Author Archives: Buffy Andrews

About Buffy Andrews

Assistant Managing Editor of Features and Niche Publications for the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Also, Social Media Coordinator.

RebelMouse used to curate York Fair content

One way to curate around a topic is to use RebelMouse. Here’s one I did for the upcoming York Fair. For those not familiar with RebelMouse, it allows you to pull in content from social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, … Continue reading

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DePauw University student journalists transforming newsroom

I recently returned from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., as a Kilgore Counselor.   The  position is named after Barney Kilgore, the famed editor of The Wall Street Journal, who was a DePauw alum who loved The DePauw.  It was my second stint … Continue reading

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Camp Security list built via Playbuzz

Aug. 25 marked the start of a month-long exploration of Camp Security on a nearly 4-acre area off Locust Grove Road in Springettsbury Township in York County, Pa. Archaeologist Steve Warfel, field assistant Amanda Snyder and the volunteers are looking … Continue reading

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Camp Security quiz

I pulled this quiz together using Playbuzz. I wanted to enrich our content online at at the same time provide an interactive learning experience. Our reporter on the story, Teresa Boeckel, provided the trivia questions and answers. How well do … Continue reading

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Test your knowledge of DePauw History

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TimelineJS: DePauw University history

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DePauw students work on back to school edition

I’m teaching at DePauw University this week and snapped some photos of the staff at The DePauw working on the back-to-school edition. The DePauw is the oldest college newspaper in Indiana and birthplace of Sigma Delta Chi, which was founded … Continue reading

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PlayBuzz: York Fair history quiz

I used PlayBuzz to build this York Fair history quiz.

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Playbuzz: “Star-Spangled” Banner quiz

It’s super easy to build quizzes using Playbuzz. Here’s one I built in honor of the 200th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”  

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Using Layar to enrich print

In a previous post, I discussed Thinglink, a great way to make interactive images for online. With Layar, you can add interactive content to print, making it come alive when you scan it with your smartphone app. I took this … Continue reading

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