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Editorial: Millennial? Gen X? Casting a Ballot in November is vital

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Another election season is now upon us. On November 6, millions of Americans will head to the polls to cast their ballots in races that will decide both national and state congressmen. You should, too. Voters in Derry Township will cast their votes in five different races. These include the US Se...

Midterm Election Could Swing Balance of Power in Congress

Talon Smith, Reporter

September 18, 2018

All 435 US representatives and one third of US senators are up for election in the US midterms on November 6, 2018. The midterm election occurs two years into the presidential term. In these elections, citizens vote for their congressional representatives and senators without voting for the president. Unlike ...

PA Supreme Court Strikes Down Gerrymandered Map

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Supreme Court room is pictured. The PA Supreme court voted 4-3 to strike down PA’s congressional map due to gerrymandering. (Penn State/CC BY-NC 2.0)

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

January 26, 2018

In what could be considered a blow to the Republican establishment in Pennsylvania, the PA Supreme Court ruled to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional districts. On January 22, 2018 the Supreme Court ruled that the current congressional map “clearly, plainly and palpably” violated the P...

Final Round of French Elections

French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Trogneux arrive at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris to attend a state dinner, Thursday, March 10, 2016.(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Moxie Thompson, Reporter

June 2, 2017

On May 7th, France voted for Emmanuel Macron to be the next president of France. The second tour  was between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, the two candidates who got the most votes in the first tour of the election on April 23rd. Macron beat out Le Pen by nearly two- thirds of the votes in...

Donald Trump Celebrates 70th Birthday

Donald Trump Celebrates 70th Birthday

June 14, 2016

By Anthony Barrett A national icon has just celebrated his 70th birthday. Because of his birthday, let's take a look back at his life. Donald J. Trump was born on June 14, 1946 in New York City. Trump is son to real estate developer Fred Trump and philanthropist Mary Anne MacLeod. Trum...

Six Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Vote for Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks to the crowd about the protesters who interrupted him and were removed from a rally at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C., Monday, March 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

March 22, 2016

By: Natalie Norman-Kehe During the February 28th episode of “Last Week Tonight” host, John Oliver, focused on the reasons why Presidential candidate Donald Trump should not be elected president. The over 20 minute long segment has since gone viral on YouTube with over 21 million views. In typical John Oliver fashion...

Early States’ Presidential Primary Results

March 15, 2016

By: Anthony Barrett The American people obtained a clearer picture of who the Democrat and Republican presidential nominees will be last Tuesday, March 8th, 2016. On the Republican side, the states Mississippi, Idaho, Michigan, and Hawaii all held their contests. Trump won 71 delegates as well as the states of Michigan, Mississipp...

Why You Should Vote for Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)

March 10, 2016

By: Mason Benovy For the past 40 years, Sanders has defended the people. Born on September 8th, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York, Bernie Sanders is an American politician and Junior Senator of Vermont. He is seeking candidacy for the Democratic Party for the President of the United States. Sanders official...

Political Shift in Pennsylvania Elections

The Pennsylvania General Assembly works inside the Capitol on November 4th, 2015. Pennsylvania has been considered a swing state in Presidential elections, but for the past 6 races the state has voted in favor of Democrats, illustrating the change in the population.

February 8, 2016

By: Omer Qureshi Millions of Pennsylvanians’ lives were influenced by several momentous decisions on the 3rd. Pennsylvania was among one of the states to hold state and local elections on November 3rd, 2015. This election cycle marks several demographic shifts in the political landscape of Pennsylvania....

2016 Presidential Candidates: Marco Rubio

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks at a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

February 8, 2016

By: Eric Wood Senator Marco Rubio of Florida stands in front of a large crowd of supporters in his hometown of Miami. The Senator said, “And so, that is why tonight, grounded by the lessons of our history, but inspired by the promise of our future, I announce my candidacy for President of the Uni...

2016 Presidential Candidates: Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a campaign stop, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Peterborough, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

February 8, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro Born in Brooklyn, New York, Bernie Sanders attended James Madison High School, Brooklyn College, and the University of Chicago. In 1981, Bernie was elected as mayor of Burlington, the largest city in Vermont. As mayor, Bernie’s leadership helped transform Burlington into one of...

Road to the White House: January 2016 Republican Debate

Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush take the stage before the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

February 7, 2016

By: Mason Benovy On Thursday, January, 14th, FOX News held the first Republican debate of 2016. The debate took place at the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, South Carolina. Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, and John Kasich took the stage at 9 PM EST. Although...

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