By Jane Hetrick, Special to the Panther Press May 31, 2020: Today I did something. Today I stood up for something. Today I was part of a peaceful protest for … Continue Reading Column: Meadville’s Black Lives Matter protest shows that people can come together to spread love
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, senior publications editor In early 2019, Wabtec Corporation completed its merger with former General Electric transportation in Erie. Since then, Wabtec’s corporate greed has put employees through … Continue Reading Shutdown Column: When your dad works at Wabtec, you worry
By Brennen McWright, Staff Writer “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…” This quote is from the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, … Continue Reading Column: Thankful that PENNCREST School board candidates support basic press freedoms
Volume 13 Issue 7: Senior Issue was released on June 3, 2019 (Click here to read)
By William Hetrick Coaches have banquets. It has become a time-honored tradition with nearly all sports at all schools. Athletes get awards, gifts, and accolades. I suppose it’s a nice … Continue Reading The value of a coach: Greg Molnar
By Kassie Boyd, editor-in-chief President Donald Trump began his first televised Oval Office speech in January with claims of “a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.” The … Continue Reading Opinion: President Donald Trump’s Oval Office speech yet another spin of broken record
By Kaitlyn Kozalla, features editor, and Dustin Steiger, A&E editor In January, President Trump addressed the American people and the world from the Oval Office. During this address, he tackled … Continue Reading Opinion: Why the Wall is necessary, not discretionary
By Taylor Munce, sports editor (Note: This is the third in a three-part series on the Trump rally in Erie on Oct. 10.) President Donald Trump came to Erie for … Continue Reading Column: President’s visit reinforces the ‘Divided States of America’
By Dustin Steiger, arts and entertainment editor (Note: This is the first in a three-part series on the Trump rally in Erie on Oct. 10. Columns by Taylor Munce and … Continue Reading Column: President Trump stops in Erie to ‘Make America Great’
Volume 12 Issue 8: Senior Issue was released on June 1, 2018 (click here to read)
by Kaitlyn Kozalla, staff writer In wake of yet another devastating school shooting, thoughts have resurfaced on how to prevent these unfortunate events from happening again. Many people have adopted … Continue Reading Opinion: Should teachers be armed?
by Kassie Boyd and Hannah Nicholson, news editor and opinion editor Following the school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, there is a lot of debate on … Continue Reading Opinion: Should teachers be armed?
Volume 12 Issue 5 was released on March 13, 2018. (click here to read)
by Nick Archacki, staff writer As a Pirates fan, I believe it is time to touch on what has been a very tough start to the year for Pirates fans … Continue Reading McCutchen trade creates roller coaster emotions for Pirates fans
Volume 12 Issue 4: Valentine’s Day Issue was released on Feb. 14, 2018. (click here to read)
by Hillary Twiford, news editor A revolutionary movement sparked a conversation in 2017 about sexual harassment and appropriate behavior towards other people. A group of individuals, called the Silence Breakers … Continue Reading ‘#MeToo’ movement needs to keep moving forward