Opinion: gun control

by Ini Efiom-Ekaha Just a few weeks ago, many citizens of the United States grieved the loss of 13 students and a teacher who were shot and killed in the 1999 school shooting at Columbine High School. On April 27, 2019, a shooting in a synagogue in Poway, California killed one person and injured … [Read more...]

Opinion: Teens need better hygiene

by Leandra DaFonseca Everyone regardless of age should have good personal hygiene habits. However, it has been increasingly noticeable in teenagers that not everyone considers this a priority. To maintain a healthy lifestyle, teenagers must get an adequate amount of sleep a night, bathe … [Read more...]

Opinion: Society must learn to accept mental illness

By Simone Williams Mental health is a very big problem in America that tends to go overlooked. Many people, adults included, struggle in some way with mental illness, and most of the time they don’t seek help out of fear of being judged or looked at differently. The first State of Mental H … [Read more...]

Opinion: Captain Marvel Movie Review

by Simone Williams A new movie has recently been added to the Marvel universe installments, Captain Marvel was released on March 8, 2019 and has had quite the impact on the box office. The movie made $524.1 million dollars worldwide. The movie is centered around a young woman named Vers, who … [Read more...]

Opinion: Taking Action on Gun Control

by Alex Probert Gun control is the laws or policies that are put in place to regulate firearms. Gun control has been a growing issue among many Americans, due to different shootings and morbid events involving guns. However, there are many different thoughts and suggestions on gun … [Read more...]

Opinion: Academy Awards

by Simone Williams On February 24, the 91st Academy Awards were held, and many people ended up going home with awards. There were a lot of categories and some actors and actresses won more than once. For the most part I agreed with the awards that were won, the people who received them worked … [Read more...]

Opinion: Sex Ed in schools needs to be improved

by Leandra da Fonseca Sex education is one of the most important and useful topics that teenagers are taught in school. Sex-ed  started being presented in schools in the sixties. Pennsylvania, along with other states, does not require schools to provide sex education. However, if a school … [Read more...]

Gun Violence is Considered Normal

by Fio del Pielago Gun violence is nothing new in 2019. However, we are only 2 months into 2019, and there have already been 56 incidents involving gunfire throughout the U.S. Compared to the news stories on shootings from last year, there is little to no coverage on the ones that have occurred … [Read more...]

Student Poll: Do you see racism at York Suburban?

Tomasz Ziminski an 11th grader said; “No not really. It’s just the couple of kids who are and they were just born that way you can’t change them."   Senior Jaiden Manley said,  “The punishments are unfair and the treatments between the races is differe … [Read more...]

YSHS Students Portray Themselves

by Sara Tran York Suburban High School should be a place where students should be permitted to express themselves fully whether it be through speech or clothing. However, this sense of freedom should not affect other students negatively. Students should feel safe and proud of their identities … [Read more...]