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Elisa Edgar

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Elisa Edgar
June 1, 2023

The Question of the Gap Year

Elisa Edgar, Managing Editor
March 31, 2023
Activism is not just about how you speak, but also how you listen. Image by Elisa Edgar.

Dear White Feminism

Elisa Edgar, Managing Editor
July 25, 2022
Irvin Moore standing to the right of his support dog, Fred. Learn who you are as a human being, said Moore while visiting State High. Learn about your role and your responsibility as a human being. Not as a Black man, not as a white man, not as a Hispanic or an Asian person, but as a person; a member of the human family, which we all know. Every one of us here is related to each other. Photo by Russell Frank.

Conversations with a Convict

Elisa Edgar, Managing Editor
June 3, 2022
Sophomore Phoebe Henry holds a sign reading Thoughts and Prayers, Policy and Change, with the former phrase being crossed out at the student-led walkout on Thursday, Dec. 16.

State High Walks Out for Gun Control

Elisa Edgar, Managing Editor
January 13, 2022
A pie chart representing federal data from the Institute of Education Sciences finding that 79.3% of teachers in US public schools were white in 2020.

SCASD Confronts the Question of Diversity

Elisa Edgar, Managing Editor
November 30, 2021
Humans of State High

Humans of State High

Elisa Edgar, Managing Editor
September 17, 2021
The album covers for KOD (left) and The Off-Season (right), released three years apart, side by side. The artwork for KOD by Kamau Haroon, a.k.a Sixmau, includes a disclaimer at the top reading, “This album is in no way intended to glorify addiction.”

KOD to The Off-Season: What Changed?

Elisa Edgar, Assistant Opinion Editor
June 3, 2021
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
Humans of State High

Humans of State High

Elisa Edgar, Opinion Editor
April 4, 2021
Inside the newly moved Goodwill location on Benner Pike in State College, PA, taken on Nov. 18, 2020. Although masks are required in the store, those who don’t feel safe shopping in person now have access to Goodwill online as of last year, along with additional second-hand platforms such as ThredUp, Depop, Poshmark, and more.

The Surge of Second-Hand Shopping

Elisa Edgar, Opinion Editor
January 10, 2021

Fall Fashion at State High

Elisa Edgar, Assistant Opinion Editor
November 2, 2020
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 High students Demanie Redhead, Bella Witmer, and Rayna Jones sitting at the District Rally in State College, PA, taken Aug. 1, 2020. Demands by students to make schools in SCASD more equitable were mentioned at a board meeting this September.

Students at SCASD Demand Anti-Racism

Elisa Edgar, Opinion Editor
October 8, 2020
Humans of State High

Humans of State High

Elisa Edgar, Assistant Opinion Editor
September 22, 2020
Outside the front doors of The Peace Centre Mosque & Islamic Center in State College, PA, taken on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The Islamic Society of Central Pennsylvania (ISCP) began in 1982 and provides many services to the Muslim community in Central PA and the surrounding areas.

The Forgotten Victims of 9/11

Elisa Edgar, Assistant Opinion Editor
September 12, 2020
A screenshot from the all-virtual cabaret put together by Thespians through pre-recorded videos, uploaded on Youtube on June 13, 2020. Madeleine Christopher as Eponine, Pheona Mulley as Madame Thenardier, Tynan Butler as Jean ValJean, and Ashwin Godura as Thénardier sing “One Day More,” the finale of the first act of Les Misérables.

The Show Must Go on, So Thespians Do Too

Elisa Edgar, Assistant Opinion Editor
September 12, 2020
Outside the school nurses room in State College PA, taken Thursday, Aug. 31, 2020. School nurse Ms. Wagner cares for State High students in the nurse room, as she has for the past 12 years of her career.

Public School Nursing in a Pandemic

Elisa Edgar, Assistant Opinion Editor
September 3, 2020
Two Delta students, Lena Logan Adams and Miranda Marks strike outside the Municipal Building on a Friday walkout. Even in cold weather, these girls leave school to make their beliefs heard.

Truancy for Change

Elisa Edgar, Staff Writer
February 25, 2020
Photo courtesy of Jana Marie Foundation; A Suicide Survivor Stomper named “Strength”, created April 24th, 2016 by Centre County community members and Penn State students in collaboration with Nancy and Jana Vicere of the Jana Marie Foundation. One of seventeen “stompers” that symbolically represents stomping out the stigma of mental health issues. They are formed out of old sneakers and created by local artists, schools, and organizations that work with Jana Marie. “The Stompers Project sends a beautiful message and I am thrilled to see the creative community of Happy Valley working together to open up and remove the isolation that creates the stigma and discrimination we must eliminate,” said Emmy award-winning actor Joe Pantoliano.

Jana Marie Stomps Out the Stigma

Elisa Edgar, Staff Writer
January 10, 2020
Humans of State High

Humans of State High

Elisa Edgar, Staff Writer
November 5, 2019
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