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State High empties out quickly on one of the last days of the first semester. With 2020 in the rearview mirror, State College Area High School gears up for semester 2 of the 2020-2021 school year.
Second Semester: In-Person or Remote?
Quinn Colburn, Staff Writer • January 15, 2021

2020 has come and gone, and with it the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year. Now that most first semester classes will be replaced with new ones, students are wondering whether they feel remote learning or in-person learning is the most appropriate...

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Following his tweets concerning the insurrection at the Capitol, Twitter banned Trump from Twitter.
Twitter Permanently Suspends Trump's Account
Samantha Dunlap, Staff Writer • January 15, 2021

Twitter made the move to permanently banned President Donald Trump’s account following the tweets he made concerning insurrection aimed at the Capitol last week, on grounds of him inciting violence. “The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted...

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Pennsylvania put new travel bans that went into effect on Nov. 20, at 12:01 p.m. This ban has visitors and residents changing their holiday travel plans.
Test Your Travel Limits
Samantha Dunlap, STAFF WRITER • January 14, 2021

Pennsylvania put new travel bans that went into effect on Nov. 20, at 12:01 p.m. This ban has visitors and residents changing their holiday travel plans. The new travel ban has a number of restrictions. When you enter Pennsylvania, you must have a...

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Meet the Talent: The Student Photographers of State College
Elisa Edgar, Opinion Editor • April 7, 2021

Lucy Snyder Camera: Nikon D3500 Editing Software: Lightroom Lucy Snyder is a junior at Delta. She publishes her photography on her Instagram account, @picture_time_with_lucy. Snyder is available to take headshots,...

State College, Pa, Mar. 20, 2021. 3/20 Youth Coalition co-leaders Sophia Galvin and Ire Mayegun at the Festival Honoring Osaze’s Legacy.
The 3/20 Youth Coalition: An Introduction
Adrita Talukder and Eloise Dayrat April 4, 2021

The 3/20 Coalition, a State College-based advocacy group, was created after the police murder of Osaze Osagie on Mar. 20, 2019, with the goal of getting justice for Osaze. An offshoot of the main branch, the 3/20 Youth Coalition,...

A post from @allegheniesaboltion Instagram page on Jan. 31, 2021, illustrating the effect of their Free Groceries program. All of the donations that were spent on these groceries came from the organization’s Solidarity Fund.
What is Mutual Aid?
Elisa Edgar, Opinion Editor • April 4, 2021

What do groceries, vaccines, unions, evictions, KN95 masks, and political education have in common? The answer is mutual aid. Like the name suggests, mutual aid is a form of community support that is mutually beneficial to...

Trends in 2021
Allie Peters, Staff Writer • April 4, 2021

Staying on top of trends is often a big part of a teenager’s life. Trends, popular sayings, clothes, music, and movies are a crucial part of how different people navigate high school. While some trends can last a while,...

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In the United States, more than one person per minute is arrested for marijuana. The truth is, it doesn
Marijuana Legalization is Dangerously Overdue
Elisa Edgar, Opinion Editor • April 7, 2021

Following the announcement made on Mar. 28 that New York State would be legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, people across the country have been raising questions. For me, the biggest two have been: Why now? Why not sooner? The case for the full decriminalization and legalization of all marijuana use has been being made for years now, yet New...

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Op-Ed: An Open Letter About the Black Lives Matter Movement
Angela Gorton, Guest Writer • April 5, 2021

2020 was a year of many challenges and changes for our society. The Coronavirus left almost all of us stuck at home, and while this change made many aspects of our lives more difficult, it became a pivotal moment for many different political movements, specifically the Black Lives Matter movement. During the pandemic, the movement gained more traction...

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Feb. 20, 2021, State College, Pennsylvania, was hit with over six inches of snow at the beginning of February.
The Snow Day Debate
Allie Peters, Staff Writer • March 25, 2021

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, a letter was sent out explaining the new snow cancelation protocol. In this letter addressed to parents and guardians in the SCASD community, Superintendent Bob O’Donnell announced that snow days will now be turned into remote schooling days. This was a difference from the original plans laid out for the school year. At first,...

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