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Nintendo Intendos to Go Mobile

Once again, the Kyoto-based gaming giant leaves us scratching our heads. Nintendo recently announced it has partnered with Japanese mobile development house DeNA to help bring its renowned franchises to smart devices. This won’t be Super Mario World on your iPhone though—old games won’t be coming. Instead, new games that …

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Prom Goes Toxic at Basement Transmissions

The room was filled with freaks. To my left was a shirtless man with tribal drawings upon his face and chest. To my right was a man with green hair and a red smile painted upon his face. Upon my own face was the mask of a rooster. Strange as …

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Dirty Rotten Lyrics Changed for Upcoming Musical

Controversial lines, lyrics, and characters surround the upcoming musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Necessary changes have been made to ensure the show will be appropriate for all audiences, staying true to the theatrical motto that the show must go on! Brent Johnson, director of McDowell’s Center of Performing Arts, said, “I …

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Inside the Pit

  You can’t feel anything. Your body is in a state of adrenaline-fueled euphoria where all you see are dark shadows rushing through the peripherals of your vision. As you become more conscious you feel a constant pounding upon your body on all sides. You hear the sound of distorted guitars …

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Ridgefield Elementary School Sold

Millcreek Township School District sold Ridgefield Elementary School to Velocity Network Inc., a computer and tech support company, for $1.1 million on Monday February, 17th. The former elementary school was closed in 2013 due to budget cuts. Superintendent Bill Hall said some of the money will be put into a …

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McD Athletes Prepare for D2 Play

Three McDowell student athletes have officially committed to colleges to further their academic and athletic careers on the football and soccer field. McDowell seniors Chris Larsen (Slippery Rock University), Jake Tarasovitch (Mercyhurst University), and Mariah Elwell (Gannon University) signed their national letters of intent and will be receiving athletic scholarships …

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Terror Strikes the Globe

Increase in terror attacks around the world causes alarm   Two radical Islamic terrorist groups executed attacks within days of each other earlier this month, bringing attention to the world’s war on terrorism. According to the BBC, West African terrorist group Boko Haram staged its largest attack, killing an estimated …

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Scouts Move Toward LGBT Acceptance

TRANSGENDER (adjective) :  of, relating to, or being a person (as a transsexual or transvestite) who identifies with or expresses a gender identity that differs from the one which corresponds to the person’s sex at birth gender dysphoria noun   the condition of feeling one’s emotional and psychological identity as …

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21st Century Policing

Within the past 2 months, thousands marched in Washington D.C., as well as other major cities across the country, in an effort to bring attention to police brutality and what they believed was injustice in the cases of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and many other young black men killed in …

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Republicans Gain Majority

On Nov. 4,  the midterm election was a complete loss for the Democrats, as Republicans gained control of the House and Senate. However, Pennsylvania was an anomaly in the race as Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate, won the gubernatorial race. This year’s midterm election, unlike years previous, lacked a dominant …

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