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An image taken from the promotion video for the prom showcases senate members Dylan Bellissimo, Payton Treaster, Bayla Furmanek, and Emma Ryan(left to right) dressed up in formal attire on Memorial Field.
The Last Dance: State High Seniors Prepare for Prom
Rachel Foster, Staff Writer • May 6, 2021

The wait is over: following the cancellation of last year’s prom due to the COVID-19 pandemic, prom has made a safe comeback for the seniors of State High. While many rising seniors were scared they would receive the same fate as the class of 2020,...

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The flyer for MASTER Seminar. Interested middle schoolers can scan the QR code or go to the link listed in the poster to sign up.
Inspiring a New Generation of Learners: MASTER Seminar
Adrita Talukder, Newspaper Editor in Chief • May 2, 2021

Beginning June 7, 2021, SCASD middle schoolers and rising freshmen will have the opportunity to take part in MASTER Seminar, an educational program started by junior Allison Mi. Participants will have the chance to work with high school students and learn...

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Senior Isabelle Snyder Takes First Place at PSPA States
Adrita Talukder and Isabelle Snyder(she/her) April 21, 2021

At the Pennsylvania Scholastic Press Association's State Competition, senior Isabelle Snyder took first place in the Literary Magazine Poetry event. Her submission, "Stop the Spread," details the flurry of emotions she has experienced while attending...

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An image taken from the promotion video for the prom showcases senate members Dylan Bellissimo, Payton Treaster, Bayla Furmanek, and Emma Ryan(left to right) dressed up in formal attire on Memorial Field.
The Last Dance: State High Seniors Prepare for Prom
Rachel Foster, Staff Writer • May 6, 2021

The wait is over: following the cancellation of last year’s prom due to the COVID-19 pandemic, prom has made a safe comeback for the seniors of State High. While many rising seniors were scared they would receive the same...

Sophomore at State High, Molly Schreiner feels that her sport, field hockey, is one of the biggest aspects in her life affected by COVID-19. Pre-pandemic (top), her and her teammates competed indoors unmasked, whereas now (bottom) they are required to compete wearing masks indoors.
Reflecting On A Pandemic-filled Year
Quinn Colburn, Staff Writer • May 2, 2021

March of 2021 meant the start of spring, Women’s History Month, March Madness, and much more. However, this past month marked something that is not typically celebrated during the third month of the year: 1 year since COVID-19...

Go With the Flow holds its kickoff event, packaging bags with menstrual hygiene products to be distributed at the State College Area High School on Sep. 27, 2019.
Going With the Flow
Adrita Talukder, Newspaper Editor in Chief • April 21, 2021

In the fall of 2019, senior Isabelle Snyder raised a question in regards to the accessibility of menstrual hygiene products within the SCASD community: What if, because of your gender identity, presentation, or comfort level,...

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,...

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District Diversity? Or Lack Thereof...
Nadine Terreno , Guest Writer • May 1, 2021

Editor's Note: The following piece was written last year by a former State High student for a canceled issue of Lions' Digest and may not reflect current situations or beliefs.  There are so many thoughts and questions that race through the mind of the average high school student. At the forefront would have to be, of course, concerns about one’s...

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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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