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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...

Editorial: School Uniforms Are Not Necessary

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor January 12, 2023

Traditionally and in most private institutions, school uniforms are mandated. School uniforms should not be required for a student to be able to go to school.  School uniforms restrict students’...

Editorial: Teachers Shouldn’t Have To Be Armed With Guns

Editorial: Teachers Shouldn’t Have To Be Armed With Guns

Allyson Lin, Copy Editor January 12, 2023

Recently, a national effort has been made to train and arm teachers and administration to defend themselves and their students against mass shooters.  In the weeks after the Uvalde shooting, lawmakers...

Editorial: Plastic Bottles are Destroying Our Earth

Janet Jenkins, Reporter January 11, 2023

“38 million plastic bottles go to landfill each year in America alone,” stated Aqua Organization. Plastic water bottles are clearly harmful to the environment, and humans are to blame. According to...

Plastic floats around the ocean as fish swim towards it. 12 million tons of plastic gets dumped into the ocean each year. “Not only are plastics polluting our oceans and waterways and killing marine life – it’s in all of us and we can’t escape consuming plastics.” – Marco Lambertini, Director General of WWF International. (Naja Bertolt Jensen/Unsplash/CC BY- SA 2.0)

Editorial: What Are Microplastics?

Isabella Dimopoulos, Mythili Pai, and Tayen Parke January 11, 2023

Microplastics can be found almost everywhere, but have you ever pondered on the fact that it can be in your daily used products?  The National Geographic Society said microplastics are “tiny plastic...

Gun control saves lives

Molly Ziesenheim, A&E editor January 6, 2023

As of 2020, guns have officially become the leading cause of death in children in America. According to the Gun Violence Archive, 1,664 children ages 0-17 were killed in 2022 and 4,472 were injured. Schools...

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 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,...

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