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  • 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

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November 11, 2017

Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Kellianne Bazzell

October 31, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Celebrities, Current Events, Fashion, Hot Spot, Humans of WY, News, Student Life

It’s Halloween today and if you’re not a senior who’s racing to finish their college applications right now, you might want to take part in the fun tonight by going trick-or-treating or to a party! If you (and maybe your...

BEACON TUNES

October 3, 2017

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

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January 13, 2017

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