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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...

FAB FIVE: Five Ways to Stay Warm at Homecoming

Jessica Lathan, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015

Filed under Fab Five, Features, Student Life

For this year's homecoming game, if you don’t have a bae to cozy up to here are 5 spectacular ideas to keep warm while hanging with friends at the football game. Invest in a trendy spirit wear jacket. This is one of the b...

Fab Five: Top 5 Emojis you wished existed

Claire Fahey, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

Filed under Fab Five, Student Life

With the new emoji update, many people’s emoji dreams were answered. Finally, their skin tone is represented! However, there are still some people who are livid at the lack of these 5 key emojis, especially when there is a page...

Fab Five: Five Things That Are Green

Rachel Brown, Student Life Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under Fab Five, Student Life

Dollar Bills: The classic George Washington printed papers symbolizing wealth have a nice greenish tint that reminds us that it is not a tall luscious green tree, but in fact just cotton. Unripe Bananas: Before the trademark yellow skin ...

Fab Five: Sweat off the sweets

Sophia Kreutz, Creative Director

February 18, 2015

Filed under Fab Five, Student Life

If you are planning on spending this month gorging on candies and chocolates, which is highly suggested, it may be good collateral to know how to burn off these calories with simple workouts. All candies referenced are full size...

5 Things To Do In Sub-Zero Temperatures

Dillon Jacobson, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Filed under Fab Five, Student Life

Throw boiling water outside Fill up a cup of boiling water (or as close to boiling as you can get) on the coldest day you can find and toss it in the air outside. Watch as the water turns into steam instantaneously. Be careful with...

Fab Five: Winter Drinks

Charlie Blumenthal, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

Filed under Fab Five, Student Life

Abuelita®  Hot Chocolate Ahh… Nestlé’s most delicious powdered beverage yet. Pleasuring taste buds with greater intensity than any amount of Swiss Miss could possibly accomplish, Abuelita® hot chocolate is a perfect, soul-warm...

Fab Five: Five ways to spend “No School November”

Claire Fahey, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

Filed under Fab Five, Student Life

1) Take a day to treat yourself and watch an entire show on Netflix or perhaps Whitney Young's very own Hallways of Our Lives. 2) Go to a museum! Take advantage of the free days that museums offer in the middle of the week...

Fab Five: The most relaxing places in school

Rachel Brown, Student Life Editor

October 30, 2014

Filed under Fab Five, Student Life

The library: It is always quiet and there are super snug seats to do your homework or fall asleep in. The study room: Located right next to the Writing Center, the door has a sign that says "Silent" on it. It has comfy cha...

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