GSA Plans to Show Its Pride

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Members of the Gay-Straight Alliance of McDowell High School are planning on going to this year’s PrideFest in Pittsburgh this summer. Alberto Frutos, vice president of GSA, said, “We should have youth representation because it shows we are in an…

The Beatles May Be Gone, But Their Music Lives On

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The Beatles are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and, despite the fact that they haven’t even been together since 1969, their influence can still be seen in today’s music and the teenage fans who still continue the legacy.  …

2014 Photo Contest Winners

Three McDowell winners won in the 2014 Photojournalism Contest. Andrew Howe took first place with his picture of Kevlar’s lead guitarist Jacob Flaugh. Sarah DiSanto took 2nd runner up with her photo of McDowell varsity quarterback Jake Tarasovitch. Juliette Bauer…

Game Day with the Mob

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There’s a new gang in Millcreek. There is no need to be afraid of them though … unless of course you are the opposing school on basketball court. The McDowell Mob is a student-based cheering section that has come up…

Running from Couch to Success

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The Color Run is known as the “Happiest 5k on the Planet.” The event is a fun run where participants are plastered with bright colorful powder at each station of the 3.1 mile run. Since the Color Run focuses more…