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Review: Don’t Worry Darling

By Alysha Pluta, Student Life Editor Don’t Worry Darling, an American psychological thriller directed by Olivia Wilde follows a 1950s housewife society of men controlling everything whether it is realized or not. The movie was released in late September and received a lot of hype due to the big names starring in it such as Harry Styles, Florence Pugh, and

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The Dark Ages: Pittsburgh Sports

By Luke Schultheis, Layout and Sports Editor January 10, 2021: Maurkice Pouncey’s snap flies over Ben Roethlisberger’s head. Big Ben and James Conner rush to the ball, but it’s too late. This is when everything fell apart. Sure, the Steelers made the playoffs a year later. The Penguins did the same. The Pirates…were the Pirates. In 2022, the Steelers sit

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All About Advent

By Luke Luedy “Why am I seeing purple and pink everywhere?”  “What’s the deal with people shoving chocolate in calendars?”  “Is this important to our university?”  What you and many others are most likely noticing is Advent.   Advent, to put it simply, is the period leading up to Christmas. Advent’s primary focus is the anticipation of the birth of Jesus

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LRU Study Abroad Status Uncertain

By Kailyn Lunn, Editor-in-Chief La Roche University suspended the Study Abroad program in March 2020. Now, with access to a COVID-19 vaccine and international travel available again, is it time for the program to return to La Roche? “Whether you’re looking for a short-term travel course or a semester-long experience, La Roche University offers opportunities for you to broaden your

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Life After Ben

By Luke Schultheis, Layout and Sports Editor An era has ended.   Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger retired after 18 seasons, leading the team to a 165-81-1 record. He finished third all-time in fourth-quarter comebacks, fifth in passing yards, and eighth in passing touchdowns—all while never having a losing record. These are big shoes to fill.   The Steelers used their first-round draft

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La Roche University’s Active Shooter Protocol

By: Luke Schultheis, Layout and Sports Editor, and Max Robinette, Associate Editor Nine hundred and forty-eight school shootings have occurred since the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012. The Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) states that 52 active shooters have intruded on school campuses. The number of victims has increased each year, with 27 killed in 2020, 42 killed

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Student Reflects on Full-time Work

By Max Robinette, Associate Editor At the end of a creative nonfiction class in February, Professor Ed Stankowski pulled a newspaper out of his saddle bag. He opened it, folded it over, and held it up. In the classifieds, a large listing read: HIRING FULL-TIME REPORTER. “My wife gets this paper from work sometimes,” he said. “It’s a small paper

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Sims 4 Wedding Pack Offers Glitches and Disappointment 

By Kailyn Lunn, Entertainment Editor “The Sims 4” released a game pack that enhances marriages, but with a long list of bug fixes. “My Wedding Stories” features new wedding related content ranging from bachelor and bachelorette parties to the official ceremony. Sims can choose a Sim of Honor, Officiant, Ring Bearer, and Flower Pal; the itinerary is entirely customizable. The

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