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Piper’s Perfect Pipes

Julia Carp, Spotlight Editor

November 18, 2011

As you walk past the open auditorium doors after school hours, you see the vibrant colors of the island set. You smell the freshly painted backdrop and hear the melodic sounds of Harriton Theater Company’s production of Once...

Holden On: Sporcle

Holden McGinnis, Science/Tech Editor

November 18, 2011

As a wise man once said, "To Sporcle or not to Sporcle, that is the question. Oh wait, that isn’t a question at all. I should Sporcle.” Now whether or not that wise man is me is beside the point. Sporcle is, simply put,...

Profiling the GOP Nomination Contenders

Alec Beckman

October 25, 2011

With the Presidential election coming next year, and Barack Obama declaring that he was an underdog, the race is heating up for the nomination in the Republican party. The Republicans seem torn between choosing who the best...

Hikers Released From Iran

Rachel Grossman, Staff Writer

October 25, 2011

After being trapped for two whole years, the pair of American hikers have finally been set free. Americans, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, were sentenced to eight years of jail after they were accused of being spies for the...

The Battle for Libya

Adjoa Mante, Staff Writer

October 25, 2011

Since the earliest months of 2011, all forms of media have been bursting with information about the “Arab Spring”. International attention focused specifically on Libya due to Muammar Gaddafi’s use of violence against protesters...

The Troy Davis Controversy

Lexi Harder, Staff Writer

October 25, 2011

On September 21, 2011, at age forty-two, Troy Davis was executed. He was convicted for the murder of police officer Mark MacPhail in August of 1989 in the town of Savannah, Georgia. However, until his death in September, Davis maintained...

Palestine’s Bid for Statehood

Sydney Berger, Staff Writer

October 25, 2011

On September 23, 2011, Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, officially submitted a request to the United Nations Security Council (UN SC) for recognition of a Palestinian statehood, and Palestine’s ability to get full United...

Good Samaritan Law Designed To Help Teenage Safety

Caroline Dooney, Staff Writer

October 25, 2011

Recently, Pennsylvania has passed a new law, the Good Samaritan Law. The law signed by Governor Tom Corbett on July 7, 2011, is aimed to motivate young people to call for help if they are dealing with a friend sick from under-age...

Monthly Stock Update

Tyler Rose

October 25, 2011

This months stocks have not been good. September is usually the worst month for stocks during the course of the year because there is more trade during the summer than fall months. On average the Dow Jones Industrial goes down...

The Particle That (Kind of) Broke Physics

Emily Mazo

October 19, 2011

In late September, the OPERA experiment based in Italy’s Gran Sasso Laboratory, which observes a neutrino beam from CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, released observations of neutrinos traveling at 20 parts per million above, just...

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