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Avid gamer Madison Brady logs onto her Xbox to play Overwatch. Despite sexist harassment from the gaming community, she continues to do what she loves.
The life of a female gamer: Overcoming sexism in the gaming community
Nathan VanUtrecht, Copy Editor

As of 2020, women account for 48 percent of the people who have played a video game in the United States, yet only six-seven percent identify as hardcore gamers. If there is an even gender split between...

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The PV Spartan combined jazz band performing their first concert of the year on Nov. 16, 2020 in the auditorium.
New year for concerts: Change in how band concerts are performed.
Akash Pradeep, Feature Editor

With marching band over, PV students typically transition into concert band until the end of the year, with students participating in three separate bands.  With the onset of COVID-19 this year, band...

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Jonathan Sulgrove
Jonathan Sulgrove
Opinion Editor

Pleasant Valley High School senior Jonathan Sulgrove holds the position of Opinion Editor for the Spartan Shield this year. Sulgrove loves all things technology. This is reflected by his big plans for...

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