Amanda Escher

Poverty may not be choice

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by Amanda Eacher ‘16 Why would anyone choose to be poor? Who needs a fulfilling life when the government will voluntarily pay someone a few hundred dollars a month for nothing? The middle class is disappearing, many of them ending up in poverty, and yet nothing has been done to ...

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Building the Future with RHS STEM Club

By Amanda Escher ’16 On February 25th the Ridley High School STEM club won the Delaware County Regional Competition. The club’s next and final competition will be the state competition. Five seniors, Alberto Girod, Aja Simms, Chris Haines, Lindsay Glavin, Micky Stowe, and teacher Mr. Bradley String are in the ...

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Poverty: a problem close home

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Amanda Escher 16′ Many Americans carry a stigma against those who are impoverished. A common thought is that people who are living in poverty do so purposefully in order to live off of government programs. “I don’t believe it’s true, I know there are some people out there who use ...

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