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The Opioid Crisis: How did we get here and where are we now?

The Opioid Crisis: How did we get here and where are we now?

Joey Leonardo, Sports Editor

May 28, 2019


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Back in the 1990s, competition became more intense among pharmaceutical companies to get their drugs sold. In order to sell their product, these companies would tell doctors that opioid painkillers were not addictive and were safe to prescribe to patients. It may have taken around twenty years for t...

China continues to detain citizens in internment camps. Will we continue to turn a blind eye?

China continues to detain citizens in internment camps. Will we continue to turn a blind eye?

Madeleine Hughes, Contributing Reporter

May 23, 2019


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“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” The above quote is from Elie Wiesel, a Jewish author who managed to survive the Holocaust during WW2. As a victim of one of the largest ethnic and religious cleansings in his...

York Mock Trial appeals in the National Championship, takes thirteenth

York Mock Trial appeals in the National Championship, takes thirteenth

Paige Szipszky, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2019


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On May 16-18, 2019, York’s Mock Trial Team, the Illinois State Champions, competed at the national championship in Athens, Georgia where the team took thirteenth. York joined 46 other teams at the tournament representing 43 US states, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and South Korea. “When we...

Vote Here for the 2019 Homecoming Theme!

Vote Here for the 2019 Homecoming Theme!

Hannah Brody, Reporter

May 20, 2019


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Attention Dukes- Homecoming is just around the corner! Please click on the link below to vote for the theme! Click Here

Math Team d(e)rives their season home at state

Math Team d(e)rives their season home at state

David Hansen, Satire Editor

May 17, 2019


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Some people love math. Some people can’t stand it. But for these students, math is more than just a class. It’s a competition. On May 4, York’s Math Team faced their biggest competition of the year: the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Competition. Early Saturday morning, the team threw on th...

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