Surprising effects of the current government shutdown

By Cora Beyer Political Editor The Federal Government has reached the two week mark for its current shutdown. The shutdown was enacted as congressional and White House officials failed to come up with a spending bill. This bill has sparked controversy among government officials as it is dependent on a $5.7 billion budget for a border wall, according to the New York Times. As the … Continue reading Surprising effects of the current government shutdown

Remind Service sends out a cry for help from Verizon users to “#ReverseTheFee”

By Aubrie Wise Junior Editor-in-Chief Remind Service alerted all Verizon users late Tuesday, Jan 15 night that they would no longer be receiving text notifications starting on Monday, January 28 due to an extra fee Verizon is imposing on Remind. Remind pays for all messages sent and received through the app, however, with Verizon’s up charge, Remind estimates it will increase the cost of the … Continue reading Remind Service sends out a cry for help from Verizon users to “#ReverseTheFee”

Shopping Smart for the Holidays

By Marissa Burd Editor-in-Chief It’s easy to stress around the holidays when there’s a budget to maintain. Expectations for gifts have gotten higher because predecessors of electronics are released new at a more expensive price than the previous year. A couple Christmas gifts that have stayed popular on wishlists through the past few years are smart phones and game consoles. Forbes magazine states that the … Continue reading Shopping Smart for the Holidays

The Origins of 10 Christmas Traditions

By Aubrie Wise Junior Editor-in-Chief As Christmas time approaches, people look forward to celebrating their Christmas traditions, but looking deeper, do they make sense? We hang up large socks to put gifts in, kiss under a plant, and put out desserts for a fat man who enters our house through the chimney. So where did all these odd traditions come from? Stockings The origins of … Continue reading The Origins of 10 Christmas Traditions

The Annual Christmas Magic Returns

By Alexander Schor Reporter York has many places and opportunities for people wanting to have fun as the weather gets colder and the holidays approach. One such activity is Christmas Magic which is held annually at Rocky Ridge County Park. Every year the park strings thousands of lights, signs, Santas and train displays. According to yorkcountypa.gov, “Christmas Magic is a half-mile walking trail accessible to … Continue reading The Annual Christmas Magic Returns

Professional actor Peter Smith skypes drama class

By Clare Mankin Blog Editor It’s a regular Tuesday afternoon and students are just stepping into their final class of the day.  A look of realization passes through each drama students face. The computer that’s usually in the middle of the room, has its camera open and up with a call in the process of connecting. They remember what is supposed to transpire today and … Continue reading Professional actor Peter Smith skypes drama class

Red Lion offers new Early Enrollment Program through Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

By Marisa Burd Editor-in-Chief Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors can always find time to be thinking about senior year and how they want to spend it. The Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, located in Lancaster city, is partnering with Red Lion High School starting next school year. This new type of Dual Enrollment program gives seniors the opportunity to commute to Thaddeus Stevens during a normal … Continue reading Red Lion offers new Early Enrollment Program through Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Football beats Dallastown and becomes division I champions

By Brody Patmore Sports Editor Red Lion football won the Division I title last Friday. That’s now the third Red Lion fall sports team that’s won the Division I title this 2018 season.  Red Lion, Central York, and William Penn all began the day with a 5-1 divisional record and any of the three could’ve been champions. After a 17-10 victory over cross town rivals … Continue reading Football beats Dallastown and becomes division I champions

Gratefulness: The Homeless Have It, Why Don’t We?

By Aubrie Wise Editor-in-Chief If you were to ask someone you know how their day was, would they answer you honestly? And if they did, would it be full of complaints? We, as a society, have learned to obsess over the negatives and see the positives as ‘not enough.’ We are quick to judge and even quicker to lie to make ourselves seem more exciting … Continue reading Gratefulness: The Homeless Have It, Why Don’t We?

Students Introduce New Politics Club

By Cora Beyer Current Events Editor This school year seems to be characterized by change. This can be seen from laptops for everyone to new teachers and classmates. Another exciting change that might be overlooked is the addition of new clubs, specifically the Politics Club. The Politics Club is a place that allows students to, not only discuss politics from all points of view but … Continue reading Students Introduce New Politics Club