Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spaghetti Strap Surprise

On Wednesday, May 14, a teacher at Susquehannock High School commanded a student to take off her shirt. Which isn’t anything abnormal, or even illegal. The shirt just didn’t measure up to the three-finger rule set up by Susquehannock’s dress … Continue reading

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Campaigning for greater diversity in today’s literature

If it is not acceptable to judge a book by its cover, why can we judge the book by the author’s or characters’ backgrounds? Authors, illustrators and book lovers are addressing a serious issue in today’s writing this month — … Continue reading

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Federal PA court rules that Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

Exclamation point! The decision came stunningly fast, considering this is politics: as of yesterday afternoon, same-sex Pennsylvania couples are now free to receive marriage licenses, and many are already been given out in places like Philadelphia. If you’re wondering why, as … Continue reading

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Pa. primary doesn’t tempt some York County teens

Voters are starting to have to make important decisions about which candidate they want to represent their party.  Since the state of Pennsylvania holds closed primaries, only those registered for a specific party will be allowed to vote in that party’s … Continue reading

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Seniors share pre graduation bucket list

Graduation is fast approaching and with it comes the end of an era in a teenager’s life. No more cramming books and backpacks into minuscule lockers. No more early mornings or rushing to class to beat the bell. No more… … Continue reading

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Reflection: John Legend Performs to Sold Out Crowd at the Strand Capitol

About nine years ago, my mom came to me raving over a new artist she heard about on Oprah. She wanted his CD, “Get Lifted” for her birthday and could not stop gushing about one song in particular: “Ordinary People.” “We’re … Continue reading

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Red Lion High School teachers weigh in on final exams

Helen Zeidman, Red Lion Area Senior High School The end of the school year is approaching along with beach season, vacations and lazy days spent in the sun, but there is still one last hurdle before students and teachers can … Continue reading

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Dorm Diaries: How College Students Find Roommates

Today marks the deadline for colleges across the country. While students must know where they are going, uncertainties still plague their minds. The message notification on my phone’s Facebook application lights up. Someone just sent me a request to join a … Continue reading

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