Category: Politics

Banned Books Week

By: Dylan Evans Censorship in books has existed as long as books themselves. Books and literature bring with them unique lines of thought, pushing the audience to reconsider certain perspectives, societal standards, and norms. That is what this year’s Banned Books Week wishes to display with the theme, […]

The Arms Race in America

By Josie Barton Allegheny County police reported to Ross Park Mall at 4:30pm on Saturday, May 29th. A fight broke out resulting in gunfire, causing casual shoppers to run and hide to save their lives in a moment’s notice. Police report that a fight broke out between five […]

The Facebook Political Algorithm

By Josie Barton Facebook has become a large contributor to political polarization, the spread of fake news, and the outcome of elections. The algorithm of the app manipulates people by the content it regulates and spreads across users. Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Professor Richins, explains that […]

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 […]