Monthly Archives: January 2007

On debating and Paul Krugman

By Jake Mokris Teen Takeover staff At this point in my life, I’m waiting for the month of April. That’s when colleges release admissions decisions. Recently, I’ve been thinking about Princeton: its Ivy-League awesomeness, top professors, great opportunities for physics … Continue reading

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Library seeks teen advisors

By LEAH SPANGLER William Penn Senior High School Usually, libraries are a pretty lackluster place for teens to hang out. You rarely see a group of teens just playing games, eating or talking. At Martin Memorial Library in downtown York, … Continue reading

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Get to know Georgetown

By BRITTANY PRESTON Central York High School As the sun sets and you stand between two ivy-covered buildings, the Potomac River, the White House and the United States Capitol are all within sight. It is hard to believe that this … Continue reading

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Tempting Storm

By SETH BLACK Central York High School Lights out, Nothing to see but the world ending before me. There is nothing that I can do But sit and watch it from the side window. So windy outside So cold. I … Continue reading

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A proud, cold moment

By JENNA JENKINS Spring Grove Area Senior High School I stood in the end zone, frozen, with a constant shiver. The cold winds were seeping through every inch of my five layers, chilling my bones. All of my extremities were … Continue reading

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Senior exudes love of music

By MICHELLE RENN West York Area High School Name: Kristen Hill Grade: Senior School: West York Area High School What are you most known for? My love of music and being really involved with it. What instruments do you play? … Continue reading

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When rivalry turns deadly

By ERIN HOLBERG York Catholic High School A story filled with suspense and excitement, “The Prestige” (2006) tells the deadly tale of two rival magicians, Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale), engaged in a life-long battle for … Continue reading

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‘Warrior’ gets you thinking

By JAKE MOKRIS home-schooled You walk into a bookstore. Almost immediately, you see it. It’s on the front shelves: “Culture Warrior,” the new best-selling book by the controversial conservative host of “The O’Reilly Factor,” Bill O’Reilly. As you stare at … Continue reading

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Believe the ‘Heroes’ hype

By LEXIE GROVE West York Area High School It is no secret that the NBC show “Heroes,

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The latest piano great

By NICK RYAN home-schooled Imagine Billy Joel and Elton John combined into one superstar pianist. Add an extra helping of rock, a side of romanticism, a plethora of musical stories and a pair of geeky glasses. Now you’re on your … Continue reading

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