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  • West Mifflin expands their student policy

    With a sweeping 8-0 vote, the West Mifflin Area School Board decided to increase support for transgender and gender nonconforming students. They proposed to direct its solicitor to collaborate with the board’s policy committee on a transgender and gender expansive...

    Forum | March 2, 2020
  • CMU students respond to COVID-19 by fighting for each other

    It seems the novel coronavirus has the world under its thumb. In just a few months, it has left grocery aisles barren, stock prices plummeting, and scientists scrambling for a treatment. European countries are under lockdown, and a number of U.S. states are, too. E...

    COVID-19 | March 2, 2020
  • University protestors counter "Gun Girl"

    Controversial "Kent State gun girl" Kaitlin Bennett has come back in the news after having been chased away from Ohio University by protestors. I don't know what I find most astonishing about the situation: the lack of injuries or arrests or the fact that the protest...

    Forum | February 24, 2020
  • Ballyhoo!

    This past Valentine’s Day, reggae punk rock band Ballyhoo! released their EP, Fighter. Since the band started in 1995, they have experimented across genres and with various sounds. Fighter leans mostly into punk rock with strong reggae influences.

    Pillbox | February 24, 2020
  • Melanie Martinez - After School

    It has been less than a year since singer-songwriter Melanie Martinez came back to the music scene after a three-year hiatus. Her sophomore album, K-12, and its corresponding film of the same name, marked the end of her three-year hiatus. She announced on her Instagram story that she would be releasing seven songs in 2020. Many fans speculated about an EP release to accompany K-12, especially ...

    Pillbox | February 17, 2020

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