Soles4Souls conducts a shoe drive in Upper St. Clair

Mariah Kelly, Staff Writer

October 19, 2012

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In the spring of 2012, a shoe drive boomed in Upper St. Clair. Leaders Darby Gallo, now a senior, and Christian Kelly, now a junior, organized this collection through Soles4Souls. This organization  has sent old and new shoes...

A Sonic Powered Shrimp Lurks in the Deep

John Benhart, Sports Editor

May 1, 2012

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In the depths of the ocean, particularly in warmer climates, a beast resides.  Although small, this animal can deliver a deadly blow without even having contact with its prey. Lying in wait for its unfortunate prey the beast pa...

Recipe: The Perfect Mother

John Benhart, Sports Editor

March 30, 2012

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Nagging, invasion, and even irritation: three characteristics present in almost every mother.  While many see them as an evil yet powerful adversary, Mothers, believe it or not, can actually have a positive effect on their...

An insight into the life of a Galago

February 7, 2012

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Running through the dark jungles of Africa, the little beast of a being jumps from branch to branch, tree to tree.  He slows and climbs the tall tree that he has been looking for.  When he gets to the top he walks out on a twig...

Finish Line Spirit Sales

Lauren Kelly, Entertainment Editor

December 20, 2011

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It began on September 26th: Finish Line’s brand new program to sell high school merchandise in their stores. The new student section in the stores distributes a portion of the purchase price directly to the schools for every ...

The Marching 110 delivers a crowd pleaser

Nick DeMarco, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

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Why do people go to high school and college football games?  Some may say football while others may say the pride of their favorite team:  the marching band.  Ohio University game attendees probably want to go to see their...

A Walk to Save Lives

Lauren Kelly, Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2011

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On Saturday, September 17th, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) hosted a walk to help raise donations to cure diabetes. It was a pleasant two-mile walk that overlooked beautiful Schenley Park. Over 7,000 people, co...

The buzz of iPhone 5

Qinglan Huang, Features Editor

October 8, 2011

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Apple’s iPhone series has become something of a legend in the world of smartphones. Not only do these phones run on Apple’s popular mobile operating system, iOS, and offer access to the Apple App Store, but they also feature...

Panther Book Club Emerges!

Lauren Kelly, Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2011

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For the first time in Upper St. Clair history, a book club has been made available for students to join.  The first meeting took place on Tuesday, September 14th in Room 117 at 2:30 after school. It served as an introduction and inform...

USC Forensics travels to the State Tournament

Vijay Viswanathan, Features Editor

March 24, 2011

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When most Upper St. Clair students think of a team traveling to States, they think of the 2006 PIAA State Champion Football Team or the 2008 PIAA State Champion Varsity Tennis Team. However, one successful team, which is often...

Punxsutawney Phil is an American icon

Vijay Viswanathan, News Editor

March 11, 2011

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Punxsutawney Phil is a groundhog that has allegedly lived in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, for the past 125 years. While it is simply a common animal, Phil has now become part of a rich meteorological tradition. The San Francisco Chr...

Keep Calm and Carry On: A History

Brent Heard, Guest Writer

February 24, 2011

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The British have never been the touchy-feely types. Often characterized by their “stiff upper lip,” Britons have often relied on pragmatism and old-fashioned determination to solve problems (http://www.phrases.org.uk). In 1939, the British Ministry of Information was founded and charged with th...

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