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OPINION: One Step Forward is Another Two Steps Backward

OPINION: One Step Forward is Another Two Steps Backward

October 28, 2020

On October 26, 2020, Judge Amy Coney Barrett took the constitutional oath to become America’s 5th female Supreme Court Justice, and I am scared. Th...

Biden and Trump faced off one last time before the November election on Thursday, October 22, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Well it was better than the first one, but not the last

October 25, 2020

It was a relief to see that the child's play of the last debate was mostly gone this time. Each candidate carried themselves very well and didn't speak...

Flames from the Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado history, burn trees along a ridge outside Estes Park, Colorado, Friday, October 16, 2020.

As news cycle spins, fires still burn

October 19, 2020

Fire shows no mercy. It does not pick favorites. You cannot make it turn around and go back the other way just to avoid decimating your precious home. ...

ROUND 1: Pres. Trump and Vice Pres. Biden square off in the first 2020 debate televised on FOX

The rights and wrongs

October 15, 2020

If I were to look at the Vice-presidential and presidential debates, it would be like comparing a dog to a raccoon that was foaming at the mouth. But...

Schwenkfeld Manor, in Towamencin Townshop (Pictured here) is one of many senior living centers in the NPSD.

Opinion: As schools open, we must remember all ages of population

October 13, 2020

Earlier this month, the North Penn School Board voted for all students in the district to be able to return to school, starting October 19th.  As we ...

Photo created by senior Alison Kulak

Food for political thought

October 11, 2020

We tend to approach politics as if it was comfort food. We like the eggs of hearing someone else exaggerate their frustration on a certain topic. We crave th...

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., visits the This Is the Place Monument, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Salt Lake City. The monument commemorates the end of the westward journey of Mormon pioneers to Utah as well as early explorers of the West. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Opinion: As election day looms, remember the need for women in government

October 7, 2020

There are 127 congresswomen combined in the US House of Representatives and the US Senate out of 535 seats overall. That means 23.7% of Congress is comp...

The cancellation of many test centers during the pandemic has caused some colleges to go test-optional for applications. However, this leaves many students unsure of what this may entail.

Is it time to say goodbye to the SAT?

October 1, 2020

The dog days of August bring both summertime blues and the sweet anticipation of another school year. For many high school seniors, this means spending ho...

In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Zendaya accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for

A Truly “Euphoric” Experience

September 23, 2020

A little girl sits on the floor of her living room, staring intently at the flickering television. Her mother stands at the sink, washing the dishes to...

The main entrance at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland, with the inscription, 'Arbeit Macht Frei', which translates into English as '

EDITORIAL: We’re forgetting to “Never Forget”

September 21, 2020

It’s December 1942. A cattle car is slowly winding to a stop, lightly tapping the end of a railroad track in front of one of the most notorious pla...

The Class of 2020 is set to be the last class to graduate on Crawford Stadium as we know it.

The Last Class on the Grass

June 8, 2020

As students, we walked into North Penn School District never imagining graduation would come so quickly. The moment is finally here, but let’s be ho...

Dear Holly

Dear Holly

May 27, 2020

Dear Holly, It is crazy to think that I remember the day you were born and now you are becoming a sophomore in high school. As your big sister, it is...

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