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iDisappoint

iDisappoint

Annie Spewak, Editor in Chief

January 22, 2013

Drum roll, please! Wait, stop. Suspense for the iPhone software update, the iOS6, led all the way up to its release date. Apple's new software, iOS6, was a huge disappointment. On Jan. 1, iOS6 users noticed something strange…. People were not contacting them. The bug? The “Do Not Disturb”...

Blocked

Blocked

Shane Frazier, Opinion's Writer

January 22, 2013

The relationship between the United States and Russia has always been—well—cold. For over fifty years, the United States and Russia (the Soviet Union) played a perpetual game of “my army is bigger than your army” until the Soviet Union’s downfall in the 1990s. But Vladimir Putin, the President...

2012: A year in review

2012: A year in review

Austin Oakes, Opinions Editor

January 18, 2013

As we start the New Year, it is important that we look back on the year of 2012 and examine the mistakes and the achievements made.  Whether the year was good or bad, it is irrational to say that 2012 was uneventful. In 2012, we were forced to bid farewell to many beloved stars, including the first...

Bearing arms

John Watson

January 15, 2013

Over the past year, we have seen a sickening number of mass shootings that have resulted in the countless deaths of innocent people, totaling 16 lethal mass shootings and 88 deaths. The amount of attention these mass shootings have received is sparking controversy within the federal government, calling...

The fiscal cliff: crisis not averted

The fiscal cliff: crisis not averted

Shane Frazier, Opinion's Writer

January 14, 2013

In the past few weeks, the news has constantly consoled the American public that Congress saved us from the fiscal cliff after their vote just before the start of the New Year. The fiscal cliff, a term used to coin the time when certain tax cuts from the Bush administration will expire and, therefore,...

Inhumane Interrogation

Inhumane Interrogation

Austin Oakes, Opinions Editor

January 11, 2013

The planning, authorization, or carrying out of torture is, by law, a war crime.  Interrogation techniques such as waterboarding, hypothermia and sleep-deprivation are illegal, internationally and domestically.  However, this does not stop the CIA from using these methods.  After the attack on the...

Unholy Matrimony

Unholy Matrimony

Austin Oakes, Opinions Writer

December 19, 2012

The Supreme Court announced  on Friday that it will take up California’s Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that amends the state’s Constitution to ban same sex marriage.  By examining this case, there are a multitude of possible outcomes.  If the ban on gay marriage is found unconstitutional, th...

Big Brother is Watching

Austin Oakes, Opinions Writer

December 10, 2012

You, the average Pathfinder reader, most plausibly have a regular and consistent access to the Internet.  It is very likely that when you get back home, you open Facebook.  When you need to research something for an essay, you probably use Google.  And when you are bored and have free time, you most...

The truth about pit bulls

The truth about pit bulls

Susie Watson, News Editor

December 5, 2012

The American Pit Bull Terrier, or commonly known as the pit bull, receives such a bad rep.  I don't think anyone's safety is jeopardized when they are around a pit bull.  My family and I were given a dog as a Christmas present. It was a pit bull.  As soon as my neighbors found out it was a pit bull,...

The Fictitious Fiscal Cliff

Austin Oakes, Opinions Writer

November 19, 2012

The fiscal cliff is a wonder indeed.  It is the period of time where representatives of the country and the media alike will all gather together to cry and shriek about the doom that is certain to befall their great nation.   Falling off said cliff will cause an already weak economy to go into another...

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