Opinion: Women in leadership

By Sydney Witwer As the new decade begins, humanity should reflect on the overall progress that has been made and the hurdles that are yet to be conquered in the topic of women’s rights. The…

What you can do to help the environment

By Anisha Parida It’s something we’ve heard our whole lives: the environment is suffering and the planet needs our help. Species that have been on this earth for thousands of years are becoming extinct; their…

Fast fashion is not worth the convenience

By Dora Betts The enticing deals and trendy clothing of fast fashion lures in consumers at a cheap cost despite the expensive environmental and moral consequences. Ironically, these consumers tend to be the most progressive…

“Frozen II”: a family movie worth seeing

By Abby Herbert The original storyline from the first movie is still prevalent in “Frozen II”, however the sequel manages to engage the audience’s emotions through a unique heart-wrenching story about finding oneself and figuring…

“Little Women”: an unforgettable experience

By Anisha Parida In recent years, adaptations of classic novels have become popular in pop culture. This past November 21-23, Manheim Township Performing Arts (MTPA) debuted Kate Hamill’s adaptation of “Little Women,” and many viewers…

The importance of language

By Anisha Parida and Baybars Charkas Language—arguably the most imperative component of humankind. Regardless of who you are, language has proven to play a large role in the unification of a functional society. As society…