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Japan Halts Antarctic Whaling

Allie Runser, staff writer

April 7, 2014

Since 1986, Japan, along with Iceland, avoided the ban on commercial whaling by claiming the whales they killed were for scientific research. Now, Japan has issued a public statement stating that they will cancel their 2014 whaling...

Close Call for a Man With a Chainsaw in his Neck

Sophia Mills, Staff Writer

April 7, 2014

A local Pennsylvania man experienced  a horrific chainsaw accident that lodged the saw into his neck, narrowly missing a vital artery. James Valentine, 20, was on his job with Adler Tree Service in Gibsonia and was working...

Earthquake Rattles The City of Los Angeles

Nicole Carney, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Early Monday morning, an earthquake struck near the city of Los Angeles, registering a magnitude of 4.4. The next day, Tuesday March 18, another earthquake strikes the town of  Brentwood, with a magnitude of 2.4. California...

Changes are Coming to SAT Exams

Allie Runser

March 7, 2014

Recently, College Board has been making some major changes to the SAT college exam. These changes will affect how students prepare for their exam, how it’s scored, and even what’s on the test itself. David Colman, the president and CEO...

President Obama Promises Progress in 2014

Sophia Mills, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014

President Obama made the State of the Union speech on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. During this speech the President addressed some issues that can make promising progress throughout the rest of 2014. “Let’s make this a year...