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Food Review: NYC Bagel Deli

Dearborn Plys

September 19, 2017

Filed under Food, Student Life

Chicago has always been a difficult place to find a good bagel. Wherever you go, the bagel is  either too soft or like a rock or it’s in the suburbs. Luckily, with three locations and whole lot of bagels, NYC Bagel Deli...

Senior T-Shirts

Scott Ai

September 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Entertainment, Student Life

As college deadlines creep closer and closer, college-bound seniors are fraught with stress and anxiety. And they have discovered the perfect outlet to let it out. Facebook. Or more specifically, the Whitney Young Class of 2018...

2017 Fall Play Announced! All the details from callout, meetings, and more

Camille Argentar

September 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Showcase, Student Life

It’s that time of the year again! Just as we settle into school, production on the fall play has begun (just barely). The fall 2017 Young Company production was announced by theater director Mr. Dan Winkler on Tuesday, Septem...

Club Profile: Eco Club

Shayla Isada

June 9, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Student Life

There are so many interesting clubs at Whitney Young and Club Days at the beginning of the year are a great way for those clubs to get out there a be known while also encouraging people to join. However, Club Days can also be ...

Student Profile

Shayla Isada

June 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Brad Isada is currently a junior and part of the Math Team. He’s a really nice guy, and everyone should get to know him. I asked him a couple questions to get more of a handle on him: What is your name? Brad Isada   ...

Top 5 Reasons Why AP Tests Will Forever Be the Bane of Students’ Existences

Shayla Isada

June 9, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Student Life

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, we’ve done it again. We’ve survived another year of AP testing. Possibly one of the most stressful things during the school year, right up there with finals and having to get on your teach...

Student Profile: Quincy Hirt

Lucas Conrad

June 6, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Quincy Hirt is a senior from the West DePaul neighborhood, and has cemented himself as an influential figure within the class of 2017.  Hirt is both the class president, and president of National Honor Society. He is also inves...

Club Piece: Mock Trial

June 6, 2017

Filed under Student Life

By Jessi Bonadurer Mock Trial is a team that competes in regional and statewide competitions. We study a court case and take on all of the roles in the case. There are four witnesses and about six attorneys. The teams also m...

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...

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