By CONNOR ROHLF – It’s impossible not to notice the effects that COVID-19 has had on our community, our state, our country, and even the world. COVID-19, however, is not as widespread as the flu. According to the Center for Disease Control, its estimate for flu illnesses in the United States from October 1, 2019 … More Why did the country close over COVID-19 and not the flu?
BY ETHAN COLEMAN – With outbreaks of COVID-19, or coronavirus, spreading around the country, Governor Wolf issued a series of proclamations. One of these was when he decreed that all “nonessential businesses” would be closed. This included hair salons. This means that kids couldn’t get their hair cut, at least not by a professional. Kids … More Quarantine led to home-styled hair
By ETHAN COLEMAN – As you may know, six main things that a person needs to survive are clean air, water, food/nutrients, warmth, shelter, and sleep. Here are some tips on three of these that may help if the coronavirus truly is THE END. Most of Pennsylvania, including our area of it, is very hilly … More Be fit to survive
By ABIGAIL DESALVO Chapter One It’s a Saturday afternoon and I am still in bed staring at the ceiling as if I don’t have to be out of the house in 10 minutes for my first interview. Hi, my name is Milagra. My parents moved here from Columbia to get away from the crime and … More Course of Truth
By IZZT YUHA – Animal Crossing is now a daily name for many families across the world. The new game called “Animal Crossing New Horizons” was released on Nintendo Switch on March 20th. This relaxing game has calmed many people down with the pandemic in full swing. Animal Crossing is about helping the player’s villagers in … More New “Animal Crossing” on the horizon
By MORGAN ADAMSON – Ah, summer, beautiful, beautiful, summer. The time where we get to have fun, there’s no school, the weather’s nice, we get to be outside. That might all come to a screeching halt because of the global condition happening right now. Will we even have a summer? The question we’re all asking is–will … More Isolation Vacation?
BY GABI ISENBERG – Right now, we all need a bit of happiness. Well, what could make anyone happier than a new pet? You would think that the stay-at-home order would prevent people from adopting furry bundles of joy, but that is not the case. In fact, pet adoptions have been surging beyond unimaginable levels. … More Furry friends keep hearts warm
By MORGAN ADAMSON – As everyone knows, due to the national emergency, we are experiencing online school instead of real school. Many students enjoy this, being able to do the work whenever, wherever, and while doing other things. Many students, on the other hand, are not a fan of online schooling. There are many upsides to … More Real Classroom or Google Classroom?
By MORGAN ADAMSON – During the coronavirus epidemic, we are strongly advised to stay away from other people that aren’t your immediate family. Many people may be missing their friends, other family, or even colleagues. So, how can we be together, alone? One way to keep in touch with others without actually touching is to FaceTime, … More How to Stay Connected, Alone
By LIZZY VILLA – For the first few weeks of home quarantine, the grocery stores carried on as usual. A few weeks later Pennsylvania mandated shoppers wear masks, and stores limited the number shoppers and the direction they could walk in the store. The numbers vary from store to store. Many people who are in … More Grocery stores moved to protect shoppers