Monthly Archives: April 2013

Why Sweet Potatoes are the Best Veggie Ever

Baked, fried, boiled or mashed, sweet potatoes’ versatility makes them the best vegetable for any palate. The sweet starchy flavor masks the fact that it’s a vegetable and makes it a tasty treat or addition to any kind of recipe. … Continue reading

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Starting Off Strong

I have been an Orioles fan for as long as I can remember. I caused a rift in our family because of being a Baltimore fan. My father is a huge Yankees fan and my mother was born in the … Continue reading

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Love is all you need? The Movie

I came across this video that I admit made me cry. It turns the situation around for bullying of gay teens into something that hits a deeper level than just a normal anti-bullying sign. Not to mention the girl who … Continue reading

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iPhone 6? 5S?

As the weather starts to warm up, the internet is starting to warm up with rumors of what Apple’s newest iPhone will feature. Usually Apple releases a new phone sometime during June. Everyone expects that now. Rumors are flying around … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast

Come see Beauty and the Beast at DreamWrights! This show has a delightful spin on the familiar tale. Prince Kalanos is  transformed into a hideous beast for mistreating every lady that is presented to him. Later, he falls in love … Continue reading

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Graduation caps: disappointment and frustration all over again

This year, I was proud to announce that Central York High School has taken gender-segregation out of its graduation ceremony–I was wrong. Annoyed with the convoluted and gender-focused organization of the ceremony, I wrote the school board a proposal paper … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover Poem of the Month: April

Teen Takeover’s staff will be teaming up with Versify’s Poem of the Month contest. Every month, Teen takeover will have its own Poem of the Month, written by one of our staff members. You can learn more about Versify’s contest … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Get with Gatsby

My love for 1920s fashion will not be contained– nor will my love for everything Gatsby. I bring you with all my heart a collection of Gatsby-esque clothing: I hope you drown in Daisy Buchanan today. Drowning in Daisy by … Continue reading

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A Visit From Rohan Murphy

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a motivational speech given by Rohan Murphy at my school. Rohan is a man who had both of his legs amputated when he was young. Even though he loved sports, he couldn’t play … Continue reading

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Chickens: An Investigative, Enterprise Piece – Part II

Part I here The band honks and bustles in the corner of the bar, its brass noise reminiscent of the flies and wasps flitting through the still hot air. Summer came too early this year. It comes earlier every year, … Continue reading

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