RL hosting NCAA wrestling match

By Brody Patmore Senior Editor Red Lion is hosting a NCAA Division I wrestling match this Friday, January 25 in the Fitzkee Center. The match is between Arizona State and Lock Haven University, two top-15 ranked schools in the nation. An event like this, at least in recent history, has not taken place in York…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…