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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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Young players rebuild the boys’ tennis team after four years of the class of 2019 serving it

Young players rebuild the boys’ tennis team after four years of the class of 2019 serving it

Ethan Thomas, News Editor

May 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the year winds to a close, each spring sport has to say goodbye to their seniors. This year, the boys tennis team said goodbye to 17 graduates, including Jack Condon, Charlie Julian and Jalen Macatangay. These graduates were on doubles teams that went all-conference this year after placing third in a...

Three decades and one crown later social worker Bonnie Salvo retires

Three decades and one crown later social worker Bonnie Salvo retires

Hannah Brody, Reporter

May 27, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

York students have many titles they can earn. Labels such as prom royalty and king or queen of the couch are earned by seniors at York. Similar to these, the staff at York have an award that goes unnoticed by the students every year. The Duke and Duchess of York are the man and woman who have been employed ...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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