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Midterm Election Could Swing Balance of Power in Congress

Talon Smith, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

All 435 US representatives and one third of US senators are up for election in the US midterms on November 6, 2018. The midterm election occurs two years into the presidential term. In these elections, citizens vote for their congressional representatives and senators without voting for the president. Unlike ...

Gun control debate continues in PA

Emily Liesch, Lead Copy Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Politics

As recent tragedies turn attention to gun laws or lack thereof on a federal level, Pennsylvania legislators have joined in the great debate. On Tuesday April 17, 2018, the House Judiciary Committee met to discuss gun control throughout the commonwealth. The committee, led by chairman Ron Marsico (R), hear...

New Pennsylvania Identification Regulation Passed

New Pennsylvania Identification Regulation Passed

Abby Shapiro, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized, World

Airport security, military bases, and nuclear plants can no longer be entered with the flip of a wallet. Starting in 2017, in federal buildings and airports, a Pennsylvania-issued Driver's License will be of no use for identification purposes. As of January 30, 2017, Pennsylvania citizens will need an alternativ...

Government Hacks Into San Bernardino iPhone

Government Hacks Into San Bernardino iPhone

April 15, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology, World

By: Abby Shapiro After all the chaos and gunfire, one locked iPhone stymied the FBI's investigation. On December 2, 2015, two shooters appeared in San Bernardino, California and opened fire. They were armed with .223 caliber assault rifles and semiautomatic handguns and killed 14 people and w...

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