Author Archives: Sarah Crawford

YCP Rhapsody: A tune of success

In the spring of 2001, way before the premiere of “Pitch Perfect” or the spread of the infectious, catchy cup song, there was an a cappella group formed at York College named YCP Rhapsody. It was a group of eight … Continue reading

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Local student recalls life in State College during Penn State scandal

Almost five years ago, on Nov. 5, 2011,  the State College community and the nation were rocked by the news that Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football defensive coordinator, had been arrested and charged with dozens of counts of child abuse. … Continue reading

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A Q&A with Sean Heisey: Journalist and rock climbing enthusiast

Sean Heisey is a digital graphic journalist for the York Daily Record. However, when he’s not working Heisey has a past time that some might say … rocks. In a recent interview, Heisey talked about his love for rock climbing … Continue reading

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18 People who have changed my life in 18 years

For the past couple of years, I’ve written an article on my birthday that reflects back upon the lessons I’ve discovered about life. For example, when I turned 15, I wrote about 15 anecdotes that I’d learned throughout the years. … Continue reading

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Fall in love with Kilgore Falls

One hundred tweets posted on Twitter, 1,560 photos uploaded on Instagram and scores of likes and comments being added each day. In just three months, one scenic waterfall has taken over the internet and become a social media sensation. Located in … Continue reading

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A European photo journal: Days 6-8

(This is part two of a four part blog post about my class trip to Europe. Days 1-5 can be found by visiting my previous blog post) Day Six: Bidding a heartfelt adíos to Spain, my school group and I groggily boarded our … Continue reading

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A European photo journal: Spain (Days 1-5)

Day One: It would be a summer of firsts. At least, that’s what I told myself as I stood in my school’s parking lot at 11 a.m. on a muggy, York summer morning. My pink luggage clasped tightly in my … Continue reading

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Light it Up Blue: Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

In the state of Pennsylvania, there are about 219,300 children, between the ages of six and 21, who have a disability. Of those 219,300 children, 3,304 of them have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (source). Autism’s growing commonality in … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about the SATs

The SAT, is a three hour and 45 minute test on writing, critical reading and mathematics to determine if a student is prepared to enroll in a post secondary education. This test is the focal point, and biggest stressor, of an … Continue reading

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The redesigned SAT

Beginning in March of 2016, the SAT test will have undergone major redesign changes. Not only will this affect the material on the test, but it will change the scoring system as well. The redesigned SAT test will feature eight new concepts (Information … Continue reading

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