Commentary

Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day |...

By Malinda Maynor LoweryIncreasingly, Columbus Day is giving people pause.More and more towns and cities across the country are electing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an alternative to – or in addition to...

Voters often parrot the party line, even when polls suggest otherwise | Analysis

Pollsters build their surveys around the idea that voters begin with firm beliefs. In reality, they tend to parrot the party line.

Why Pa. needs to say no to regional cap-and-trade | Opinion

The regional compact doesn't pass the basic sniff test.

We found the one thing heavier than the average college student’s backpack | Editorial...

Just a guess - but this might be a big contributor to declining enrollment at Pa. State System universities.

Here’s the price of our inaction on gun violence: More dead. More wounded. And...

by the time you finish reading this, someone, somewhere, will have been shot with a gun in America. The data suggests they might die.

5 myths about impeachment — debunked | Terry Madonna and Michael L. Young

You'll be hearing a lot about impeachment. Know one thing: An Informed citizenry makes the best decision. And that is no myth.

Dreamers ‘contribute immeasurably:’ Bucknell, Swarthmore, other Pa. schools fight DACA repeal | Thursday...

Dreamers 'contribute immeasurably to our campuses,' schools argue in Friend of the Court brief

This is how the U.S. can afford ‘Medicare for All’ | Opinion

Every candidate is offering a plan, ranging from Joe Biden’s ACA upgrade to Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for all” that would abolish private health insurance.

A teacher shortage? In Pa.? Here are a couple ways to fix that |...

By Nate Esbenshade In an Oct. 6 article addressing the “looming teacher shortage” in Pennsylvania, Timothy Williams recommends raising the minimum wage for teachers. Although his solution is wrong, the potential shortage of teachers should...