Mars 2020 Space Mission

By Josie Barton The 2020 Mars rover launched on July 30th, 2020, and landed Thursday, February 18th, 2021. The rover traveled about 300 million miles through space for 7 months. NASA scientists’ goal for the rover is to expand knowledge of Mars and possible fossils. The rover, named […]

The History of Valentine’s Day

By Josie Barton Valentine’s Day, a popular holiday known for love, chocolate, and flowers, carries a dark history behind it. The holiday began with Ancient Romans and their ghastly traditions on February 14th. From February 13th through the 15th, Romans celebrated Lupercalia, an ancient tradition to “avert evil […]

The Poet at Super Bowl LV

By: Samantha Walker This year’s super bowl was a needed moment of normalcy within the Coronavirus pandemic. Outside of being a stress relief, this super bowl was historic in its choice in entertainment. When preparing for the biggest event of the season, the NFL reached out to poet […]

Wheatley, Hughes recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Feb. 5 – State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia/Montgomery, are recognizing Sunday, Feb. 7 as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pennsylvania. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day began more than two decades ago as a grassroots effort with hundreds of organizations. This yearly initiative […]