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Editorial: Teachers in the United States Deserve to be Paid More

Tayen Parke, Reporter May 7, 2024

Did you know that the average pay for a teacher in Pennsylvania is $43,247 a year, and $46,590 overall in the US? What if I told you that the average cost of living for a family of 4 in the U.S was almost...

Editorial: Banning Books Needs To Come To An End

Tayen Parke, Reporter March 18, 2024

Did you know that Pennsylvania has been named the 3rd highest state with the most banned books? Just in the past few months, Pennsylvania has seen over 56 attempts by school districts to ban books or change...

American Supreme Courts Need to Stop Playing “Doctor”: Editorial

Tayen Parke, Reporter March 4, 2024

The Alabama Supreme Court officially classified frozen embryos as “children” under state law in a 7-2 ruling on February 16th, 2024. The decision came soon after three couples filed a lawsuit against...

screenshot of the front cover of The Broadcaster Year in Review Newsletter featuring the football team rushing onto the field as a group

Broadcaster: Year In Review

Robert Sterner, Advisor May 26, 2023

The Broadcaster is proud to share a returning product: our newsletter.  Due to paper supply issues, The Broadcaster was unable to publish our regular newsletter.  However, now that those issues have...

Editorial: Parents Shouldn’t Influence Their Child’s Career

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor May 18, 2023

here was a recent survey that found 40% of people felt they were pressured to follow their parent’s career advice, according to Parents.  The older we get, the more encouraged we are to be independent....

Editorial: The Death Penalty Should Be Banned Nationally

Molly Ziesenheim, Arts&Entertainment May 18, 2023

The death penalty is cruel and should be banned in all states across the country. Twenty-seven states still use the death penalty to this day, said Harvard University. The death penalty violates the...

Editorial: Music Education is Essential for Student Success

Valerie Nothnagle, reporter February 24, 2023

According to research by the Nation Association of Music Merchants, schools that offer music programs yield an average 90.2% graduation rate and 93.9% attendance rate; compared with the 72.9% graduation...

Editorial: PA schools should not arm school police officers with semi-automatic rifles

Leah Wilhelm, Reporter February 17, 2023

In only 40 days of 2023, Pennsylvania has been subject to over 54 school shootings, and nearly 8 students have been injured or killed nationwide.  With an increase in gun violence, many have tried to...

Editorial: Our government needs to do more to combat anti-semitism as violence rates soar

Tayen Parke, Reporter February 17, 2023

Anti-Semitic hate crimes in the US have skyrocketed, and the government isn't doing enough to stop it.  In January of 2023 alone, there were over 25 reported incidents of violence and hate related to...

Editorial: Pit Bulls Should Not Be Banned

Jessica Wang, Reporter February 13, 2023

Pit bulls are taken away, euthanized, or locked in a pound on a daily basis in cities that ban pit bulls and enforce breed-specific legislation. One in four of all animals brought into shelters are pit...

Editorial: Global warming affects the Earth everyday

Emma Galvez, Reporter January 31, 2023

Global warming has been in effect since the 1830s. The Earth has been going through temperature change, wildfires, ocean levels rising, and coral reefs dying.  Global warming has been proven "Based on...

Reading Books Are Beneficial

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor January 17, 2023

We are living in a society where kids and teenagers alike are constantly hooked on their devices 24/7, scrolling through Tik Tok or any type of scrolling on social media.  Our youth has been plagued...

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