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Dover vs. West York football: Visit me at the NewsVroom

Here I am as a senior, co-editor of Hershey High School’s newspaper, The Broadcaster. Those were the days, people!

Confession: I didn’t even go to high school football games when I was IN high school.

I didn’t care.

I was that newspaper nerd with a helicopter mom who wasn’t allowed to be out past dark.

I also had like … two friends (who also, by the way, weren’t allowed to be out past dark). I lived life on the edge. Continue reading

#boyer101: The best high school journalism workshop session EVER.

That’s me, molding young minds.

For the York Daily Record/Sunday News 19th annual high school journalism workshop, I presented my ideaLab project and the concept of the “mobile newsroom.”

I also did something that made at least two of my colleagues cringe.

During my 45-minute session, dubbed #boyer101, I allowed the self-proclaimed snarkiest member of the audience to tweet AS me from MY account, @laurenboyer.

Hilarity ensued. Continue reading

Kids say the darndest things … from MY Twitter account. #boyer101

  1. For the York Daily Record/Sunday News high school journalism workshop, I allowed one member of the audience to tweet AS me from MY account.
  2. Here’s what happened:
  3. First, I had to warn the Twittersphere what was about to happen.
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    This account is about to be hijacked by high school #journalism students. Everybody watch out. It’s #boyer101
    Thu, Apr 26 2012 10:29:33
  5. From there, all hell broke loose. As you can tell, they took my idea of “mobile” offices VERY seriously.
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    yeah I get paid to hangout at gas stations that’s whats up #boyeronthemove
    Thu, Apr 26 2012 10:44:01
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