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TikTok takes over despite government ban

TikTok takes over despite government ban

Christy Cannon, Reporter

January 27, 2020

After the loss of Vine, Gen Z kids have turned to TikTok for their fix of short videos and viral dances. TikTok has quickly become one of the most popular video-sharing platforms for all age groups, but it's creators remain ignored. In early December, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) instruct...

Why wear then waste? Fast fashion’s impact on the environment

Why wear then waste? Fast fashion’s impact on the environment

Grace Moriarty, Editor-in-Chief Web

January 23, 2020

Under Armour, American Eagle, H&M, Nike, The Gap, Old Navy and Zara, just to name a few, are some of the most popular and wealthiest clothing brands in the United States. All of these big brands have one thing in common: they are all considered fast fashion brands. Fast fashion can be defined as ...

The one where they come to Chicago

The one where they come to Chicago

Paige Szipszky and Hannah Brody

January 22, 2020

The Rembrandts wrote “I’ll be There for You” in 1995 as the theme song of the then-fledgling sitcom, “Friends”, and they have indeed been there for us since. Over 25 years after the show first premiered, “Friends” has stayed relevant in a world that has evolved leaps and bounds since the 90s....

Why the Astros’ punishment is soft

Why the Astros’ punishment is soft

Jake Hansmann, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

While cheating in sports has unfortunately become somewhat of a recurring event, there is an imbalance with the severity of the punishments doled out by the league; some are downright draconian whilst others are softer than a baby’s butt. After pressure from the media and baseball fans across the wo...

Senior/Staff Volleyball Game Sign-Ups

Senior/Staff Volleyball Game Sign-Ups

January 21, 2020

Do you have what it takes to "school" a teacher in sports?  Here is your chance!  Any seniors who are not currently in a sport at York are invited to play in our annual Senior/Staff Volleyball game on Thursday, February 20th at 6:30 pm in the Campbell gym.  You will have the chance to test your athletic...

Dukes save 270 lives at blood drive despite lack of staff

Dukes save 270 lives at blood drive despite lack of staff

Jack Castanoli, Reporter

January 21, 2020

York hosted their second blood drive of the year on Jan. 16. Despite under-staffing, the drive was successful, and it saved 270 lives upon completion. Senior Grace Maietta, chair of the Student Council blood drive committee worked directly with Zeke Trevino, Senior Donor Recruitment Representative for ...

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