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‘Stand Your Ground Laws’ blur murder, self-defense

March 22, 2013

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By Dakota Kalman Staff Writer Under the Stand Your Ground laws, an extension of the Castle Doctrine which allows deadly force to defend against an intruder without becoming liable to prosecution, any citizen has the right...

Minimum wage: Leave it the way it is

March 22, 2013

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By Jack Haines Op-Ed Editor There’s no denying it. The U.S. economy is in its worst slump since the Great Depression. The unemployment line may have gotten a little shorter over the past couple years, but many of the currently...

Minimum wage: increase will benefit nation as a whole

March 22, 2013

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By Jon Mettus Editor-in-Cheif Canada, England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Luxembourg and Belgium: all of these countries have a higher minimum wage than the United States, Luxembourg having the highest at $11.36...

Taxes for NASA: scientific necessity

March 22, 2013

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By Alex Shulski Staff Writer Space programs... We pay for them with our daily taxes, they are very secretive, and they seem extremely useless considering what the government does with them. But are they? The answer is no....

The experience of Challange Day

March 22, 2013

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By Gillian McGoldrick Entertainment Editor Ever walk into a room with everyone cheering for you? All of the people around you just celebrating you, for being you? This is how Challenge Day on February 21 began in Neshaminy...

JROTC: Military program provides opportunity

February 15, 2013

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Look at it our way is the unsigned editorial, which represents the view of the editorial board. “To Motivate Young People to Be Better Citizens,” that is the motto of the US Army JROTC program. Neshaminy used to have a J...

Crossifre: Gun control unnecessary

January 25, 2013

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By Vinny Frazetto Sports Editor America loves three things: guns, God and freedom, but in the aftermath of the recent shootings in Newtown, Conn. and Taft, Calif. the controversial topic of gun control has again been revived....

Crossfire: Gun control good for nation

January 25, 2013

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On Dec. 14, a young man shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School, and took the lives of 20 children and six other adults. This event was so tragic and incomprehensibly brutal that social media and news media spent days...

Sanctuary room needs to return

January 25, 2013

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*The unsigned editorial represents the view of the Playwickian editorial board* School. Work. Relationship problems. These are just some of the stresses that impact teenagers' lives. With so much going on, students can become...

Redskin mascot: racial slur

December 20, 2012

Celebrity couples send bad message

December 19, 2012

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By Brianna Spause Special Features Editor Celebrity relationships often fall under the scrutiny of the public eye. The attention can be manifested either positively or negatively, but is nonetheless hard to hide from the tabloids....

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