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The Chance of a Lifetime

By: Rachel Queck

Staff Writer & Reporter

Have you ever had one of those moments where you just think “wow, I can’t believe this just happened to me?!” Well, I had that moment when I came back from winter break.

Originally, I had no idea that it would be possible for me to do all of these amazing things, especially since I am anything but financially well off.

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Happy Birthday President Washington

By: Ashton Caldwell

Staff Writer & Reporter

I would like to take this time to honor the birth of a man who truly had the heart of a patriot and played a major role in forming the United States. That man is the “Father of Our Country,” George Washington. The article is meant to highlight some of his major accomplishments throughout his life. Continue reading

Gerrymandering: How it Affects Congressional Lines in PA

By: Ashton Caldwell

Staff Writer & Reporter

The words politics and corruption are usually closely intertwined with one another. It is the view of the American people that politicians and the whole government for that matter are corrupt. Many feel that our congressmen both at the state and the federal level do not properly serve the needs of the people.  

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How Students at PSNK Feel About the Florida Shooting

By: Ashton Caldwell

Staff Writer & Reporter

Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, Feb. 14- 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas HIgh School. The suspect, according to a Fox News article by Madeline Farber was “identified as 19-year old Nikolas Cruz.” His weapon of choice, “a semi-automatic AR-15 assault rifle.”

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The Mystical Magical Month of March

By: Rachel Queck

Staff Writer & Reporter

The month of March is definitely a unique one. Not only do we welcome in the beginning of spring, but there are many other exciting and important events that have happened and are happening in March.

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PSNK Student Runs for PA House

By: Kierstin Flickinger and Nico Regoli

Staff Writers & Reporters

UPPER BURRELL, Pa. – Senior Psychology student Jon McCabe is running for the House Representative 54th District Seat. On Tuesday, Feb 20, he hosted a campaign event at Woodpeckers, a popular bar next to the New Kensington campus.

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The Traditional-ish Side of Saint Patrick’s Day

By: Kierstin Flickinger

Staff Writer & Reporter

I remember my first Spring Semester in college. Saint Patrick’s Day fell on a school day and I had roughly fifteen people go out of their way to say “Happy Saint Patrick’s Day” to me. I found this weird as someone who was extremely introverted and who did not know any of the people who had said it to me. At a club meeting, I asked if anyone else had been told the same thing an awfully large amount of times. The only person who said that they had was another red-headed, pale girl. At that point, I’d been dying my hair ginger for so long that I hadn’t realized that no one in college knew that my hair was not naturally ginger colored. This other girl and myself both realized that the reason we had been getting this is because we looked Irish. While this isn’t true for her, it certainly is for me, and it’s definitely not the only time I’ve been asked about being of Irish descent.

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