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Many teens have turned to social media as an outlet during the pandemic, teens continue to use social media as a way to connect to others.

Socially interacting

Quarantine affected teen social media usage
Brigette Richard, Social Media Director April 30, 2021

During quarantine, teenagers have been spending much more time on social media than they did before March 2020. With doing online school for so long, it has been so much easier to be on social media throughout...

Staying inside and watching and listening to rain pound against the window is one of
many reasons people enjoy rainy days so much.

Let it rain

Making the most of rainy spring days
Sarah Levenson, Managing Editor April 30, 2021

Picture this: You wake up in the morning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic to the sound of rain pounding against your window. Classes or work are virtual, so you have nowhere to go and nothing to do, just an...

On April 4, many people across the world spent their second Easter at home due to COVID-19.

Easter plans canceled due to pandemic

Mikalah Smith, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Many think of Easter as family gatherings and egg hunts. This year, Easter looked a little different while social distancing due to COVID-19.  As kids and teens woke up Easter morning running and searching...

Standing proud, Skylar Scobbo, Anthony Battaglia, Luke Snavely, Connor Tavern and
fellow students online pose for a picture holding their certificates and medals from the PA DECA Championships.

Advancing to the next level

DECA students compete at state competition
Jessica Majors, Photo Editor March 26, 2021

After a little bit over a month of preparation, 15 DECA students advanced from Districts to the State Competition in their respective categories. While these students were looking forward to packing up...

President Joe Biden signs executive orders on immigration Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House.

Biden’s first days

Biden administration makes many changes in U.S. during first months in office
Alexa Davis, Asst. Features/Copy Editor March 26, 2021

Since Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration on Jan. 20, the Biden administration has made some notable changes in the United States. Within only the first few months of his presidency, Biden has...

Marvel Studios plans to release numerous
films and television series as a part of
their fourth phase of projects within the
coming years, including these 11.

Something to marvel

Big year for Marvel Studios with new content, highly-anticipated releases
Sarah Levenson, Managing Editor March 26, 2021

Marvel Studios and their Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been providing fans with content for decades, whether it be with comic books, films or original series. Since Marvel kick-started the MCU film...

After a defensive steal, junior Grace White looks up the court for an open player on Jan. 26 in a game against the Riverside Panthers.

Mask on, mask off

Winter athletes face new challenge this season with mask mandates
Jessica Majors, Photo Editor February 26, 2021

Winter athletes were ecstatic to get back to the sports they love. Whether it was getting back onto the court, mat or ice, they were bound to make an impact this season. With COVID-19 cases rising through...

A skateboarder competes in the 2014 X Games, a national skateboarding competition.

Students share sports they feel should be in Olympics

Kinsley Aswani, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

The Tokyo Olympics, which were delayed due to the pandemic, are taking place this year. Usually, the Olympics take place every two years, alternating between summer and winter. Some people think there...

The Weeknd, surrounded by backup dancers, performed

The Weeknd performs in 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Gracie Shane, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

On  Feb. 8, The Weeknd performed at the Super Bowl for the Pepsi-sponsored halftime show. Although The Weeknd’s music has sold tens of millions of albums, his performance at the halftime show was less...

Three Freedom 2019 alumns practice using a stethoscope at the CTC.

Sophomores tour CTC virtually

Abigail Ketterer, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

On Jan. 28, several sophomore students attended the Beaver County Career & Technology Center (BCCTC) tour. This year’s tour was different because of COVID-19 precautions and was held virtually.  The...

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