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Trump may be making tax cut bills impossible

Trump may be making tax cut bills impossible

Brooke Daniels, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017

Trump faces the challenge of reducing the national debt while cutting taxes for Americans. According to many, tax reform is complicated. To achieve the “largest cut in history,” Trump’s proposed framework exceeds cuts of 5.8 trillion dollars. While GOP conservatives call for a more reasona...

Trump Awards Medal of Honor

Trump Awards Medal of Honor

Emily Liesch, Lead Copy Editor

November 2, 2017

Amid controversy surrounding Gold Star families, President Trump awarded the second Medal of Honor of his presidency to Gary Michael Rose. The medal was awarded during a ceremony that took place at the White House on Monday, October 23. Rose is a retired Army captain who served as a Green Beret medic d...

Richard Spencer Speech at the University of Florida Prompts Violence

Olivia Reid, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017

Following a speech by Richard Spencer at the University of Florida on Thursday, a violent shooting transpired. Spencer, a white supremacist, drew a large crowd of protesters to the University. According to USA Today, the crowd chanted things at Spencer like “Go home, racist” and “Nazis are...

Recent Earthquakes leave Mexico devastated

Haley Daniels, Hershey Section Editor

October 17, 2017

Recent earthquakes in Mexico have left both the people and cities struggling. The earthquake on Saturday, September 23 left at least one dead and toppled multiple buildings and homes that were already damaged, according to an article from Time. The same earthquake, which had a magnitude of 6...

Call to Ban Bump Stocks

Claire Sheppard, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017

The Las Vegas shooting, which took place October 1, now endures the distinction of the deadliest attack in modern U.S. history. The last time this headline appeared was only last June. Banning “bump stocks” is a crucial start to making America safer. On semi-automatic guns, the user must pull t...

Charities help Puerto Rico recover post Irma

Charities help Puerto Rico recover post Irma

Mira Yorkus, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Recovery starts when the storm passed. Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico with 180 mph winds and flash floods that resulted in widespread destruction on September 6, 2017. Over hundreds of thousands of citizens suffered from severe damage and now are left with little food and water, no pow...

Las Vegas music festival shooting leaves 50 dead, 400 injured

Las Vegas music festival shooting leaves 50 dead, 400 injured

Robert Sterner, Advisor

October 2, 2017

A gunman opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas late Sunday, October 1 leaving over 50 dead and over 400 injured. The shooting is the worst in US history. Rapid fire gunshot rang out from the casino during country musician Jason Aldean’s set at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. ...

Terror in Texas: Hurricane Harvey

Terror in Texas: Hurricane Harvey

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Editor

September 12, 2017

It is a storm unlike anything ever seen. The United State’s largest flood in years, known as Hurricane Harvey, made landfall Friday, August 25th. When the storm made landfall, the New York Times states it was a category four storm. With over 125 mile per hour winds, and 211,000 people expected to be without power on the Texas Gulf Coast, t...

19th Amendment celebrates 97th anniversary

19th Amendment celebrates 97th anniversary

Emily Liesch, Copy Editor

August 18, 2017

Just over 97 years ago, the country that claims “liberty and justice for all” denied half its population the right to vote. This statement is in reference to American women who had to fight for their right to vote until the ratification of the 19th constitutional amendment in 1920 - 144 yea...

The Stonewall Riots Celebrate its 45th Anniversary this June 28

The Stonewall Riots Celebrate its 45th Anniversary this June 28

Abby Shapiro, Managing Editor

June 28, 2017

The infamous Stonewall Riots will be celebrating its 48th birthday this June. The Stonewall Riots were a series of violent demonstrations by members of the LGBT community when the Stonewall Inn, an openly gay establishment, was raided by police on June 28, 1969. The Inn was raided for housing ...

Celebrating dads around the world

Celebrating dads around the world

Haley Daniels, Copy Editor

June 18, 2017

We all appreciate our father on the third Sunday of June, but why? According to HISTORY, Father’s Day was first celebrated in the state of Washington on June 19, 1910. It was not until 1972, 58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official, that Father’s Day became a nationa...

Happy Birthday to Brigadier General Strong Vincent

Happy Birthday to Brigadier General Strong Vincent

Echo Rogers, Feature Reporter

June 17, 2017

Without one man’s initiative to take Little Round Top, the Union might have lost the Battle of Gettysburg. 190 years ago Strong Vincent was born. On June 17, 1837, Strong Vincent would come into this world in Waterford, PA but he would not become famous until the battle of Gettysburg. The ...

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