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Flight 93 National Memorial Commemorates September 11, 2001, Nineteen Years Later

Collage of the photographs taken at the Flight 93 National Memorial

Alexis McGannon and James Miller

September 17, 2020

The terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, is somberly remembered by the American people, often with firsthand experiences of the day. However, the vast majority of high schoolers in 2020 were no...

SpaceX & NASA return the United States to Space

SpaceX & NASA return the United States to Space

June 1, 2020

Astronauts have not launched into space from United Staes soil since 2011, but on Saturday, May 30 SpaceX and NASA launched a manned aircraft at Kennedy Space Center. At 3:22 pm the Falcon 9 launched into...

Pass/Fail Grading and Coronavirus Interview with Mr. Mains

Pass/Fail Grading and Coronavirus Interview with Mr. Mains

April 3, 2020

Based on questions received from the student body, Jace O'Barto, Sydney Quinn, and Sophia Hoch interviewed Mr. Mains in an effort to get answers to all of your questions and concerns regarding the new...

From Blue and Orange to Black and Gold: How Minkah Fitzpatrick Has Made A Big Impact

From Blue and Orange to Black and Gold: How Minkah Fitzpatrick Has Made A Big Impact

October 7, 2019

Three weeks into the 2019 campaign, the Pittsburgh Steelers collapsed. An embarrassing loss to the New England Patriots, with former Steelers wideout Antonio Brown watching just 24 hours after signing wit...

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

Encouraging texts from The Truth Initiative anonymous text support.

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

Poster featuring Joaquin (Guac) Oliver created by his father.

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...

Students gather in the commons area to remember those victims from the Tree of Life Synagogue during lunch time.

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...

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