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Super Tuesday Results

March 7, 2016

By: Omer Qureshi Super Tuesday took place on March 1st, 2016 during this year's primary election cycle for both Democrats and Republicans and offered the highest amount of delegates in a single day to candidates. Republican frontrunner Donald Trump dominated the night, placing first in Alabam...

Downfall of Jeb Bush’s Campaign

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush accompanied by his wife Columba, speaks at his South Carolina Republican presidential primary rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

March 7, 2016

By: Jenny Kim John Ellis “Jeb” Bush, one time Republican frontrunner and former Governor of Florida, has dropped out of the 2016 Presidential Election. Before Bush had announced his presidential campaign, many people thought that he would be the likely Republican frontrunner. With Romney ou...

Michigan shooting leaves six dead

 In this Feb. 22, 2016, file photo, Jason Dalton, of Kalamazoo Township, Mich., is arraigned via video before Judge Christopher T. Haenicke in Kalamazoo, Mich. Dalton is charged with multiple counts of murder in a series of random shootings in western Michigan. The killings in Kalamazoo, Michigan, raised anew a question that has dogged Uber and other taxi competitors. Their rides may be cheaper and more conveniently hailed than a cab, but the question is are they as safe. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

March 7, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro 5:42. 10:08. 10:24. One shooter. Eight shot. Six dead. Thousands of lives changed forever. Jason Brian Dalton, a 45 year old married man with two children, is responsible for shooting eight and murdering six in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, on February 22, 2016. Dalton was drivi...

THON: Believing Beyond Boundaries For The Kids

Morale Chairs reveal the Final Review for THON 2016 at 4 pm on February 21st. All of the money goes to the Four Diamonds Fund. Photo Courtesy of Michelle Bixby

March 2, 2016

By: Mason Benovy 15,000 Penn State University students gathered at the Bryce Jordan Center on February 19th and raised $9,770,332.32 for the Four Diamonds Fund. The 46 hour no sleeping, no sitting, dance marathon took place last weekend at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center. This year was the...

2016 Presidental Candidate: Ted Cruz

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves as he speaks during an election night watch party Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Stafford, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

March 2, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro Republican Texas Senator, Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, was born December 22, 1970 in Calgary, Canada. Ted graduated from Princeton University in 1992. Then he attended Harvard Law School in 1995. Cruz became the first Hispanic Solicitor General from 2003-2008 and ran for senate in...

2016 Presidential Candidate: Hillary Clinton

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event in Burlington, Iowa, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

March 1, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton, born October 27, 1967, graduated from Wellesley College in 1969, then continued her education at Yale Law School in 1973. After moving to New York, Clinton was elected in 2000 as the first female senator from the state. From 2009-2013, Clinton served as...

Mae Carol Jemison: Stanford at 16 to First Black Woman in Space

Astronaut Mae C. Jemison is shown aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour as Science Mission Specialist on the STS-47 NASA Space lab-J flight, a US/Japan joint mission, in Sept. 1992.  As part of the Autogenic Feedback Tranining Experiment (AFTE), Dr. Jemison is wearing the headband and other monitoring gear at various times during the flight in support of physiological evaluations.  Dr. Jemison became the first black woman to orbit into space on Sept. 12.  (AP Photo/NASA)

February 25, 2016

By: Irene Ciocirlan She had a dream. Mae Carol Jemison, the first African American woman to fly to space, has greatly impacted black history. Black History Month was created in 1976 to celebrate the achievements of African Americans. Every February, we recognize Jemison’s exceptional accompli...

UK Grants Permission To Modify Embryos

When bacteria encounter an invading source of DNA, CRISPR-Cas9 can copy and incorporate segments of the foreign DNA into their genome as “spacers” between the short DNA repeats in CRISPR. Source: Video from McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT

February 23, 2016

By: Maddie O’Shea What if humans had the power to change the human genome? For the United Kingdom, the answer is lying in their grasp. After years of debate and controversy, the UK has reached a landmark decision. The UK Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority has approved modification of...

Black History Month: Celebrating Phillis Wheatley

An image of Phillis Wheatley from the frontispiece to her book Poems on Various Subjects.  The illustration was done by Scipio Moorhead in 1773.

February 23, 2016

By: Adeena Syed She was stolen from her home, sold into slavery, and became the first African-American female author. There are a lot of great African-Americans whose names are now synonymous with equality, but there are also a lot of great African-Americans who aren’t well known who were trail...

School Way Outside the Chocolate Bubble

Caroline Sinz, currently an HHS junior, poses for a photo in the high school library on January 11th, 2016. Sinz reminisced about her school year abroad in Spain her sophomore year.

February 19, 2016

By: Irene Ciocirlan Fear and ignorance can hold you back. Traveling abroad is an experience of a lifetime, but one that often makes high school students fearful. What countries can I travel to?  How will I pay for it?  What risks are there?  These questions hold back potential travelers from...

Astronomers Announce Discovery of 9th Planet

The imagined view from Planet Nine back toward the sun. Astronomers think the huge, distant planet is likely gaseous, similar to Uranus and Neptune. Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC)

February 19, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross One new planet was found, and it proves you don’t have to see to believe. On January 20th, 2016, astronomer Mike Brown announced that there appears to be a ninth planet in our solar system. This ninth planet that he found is expected to be ten-times more massive than Earth,...

Political Shift in Pennsylvania Elections

The Pennsylvania General Assembly works inside the Capitol on November 4th, 2015. Pennsylvania has been considered a swing state in Presidential elections, but for the past 6 races the state has voted in favor of Democrats, illustrating the change in the population.

February 8, 2016

By: Omer Qureshi Millions of Pennsylvanians’ lives were influenced by several momentous decisions on the 3rd. Pennsylvania was among one of the states to hold state and local elections on November 3rd, 2015. This election cycle marks several demographic shifts in the political landscape of Pennsylvania....

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