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Top 5 Trendy Places To Eat For Cute Pictures

Jessica Bonadurer, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Entertainment, Food, Opinions, Student Life

Social media has taken our society by storm. In today’s culture, Instagram likes are worth more than real compliments. Read this article to stay on track with the zeitgeist and create the digital aesthetic of your dreams. ...

Top 5 Reasons You Should Become a Referee

Credo Duarte

May 16, 2017

Filed under Features, Financial Aid, News, Opinions, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Want to get a job that's not too hard but is also not boring? As a young person without experience, your options are limited. But most teens would never even consider a much-needed position: referee. Here are the top five reasons wh...

Mr. Tavolacci’s Laugh

Credo Duarte

May 16, 2017

Filed under Celebrities, Features, Humans of WY, News, Opinions, Satire, Student Life

Mr. Tavolacci has a strange method of getting his students’ attention. He is currently an AP Language and Composition and English III teacher at Whitney Young. “Mr. T is a funny, entertaining teacher who lightens up my firs...

The Whitney Young Dance Department Presents: Rise Up

Camille Argentar

May 14, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Showcase, Student Life

Jazz. Modern. Contemporary. Lyrical. Hip-Hop. All of these styles and more are present in Whitney Young’s Spring Dance Concert: Rise Up. With pieces choreographed by WY’s Dance Director Mrs. Gordon, student teacher Mr. E, ...

Boys Varsity CPS Track and Field City Championships

Forrest Haydon, Writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under College, Entertainment, Features, Health, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

  The Chicago Public School’s high school Track and Field City Championships were held at Hanson Stadium this past weekend. Some of the top competitors in the state performed for the city. On the boys side there was some great competition in almost every event despite pow...

Boys Baseball Update

Sam Shuman

May 9, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Sports, Student Life

As the seasons change and we get deeper into May, the Whitney Young Dolphins Boys Baseball team is getting ready for another strong playoff run. Coming off of an electric 7-6 walk-off win Monday night against Jones, the Dolphins are ...

Spring Guitar Showcase 2017

Shayla Isada

May 9, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

Interested in live music? Looking for something to do this weekend? Want to see some of your classmates show off their guitar skills? Then come to the Spring Guitar Showcase this Friday, May 12! The Spring Guitar Showcase ...

Going for City

Gabrielle Cattan

May 8, 2017

Filed under Sports, Student Life

It's almost that time again! The annual Lane Tech vs Whitney Young girls soccer rivalry game for the city championship title will be held Tuesday May 9th at Lane Tech stadium. This will be the first time in three years that Young and Lane w...

ACT Prep Online

Nadia Strong

May 5, 2017

Filed under College, Student Life

         Few people enjoy taking tests; but there is evidence that practice, practice, and more practice is one of the best strategies for preparing for the SAT or ACT. Rather than relying solely on heavy prep books...

The App Every Girl Needs

Jessi Bonadurer, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Entertainment, Health, Opinions, Student Life

Eve by Glow is a free women’s health phone application. It allows woma to track your menstrual cycle, physical and emotional symptoms, sex life, and more. There are similar apps to Eve, such as Clue and My Flo Tracker. However, Eve...

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...

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