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TikTok Users Protest Censorship of Black Creators with a Black Out

Anna Callahan and Talon Smith

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 intended to make videos by black creators appear on users’ feed more frequently. The Black Out mov...

Protesters Outside State Capitol Demand Governor Wolf Reopen Pennsylvania

A Harrisburg city police officer watches the ReOpen PA Protest on Monday, April 20, 2020.  Police estimated the number of protesters to under 1,000, or 0.00078 percent of the Pennsylvania population.  (Paul Weaver/ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Paige Dalto, Lead Copy Editor

April 22, 2020

On Monday, April 20th, the streets of downtown Harrisburg were filled with citizens protesting Governor Wolf’s stay-at-home order and the continued closure of non-essential businesses. Hundreds of people crowded shoulder-to-shoulder, most without masks, in protest of the Governor’s orders to continue ...

Editorial: America Needs to Stand Alongside Hong Kong Protesters

Brooke Lehrman, Reporter

December 9, 2019

Being arrested for wearing a facemask, being shot for trying to set up a roadblock, and having tear gas shot at citizens for protesting are all actions that the Hong Kong police force has taken against protesters in Hong Kong. During the past few months, many citizens of Hong Kong are protesting for...

Standing Rock Protests Continue

Standing Rock Protests Continue

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

December 5, 2016

What is happening in Standing Rock, North Dakota? Dakota Access, a part of the Fortune 500 company Energy Transfer Partner, is pushing to build a pipeline through the Midwest. The group received permit approval in January 2016 to begin construction on the pipeline that would span four states, sta...

Trump protesters take on NYC

Protesters flood streets on Saturday evening. Many held signs talking about Trump’s 
wrongdoings. (Broadcaster/Kaitlin Christ)

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 30, 2016

Demonstrators against Donald Trump protested the outcome of the presidential election outside Trump Tower in New York City on November 12th, 2016. The street surrounding Trump Tower was closed off due to hundreds of people protesting Trump winning the election. A majority of people in attenda...

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