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Excited for Thanksgiving?

Written by: Breanna Beck

November 13, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Thanksgiving is often devalued because people are always looking forward to Christmas. Christmas is always a special time of year but giving thanks is important too. Enjoy the leaves and the cool cozy weather! People forget tha...

Free Meek Mill

Justin Boyd

November 12, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News

On Wednesday (Nov 8.), rapper Meek Mill was omitted to the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Graterford in Montgomery County after being sentenced for violating a 2008 drug and gun case. Meek Mill was sentenced f...

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November 11, 2017

Why You Should See “The Good Times Are Killing Me”

Jai Primer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The Young Theater Company is known around the city of Chicago for putting on spectacular productions with minimal help from adults and teachers. The Company is made up of about 100 students from 7th to 10th grade and each year...

Dance Chicago!

Written by: Breanna Beck

November 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Entertainment

Guys & Dolls Dance Company is a prestigious performing arts program at Whitney M. Young High School. They put in long hours and hard work nearly every day and are very talented dancers in the city of Chicago. They annuall...

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October 31, 2017

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Hannon Wilson, Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Audio, Entertainment

October 30, 2017 Just 10 days ago, major Hip-Hop artists, Future and Young Thug released their first ever collab mixtape titled Super Slimey. This mixtape wasn’t very hyped because the production of it was not made very public by th...

Halloween Activities

Kennedy Higginbottom

October 30, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Halloween Activities to do for Teens

Movie review: Happy Death Day

Lavinia Huang, Editor

October 29, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

In the midst of Halloween season, this is the movie to watch. Happy Death Day is a roller coaster of suspense and thrill that will leave you guessing to the last minute. If you’ve seen Groundhog Day and Scream, this film is the pe...

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