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Whitney Young Takes Chicago Scholars

Evan Wimberly

November 1, 2017

Filed under College, Showcase, Student Life

Several Whitney Young students took part in this year’s Chicago Scholars Onsite Admission program. At this onsite, seniors are able to apply to universities early and get interviews with those various schools. There are many schools at...

Getting to know you foreign exchange students: Flavia Pipolo

Lajada Douglas, Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Flavia Pipolo This year Whitney Young gets the experience a bit of Brazilian culture with one of our very own exchange student's Flavia Pipolo ‘18. Flavia is from San Paolo, Brazil and loves running track and field as w...

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 ...

WY Students Attend Northwestern High School Journalism Day

Camille Argentar

October 28, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Student Life

On October 20, ten of Whitney Young’s young journalists took a trip to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, to represent the school at NU’s High School Journalism Day event. It was the first event of its kind for...

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...

The Thirst Project

Brandon Portillo, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Health, Student Life

The Thirst Project is preparing for a big year this year. The group’s goal is to raise money to build wells in Africa that can provide clean water to those who do not have access to clean water.Anna Domahid ‘18 and Maddie Cardar...

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