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Brewpoint safely serves coffee to the community during COVID-19 lockdown

Brewpoint safely serves coffee to the community during COVID-19 lockdown

Lucy Valeski, A&E Editor

March 28, 2020

With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois governor JB Pritzker ordered a lockdown on all nonessential businesses starting on Sunday, March 22 at 5 p.m. Restaurants stayed open for carryout and delivery. Elmhurst local business Brewpoint Coffee serves coffees, teas and pastries, and there...

Try La Brigade’s beignet recipe for a taste of ‘good southern cooking’

Try La Brigade’s beignet recipe for a taste of ‘good southern cooking’

Cate Chlystek, Reporter

March 18, 2020

La Brigade, a course that allows offers students to manage periodic restaurant-style luncheons, fills York with diverse, themed meals and rising aromas from their first-floor kitchen. Students that lead the luncheon curate the menu around a central idea.  “When I pick a recipe, I either think of a...

AP Spanish students move beyond the classroom to give back to the community

AP Spanish students move beyond the classroom to give back to the community

Erin Quaid, Reporter

March 12, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, it is easy to block ourselves out from the rest of the world and only stay focused on ourselves. However, it is times like these where the world needs to come together in support, rather than to distance ourselves in selfishness. AP Spanish students remind us of t...

UTM: Mary Lucca, York’s beloved substitute, brings joy to every class she teaches

UTM: Mary Lucca, York’s beloved substitute, brings joy to every class she teaches

Mary Kett, Features Editor

March 12, 2020

Students file, slowly and begrudgingly, into their classroom. It’s a dreary Monday in February; conversations about the difficult math test, distaste towards the new bathroom policy, and complaints about fatigue and hunger fill the room with a gloomy, tiresome feel.  Suddenly, the door opens and substitute teac...

UTM: Ava Eisa illustrates her future at York

UTM: Ava Eisa illustrates her future at York

Hannah Brody, Visuals Director

March 11, 2020

In fifth grade, most future York students were coming home with misshapen pottery projects and self-portraits that barely resembled them; however, in fifth grade, sophomore Ava Eisa was producing realistic drawings that would put some high school students to shame. Ava Eisa’s fascination with art was sparked by several p...

Fine Arts Week shines a light over York during the final day of performances

Fine Arts Week shines a light over York during the final day of performances

Laurel Baumann, Lucy Valeski, and Bruce Peters

March 6, 2020

The final day of Fine Arts Week marked the spectacular finish to yet another successful showcase of York talent--both current and former students. The day’s performances included bands Porch Music and Big Fans, both of which consisted of York graduates, as well as the York Live C cast. In the afternoon,...

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