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Editorial: Pennsylvania should get rid of Keystones

Elizabeth Vojt, Reporter February 1, 2022

Since 2015, Pennsylvania has spent nearly 100 million taxpayer dollars on Keystone exams. Despite the well-meaningness behind the tests, they have failed to be proved useful in over five years, and at...

Editorial: Hershey High School should offer more business learning opportunities

Natalie Colarossi January 25, 2022

Meet Lauren, a high school junior who will begin applying to college in a few short months. Lauren has an A+ average in advanced calculus but does not know how a credit card works or how to apply for student...

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Editorial: US Justice Department Rightfully Sues Texas over Abortion Ban

Jenna Reiber, Copy editor September 17, 2021

Having to cross state lines to get an abortion is the new reality for women. Additionally, those women who do seek an abortion out of state could still be prosecuted under Texas law.  Thankfully, Attorney...

Editorial: Teens Don’t Believe Schools Can Respond to Mental Health Needs and Emergencies

Jenna Reiber, Copy Editor May 3, 2021

Since students have been coming back to in-person schools, mental health has been more important for teens than ever before. According to a poll conducted by Navigate360, 53% of teens are more concerned...

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Editorial Explainer: What is Fast Fashion?

Ashlyn Weidman, Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2021

https://youtu.be/38TXJyWtEFQ We all have heard of the phrase “Fast Fashion,” but do we really know what this phrase truly entails? We live in a society where trends change day by day. Pinterest,...

Editorial: HHS Should Adopt School Uniforms

Caroline Corcoran and Julia Cream June 4, 2019

In 1999 and 2014 school year, the percentage of public schools that reported requiring students to wear uniforms increased from 12 to 20 percent, according to the National Center for Education statistics....

Editorial: Vaccinating Children Should Not Be Debatable

Kate LaCoe and Caroline Corcoran June 4, 2019

Parents not vaccinating children has always been a divided issue, but is now becoming a big problem. There’s a growing number of parents who believe that some vaccinations lead to measles and other diseases...

Editorial: Push School Starting Times Back

Matt Keeler, Reporter June 3, 2019

Students wake up early in the morning to get ready for the long school day ahead. They are tired and groggy, and they know they won’t be able to function during the day. They wish they could just turn...

Editorial: Football Must be Banned in High Schools

Matthew McCurdy, Reporter June 3, 2019

30 high school athletes died playing football between 2015 and 2017 from direct and indirect causes. Football must be banned in high schools across America. Football puts a lot a lot of stress on...

Editorial: Smoking Should Be Illegal

Benji Keeler, Reporter May 31, 2019

Imagine a teen hanging out with her friends. She excuses herself and steps outside to indulge in her unhealthy addiction, a cigarette. She isn’t thinking of the health risks each cigarette brings. It...

Editorial: Pop music isn’t as good as it used to be

Benji Keeler, Reporter May 31, 2019

The thing that Bob Dylan, The Beatles, and Queen all had in common is that they were all great musicians... who wrote their own music. You can hear the sincerity and the emotion in their songs. Real instruments...

Editorial: Science Cannot Continue to be Politicized

Sophia DeDonatis and Lucy Farmen May 30, 2019

Although not a main facet of Trump’s campaign, his administration has been looking for ways to discredit and downplay the science of climate change since the very beginning of his time in office. This...

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