• June 1Final Exams for Underclassmen begin on June 12th

  • June 1Senior Graduation June 15th @Arie Crown Theater

  • June 1Amira Young Wins State 100 meter and 200 meter races

  • June 1Senior Prom June 1st, Drake Hotel

5 Ways to Help You Relax During Stressful Times

Kellianne Bazzell

April 30, 2018

Filed under Health, Student Life

There are a lot of reasons for Whitney Young students to be stressed right now. Not only are we in the middle of a lot of political turmoil, but we are also tackling future issues like AP exams, extracurriculars, grades, etc. ...

The Thirst Project

Brandon Portillo, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Health, Student Life

The Thirst Project is preparing for a big year this year. The group’s goal is to raise money to build wells in Africa that can provide clean water to those who do not have access to clean water.Anna Domahid ‘18 and Maddie Cardar...

5 Dos and Don’ts for Natural Hair

Jadah Keith

June 6, 2017

Filed under Health, Student Life

Let’s face it. Natural hair care is super hard, and especially difficult depending on your hair type. All those products, styling tools, and the looming fear of stylist inflicted (or self inflicted) heat damage can become very ove...

Top 5 Natural Hair Essentials

Jadah Keith

June 6, 2017

Filed under Health, Humans of WY, Opinions, Student Life

Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Leave-In Conditioner This leave-in conditioner is the works. Even for super thick hair, this spray will leave your curls feeling moisturized and most importantly, smelling amazing. A word of cautio...

Dance Marathon does it AGAIN!

Imani Arnett

June 5, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Entertainment, Health, Humans of WY

Little did you know, momentous things are taking over Ms. McEvoy’s yoga room on Thursday’s after school. A group of selfless students have dedicated themselves to raising money for a cause like no other. After attending L...

Top 5 Chicago Sweet Spots

Imani Arnett

June 5, 2017

Filed under Fab Five, Food, Health, Hot Spot

Spend a weekend exploring all that Chicago has to offer. If your sweet tooth is typically watering, these exciting stores will be able to quench it. Located all over Chicago, many of these places provide new and refreshing spin...

Meet Rodrigo Vazquez, a True Whitney Young Prodigy

Credo Duarte

June 5, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Audio, Calendar, Celebrities, Clubs, College, Entertainment, Fab Five, Fashion Icon, Features, Financial Aid, Food, Gallery, Hallways of Our Lives, Health, Hot Spot, Humans of WY, Movie Reviews, News, Novel, Opinions, Satire, Satire, Showcase, Social Networking, Sports, Student Life, Trivia, Uncategorized

Rodrigo Vazquez ‘17, is the single most important link that keeps this school functioning. Those who know Rodrigo know of the positive things he brings to this the Whitney Young environment. Although he may be taken for granted, Ro...

Boys Varsity CPS Track and Field City Championships

Forrest Haydon, Writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under College, Entertainment, Features, Health, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

  The Chicago Public School’s high school Track and Field City Championships were held at Hanson Stadium this past weekend. Some of the top competitors in the state performed for the city. On the boys side there was some great competition in almost every event despite pow...

The App Every Girl Needs

Jessi Bonadurer, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Entertainment, Health, Opinions, Student Life

Eve by Glow is a free women’s health phone application. It allows woma to track your menstrual cycle, physical and emotional symptoms, sex life, and more. There are similar apps to Eve, such as Clue and My Flo Tracker. However, Eve...

The McDonald’s App: Making Fast Food Faster

Jordan Williams

May 5, 2017

Filed under Health, Hot Spot, Opinions, Social Networking, Student Life

Everyone knows McDonald’s as a fast food restaurant, but with the recent additions of their app and kiosks, they're making fast food even faster! When you first download the app, you are asked to create an account. You can eithe...

Obesity in Children as a Health Concern

February 17, 2017

Filed under Health, News

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure used to determine childhood overweight and obesity. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines childhood obesity as “... a BMI at or above the 95th percentile for children an...

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