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We should be sounding the alarm on safety issues for college women | Opinion
Increasing attention to confidential resources could be a promising step in making women more comfortable and in control of their experience.
White House calls meeting with college officials on how to curb monkeypox on campus
The meeting came on the same day the CDC announced a new website to provide information about monkeypox specifically for college students.
As deaths rise, a new call for gun reform. Will Republicans listen? | Wednesday Morning Coffee
‘Pennsylvania’s leaders must step up to do their part,’ Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday.
Analysis: GOP plan would be a tax hike for 35% of Pa. residents | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The policy agenda by U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., which calls for all Americans to pay income tax, is coming under increased scrutiny.
Pa. counties call for funding Biden’s mental health strategy | Thursday Morning Coffee
‘The dynamic between the demand for services and the necessary funding is getting dangerously disproportionate,’ an official said.
Pa. lawmakers ready bipartisan home-grow bill for medical marijuana users | Friday Morning Coffee
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Two Pennsylvania lawmakers who already were leading the push for legalized recreational marijuana are expanding that crusade with a long-sought bill that would allow medical marijuana users to grow their own cannabis at home. In a Thursday memo seeking co-sponsors for their proposal, Sens. Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, and Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, will address disparities in […]
Vax For Nothing: State lotteries didn’t encourage COVID jabs | Monday Morning Coffee
Cash drawings and additional vaccinations said to have ‘near zero’ association, a new study has found.
‘It is a strong state name’: Pa. State System announces new identity for western regional campus
It’s the new name for the three consolidated state-owned universities included in the western portion of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education redesign.
Democrats’ vision for free community college would boost undocumented students
A lifeline for many people now denied access to higher education could also reignite controversies in Republican-leaning states over immigration and federal overreach.
As the Taliban returns, 20 years of progress for women looks set to disappear overnight | Opinion
Women now hold positions as ambassadors, ministers, governors, and police and security force members. In 2003, the new government ratified the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women, which requires states to incorporate gender equality into their domestic law.