Category Archives: Opinion

Field of Screams from a newbie’s perspective

Every year in October, I am always bombarded with advertisements for Field of Screams on TV, the radio and in the newspaper. I had high expectations for this famous haunted attraction that claimed to be one of the scariest and haunted places … Continue reading

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How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

“How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” has to be the longest name for a musical ever. However, the show flies by with it’s nonstop comedy and hilarious songs throughout the musical.

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Five Reasons NOT to Use the Common App

As many seniors, such as myself, prepare for college, the application process proves to be stressful. While the Common Application seems like a good idea in theory (filling out only one application for all of the schools you want to … Continue reading

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My Trip To the O’s Game

While at the Orioles game last night, I noticed that as the game went on, the fans around me became more and more, to put it nicely, intoxicated.  I for one have no problem with those peoples’ way of having … Continue reading

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The Pros of Being Pale

Are you pale? Do you go on vacation and come back looking like a lobster? Are you the palest out of all your friends? Do people mistake you for a vampire? Is your skin covered in freckles? Do you wish … Continue reading

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A New Perspective

Skeet shooting is an Olympic sport in which competitors shoot flying orange disks called, “birds.” However, compared to the many other athletic events featured in these prestigious games, like swimming and ping-pong, how much does the average person actually know … Continue reading

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Surviving my first AP test

Just hours from completing my first AP exam, I figured I would compile a list of things I would do the same and things I would do differently in preparing for an AP exam in the future (some of these … 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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Healthy Schools?

Schools are always pushing for their students to practice healthy living. They want us to get our sixty minutes of exercise per day, to eat well, and to take educational health classes. But, if student health is so important to … Continue reading

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York St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Despite the bitter cold and intermittent rain, I would say the York St. Patrick’s Day Parade held yesterday was a success. It was my first year in attendance, so I cannot compare it to past years, but I say it … Continue reading

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