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Tuning into the Power of Music

Abby Shaffer, In-Depth Editor

August 29, 2019

In between classes, students stroll through the hallways disconnected from society as their favorite song is blaring through their AirPods. During lunch, I walk past cliques blasting their favorite genre through a bluetooth speaker. Driving down the road I hear a booming stereo system next to me; a car full of teens letting loose to a recently released album from their favorite artist. Wherever teenagers go, music follows. ...

The Power of Words: To heal or to damage.

Abby Shaffer, In-Depth Editor

January 25, 2019

On November 8, I attended a bullying symposium at Saint Vincent College. Numerous, passionate people offered unique perspectives about a variety of topics pertaining to bullying. Their voices transformed my perspective on the power of kindness. Bullying is when an individual or a group of people with more power, repeatedly and intentionally cause hurt or harm to another person or group of people who feel helpless to res...

Hannah Mears Returning Home

Abby Shaffer, In-Depth Editor

January 25, 2019

Hannah Mears, a graduate from Greater Latrobe High School, was constantly sparking conversations with her peers and proved her leadership abilities on the basketball court and soccer field. Upon graduation, she had no idea that she would be using these skills for Broadcast Journalism at Penn State University. On December 21, Mears humbly returned to her hometown to share her ongoing journey in college, and gave insight...

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