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The Rush to Judgment: Hatred of Others Hurts Us All

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

March 31, 2019

SHOUTING. NAME-CALLING. EXAGGERATING. BLAMING...  Breaking News. An exhausted sigh fills the air as the TV’s volume rapidly decreases until all is silent. The red eyes begin to water as blue tears drip down the cheek of America scorching the skin. The agitation increases and the blisters form. The itching begins. The swelling continues. The scarring remains. Traditional news outlets and social media platforms are dominat...

How does gun control affect us?

How does gun control affect us?

March 12, 2019

On Friday September 28  California Gov. Jerry Brown signed three new gun control bills.  In March Brown signed a law to raise the minimum age for buying long guns. Then on September 28th he signed a la...

Tattoo or Not to?

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2019

In the Latrobe Community and across the country more and more teenagers are choosing to tattoo themselves as a form of self-expression. According to a 2017 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, more young people are choosing to get tattoos and piercings than ever before. It is important for all consumers to be aware of the regulations, risks, and regrets that may come with any permanent decision. While state laws ...

A Re-Examination On The Progression Of Teen-Vaping

A Re-Examination On The Progression Of Teen-Vaping

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2019

A deep inhale absorbed into the body and crippled the lungs as he drew again on the unknown nicotine solution travelling through the core of our most valuable resource-- You. The numbers continue to in...

From Tragedy to Healing and Hope

From Tragedy to Healing and Hope

Cennedi Fry, Online Editor

February 12, 2019

February 14, 2018, a day of love that became a day of hurt and anguish for one Florida school and a nation. Marjory Stoneman Douglas suffered the great loss of 17 extraordinary people from an act of hate comm...

Child wishes to receive Christmas cards from all over the World

Child wishes to receive Christmas cards from all over the World

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

At DuBois Area Middle School an 8th grader named Maddox Hyde was told he only has a few weeks to live and his wish is to receive Christmas Cards from all over the world.   Maddox has a very rare ca...

In Remembrance

In Remembrance

December 4, 2018

“I felt a call for action,” said global studies and European history teacher Mrs. Pellegrino helped students to create the vigil held in the commons area at GLSHS for the Tree of Life shooting victi...

Is Civility Dead? From false accusations to character attacks, will we ever regain decency?

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2018

With the midterms officially over and the House majority now held by the Democrats, it is important that our country begins to work together and listen to one another without shouting or engaging in name calling. Civilization requires civility. In an era where false accusations can destroy a person’s career, where a single tweet can cause the death of a depressed soul, where a malicious lie can destroy an entire family’...

Kobe Bryant’s Body Armour Investment

Kobe Bryant’s Body Armour Investment

October 15, 2018

Former NBA superstar,  Kobe Bryant, has grossed more money in his short retirement than on his 20 years playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant, was always destined for greatness. His father, name...

September 11 Observance at Flight 93 Through the Eyes of a Student Reporter

September 11 Observance at Flight 93 Through the Eyes of a Student Reporter

October 3, 2018

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, I was fortunate enough to go to Flight 93 with two of my colleagues, Cennedi Fry and Taylor Weaver, to attend a service at the memorial, marking 17 years since the Sept...

Rest in peace to a kid with a dream

Abby Shaffer, In-Depth Editor

September 30, 2018

On September 7, a casual Friday night, I was getting ready for a high school football game just like many other teenagers. I was unaware that I would be spending the next few days listening to one artist’s music in tears. As my friend picked up her phone, she instantly viewed the devastation which was spread across social media platforms. My heart crumbled into a million pieces when she gasped across the room, “Mac...

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