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Editorial: Progressivism Wins Elections

November 24, 2020

One of the big issues concerning the nomination of the democratic party’s presidential candidate this past year was whether the candidates were too progressive to appeal to a majority of voters in the...

Democrats raise concerns about USPS changes with election looming

October 29, 2020

The Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has faced intense scrutiny since the changes he made to the US Postal Service. The changes he intends to make will happen after the election. According to the Washington...

Deadliest Year for Transgender People Recorded in US

October 26, 2020

At least 33 transgender or gender non-conforming people have been killed in the United States so far in 2020, according to the Human Rights Campaign. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has been keeping...

President Trump and First Lady Test Positive for Covid-19

President Trump speaks at at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, May 30, 2020.  Trump and his wife Melania both tested positive for COVID-19.  (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
October 2, 2020
This announcement comes days after the first presidential debate of 2020, where both President Trump and Melania Trump were in close contact with many other members of both candidates' campaigns. Hope Hicks, President Trump’s senior counselor prompted this diagnosis when she too tested positive. 

Guide to Voting in the 2020 Election

September 21, 2020

Voting, especially in times like these, is quintessential. However, trying to navigate the ins and outs of voting, especially for beginners, may be rather difficult. Thankfully, certain aspects of voting...

Honoring Flag Day

Flags stand in a row in the sunlight. Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 every year. (Creative Commons)
June 14, 2020

The lesser-known of the summer’s patriotic holidays, this day focuses on one key part of our nation: the flag. Flag day was established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson as a day of honor on the...

Pride Month moves online in virtual event due to pandemic

Pictured is the Stonewall Inn during Pride Week in 2017.  The Stonewall Riot was a pivotal moment in LGBT+ history.  (Victoria Pickering/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
June 1, 2020

Annually, the month of June is marked by LGBT+ pride parades and events in honor of the community’s past and present struggles. This year, however, COVID-19 casts an ominous shadow over this historic...

Navajo Nation Disproportionately Affected by COVID-19

Pictured is the Navajo Nation, a Native American territory within the United States that occupies over 27,000 square miles, spanning across parts of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. It is the largest Native American reservation and is bigger than the state of West Virginia. (Google Maps)
May 30, 2020

According to CNN, “The Navajo Nation has surpassed New York and New Jersey for the highest per-capita coronavirus infection rate in the US.” A total of 24,549 negative tests, 4,689 positive...

TikTok Users Protest Censorship of Black Creators with a Black Out

May 30, 2020

On Tuesday, May 19 black creators took to the social media platform, TikTok, in order to protest the platform’s censorship of content made by black creators. This protest, named the Black Out, was...

Obama and other celebrities host virtual graduation ceremonies for class of 2020

May 21, 2020

Barack Obama will be joined by LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai, Ben Platt, and more celebrities on a televised special dedicated to high school students graduating this year. This event will be aired on...

PA Counties Decide to Reopen Against Governor Wolf’s Restrictions

May 21, 2020

Officials from several counties that are still in the “red” phase of Wolf’s reopening plan have said they will open against restrictions. Counties include Beaver, Dauphin, Lancaster, and Lebanon. Governor...

COVID-19 Lockdowns also Help Environment Say Scientists

May 12, 2020

The coronavirus has impacted most lives in the United States and other countries around the world with issued lockdowns. Being stuck at home due to stay-at-home orders, where the only time you can leave...

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