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Pictured with the U.S. Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall, in the front row at the far right, became an Associate Justice in 1965.  A survey in 1999 showed that black political scientists listed Marshall as one of the ten greatest African-American leaders in history.  (U.S. Library of Congress/Public Domain)

July 2 is Thurgood Marshall Day

Allison Acosta, Reporter July 2, 2023

July 2nd, also known as Thurgood Marshall Day, commemorates the U.S. Supreme Court Justice’s birthday. From humble beginnings and college rejections to becoming the first black Supreme Court justice,...

Lawmakers Want to Ban TikTok

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor May 18, 2023

According to The New York Times, lLawmakers have expressed concerns that TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, may endanger user data. In recent months, lawmakers have increased their...

Editorial: The Death Penalty Should Be Banned Nationally

Molly Ziesenheim, Arts&Entertainment May 18, 2023

The death penalty is cruel and should be banned in all states across the country. Twenty-seven states still use the death penalty to this day, said Harvard University. The death penalty violates the...

Nashville School Shooting: What We Know So Far

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor April 14, 2023

Here is what we know so far on the Nashville elementary school shooting. Three 9-year-old children and three adults were killed on Monday, March 27th, at a private Christian elementary school in Nashville,...

Biden administration approves oil drilling in Alaska’s Willow Project

Brooke Preputnick, Social Media Editor March 24, 2023

On Monday, March 13th, the US government gave the final approval to follow through with the Willow project in Alaska. The area nearly 600 million barrels of oil. This controversial project has led...

PA lawmakers consider lowering driving age

Jessica Wang, Reporter March 22, 2023

Pennsylvanian lawmakers are proposing a bill that would lower the current legal driving age from 16 to 15 years old. State representatives Stephen Kinsey(D-Philadelphia) and Eric Nelson(R-Westmorland)...

Pennsylvania’s First Female Speaker of the House Sworn In

Mia Caldonetti, Reporter March 9, 2023

Joanna McClinton was sworn in as Pennsylvania’s first female Speaker of the House on Tuesday, February 28th. McClinton is a 40 year old graduate of LaSalle University and Villanova Law. Before she...

Alec Baldwin formally charged with involuntary manslaughter

Allyson Lin, A&E February 14, 2023

On Tuesday, New Mexico prosecutors charged Alec Baldwin with involuntary manslaughter for the death of cinematographer Hayna Hutchins back in 2021, according to NBC news.   On the set of “Rust,”...

Florida Says No To AP African American Course

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor February 1, 2023

Recently, College Board has said they are supporting the Advanced Placement course for African American studies, according to Politico.  Except, the Florida State Board of Education unanimously voted...

US Vice President Kamala Harris ceremonially swears in US Senator John Fetterman, Democrat of Pennsylvania, for the 118th Congress in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 3, 2023. – At center is Fetterman’s wife Gisele Barreto Fetterman. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

Fetterman Sworn In As Pennsylvania’s 54th US Senator

Mia Caldonetti, Reporter January 10, 2023

John Karl Fetterman was sworn in as Pennsylvania’s Senator at a federal level at 1:00pm Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023.  After beating Democrats U.S. Representative Conor Lamb and State Representative...

Biden speaks at the United Nations Climate Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. He apologized for USA’s action to leave the Paris Agreement. (US Embassy Cairo/Maged Helal)

USA strengthens resolve to slowing climate change at COP27

Kamalini Nagarajan, Reporter December 5, 2022

At the United Nations Climate Conference, or COP27 for short, this November, the United States (USA) promised to strengthen its efforts in slowing down climate change.  Midway through the conference,...

Governor Tom Wolf announces universal free breakfast program for PA students

Isabella Dimopoulos and Mythili Pai October 26, 2022

Hershey High School will be providing free breakfasts for all students due to a state mandated program in Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf announced his $21.5 million dollar plan that will run-through the...

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