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Up in Smoke: E-cigarettes encourage, not discourage, smoking

Colleen Kearney & Katie Zlajic, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2014

Filed under Opinion

 E-cigarettes have become popular among middle and high school students, but not as a traditional quitting method. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2012 more than 1.78 million middle and h...

76ers’ fan’s dream comes true

Nick Dafnis, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Recently the Philadelphia 76ers have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons.  They have been blown out by teams and are currently losers of nine straight.  But this week they made news by signing Kevin Grow to a 2 ...

NFL Combine 2014

Michael Cavazos, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

This year’s NFL combine will be held in Indianapolis from February 18 to the 25th.This year’s combine has a lot of young talent ranging from electrifying players, such as Johnny Manziel all the way to the humble players, lik...

University of St.Francis Fort Wayne vs. University of Marian Indianapolis

Ahmad Rucker, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

  The Bishop Noll football team traveled to Rensselaer on Oct. 25, 2013, on a sectional opener. The boy lost to a score of 52-19. But just like people say, “play like its your last play”, two seniors played like it...

Baseball Season is Approaching

Shawn Haugh, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The weather outside is frightful, 20 degrees and a blizzard once a week. You can’t stand outside for more than five minutes before turning into an icicle. Trying to play baseball in this weather is like trying to fit a circle...

NBA’s Mt. Rushmore

Brenden Hunter, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

One of the top stories going into the NBA’s All-Star Weekend is the debate of who would be placed in basketball’s “Mount Rushmore”. It would be a hard decision to only name four without including some of the leagues best...

The Great Courage of Michael Sam

Samuel Sapyta, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

  The world we live in can be a cruel place.  If you simply turn on your television to any news channel, you see episodes of hatred and violence appear before you.  In many cases people of different religions, races, and s...

Duck Dynasty: What did you say?

Katy Bremner, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

  Phil Robertson, the star from the hit television show Duck Dynasty, made a remark that really offended many people. He had commented in an interview for GQ magazine about his beliefs on gay marriage.“Start with homosexual b...

What are Bitcoins?

February 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Bitcoins are a type of currency, just like dollars and euros, that is based online. What sets bitcoins apart from other currency is that bitcoins prices stay the same and do not need to be exchanged for the local currency.As ...

Bears Make Smart Decision

Shawn Haugh, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

World War II only lasted six years for America, but the in Chicago has been going on for five years and will last at most seven more years. The war is between Jay Cutler and the whole Bears fan base. This struggle has been ongoin...

Where Does Jeans Day Money Go?

Colleen Kearney, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Who doesn’t love jeans days? For many years, Bishop Noll has given thousands of jeans days with the usual fee of 2 dollars. With the money that is collected for jeans days, it is used as a fundraiser for those in need. But, w...

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