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Editorial: Teens on the Road

Janet Jenkins, Reporter May 24, 2023

Should students be able to drive during their freshman year of high school? This idea is being seriously considered by the state legislature. Currently, the state of Pennsylvania requires a minimum age...

Editorial: Parents Shouldn’t Influence Their Child’s Career

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor May 18, 2023

here was a recent survey that found 40% of people felt they were pressured to follow their parent’s career advice, according to Parents.  The older we get, the more encouraged we are to be independent....

Editorial: HHS should offer more AP history courses

Elizabeth Vojt, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 28, 2023

Applying to colleges is a competitive process with numerous layers. One of the most important parts of the application is a students’ transcript.  While competitive schools consider all pieces of an...

Editorial: Animals Are Being Poached for Money

Emma Galvez, Reporter April 26, 2023

Elephants, rhinos and tigers are among the most endangered animals on the planet. Each has been legally protected for decades. Yet, they are still being poached in alarming numbers. The current legal...

Editorial: Schools have to do better for Black Students

Kamalini Nagarajan, Reporter March 24, 2023

It is an undeniable fact that education plays an important role in a child’s life- it is important to their social, intellectual, and emotional development, and their benefits are commonly known. According...

Editorial: Wolves Shouldn’t Be Hunted

Allyson Lin, Caopy Editor March 23, 2023

Conservative lawmakers in Idaho and Montana have passed new laws to reduce the number of wolves in those states drastically, according to NPR. The law allows people to kill 90% of them.  Concerns over...

Editorial: Ocean Pollution is the Problem

Emma Galvez, Reporter February 27, 2023

Ocean pollution is one of the biggest factors in global warming. It's harming not only the earth but the things living on it. Ocean pollution has been a problem for almost 75 years and there are many factors...

Editorial: Music Education is Essential for Student Success

Valerie Nothnagle, reporter February 24, 2023

According to research by the Nation Association of Music Merchants, schools that offer music programs yield an average 90.2% graduation rate and 93.9% attendance rate; compared with the 72.9% graduation...

Students walk through the campus of Princeton University in New Jersey. An aesthetic campus is a feature that can make your college education more pleasant. (Geoff Livingston/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Seven factors to consider when selecting a college

Ashley Bu, Science and Technology Editor February 17, 2023

After graduating from high school, pursuing higher education is a popular choice that people take to advance their careers. In order to make the most out of it, there are many factors to consider before...

Editorial: PA schools should not arm school police officers with semi-automatic rifles

Leah Wilhelm, Reporter February 17, 2023

In only 40 days of 2023, Pennsylvania has been subject to over 54 school shootings, and nearly 8 students have been injured or killed nationwide.  With an increase in gun violence, many have tried to...

Editorial: Our government needs to do more to combat anti-semitism as violence rates soar

Tayen Parke, Reporter February 17, 2023

Anti-Semitic hate crimes in the US have skyrocketed, and the government isn't doing enough to stop it.  In January of 2023 alone, there were over 25 reported incidents of violence and hate related to...

A student works on a project through their personal computer. Some have begun to use AI chat bots in order to create entire essays or write papers for educational assignments. (StartupStockPhotos/Pixabay)

Editorial: Artificial intelligence should be more regulated

Ashley Bu, Science and Technology Editor February 14, 2023

When someone thinks of artificial intelligence, the first thing that comes to mind could be a software that helps people create a schedule, or a device that can package pounds of food in a matter of seconds....

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