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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

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...

The best places to eat lunch: Whitney Young edition

Calyn Jael O'Banion, Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Humans of WY

As I walked across the bridge one day during my lunch, I happened to glance over my shoulder where I saw a peculiar thing. Gunn Kim ‘23, the avid lunch eater pictured above, was nonchalantly relaxing in the window crevice on ...

The end of the road for the Golfin’ Dolphins

Isaiah Holmes

October 18, 2017

Filed under Features, Humans of WY, Sports, Student Life

The boys Golfin’ Dolphins have reached the end of the road for the 2017-2018 season.   On Monday, October 9, 2017, the team played in the State Sectionals in Winnetka, but, unfortunately, did not advance to go down...

Streaking: a tradition to continue?

Calyn Jael O'Banion, Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Humans of WY, Student Life

Whitney Young has many traditions. One particular tradition that has had some recent controversy has been the tradition of “streaking” at the homecoming game. “Streaking” is when the senior girls run out on the field d...

Top 5 Natural Hair Essentials

Jadah Keith

June 6, 2017

Filed under Health, Humans of WY, Opinions, Student Life

Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Leave-In Conditioner This leave-in conditioner is the works. Even for super thick hair, this spray will leave your curls feeling moisturized and most importantly, smelling amazing. A word of cautio...

Dance Marathon does it AGAIN!

Imani Arnett

June 5, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Entertainment, Health, Humans of WY

Little did you know, momentous things are taking over Ms. McEvoy’s yoga room on Thursday’s after school. A group of selfless students have dedicated themselves to raising money for a cause like no other. After attending L...

Economics Club

Alex Rodea, Economics Expert

June 5, 2017

Filed under Celebrities, Clubs, Features, Humans of WY, Showcase

One of the greatest figures of Whitney Young, Kevin Edward Waller, known as Mr. Waller and King Kevin Waller, runs a club by the name of the Economics Club. Mr. Waller is the teacher for all six of the AP Economics classes, an...

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...

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