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The Movement to Increase Minimum Wage

Taylor Marouchoc, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2014

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Imagine that you are a high school student working at The Inside Scoop and you are trying to save money to buy a car. You don’t feel you are being paid enough. Recently, many are taking a stand on raising minimum wage. Curre...

Sochi Olympics Receive Low TV Ratings

Trent Silfies, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2014

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From February 7th to the 23rd, Sochi, Russia, hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics. This year’s games were different from past years, as television ratings were extremely low. According to Nielsen, the company that measured the...

#Over-hashtagging

Jordan Burt, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2014

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Hashtagging. It started on Twitter; now this trend has grown to other social media sites. The symbol has also made its way onto billboards, television, and even some articles of clothing. A common theme on social networking s...

Polar Vortex Slams the Country

Anna Simoneau, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2014

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This winter the Polar Vortex, a blast of arctic weather from Canada to the Northeast, has allowed Southern Lehigh students to enjoy several days off (and counting) due to extreme cold and snow. However, this dangerous weather has ...

Snapchat Scandal Invades Users Privacy

Robyn Somers, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2014

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Recently the common cellphone application, Snapchat, was hacked. This caused a leakage of millions of people’s usernames and phone numbers, but that is not all that can get out. Many teenagers use snapchat as an easy way to ...

Technology and Time Management

Nicole Schroy, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2014

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Beeps, clicks, and lots of notifications: the medley of a teenager’s typical afternoon. With the improvement of technology, students are captivated by the new, high-tech machinery. Though our entertainment seems to consist o...

Revolutions: Bethlehem’s Newest Hot Spot

Brandyn Berean, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2014

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Located right on Route 378, Revolutions is a family fun center that includes bowling, arcade games, and a restaurant called The Red Brick Grille. It opened in January 2013, replacing The Regal Cinema that closed in July 2011. ...

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