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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

Filed under Op-Ed

*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

Filed under Op-Ed

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....

Teachers assist with graduation project, relive stress

November 27, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

For seniors, the graduation project can be a major stressor adding on to all the other stress in their busy lives. Between school, work and family there can be literally no time to even think about starting the graduation project...

Black Friday week on the rise

November 27, 2012

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By Shealyn Miles Special Features Editor The most anticipated shopping day of the year, Black Friday has seemed to have evolved over the years into Black Friday week. This year, some stores have even opened their doors at...

Enough of the reality-talent competitions

November 20, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Op-Ed

By Gillian McGoldrick Entertainment Editor From the first season of American Idol, America has been hooked on finding talent through reality settings. Idol pulled the nation to a hault on every Tuesday and Wednesday evening...

Irresponsible parenting leads to a generation of disrespectful, rude children

November 20, 2012

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By Jon Mettus Editor-In-Chief Karen Klein spent 23 years employed by the Greece Central School District, 20 of those years as a bus driver and the last three as a bus monitor, but last June a video of her appeared on Facebook,...

Neshaminy dress code double standard

November 16, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

By: Ashley Titler Circulation Editor Neshaminy School District , not unlike many institutions of learning, has a dress code that is enforced amongst the elementary, middle school, and high school students alike. Teachers...

“Curiosity” makes history

September 21, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Brielle Ballantine Editor-in-Chief In the early morning of Aug. 6, the United States made world history by successfully landing the most sophisticated rover to ever land on foreign planet- the “Curiosity.” Curiosity is...

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