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Bellefonte council votes to demolish Garman Theatre

5-4 vote comes after two hours of public comment asking council to save the historic theatre

Vote for One: How Pennsylvania’s closed primaries lock out independent voters and limit voter choice

How Pennsylvania's closed primaries lock out independent voters and limit voter choice

COVER STORY: Surviving the Internship Economy: How companies abuse interns for free labor

How companies abuse interns as free labor sources

PAGE TWO: Election day is upon us!

As I write this I’m surrounded by the telltale signs of autumn. The leaves are parting ways with the trees, the temperatures are dipping below freezing (much to my dismay), and Twitter is once again full of obnoxious photos of pumpkin spice lattes. And here at Voices, it’s every newspaper editor’s favorite time of year: election season! (That’s my one exclamation point for 2013. Savor it.)

Letters to the community written by District Magistrate candidates Susan Bardo and Steve Lachman

The November 2013 issue of Voices of Central Pa

Are interns the new slave labor? Surviving the Intern Economy. Read more »

Mental illness and the second amendment.

 by Jamie Campbell

The second amendment says, “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”

It says absolutely nothing about the mental state of those owning those weapons.

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20 Years of Voices - reflections from the founders of State College's only surviving independent free press.

20 Years of Voices

By Art Goldschmidt

On Thursday, October 14, 1993, a small pickup truck came into State College, carrying about twenty thousand copies of Voices’ first issue. They came as bundles of fifty copies, each bundle being bound by a plastic cord. One of my Middle East history students stood beside me when they arrived. He taught me an old newspaper boys’ trick: Always turn over the cord. Then you can separate the ends and, presto, the papers are unbound.

Ben Farahani, wherever you are now, thanks! I have turned and separated cords for twenty years.

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The October 2013 Issue of VOICES is out!

The September 2013 issue of voices is out!

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