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Pixar’s “Soul” presents a unique look at the meaning of life

“Soul” takes place in metropolitan New York City, and involves an up and coming jazz musician searching for meaning among a complicated world.
January 19, 2021

As I neared the end of Pixar’s “Soul”, it became increasingly clear I am not the target demographic for this movie. Despite the cute blue characters and a talking cat, “Soul” is surprisingly...

Democrats gain control of Congress as Warnock, Ossoff win Georgia elections

Democratic Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock defeated incumbent Republican Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in a runoff election this Wednesday.
January 14, 2021

Early Thursday morning, Democrats officially took control of the Senate with a narrow 50-50 split that leaves Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as the tie-breaking vote. This occurred once the Georgia...

Pro Trump rioters storm the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to disrupt the 2020 election process

Trump supporters riot and break into the United States Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 13, 2021

During a joint session of Congress, assembled to count the electoral votes required to formalize Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election, a mob of rioters supporting President Donald...

Taylor Swift ‘shakes off’ the haters and re-records her first five albums

Taylor Swift performs her first self-owned album “Lover” on ABC’s “Good Morning America” in the summer of 2019. The album, which sold 3.2 million copies, was the world’s best-selling studio album last year.
January 13, 2021

Owning one’s own recordings is a big deal within the music industry. From the moment artists release their first song, most major record labels own the rights to the first recordings, also known as their...

Girls gymnastics athletes remain optimistic when training at home

Juniors Olivia Hyso, Ange Deblasio, Martha Miklyukh, Maryalice Shockey, and Hannah Haubry after a highschool tournament last winter season. “If the season starts up I would definitely feel ready to compete,” Shockey said.
January 11, 2021

Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois, winter sports are currently at a pause. York athletes are struggling to find ways to practice their sport at home. Even lower risk sports, like...

StuCo presents York Trivia Night this Friday

StuCo presents York Trivia Night this Friday
January 7, 2021

Hey Dukes! Looking for a fun and socially distant way to test your knowledge on topics like winter, food, TV, music, sports and more? Join StuCo (virtually) at 6:30 p.m. on January 8, for Winter Trivia...

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