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Don’t take identity politics too far

Don’t take identity politics too far

Louis Cimino, Contributing Reporter

May 22, 2019

Pride is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it gives a person the confidence they need to face the trials of life, the self-respect that allows them to conduct themselves with dignity and the ability to feel a deep sense of satisfaction in their work, self or family. On the other hand, too much pride ...

The best movie of all time is “Good Will Hunting”, how do you like dem apples?

The best movie of all time is “Good Will Hunting”, how do you like dem apples?

Rachel Perry, Y's Tales Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

Across everyday conversations, minor discussions in passing, and in almost every ice breaker known to man, the question arises “what is your favorite movie,”.   Now, I am here to answer not just what my favorite movie is, but what movie earns the title of the best movie of all time. Brac...

“Man up”… or not

“Man up”… or not

Grace Moriarty, Managing Editor-Web

May 13, 2019

  In 2019, phrases like “man up”, “you (insert verb) like a girl” or “nice guys finish last” are heard all the time in movies, television shows and even from family and friends who have our best interests at heart. These phrases are not only insulting to girls but to boys, too. Thes...

Mental Illness is not glamorous

Mental Illness is not glamorous

Sarah Pinkowski, Features Editor

May 6, 2019

I’ll come right out and say it: mental illness is not glamorous. It’s not glamorous when you can’t get out of bed in the morning and your mom is pleading for you to go to school. It’s not glamorous at 3 a.m. when you’re crying yourself to sleep, thinking about every way in which you’ve...

Brexit: Deal or No Deal?

Brexit: Deal or No Deal?

Graham Reid, Freelance Reporter

March 22, 2019

Back in late 2016, you may have heard of ‘Brexit’: a combination of “British” and “Exit,” which was used for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The European Union is a group of 28 countries that trade with each other and allow their populations to easily travel and work between...

Take this survey on Young Politicians’s Youth Summit issues

Take this survey on Young Politicians’s Youth Summit issues

Rachel Perry, Managing Editor of Y's Tales

March 20, 2019

Each year, members of Young Politicians participate in a field trip in Chicago called the Illinois Youth Summit where students from nearby schools can discuss current issues. This year's issues are capital punishment and semiautomatic weapons. Use this link to take a survey created by Young Politicians about these issues.    ...

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