  Breaking News. An exhausted sigh fills the air as the TV’s volume rapidly decreases until all is silent. The red eyes begin to water as blue tears drip down the cheek of America scorching the skin. The agitation increases and the blisters form. The itching begins. The swelling continues. The scarring remains. Traditional news outlets and social media platforms are dominat...

xoshove≠ true love

xoshove≠ true love

Johna Roche, Assistant Editor in Chief

February 27, 2019

Filed under Features, Top Stories

August 16, 2007 I sit in my living room watching Hannah Montana with my sister, as I hear my father rummaging around just up the stairs.  He walks into the room, my mother following his lead, and ...

Press Release: Man of La Mancha

Press Release: Man of La Mancha

February 21, 2019

Man of La Mancha written by Dale Wasserman music by Mitch Leigh lyrics by Joe Darion original production staged by Albert Marre originally produced by Albert W. Selden and Hal James Produced under ...

The Love Between a Mother and Daughter

The Love Between a Mother and Daughter

Anne Dalton, Managing Editor

February 18, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Student Features, Top Stories

When high school senior Cortnie Plows found out she was pregnant in March of 2018, she knew her life was going to change drastically. Throughout the pregnancy, adoption crossed her mind. Her motivatio...

One Year Ago Today…

One Year Ago Today…

Cennedi Fry, Online Editor

February 15, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

One year ago today, one Florida school went through a great tragedy. A nation of teens united in fear. One year ago today, students went to school.    One year ago 17 beautiful lives were lost. Alys...

A Re-Examination On The Progression Of Teen-Vaping

A Re-Examination On The Progression Of Teen-Vaping

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2019

Filed under Local News, National News, News, School News, Top Stories

A deep inhale absorbed into the body and crippled the lungs as he drew again on the unknown nicotine solution travelling through the core of our most valuable resource-- You. The numbers continue to in...

From Tragedy to Healing and Hope

From Tragedy to Healing and Hope

Cennedi Fry, Online Editor

February 12, 2019

Filed under Local News, National News, News, Top Stories

February 14, 2018, a day of love that became a day of hurt and anguish for one Florida school and a nation. Marjory Stoneman Douglas suffered the great loss of 17 extraordinary people from an act of hate comm...

Young Inventors at Inventionland

Young Inventors at Inventionland

Johna Roche, Assistant Editor in Chief

January 25, 2019

Filed under Features, Local News, Student Features, Top Stories

Creating a new product can be extremely exciting and have its ups and downs, however a lot of work goes into it. After actually making the invention, promoting, packaging, pricing, and much more has to t...

“What Time Is It? Show Time!”

“What Time Is It? Show Time!”

January 25, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Features, Top Stories

Hamilton Takes The Stage In Pittsburgh Hamilton: An American Musical became an instant success when it opened on Broadway in 2015. It portrays the life of the ten dollar founding father, Alexander Ham...

High Tech High

High Tech High

January 4, 2019

At Greater Latrobe Senior High School, a new way of educating, commonly known as PBL, has begun in many classes. The biggest push for PBL has been through the field trip to High Tech High School in San...

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