BEACON

  • June 1Final Exams for Underclassmen begin on June 12th

  • June 1Senior Graduation June 15th @Arie Crown Theater

  • June 1Amira Young Wins State 100 meter and 200 meter races

  • June 1Senior Prom June 1st, Drake Hotel

Reselling Supreme Part 3: Selling

June 7, 2018

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Buying the items is only half the battle. Although it can be very difficult to buy items regardless of what they are only the best are resellable. Making sure to purchase only the best items is difficult because of the fast s...

Controversy Over Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why

Brandon Portillo, Editor

June 6, 2018

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The show, 13 Reasons Why, garnered a large audience when it premiered its first season on Netflix. The story follows the life of Clay Jensen, a boy in high school who is not really one of the most popular kids in school. One day,...

Summer ’18

Justin Boyd

June 6, 2018

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School is pretty much over with now. The seniors have finished school and these rest of the students have more or less than a week left of school. With school being over everyone knows what that basically means, Summer is here...

Girl’s Track takes fourth in the state championship

Isaiah Holmes

June 6, 2018

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On Friday, May 18, 2018 and Saturday, May 19, 2018, the Whitney Young Girl’s Track & Field team competed in the 2018 IHSA State Finals at O'Brien Field, in Charleston, IL.. Friday was State Prelims and Saturday was the St...

Met Gala

Olisa Ausara-Lasaru

June 6, 2018

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The Met Gala, also known as the Costume Institute Gala, is an annual fundraising gala that benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. The gala marks the grand opening of the costume institut...

Whitney Young Sports

Justin Boyd

June 5, 2018

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Whitney Young sports has been running around the city making history for so many years. You got the State Champions and City Champions that have left their footsteps for the next generations to come and take on the legacy of ...

REAL Cost of Prom

Kennedy Higginbottom

June 4, 2018

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The Real Cost of Prom Kennedy Higginbottom As the school year is coming to end, many end of the school functions are coming up. One of the major functions that schools have is the senior prom. Seniors generally look forward...

‘Mister Bot’ lore explained

Angel Benitez, Assistant Writer

June 4, 2018

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Mister Bot is often referred to as the greatest show ever broadcasted over Whitney Young DubTV airwaves and has received great critical acclaim. An issue that some take up with Mister Bot is its plot which can and does often fl...

Top 5 90s Black Sitcoms

Destiny Mallory, Editor

June 4, 2018

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We all know that the 90s were the best decade to live in. It had the craziest fashion, and the best R&B music without a doubt. In addition to this, there is no forgetting the sitcoms created in this era. Here are the top f...

It is Aries Season!!

Celeste Mora

June 4, 2018

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          Aries season begins on March 20th and ends on April 19th. Aries is a fire sign and is symbolized by the Ram. Since Aries is the first fire sign in the zodiac cycle, it’s like the match that lights the blaze. Ru...

Advice from a exiting senior

Lajada Douglas

June 4, 2018

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High school ending feels so surreal. It feels like only yesterday Whitney Young’s halls were new and I panicked at everything. Freshman year, I actually walked into to wrong classroom and sat because I thought lunch ended e...

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