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Pennsylvania Update: Covid 19

Allyson Lin April 6, 2021

Pennsylvania has become the eighth state in the U.S to exceed 1 million cases, according to The Morning Call. Recently, the state of Pa has added more than 3,600 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, March 25. March...

Pennsylvania announces plan to produce 50% of state government electricity through solar energy

Pennsylvania announces plan to produce 50% of state government electricity through solar energy

Ella Yurick, Reporter March 29, 2021

Governor Tom Wolf announced on March 22, 2021 a major clean energy initiative with a goal of producing approximately 50% of state government energy by 2023. Currently, just 4% of the commonwealth’s...

Data shows parts of Pennsylvania with the highest number of coronavirus cases.  Pennsylvania has registered 1,707 deaths due to coronavirus. (PA Department of Health)

Projections Show Pennsylvania Estimated to Reach Peak Within Next Week

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter April 22, 2020

The University of Washington in Seattle (IHME) released projections on Sunday about peaks in COVID-19 cases across the United States.  Pennsylvania is expected to peak in the next week. The projections...

“A school bus in March traveling through the central Upper Peninsula.” - (yooperann/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Online Snow Days May Be the Future for Pennsylvania Schools

It’s a familiar feeling of joy for many students as they receive a call announcing an upcoming snow day. The students now have a free day all to themselves, but now this relaxing opportunity may be subject...

Voter Suppression Efforts Widespread in America

Talon Smith, Reporter October 25, 2018

Several candidates involved in the midterm elections have been connected to modern day voter suppression in an attempt to manipulate election outcomes. Many current examples of the GOP cracking down...

Why Women, Minorities, and Republicans Should Not Vote Perry

Brooke Daniels, Editor In Chief October 22, 2018

Scott Perry is running for U.S. Congress, and should not be elected by any Pennsylvanians. Perry valiantly defends gun laws, desires heightened taxes for the middle-class, and the expansion of “jobs”...

George Scott is pictured in an image from his campaign website.  Scott running for PA-10th congressional seat, and the primary election will be held on May 15, 2018. (George Scott for Congress)

George Scott Runs for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter May 11, 2018

One candidate has been a US Army soldier, CIA officer, and church pastor.   George Scott, a candidate in the Pennsylvania 10th Congressional District, is one of four Democrats seeking a spot in the...

President Jimmy Carter leaving Three Mile Island for Middletown, Pa. on April 1, 1979. Carter’s arrival at the power plant helped to quell the public’s fears of a full nuclear meltdown. (Photo from the National Archives and Records Administration.)

39 Years Later, Effects of the Three Mile Island Accident Still Linger

Joel Neuschwander, Science and Technology Editor February 27, 2018

Vietnam. Star Wars. Disco. Bell-bottoms. These were all were enduring images of the 1970s, but for thousands of people living in Central Pennsylvania, nothing encompasses the decade more than three...

This man is using the ignition lock system to prove he is not under the influence before driving. The ignition lock system will require increased wait time as more tests are failed.
(VCU CNS via U.S. Department of Transportation/CC BY-NC 2.0)

4 New Laws to Impact Pennsylvania in 2018

Alexis Moodie, Layout Editor January 24, 2018

Four new laws will affect Pennsylvania citizens in 2018. After January 1, 2018, if you are caught driving under the influence, you now have two options for punishment. If you are a first time offender,...

State Senator Scott Wagner’s bid for 2018 Pennsylvania Governor

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter October 19, 2017

2016 saw one of the most heated Presidential Elections is the United States’ history, splitting people down to their party lines. After the election all eyes turned to the 2018 midterm election where...

PA Bolsters Republican’s Campaign for Majority

Kieran Hogan, Reporter November 29, 2016

Although the main focus on Tuesday was the presidential race, each of the states had their own races with equally important results. In the United States Senate election, Pat Toomey took the win against...

The 2016 Election: Third Parties and Their Effect

Irene Ciocirlan, Reporter/Copy Editor November 21, 2016

Though they are small in number, third party voters may have helped Republican nominee, Donald Trump, win the election. With Trump and Clinton as the leading candidates, many people who disliked...

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