Category Archives: Life Lessons Learned

York 2.O

State Rep. Kevin Schreiber set the tone for the recent “Fixing York” meeting by saying, “Fixed means something is wrong. Something is broken. This should be more than anything a constructive dialogue.” Schreiber spoke during a panel discussion organized by … Continue reading

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The life of a first generation American student

Many students have to search deep into their family tree to see where they originated. But for Amy Zhong, a sophomore at Dallastown High School, she does not have to look too far. Zhong is a first generation American student. … Continue reading

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Great advice to aspiring writers from an inspired writer: Author Peggy Santamaria

Great Advice to Aspiring Writers from an Inspired Writer Author Peggy Santamaria   Peggy Santamaria is a self-publishing author living in Hanover. Her writing fits into the genres of historical and paranormal. She focuses on the spirits of the past. … Continue reading

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York Catholic class of 2019 looks forward to the future

It seems like just yesterday the York Catholic class of 2015 was beginning the final leg of our high school career and living large in the cramped, hallowed hallways of YC. Fast forward nine months, we are suddenly standing on … Continue reading

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College students share their advice to incoming freshmen

According to the dictionary, a College/University is defined as an institution of learning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program of graduate studies together with several professional schools, as of theology, law, medicine, and … Continue reading

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Alternative to college routes: W. Sebastiaan Ney

W. Sebastiaan Ney faced the world after high school by delving down a path of his own choosing. During his years at William Penn Senior High School, Ney took some college classes and observed his older friends attend college. “I … Continue reading

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Alternative to college routes: Seren Erb

Seren Erb attended York College of Pennsylvania, majoring in fine arts, for one year, before deciding it wasn’t right for her. She enjoyed the art classes, but found the extra classes, not pertaining to her major to be distracting and overwhelming. … Continue reading

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Reflection of my freshman year of high school

I never realized the struggle that school could be until the first day of freshman year. I walked into the ominous double doors for the first time and was immediately hit with the scent of the first day of school. … Continue reading

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Fear and loathing at the DC Grand Prix

(Here’s the post I wrote earlier this week explaining the basics of Magic. The following post is the story of my trip to the Washington D.C. Grand Prix on June 29, attended by 1,400 competitors and promising up to $4,000 … Continue reading

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High School Graduation: Six Days Later

Turn off alarm. Check. Empty contents of backpack into trash. Check. Graduate. Check. Class of 2014!

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