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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.    ...

Taking the plunge: Why York should provide an option of testing out of the swim unit in P.E.

Taking the plunge: Why York should provide an option of testing out of the swim unit in P.E.

Hannah Brody, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for nine weeks, freshman and sophomores submerge themselves in the frigid swimming pool of York High School. Prior to jumping in, around 10 minutes are spent changing and five minutes are spent awkwardly sitting on a cold bench next to your peers...

2020 candidates will be tested by political extremes

2020 candidates will be tested by political extremes

Ethan Thomas, News Editor

March 13, 2019

As we move into March of 2019 we get closer to the looming 2020 Presidential Election. The election will no doubt be interesting, as the field of candidates in both parties will make for a riveting primary season and general election. In the Democratic Party, the field is already large. The most we...

What time is it? Summer time! Give yourself a vacation.

What time is it? Summer time! Give yourself a vacation.

Paige Szipszky, Opinions Editor

March 12, 2019

At the time I started writing this, there were 101 days, 15 hours, 47 minutes, and 22 seconds left until May 24th—the, admittedly tentative, last day of school and, more importantly, beginning of summer. After spending five days a week obeying bells, obsessing over tenths of a percentage point on my gra...

University of Illinois’s potential new mascot makes a splash

University of Illinois’s potential new mascot makes a splash

David Hansen, Satire Editor

March 7, 2019

In 2007, the University of Illinois stopped using Chief Illiniwek as their mascot in order to respect the cultural heritage of the Illini tribe. Since that controversial decision, the university has been completely mascot-less. Many ideas have been proposed to replace the old chief, but between the ...

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