Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Epidemic Improved with Court Ruling

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

In case you haven’t been paying attention in social studies, gerrymandering is “a district or pattern of districts varying greatly in size or population as a result of gerrymandering.” This is an old tradition in many states in the US; one party redraws district lines to create a partisan advantage in different government elections.

Indisputable Ranking of Greatest Scenes from The Office

Indisputable Ranking of Greatest Scenes from The Office

Isabella Bennett and Liam Boris

March 16, 2018

The Office (U.S.) is undoubtedly one of the most iconic sitcoms ever produced in the 21st century. Some of the most memorable moments of the show are from the cold opens, or the scenes that are played before the opening title sequence. Below are ten of the best of those cold opens, ranked from great to greatest.

Larry Nassar Answers for His Hundreds of Sexual Abuse Accusations

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

For decades, Larry Nassar was a world renowned physician, known mainly for his work with gymnasts. For twenty five years, Nassar worked on the medical staff for USA Gymnastics team, even travelling with the team to countries all over the world for the Olympics. But Nassar’s twenty five years of supposed glory were twenty five years of horror for the young female patients he worked with.

Today’s Press is Flooded by Negative Headlines, and It’s Our Own Fault

Emily Esser, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

The opening line of the chorus of “Good News” by Ocean park Standoff is: “I need some good news, baby, ‘cause all the world’s gone crazy.” Unfortunately, this reflects all too accurately what’s being reported in today’s times.

Robots are Getting More Advanced — and Much More Dangerous

Robots are Getting More Advanced — and Much More Dangerous

Tommy Pratt, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

In October of this year, Saudi Arabia awarded citizenship to a humanoid robot named Sophia, created by the Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics. It is the first robot to have ever been awarded a legal citizenship. This is a dangerously large step in advancing robots to the status of humans. Sophia does not deserve our respect as a human—or any other living thing—because, though it accomplishes the task of seeming human incredibly well, it is not one.

Exploitative Economic’s Emergence Exposed in E-Game Industry

Exploitative Economic’s Emergence Exposed in E-Game Industry

Bryan Grady, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Video games are a popular art medium around the world, played by millions of people, in one form or another, every day. They’re also an extremely profitable industry, with total revenue in the US alone totalling 23.5 billion in 2015. At this point, it’s frequently more profitable than movies, music, and other products.

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