Opinion

Opinion

Pennsylvanians can count on me to fight for them

For years, Harrisburg has defended the status quo, and too often, special interests and the well-connected are put before Pennsylvania families and the middle class. For years, massive state budget cuts devastated communities — slashing funding to schools, job training programs, and fighting the drug addiction epidemic. All the while, big corporations and Harrisburg insiders did just fine.

Letters to the Editor

Article demands protest

I am dismayed by the prominent and dispassionate coverage given by the CDT to a specious organization, Turning Point USA, and its alarming practice, through its Professor Watchlist, of stigmatizing ‘radical’ professors, a practice reminiscent of the blacklisting of teachers during the McCarthy era.

Letters to the Editor

Time to make PSU salaries public

Penn State has guarded salary information with great fervor despite the fact that some institutions of higher education and governments make employee salary information public. It may be time to again petition and encourage state legislators to make PSU salaries public.

Letters to the Editor

Listen to the children

My niece in Ohio recently sent me a letter in which she related an event that went on between a mother and her 5-year-old daughter. Mommy and a friend were discussing the Declaration of Independence around the Fourth of July. Daughter was all ears and asked her mother as follows:

Videos

Fans riot in downtown State College

Penn State claimed the Big Ten title, and fans took to the streets for the second time this season. Some fans and students described why they're participating in the rallies in downtown State College and expressed their enthusiasm for Penn State football.
bmilazzo@centredaily.com
Fans riot in downtown State College 0:44

Fans riot in downtown State College

Penn State players relished the big game pressure 2:03

Penn State players relished the big game pressure

Penn State football team celebrates Big Ten Championship 0:42

Penn State football team celebrates Big Ten Championship

This season is 'redeeming' for Penn State 0:42

This season is 'redeeming' for Penn State