Lions' Digest

  • What Does Art Mean To You?

    What Does Art Mean To You?

    Alexa Webb, Staff Writer

    September 18, 2018

    When the word art comes into your mind, what do you think of? Although art is painting, drawing, sketching, and more, it is also a mental and psychological process that can be an escape from reality. Art is always surrounding you. When you walk through the school hallways everyday, art is there,...

    Rayna Jones and Martin, Switalski, juniors, laugh while working on their art projects in Art Club.

  • State High Girls Cross Country is Staying on Course

    State High Girls Cross Country is Staying on Course

    Abigail Reed, Staff Writer

    September 18, 2018

    Sounds of feet pounding and loud cheers echo through the air. That means State High Girls Cross Country is back in action. On Friday September 7, the State High Girls Cross Country team ran at the Spike Shoe Invitational. This was their second meet of the 2018 season. The team was coming off a wi...

    State High runners Senior Emma Simon and Junior Mihret Strauss run during the Spike Shoe Invitational. Strauss describes how she prepares for a meet, “I think about all the meets that I’ve done and that has made me work harder. I think about my family when I’m running and that makes me push harder”(Pictured on the right).

  • Taking the Pitch

    Taking the Pitch

    Tyson Cooper, Sports Manager

    September 14, 2018

    With the start of the 2018-19 school year, the fall sporting season for the Little Lions is underway. Last year, the State High boys soccer team carried an impressive 13-5-1 record into district playoffs but were eliminated in the District 6 championship game. Turning the page, this year’s team is...

    Picture Quote: Junior, co-captain, Marc Rodgers takes on defender during home game against Red Land. “As long as we play as a team we’re going to be pretty hard to beat.” Rodgers says. The Little Lions seek to repeat as Mid-Penn Commonwealth Champions once again this year.

  • Making A Sweet Return

    Making A Sweet Return

    Kaylee Richards, Staff Writer

    September 12, 2018

    After a year full of negativity and loss, Ariana Grande turned what could have been a very mournful record into something a little more positive. Sweetener is Grande’s fourth studio album and is the first album to be released following the attack at her Manchester concert in May 2017. Grande’s pre...

    Grande's album cover features a simple headshot of her, surrounded by a beige background. The most notable feature of the cover is the fact that she is upside down. This is Grande's first album cover that is in color.

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Racist Tweets cause the Removal of “Roseanne”

Alex Voight-Shelley, Staff Writer | June 6, 2018

After a series of racist tweets on May 29th, Roseanne Barr was fired from ABC and her hit show was canceled. “Roseanne” starred Roseanne Barr and John Goodman. “Roseanne” had been cancelled previously and had just recently returned to ABC after 20 years off the air. It was the network’s top rated show before it was cancelled only hours after the star’s racist tweets. “The battle against...

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The Disease Sweeping Seniors: Senioritis

Sydney Ascencio, Staff Writer | June 4, 2018

Every student has heard of it.  It’s something every underclassman claims to have, yet cannot truly comprehend until their final year of high school.  Senioritis refers to the lack of incentive experienced by seniors to write essays, take tests, complete math problems, or to do just about anything school related in general.  To put this notion into perspective, I pushed this article off until...

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Is Cinco de Mayo a Commercialized Holiday?

Elly Haushalter, staff writer | May 14, 2018

Cinco de Mayo is the annual celebration of the Mexican army’s improbable victory over the French army on May 5th, 1862, in Puebla, Mexico. Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, which actually takes place on September 16th and is called El Día de la Independencia. Cinco de Mayo is a worldwide celebration of Mexican culture, though sometimes American corporations...

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Are AP exams worth it?

Josh Miller, Staff Writer | May 10, 2018

Legend has it that there was once a determined student who took all 38 Advanced Placement (AP) exams over the course of his/her high school career and aced all of them. While it may be difficult to substantiate this statement, there is a general consensus that attempting to take every single AP exam would represent an unusually ambitious and arduous endeavor.   AP courses are generally rigorous...

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David Wagner, Foreign Correspondent | September 30, 2016

12/11/16 -- Another Fun Experience Christmas time in Germany is really interesting. I’ve been doing a little bit of traveling between different cities in the area, and visiting different Christmas markets. Yesterday (Saturday) I went to Münster with two other exchange students, one from New Hampshire and the other from Japan. The previous week was pretty rough for me, and a few unfortunate...

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Abby Fortin, WSCH Coordinator | February 17, 2016

It may be cold and snowy here in Central Pennsylvania but if you’re like me, you’re dreaming of spring weather-and have a Pinterest board full of clothes you hope to buy this season. Using the site Polyvore, I rounded up some of my favorite early spring looks. Keep in mind that this is just as of now and there will be plenty more as we get closer to warmer weather! After each outfit I’ll link...

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