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Celebrity overexposure brings publicity laws to question

Written By Amy Neel

June 29, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

Hollywood vixen Marilyn Monroe once boldly said, “Hollywood is a place where they’ll give you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.” I wonder what the icon would think she deserves today for appropriation of her name or likeness.While we will never know the answer to that ...

Nude pictures not for public eye

Nude pictures not for public eye

Written By Laura Byko

June 29, 2016


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Pop quiz: You like Jennifer Lawrence. You think she’s really, really hot. You find out someone apparently hacked into her iCloud account and stole some nude photos of her. You: A. Seek them out immediately – she shouldn’t have taken the photos if she didn’t want people to s...

More sleep, more focused teenagers

More sleep, more focused teenagers

Written By Devon Strayer

June 29, 2016


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I’m a night person. I always have been. I remember telling my mother somewhere around the age of six that I was a night owl. I probably didn’t have much of an idea of what that even meant at that point in my life, but by golly, I knew it just the same, and it was the absolute truth. My...

Pittburgh’s film scene thriving for a reason

Pittburgh’s film scene thriving for a reason

Written By Nicolette Jones

June 29, 2016


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Once known for making steel and dirty living conditions, Pittsburgh is quickly reinventing itself as the Hollywood of the East. There aren’t any signs of Pittsburgh’s presence in the film industry decreasing any time soon either.  Since the 1940’s, filmmakers have been draw...

Trump rallies merit moral obligation to protest

Trump rallies merit moral obligation to protest

Written By Laura Byko

April 13, 2016


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On Monday, Donald Trump announced that he’d be coming to Pittsburgh. Today, Donald Trump will be in Pittsburgh. He will be holding a town hall meeting at the Soldiers and Sailors Museum in Oakland at 5:30 p.m. with Sean Hannity of Fox News and a rally at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center at 7...

Donald Trump more dangerous than funny

Donald Trump more dangerous than funny

Written By Matt Petras

March 16, 2016


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I haven’t been a Catholic for years, but as I write this, I feel as if I’m sitting in a confessional, ashamedly looking at my hands as I try to find the words to express the wrong I’ve done. Yes, I have a confession to make: I used to get giddily excited to watch Donald Trump insult his oppon...

America should say no to outdated drug policy

America should say no to outdated drug policy

Written By Kariann Mano

March 9, 2016


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“Nearly 80 percent of people in federal prison and almost 60 percent of people in state prison for drug offenses are black or Latino.” That’s a fact from a recent Drug Policy Alliance article written about the war on drugs, incarceration and race. Nancy Reagan fought hard against drug use a...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Written By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 30, 2013


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Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher resolution than will ever be useful on a website — the pictures you take are often more than...

Create a custom header

Create a custom header

Written By Author, Writer

December 30, 2013


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Your header graphic should have your logo, organization name, tagline, and any other essential information about your program. Your graphic should be sized to 980px wide, and the height should be between 100px and 200px. You can upload your header graphic in the Custom Header Graphic section of the SNO...