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Top 5 Reasons You Should Become a Referee

Credo Duarte

May 16, 2017

Want to get a job that's not too hard but is also not boring? As a young person without experience, your options are limited. But most teens would never even consider a much-needed position: referee. Here are the top five reasons wh...

Refinery29 Review

Refinery29 Review

May 15, 2017

The Whitney Young Dance Department Presents: Rise Up

Camille Argentar

May 14, 2017

Jazz. Modern. Contemporary. Lyrical. Hip-Hop. All of these styles and more are present in Whitney Young’s Spring Dance Concert: Rise Up. With pieces choreographed by WY’s Dance Director Mrs. Gordon, student teacher Mr. E, ...

Boys Varsity CPS Track and Field City Championships

Forrest Haydon, Writer

May 11, 2017

  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...

Spring Guitar Showcase 2017

Shayla Isada

May 9, 2017

Interested in live music? Looking for something to do this weekend? Want to see some of your classmates show off their guitar skills? Then come to the Spring Guitar Showcase this Friday, May 12! The Spring Guitar Showcase ...

App Review: Ballz

Forrest Haydon, Writer

May 3, 2017

  Ballz is a modern game app reminiscent of the classic Brick Breaker, where the purpose to destroy blocks remains at its core. In this app the user aims balls with the goal to destroy cubes, by carefully calculatin...

Transit Stop: An App Review

Sam Shuman

May 2, 2017

  Arriving seconds late to a CTA station only to see your train or bus pulling away can be both incredibly frustrating, and more importantly, time consuming. Thousands of Chicago commuters experience situations like th...

App Review: Snapchat

Credo Duarte

May 2, 2017

If you are under the age of 27, you most likely have a Snapchat. Snapchat is a social media platform where a user can send pictures or videos with captions or drawings that last up to ten seconds before they disappear. Additionally, u...

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