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Neshaminy to hold workshop addressing science, art

March 17, 2016

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By Ashley Reiss Student Life Editor There are prevalent areas in the United States academic curriculum that are lacking when it comes to children’s education. Thus the creation of S.T.E.M was put in place, an initiative...

Navy Seal recognized by president for heroism

March 17, 2016

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By Regina Thomas Staff Writer On Monday Feb. 29, President Barack Obama awarded Navy Seal Edward Byers Jr. with the highest military honor- the Medal of Honor. He was awarded this for his brave rescue of American citizen Dr....

International Women’s Day: Mindsets changing with time

March 17, 2016

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By Abena Oforiwaa Ampofo Staff Writer According to a popular African saying, “If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” Over the years, the gaps that define gender...

Hydroponics: Planting without soil

March 17, 2016

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By Maggie Aldrich Staff Writer In James Maloney’s AP Environmental class, there will now be a futuristic method of plant growing. Hydroponics, a way to grow plants without soil, has recently been installed in his classroom. There...

Climate’s effect on mental health

Madison Pickul, Features Editor

March 17, 2016

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Climate change is defined as a change in global or regional climate patterns, but it is has created a change in mental health, known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The disorder is a type of depression related to seasonal...

Scientists further Fast Radio Burst research, development

February 27, 2016

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By Brynn MacDougall Op-Ed Editor Fast radio bursts (FRBs) were first detected by astronomers in 2001. West Virginia University astronomer Duncan Lorimer analyzed data from the Parkes radio telescope which had been collecting...

Zika virus continues spreading, impacts Americas, Africa, Pacific Islands

February 10, 2016

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By Catherine Hilliard News Editor Concern increases as the Zika virus continues to rapidly spread across the Western Hemisphere. The virus, spread by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, is now reported to be in Africa,...

Mary Poppins: Neshaminy presents must-see musical

February 10, 2016

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By Ericka Elvira Staff Writer Have no plans this weekend? Tired of sitting in bed all day, turning on the laptop and watching a favorite season on Netflix, but are still really bored of wanting to do something entertaining? Not...

Snow storm slams east coast, brings chilling temperatures, heavy snow

January 26, 2016

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By Catherine Hilliard News Editor Residents across the East Coast brace for the major snow storm that is planned to hit the region this weekend, with the potential to bring in record amounts of snowfall. Lead meteorologist...

Planet Nine or Planet None

January 26, 2016

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By Spencer Potts Op-Ed Editor An icy giant, ten times the mass of the Earth, is orbiting the sun in its furthest reaches -- at least according to the math of two CALTech scientists. As observing the orbits of Kuiper Belt Objects,...

Terror attacks strike Pakistan

January 26, 2016

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By Namish Siddiqui Features Editor On Dec. 16, 2014, Pakistan went through what America went through on Nov. 11, 2001. The attack was on Army Public School which was part of the Army Public School and College System. It started...

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey passes away

January 26, 2016

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By Liam Krimmel Copy Editor The band Eagles was founded 45 years ago by guitarist Glenn Frey, Vocalist Don Henley, Guitarist Bernie Leadon and drummer Randy Mesiner. Being one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time,...

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