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Club Highlight: Boys Soccer

Credo Duarte, Luminary

June 5, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Entertainment, Features, Sports, Student Life

The Whitney Young Boys Soccer team is a supportive and exciting community for soccer fanatics. There are three levels in the program: FroshSoph, JV, and Varsity. Whether you’ve been playing soccer for 10 years or you are just ba...

Meet Rodrigo Vazquez, a True Whitney Young Prodigy

Credo Duarte

June 5, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Audio, Calendar, Celebrities, Clubs, College, Entertainment, Fab Five, Fashion Icon, Features, Financial Aid, Food, Gallery, Hallways of Our Lives, Health, Hot Spot, Humans of WY, Movie Reviews, News, Novel, Opinions, Satire, Satire, Showcase, Social Networking, Sports, Student Life, Trivia, Uncategorized

Rodrigo Vazquez ‘17, is the single most important link that keeps this school functioning. Those who know Rodrigo know of the positive things he brings to this the Whitney Young environment. Although he may be taken for granted, Ro...

Club Spotlight: Chicago Dance Marathon

Sam Shuman

June 1, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Student Life

Not many students can say they look forward to dancing for thirteen hours straight. Members of Whitney Young’s Chicago Dance Marathon Club will probably say otherwise. “If you are looking to have fun, exercise, and make a change, then this...

Senior Farewell: Deuces

Johnnysha Shannon

June 1, 2017

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    My time here at Whitney Young has been long and interesting. I entered as a freshman, not really knowing what to expect and not really having too many expectations. I came in with a complete open mind and clean slate. ...

Senior Spotlight: Sophia Byrd

Johnnysha Shannon

June 1, 2017

Filed under Student Life

                      A true example of strength and grace is Whitney Young senior, Sophia Byrd. Member of the Guys and Dolls Dance Company, one of her many passions is dance. “It’s really tough...

Student Profile: Quinn Gorman

Gabrielle Cattan

May 24, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Whitney M Young is full of talented and funny students and staff members. Quinn Gorman, Class of 2017, is one of the hardest working and most creative students at Whitney who makes a difference everyday. Quinn is on the girls...

Student Profile: Joanna Skrzeczyna

Myles Difilippo

May 23, 2017

Filed under Features, Humans of WY, Showcase, Student Life

Student Profile: Joanna Skrzeczyna As the the school year starts to wind down at Whitney Young, seniors will be leaving to embark on new adventures. With this, it is important to talk to some of the seniors just to find out ...

Student Profile: Quincy Hirt

Lucas Conrad

May 23, 2017

Filed under Celebrities, Features, Humans of WY, Social Networking, Student Life, Uncategorized

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...

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