Statue of Buddha Brings Peace to Oakland Neighborhood

Statue of Buddha Brings Peace to Oakland Neighborhood

Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood has experienced a dramatic drop in crime around the are where resident Dan Stevenson installed a stone Buddha statue, a surprising development in an area marred by dumping, drug peddling, prostitution, and... READ MORE »»

Gone But Never Forgotten: Joan Rivers

Gone But Never Forgotten: Joan Rivers

Unfortunately, on September 4, 2014, Joan Alexandra , better known as Joan Rivers passed away. Through her life, Joan Rivers accomplished many things, making her a successful famous well-known celebrity. During her life, Joan Rivers did it all,... READ MORE »»

'Unsustainable' American Wealth Gap Here to Stay

‘Unsustainable’ American Wealth Gap Here to Stay

The gaping maw between the elite and the plebs is growing, and despite a Harvard Business School study saying that’s a really bad thing, it’s going to be here for awhile. The study- cheerfully titled “An Economy Doing Half... READ MORE »»

The Sweet Shoppe and Nut House

The Sweet Shoppe and Nut House

We all have a sweet tooth; some people more than others. The Sweet Shoppe and Nut House is the perfect place to get homemade candy, fudge, caramel apples and gelato. The store is  conveniently located in Collier Town Square, which is walking... READ MORE »»

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

A new internet meme that has been rapidly sweeping through both the ranks of celebrities and common folk alike is the ALS ice bucket challenge. This is a challenge to help raise awareness and donations for the disease ALS. ALS stands for “Amyotrophic... READ MORE »»

CV Volleyball Making A Comeback

CV Volleyball Making A Comeback

Last season, the Lady Colts volleyball team only won two games and did not make it to the playoffs, for the first time in three years.  This year is going to be way different for these ladies because of their hard work, new organization, and... READ MORE »»

The State of Lousiana Is Drowning (And Nobody Cares)

The State of Lousiana Is Drowning (And Nobody Cares)

In keeping with the American public’s habit of pretending changing climates don’t exist, the state of Louisiana has lost some 2,000-plus miles of coastal water over 80 years, building up to what scientists are calling an unprecedented... READ MORE »»

Police Body Cameras in Ferguson

After unarmed teenager Mike Brown was shot by police in the middle of the day on August 9th, 2014, citizens in Ferguson, MO began rioting. This has raised many people to wonder why incidents like this are becoming increasingly frequent. In 2014... READ MORE »»

EF Tours Review

This summer I went with the school on the France and Spain trip run through the company “EF Tours”. We departed for a 12 day trip to Europe on a comfortable 9 hour flight the company had scheduled. Arriving at the Paris airport... READ MORE »»

Warped Tour 2014 Recap and Pictorial

Warped Tour 2014 Recap and Pictorial

Story by Lauren Detweiler Picture it: to your left is a fourteen year old kid with hair more colorful than the rainbow, and to your right is a forty year old man wearing a knee-length skirt and a homemade t-shirt that reads “not a predator.”... READ MORE »»

Student Life

Chartiers Valley Media Center

When students walked into the library on the first day of school they were caught off guard. The walls had been painted various colors, there were two TVs mounted on the wall to... Read more »

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News

Statue of Buddha Brings Peace to Oakland Neighborhood

Statue of Buddha Brings Peace to Oakland Neighborhood

Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood has experienced a dramatic drop in crime around the are where resident Dan Stevenson installed a stone Buddha statue, a surprising development... Read more »

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Sports

Drill Team

Drill Team

Chartiers Valley has many athletic programs that kids enjoy.  Drill team is a team that is extremely disciplined and enjoys performing with the Showband. At football games drill... Read more »

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Entertainment

Ricky Ubdea Wins "So You Think You Can Dance" Season 11

Ricky Ubdea Wins “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 11

Ricky Ubeda has been crowned the latest winner of the popular TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” at only 18 years old Ricky is a prime example of what you can accomplish... Read more »

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Editorial

Most Venomous Spiders

Most Venomous Spiders

There are many venomous spiders in the world, over 75,000 worldwide. A bite from some of the spiders could cause serious injury and in some instances they could be deadly. There’s... Read more »

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Technology

iPhone 6

iPhone 6

On September 9th, 2014, Apple released its newest and “most improved” item. The iPhone 6/6+ is supposedly the best phone to hit the market in all of history. It is... Read more »

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