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Fright Night

Jonathan Perez, Editor and Writer

October 5, 2018

Halloween is upon us and I’ve been thinking about fun things to do. If you’re like me or like everyone else you probably love spooky season. You love putting on a costume for no reason. Simply for a laugh. You like having an ex...

Coming Soon: An Unwanted Standardized Test

Naiya Wax-Groot

October 5, 2018

Though the weather may not feel like it, fall approaches. Along with this new season comes progress reports and the year’s first REACH testing; all reminders that we are already well into the 1st quarter. Teachers have already be...

Suffering From Back-To-School Sickness? Me too.

Makenzie Fondren

October 2, 2018

As the first few weeks of school have gone by, many students have fallen victim to what CNN refers to as the “back to school plague,” as they do every year. In fact Meg Bradshaw, a Whitney Young Senior, said that this is the “t...

Hacky Sack Ain’t Wack

Hacky Sack Ain’t Wack

October 1, 2018

The Problem of “Line Cutting”

Kevin Garcia-Flores, Writer

September 27, 2018

Without a doubt, as a student here at Whitney Young, you've probably been in Red House and seen the large lunch line that exists almost every lunch period. If you're an upperclassman, you can probably be found at the very fro...

Whitney Young’s Homecoming Week Kicks Off!

Jada Sardin, Editor

September 27, 2018

The week of September 24th marks the annual kickoff of homecoming week at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. Spirit week starts on Monday, September 24th with Pajama Day, which is followed by Twin Day (Tuesday), Cartoon Day...

Lorenzo Bautista, Editor

September 26, 2018

Since the 19th century, homecoming has been around to celebrate the existence of schools and institutions around the world. This year, Whitney Young continues the tradition on Friday, September 28th, with the Dolphins taking on D...

Why Some Say You Should “Think Twice About Going to the Harold’s by Whitney”

Karina Santiago

September 26, 2018

The once loved Harold's Chicken Shack, located on Madison and Ashland, has recently been receiving a lot of criticism. It first opened up at the beginning of last year and everyone raved about it. So then why are many now saying you should “think twice” about going here? One of their most famous menu options are their chicken wings. But recently many Whitney Young students have been complaining that they don’t taste as good as other locations. Patrice ‘20 stated, “Many times I have ordered their 4 piece chicken wing combo but then I try it and it has the taste of their fish. That’s how I can tell they use the same g...

Pep Rally Performances

Kayla Bilal, Editor

September 26, 2018

Homecoming season is upon us!  With that comes the annual homecoming pep rally, hosted in the West Gymnasium on September 28th, from 9:25 to 10:25 a.m. The rally is filled with shoutouts, school spirit, and most importantly,...

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September 25, 2018

One Goat, Two Goat

Gabriel Regalado, Writer and Editor

September 25, 2018

  What would you think would happen if two of the very best Chicago based artists collaborated on an album. Yes, I thought exactly the same thing. Every radio station would play it endlessly for exactly 2 weeks, 4 days, and 9 hours… or until a mediocre pop song dro...

Tikkawala: The New Ella’s

Naiya Wax-Groot

September 24, 2018

Times are changing, and so is the restaurant down the street on Jackson. What once was the popular fast food spot known as Ella’s is a now Tikkawala, a forward-looking Indian food venue. They are open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for...

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