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5 Dos and Don’ts for Natural Hair

Jadah Keith

June 6, 2017

Filed under Health, Student Life

Let’s face it. Natural hair care is super hard, and especially difficult depending on your hair type. All those products, styling tools, and the looming fear of stylist inflicted (or self inflicted) heat damage can become very ove...

How To Have Senioritis?

June 6, 2017

Filed under Satire

By Jessi Bonadurer Submit this blank article to Mr. Rehak in hopes of him having a sense of humor. ...

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...

Jazz Band is the Jazzy Club

Jadah Keith

June 6, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Features, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Jazz Band is a long standing club that recently became a class starting in the 2017-2018 school year. The club meets in the band room at 7am on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings for rehearsals. One can audition for a chair in...

Senior Spotlight: Jadah Keith

Jadah Keith

June 6, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Student Life

Jadah Keith is a senior at Whitney M Young Magnet High School who is consistently referred to as “Jah-dah” or “Ja-duh” by her principal and later by her colleagues. She has often thought that it might be better to add ...

Student Profile: Mariah Helm

Natalia Swack

June 5, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Mariah Helm is one of the many seniors who will be graduating Whitney Young in the upcoming weeks. You might know Mariah as one of the leading defenders of the Whitney Young Girls Soccer team, but there’s a lot more to her than...

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...

Marcellus Dillard: Our Rising Star

Imani Arnett

June 5, 2017

Filed under College, Student Life

From genuine  golf lovers to our googley eyed grandmothers, Tiger Woods  has graced everyone with his impecable form and spirit for years. . The famed golfer has inspired, dedicated, and conquered. Now, it is time for a new innov...

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...

Senioritis Conquered

Imani Arnett

June 5, 2017

Filed under College, News, Student Life

            Honestly, what even is “senioritis”? Mr. Tejano once described it as “an egocentrism with oneself and a sluggishness to comply and complete schoolwork throughout the second semester”. Like, really? It p...

Boys 2017 Track and Field

June 5, 2017

Filed under Sports, Student Life

Boys Track and Field The 2017 Boys Track and Field season has finally come to a close and we're going to take a look back on what our boys have accomplished. Clayton Mendez started out the indoor track season breaking a decade...

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...

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