Staff speaks out on ‘Hunger Games’

Staff speaks out on “Hunger Games”   Sarah Last “The Hunger Games” movie was incredibly good. It held many of the same emotions, character developments and beautifully crafted details as the book. There were some parts of the book that I thought could have been better explained, like why the Mockingjay was such a vital…

Tornado strikes close at home and to heart

By Jessie Krehlik Editor-in-Chief Sometimes it takes an act of God to bring people together. In the case of Fort Allen, a tornado brought the entire community together in light of the tragedy on March 23. Although this wasn’t anything compared to Japan’s tsunami, the tornado still left several families homeless. There are 13 houses…

News Flash: Natural disasters inspire change

By Jessie Krehlik Editor-in-Chief I am not eco-friendly. I don’t recycle. I eat fast food and I drive a pick-up truck. But, all of a sudden, I’m afraid of what my ecological footprint might do to the environment. When I see the devastation that happened from Katrina and  the disasters of the earthquakes in Haiti…

Consol Energy Center Feels the Power

By Jessie Krehlik Editor-in-Chief   Where Philadelphia’s got Soul, Pittsburgh’s got Power. The Arena Football League (AFL) has arrived. Consol Energy Center kicked off the first AFL game, featuring a newly formed Pennsylvania rivalry on March 12. The Pittsburgh Power put up a strong fight but the team’s efforts fell short in overtime, with a…

Newsflash Punxytawny Phil Lied

By Jessie Krehlik Editor-in-Chief For the past 125 years, viewers at home and spectators waited, crossing their fingers, hoping against hope that a little rodent would appear from his little home and not see his shadow. Although it seems kind of cruel to rip the poor little groundhog out of his home at the break…

Need Money? Pitches worth $1500

By Jessie Krehlik Editor-in-Chief The Wukich Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities at Seton Hill University (SHU) welcomes all students to participate in an Elevator Pitch Competition in March. Twelve finalists will be selected at the preliminary completion on March 15. These twelve finalists will then face a different panel of judges on March 22, competing for…

Shop till you drop beginning after black friday’s sprees

Ahh the holidays…a time for celebration, a time for rejuvenation, a time for fighting with relatives—I mean togetherness…Oh, and let’s not forget—a time for shopping. Black Friday proved just as interesting as those in the past. As a cashier at one of your favorite local retail stores, seen it all. Scams, theft, attempted bargaining, the…