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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...

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...

HotSpot: Little Goat Diner

Emma Purcell and Iris Postma

February 17, 2017

Filed under Hot Spot, Showcase

Little Goat Diner is located in the heart of the Fulton Market restaurant district. About a 20 minute ride on public transportation from WY, it is a nontraditional diner with an eclectic menu. Little Goat has a large and varied menu, bu...

New Sounds, Same Instruments: The Burns Twins

Jonathan Webb, Lucas Conrad, Marty Pawelko, Keegan Bowman, and Myles Difilippo

January 30, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Hot Spot

Eddie grabs the sticks and Iz grabs his trumpet; together these two the make the popular duo, also known as The Burns Twins. Despite just coming to fame, The Burns Twins have been surrounded by music their entire lives. Their father, Stephen ...

Hotspot: Cone Gourmet

Hotspot: Cone Gourmet

January 13, 2017

Star of Siam Restaurant Review

Gabrielle Cattan, Natalia Swack, Adelle Wade, and Jessica Perez

December 19, 2016

Filed under Hot Spot

 Are you looking for the best Thai food in Chicago? If the answer is yes, then we know the perfect restaurant for you. Star of Siam is a traditional Thai restaurant located at 11 East Illinois St. in downtown Chicago and is ...

Hot Spots around the city of Chicago

Evan Hirshorn, Je'Quan Sailes Irving, Maggie Rivas, Zion Richardson, Contributors

November 15, 2016

Filed under Hot Spot

Hot Spot is a variety of places to go around Chicago to get your fill of fun, fitness, furry friends and full stomachs! Pocket Puppies 2479 N Clark Pocket Puppies is home to the smallest puppies across the city… maybe even...

On The Come Up: RetcH

Joel Lorenzi, Music Critic

November 14, 2016

Filed under Arts and Trends, Audio, Features, Gallery, Hot Spot

Rap has it’s weirdos and unique figures. It also has its strict lyricists and ordinary figures. Rarely can you see an artist that ties into both crowds. RetcH, a young rapper out New Jersey has managed to fit into both crowds...

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