The Importance of Animal Shelters

Kayla Truong, Student Writer

February 13, 2020

Albert Einstein once said, “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” All around the world, not enough animals are taken care of. Many animals suffer  ...

Flu Season Just Started and Cases are Already on the Rise

Erin Shema, Student Writer

February 12, 2020

You wake up suddenly with a fever, chills, cough, and body aches. "Flu" immediately crosses your mind, but you already got your vaccine this year. Although you think that getting the flu shot protects you from harm’s way, you may ...

Summer in the Smoky Mountains

Bryn Spear, Student Writer

February 12, 2020

The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, and they are also a beautiful sanctuary of nature. Located along the border between Tennessee and North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains National ...

Would Pennsylvania Benefit from Banning Single-Use Plastics?

Brian Towsey, Student Writer

February 12, 2020

Pennsylvania’s biggest issue might not be climate change or gun violence, but instead  its reliance on single-use plastics for everyday life. Single-use plastics are plastic products that are only used once before they are ...

Chicken Nugget Debate

Abby Nuneviller, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

Chicken nuggets, you know them, you love them, but do you know which ones are truly the best? We went out and tested five of the most popular locations where you can get nuggets. Wawa, Chick-fil-a, Wendys, McDonalds, and Burger K...

Bam (Bam) Bam the Dog with the Second Chance

Alexis Rosen, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

Rescuing dogs from abusive situations and bad conditions can change the lives of the dog and the owner. My family and I rescued a dog 3 years ago he has become a completely new dog and has recovered fully from his situation. Aroun...

Behind the Scenes of the Daily Ramble

Aubrey Piacine, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

  There is a lot more that goes into the daily ramble, than just a simple show of morning announcements. When signing up to take this class, students need to be prepared to work at a fast pace, producing content to ente...

Get your helmet ready, because we are going underground!

Brandon Peralta, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

Imagine your hands vibrating as you repeatedly strike white concrete while sweat drips down your yellow helmet. You lift your pickaxe to catch your breath, and as you follow the light projected above your forehead, you discov...

How World War I Impacted Medical Advancements Today

Cassidy Mills, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

Did World War One play a key role in the discoveries in the medical field today? By 1916 Harrold Gillies had set up his first plastic surgery unit to help the victims in the war. His techniques were discovered through trial a...

Being a Wegmans Cashier

Connor McOwen, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

Beep, Beep, Beep. A steady stream of groceries is pulled closer by a belt. The red light catches the unique pattern of black lines. Food is stacked up like Tetris blocks inside bags. Secretly, I judge what you are buying in my...

Welles Crowther: A Hero Emerges from Tragedy – 9/11’s Untold Tale of Bravery and Selflessness

Delaney Nichols, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

When the topic of conversation changes to the terror attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, there is almost always one question that follows: Where were you? More often than not, people will have a story for you. For m...

Escaping Vietnam War By Joining the Peace Corps

Janessa Murphey, Student Writer

February 2, 2020

  At 23 years old, Michael Murphey was faced with the fact that he was going to be drafted into the Vietnam war with no choice. He had previously attended ROTC courses for the army his freshman and sophomore years of college ...

Features