Monthly Archives: December 2012

Top 5 R&B and Hip Hop Albums of 2012

1. Girl On Fire-Alicia Keys 2. Perfectly Imperfect-Elle Varner 3. good kid m.A.A.d city-Kendrick Lamar 4. Kaleidoscope Dreams-Miguel 5. Unexpected Arrival-Diggy Simmons

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Alicia Keys-Girl On Fire

     She is hot. She is burning up the charts. She is that “girl on fire.” On her fifth studio album, ‘Girl on Fire,’ Alicia Keys brings the heat. Since her last album ‘The Element of Freedom’ she has … Continue reading

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Let it Snow!

For the past few years, the snow around York has been practically non-existent with the exception of the one massive storm last October. As a snowboarder, this state of the weather is extremely disappointing. Last year, even Roundtop, which can … Continue reading

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Two of my favorite memories of 2012

THON~ February 2012 Penn State’s THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world. Although the students work all year fundraising and raising awareness for pediatric cancer, everything leads up to the 46 hour no-sleeping, no-sitting dance marathon known as … Continue reading

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Central York senior starts Teen Talk, support group for those with mental illness

Central York High School senior Damian Gallagher, 18, founded a local support group for teenagers who have family members will mental illnesses.

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Reflections on the SAT and a shoe

Fin and I stared at the lump of thick grayish goop on her plate. “There’s no chipped beef in this gravy. It’s all starch,” she complained, cautiously picking through the mass with a fork. “Oh, wait, there’s a speck. But … Continue reading

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On a drive to the Weis across town

On a drive to the Weis across town the old doctor tells us about other people’s lives. “In that house, there, across the way that couple lived for forty years. Both my patients,” he says, “until the day they died. … Continue reading

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Susquehannock High’s Creative Writing Club off to great start

A Creative Writing Club has started at Susquehannock High School.

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A song for a name for every letter

Recently, my family and I put our heads together to come up with list of songs whose names contained people’s names for every letter of the alphabet. Confusing? Have a look below.  With a little help from the Internet, I … Continue reading

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Let me introduce you to some seriously awesome music

I’m pretty sure it actually doesn’t get better than this.  ‘Recomposed by Max Richter. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons’ is so beautiful that I got very, very close to crying when I heard it on the radio (good old NPR).  I resisted … Continue reading

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