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Ban On Social Media Updates Has Agencies On Edge

Ban On Social Media Updates Has Agencies On Edge

Kate Sinz, Reporter

February 28, 2017


Filed under Politics

According to the Associated Press, the Trump organization has placed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) under de facto gag orders, meaning the employees cannot publish any information to the public until further notice. The New York Times said that forme...

Trump Appoints Bannon to National Security Council

Trump Appoints Bannon to National Security Council

Cara McErlean, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Politics

In the first few weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump has already made large changes to the White House team. In an order signed on Saturday, January 28, Trump assigned Steve Bannon a spot on the “principals committee” of the National Security Council (NSC). Trump also downgraded roles of the joint ch...

GOP introduces bill to eliminate Department of Education

GOP introduces bill to eliminate Department of Education

Robert Sterner, Advisor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Politics

Just eight words is all it might take to change education in America forever. Representative Thomas Massie (R-TN) introduced H.R. 899 whose aim is to abolish the federal Department of Education on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Just eight words long H.R. 899 states, “The Department of Education shall t...

Pro Immigration Protesters Gather in Lancaster

Pro Immigration Protesters Gather in Lancaster

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Politics

An estimated two thousand people came together Tuesday night in a vigil held by Lancaster Stands Up to show their support for Muslim immigrants and refugees. Gathered in Penn Square, the candlelit demonstration featured speakers calling for the United States’ government and its citizens to a...

Grave Consequences of 2016 Election

Grave Consequences of 2016 Election

Brooke Daniels, Copy Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Politics

Donald Trump’s election will affect all Americans, and many have voiced their concerns of detrimental effects on our nation. Economically, Trump will be a danger to the American middle class and workers, and he will do the opposite of what he promised the public. There are millions of jobs he prom...

US Bank Stadium protests result in three arrests

US Bank Stadium protests result in three arrests

Kieran Hogan, Political Writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under Politics

Sunday’s football game in Minneapolis between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears featured some extra entertainment in the form of an environmental protest. Two protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline scaled the stadium’s rafters and hung a banner displaying the US Bank logo, the word di...

Evangelicals Back Trump in Numbers

Evangelicals Back Trump in Numbers

Emily Tubbs, Layout Manager

January 4, 2017


Filed under Politics

Some religious groups are catalysts for the Republican Party in this election. On November 8th, the American people spoke by electing Donald J. Trump as the next President of the United States. According to exit polls from The Washington Post, more than 80 percent of white evangelical and born-again Ch...

The Broadcaster Podcaster launches on iTunes

The Broadcaster Podcaster launches on iTunes

Robert Sterner, Advisor

January 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hershey, Politics, Sports, World

The Broadcaster is pleased to announce the start of our very first podcast: The Broadcaster Podcaster.  Available on iTunes, the podcast has several shows that operate under its umbrella.  This means that subscribers need only sign up for The Broadcaster Podcaster to enjoy all of the shows. ...

Trump Win Transforms Foreign policy

Trump Win Transforms Foreign policy

Alex Elchev and Omer Qureshi

December 8, 2016


Filed under Politics

Donald Trump’s election day upset sent shockwaves around the globe, and now his foreign policy decisions may do the same. The implications of Trump’s historic victory on November 8th are now being viewed with scrutiny, especially as the President-Elect’s foreign policy may affect many aspects of p...

Corrupt Trump Policies

Corrupt Trump Policies

Daniella Mimoso, Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under Politics

The election has ended, and with the end brings a new beginning. The 45th President-Elect of the United States, Donald Trump, plays a substantial role in this new beginning. This is very concerning for many U.S. citizens, and I am among this group. The policies Trump has proposed can be potentia...

Standing Rock Protests Continue

Standing Rock Protests Continue

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

December 5, 2016


Filed under Politics

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...

Should We End the Electoral College?

Should We End the Electoral College?

Echo Rogers, Feature Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Politics

According to popular vote, Hillary should’ve won the election. In the last 240 years of American history, the Electoral College has chosen a president that did not win the popular vote only four times. Currently, a coalition of 11 states are trying to end the Electoral College in favor of jus...

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