The student news site of Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois.


  • December 3The Young Company presents closing night of the Good Times are Killing Me on December 2nd

  • December 3Clayton Mendez ('18) places 18th at Nike Cross Nationals

Top 5 Christmas Movies To Watch This December

Kellianne Bazzell

December 7, 2017

Filed under Celebrities, Current Events, Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Opinions

1: Home Alone (2) Almost every kid of our generation has seen this movie at least once. Home Alone and its sequel are and always will be Christmas classics. Even with two whole movies, it’s hard to grow tired of the series...

MacArthur’s is the king of soul food

Lajada Douglas, Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Food, Opinions

   There is nothing more comforting than a huge plate of soul food after a long day.  MacArthur’s offers life changing cuisine and a wide selection of southern inspired dishes like greens, mac and cheese, smothered pork chops a...

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...

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