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Travis Scott’s signature meal includes a quarter pounder with bacon, medium fry and sprite for $6.
Travis Scott's Unique Collaboration with McDonald's
Matt Allison, Staff Writer • October 19, 2020

Houston born rapper Travis Scott has not only been topping charts but has also been getting in many unique endorsement deals, his most recent being McDonald’s. McDonald’s used Scott’s fan base and created a signature meal that can be bought for...

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Food provided by State College Area School District. SCASD is  providing free breakfast and lunch to students through December.
In Response To COVID-19, Food Is Available Through the School
Amanda Miller, Staff Writer • October 13, 2020

State College Area School District(SCASD) schools made the switch to fully remote classes on Sept. 8. This transition posed an additional challenge for low-income families, as students could no longer get lunch or breakfast at school. With the transition...

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As students prepare to return to in-person school, they must follow the health and safety protocols. This includes wearing a mask.
First COVID Case Caught Among SCASD Employees
Maya Cienfuegos, Staff Writer • October 9, 2020

The first employee at SCASD tested positive for COVID-19 on Sept. 16, 2020. The employee had been out of the building for a few days before her symptoms began and was asked to isolate once she tested positive. Although she has since recovered, members...

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The pumpkin patch at Way Fruit farm is busy but not crowded as a new tractor pulls up carrying Centre County residents preparing to pick pumpkins for the fall holidays. The patch will be open on Fridays and Saturdays for the majority of October.
15 Favorites to do in Fall
Natalie Pearson, Staff Writer • October 18, 2020

Now that it is officially Autumn, leaves have started to fall and pumpkins are popping up on neighboring porches. The question of “What to do with friends?” has started to come up. Here are my top 15 things to do this...

Anna Garlicki poses and smiles in anticipation of her first days of freshman and senior year at State High.
A Stroll Down Memory Lane
Rija Sabeeh, Features Editor • October 9, 2020

In the span of four short years, awkward freshmen become confident seniors and their lived moments turn into fond memories.  Though it’s hard to keep track of everything a student’s experienced, learned, and, sometimes,...

Outside India Pavilion on East Calder Way in downtown State College, PA, taken Sept. 28, 2020. “This is what we do,” owner Baljinder Dadra said. “This is what we’ve been doing for a while and we’re part of the community.” To Dadra, like many, his business means the world to him.
We Are...Local Businesses
Elisa Edgar, Opinion Editor • October 9, 2020

State College has always depended on local businesses. Now, after the economic crisis that consumed the U.S. in the spring, local businesses are depending on State College residents more than ever before. The often unseen...

Freshman Nina Sparrow speaks to Danielle Ambrosia and classmates during Learning Enrichment. The Learning Enrichment classroom projects student faces onto the wall while Ambrosia showed in-person faces on their computer when answering questions on Sept. 1, 2020.
High School Teachers- The Underrated Heroes
Allie Peters, Staff Editor • October 6, 2020

Students are not the only people who have had to adapt to this unique school year. The uncertainty surrounding the 2020 school year has affected many teachers as they’ve adapted to a school year like no other by developing...

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Taken Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at State High, in State College PA. You can see the hand sanitizer at the bottom of the photo which is one safety precaution State High is taking.
Students Sent Back To School at the Wrong Time
Faith Bennett, Staff Writer • October 15, 2020

The debate on whether or not students should return to school has been nation-wide and on-going. Opinions on this topic are easy to come by, but here’s mine: SCASD should not have sent students back to school. I, among many others, want nothing more than to go back to normal, but that desire shouldn’t cloud our judgment in times that are anything...

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Many have found solace in socially distant entertainment, be it music, games, or movies. I’m just saying, Giveon, Animal Crossing, and The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run sound pretty good right now. Definitely better than COVID-infested Halloween “parties” thrown by 15 year olds.
Good Things? In 2020?
Rija Sabeeh, Features Editor • October 14, 2020

At first, I considered writing this article about all the bad that we’ve witnessed so far. Like, as a reminder. I mean, think of all the good that would come of that! Eventually, though, I figured that with how this year’s gone so far, y’all won’t be forgetting even a moment any time soon. So, why cater to what our brains naturally focus on,...

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A photo of assignments on a Chromebook taken on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at my workspace in my room, State College, PA. After my field hockey game on Wednesday evening, I was able to complete all of my schoolwork from that day at 10:30 PM.
How Much is Too Much?
Hannah Garlin, Staff Writer • October 14, 2020

The new approach to school this year has impacted students all over the country, giving them new challenges when it comes to school and the work that they receive. Throughout this school year, there has been a question commonly asked: Are students receiving too much work from their teachers? The stress of schoolwork is something that most students...

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Student news from State College Area High School