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Constitution Day Quiz

Constitution Day Quiz

Robert Sterner, Advisor

September 17, 2017


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Obama Celebrates 56th Birthday

Obama Celebrates 56th Birthday

Omer Qureshi, World section editor/Reporter

August 4, 2017


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On August 4th, President #44 will celebrate birthday #56. Barack Obama will turn 56 this summer, in his first birthday outside of the White House since becoming President. After exiting the White House, the Obama couple took an extended vacation, and soon after returned to public life. In his first...

Comey to testify against Trump

Comey to testify against Trump

Mason Benovy, Reporter

June 2, 2017


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Former FBI director James Comey plans to make an announcement in the Senate in the near future confirming the speculation that President Trump pushed Comey to end the investigation regarding Trump’s ties to Russia. Earlier this month, Comey was fired by President Trump because of the way he handle...

The Trump Administration; Their First 100 Days

The Trump Administration; Their First 100 Days

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 10, 2017


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Donald Trump’s first 100 days has shown need for improvement. A document, “Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter”, featured on Trump’s website lists the new president’s promises for his administration’s first 100 days in office. The list includes 28 actions meant to “Make Ameri...

March For Science, Climate March Draw Huge Crowds to D.C.

March For Science, Climate March Draw Huge Crowds to D.C.
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Robert Sterner

May 9, 2017


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In protest to the Trump administration’s attack on science, hundreds of thousands descended on Washington twice in less than a month. Despite heavy rains at times, an estimated 40,000-60,000 attended the March for Science in Washington, D.C. on April 22, 2017. Among the speakers was engineer an...

Timeline: Trump and Russia Ties

Timeline: Trump and Russia Ties

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

May 4, 2017


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Recent allegations have tied Trump to multiple Russian agencies and foreign individuals who most likely had a hand in the possible meddling of the recent 2016 election. Trump won the electoral vote by 74. A recent leak has tied Putin and multiple counterparts directly to the U.S. president and his fa...

The Case for Universal Healthcare

The Case for Universal Healthcare

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

April 28, 2017


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The United States needs to accept a simple fact: healthcare is a right, not a privilege. Thirty two countries in the world have universal healthcare coverage for their citizens. Of the 25 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one that doesn’t. As of now, the US is under the Affordable Care Act (ACA...

Centrist and Far-Right Candidates Win First Round of French Presidential Election

Centrist and Far-Right Candidates Win First Round of French Presidential Election

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

April 27, 2017


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Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have taken the first round of France’s presidential election, securing 23.7 and 21.7 percent, respectively. The French election system involves two rounds of voting, with the two most popular candidates advancing. Among the notable candidates falling short of the...

Liberals establish unofficial Shadow Cabinet to counter Trump Administration

Liberals establish unofficial Shadow Cabinet to counter Trump Administration

Robert Sterner, Advisor

March 28, 2017


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A group of liberals have established a shadow cabinet to counter the conservative Trump administration. This group posted a statement on their Twitter account, @ShadowingTrump, stating their aims on Monday, February 27, 2017. Chief among them was to counter what they believe is misinformation put out by Pre...

WikiLeaks Dumps CIA Document Collection

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

March 24, 2017


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In the past year, WikiLeaks has been a major resource in exposing government secrets. Its recent “Vault 7” leak does just that. WikiLeaks, run by Australian journalist Julian Assange, released 8,761 documents relating to the CIA. According to their website, the leak is “the largest ever publi...

Trump Signs New Executive Order on Immigration

Trump Signs New Executive Order on Immigration

Mason Benovy, Reporter

March 9, 2017


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President Trump signed an executive order halting both immigration and refugee resettlement from seven Muslim majority nations Monday. The order, released March 6th, is a 90 day travel ban on all immigration from: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. In a substantive change, Iraq is no longer inc...

Hershey Community Gets Involved with Women’s March

Hershey Community Gets Involved with Women’s March

Lynn Dang, Feature Writer

March 7, 2017


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Just for a day, pink cat hats flooded the streets. Over one million people attended the Washington, D.C. march, and over five million people marched worldwide. Although people had many causes for marching, they united under the belief of equality. Members of the Hershey community who marched had ...

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