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Vegas and imagination

Enrique Eguiguren

October 16, 2017

Filed under News, Opinions, Politics

It is unfortunate to say the very least that we live in a world where despite me not yet being able to vote, I’ve lived through four of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. But that’s not the topic of this ...

What is love, and can we really find love at our age?

Moriah Johnson

October 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

  It’s Fall, and you know what that means! It’s cuffing season! This phenomenon has been trending on social media, especially Twitter. Fall is the time for watching scary movies, carving pumpkins, and sitting cozied up next ...

A collection of calamities

Enrique Eguiguren, Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

The world is ending. People didn’t listen to scientists for years about the dangers of ignoring our ecological impact, and now those chickens have come to roost. In the past month, we’ve seen two major hurricanes devastate the...

Can we separate performers/celebrities’ talents from their personal actions?

Moriah Johnson

September 20, 2017

Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment, Opinions

We have all had that gut wrenching feeling of witnessing a celebrity that we like do something that opposes our personal morals. Whether that be committing a crime, spewing something negative and inappropriate, or supporting somet...

Top 5 Reasons Why AP Tests Will Forever Be the Bane of Students’ Existences

Shayla Isada

June 9, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Student Life

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, we’ve done it again. We’ve survived another year of AP testing. Possibly one of the most stressful things during the school year, right up there with finals and having to get on your teach...

Top 5 Reasons to Grill This Summer

Lucas Conrad

June 6, 2017

Filed under Food, Opinions, Showcase

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Grill This Summer   Summer is almost here in Chicago.  With the few nice days the city gets throughout the year, it’s best to make the most of it.  There is no better way to spend summ...

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...

Top 5 Songs in Logic’s New Album “Everybody”

Alex Rodea, Musical Genius

June 5, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Opinions

On May 5th, 2017 Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, known as Logic, released his album “Everybody.” Logic has produced 7 projects in 7 years, making him one of the most consistent artists to date. Being born to a white mother and an A...

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...

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