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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...

A man sits with an “I stand with Planned Parenthood” sign in his hand. PA Governor Tom Wolf spoke to the crowd and offered his continued support of abortion rights and a womans right to choose. (Broadcaster/Mia Caldonetti)

“Bans off our Bodies” protest draws more than 1,000 in support of abortion rights

Mia Caldonetti, Reporter May 25, 2022

More than 1,000 gathered at the Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg on May 14, 2022 to protest the possible overturning of abortion rights. Despite light drizzle, the protesters listened to...

Florida anti-LGBTQ bills make their way through state legislature

Ashley Bu, Reporter March 24, 2022

The amount of support for the LGBTQ+ has increased in the last few decades, but a bill preventing discussions about sexuality has moved forward in Florida. On the website of the Florida House of...

Why are gas prices so high?

Sophia Tunks , Reporter March 21, 2022

Political tensions and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have caused a growing difference between supply and demand in the US. Energy costs have been one of the main factors in what has quickly become...

Explainer: What is the Texas abortion law?

Explainer: What is the Texas abortion law?

What is it? Why does it matter? How might it impact women's health?
Sophia Tunks, Reporter November 23, 2021

On September 1, 2021, A Texas law went into effect that banned most abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy—which is well before many women even recognize they are pregnant. Since the Supreme...

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