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  • New Lounge in WY ‘Maze’

    New Lounge in WY ‘Maze’

    Naiya Wax-Groot

    December 13, 2018

    These past few days at school, there has been an exciting addition to the main building. Recently, Whitney Young has installed a comfy new lounge; big cushioned blue and orange chairs line the edges of the middle hallway on the first floor. Mr Swanson adds that the school paid for the seats using “The...

    New lounge chairs in Whitney Young Main Building. Photo taken by Naiya Wax-Groot

  • Kenner’s Korner Mysteriously Absent from Weekly

    Kenner’s Korner Mysteriously Absent from Weekly

    December 11, 2018

    This Sunday, dedicated readers of the Whitney Young Weekly were dismayed to find that Kenner's Korner was excluded from the latest edition of the school's third most prestigious publication*, due to “a large number of emails”, according to Dr. Kenner. These dedicated subscribers can be found i...

  • Netflix Show Cancellations… Why?

    Netflix Show Cancellations… Why?

    Lauren Norman, Editor

    December 7, 2018

    Have you ever fallen victim to Netflix’s cancellations of your favorite shows and movies? Trust me, you’re not the only one. As I’m sure most of you know, every once in a while, Netflix likes to boot some shows and movies off of their website with hardly any rhyme or reason! Well this coming up ...

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  • School Security: What Students Are Saying

    School Security: What Students Are Saying

    Sandy Mizhquiri

    December 7, 2018

    In the last few days, Whitney Young has been in a turmoil. All students are well  aware of the threats made against their safety, but how do they feel about the new security measures being implemented? Such security measures include plugging in the metal detector which has been lying dormant fo...

  • Microwave Problems Fire up a Stir Among Students

    Microwave Problems Fire up a Stir Among Students

    Abigail Sileo, Editor

    December 7, 2018

    Almost all Whitney Young students who have used one of the school’s lunchroom microwaves have been there. Whether it is waiting a long time because of only one microwave working or finding out their food did not heat up despite the microwave being plugged in, many have had recurring problems with one...

    The only Blue House microwave left. This was taken shortly after the microwave fire.

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Episode 611 December 12, 2018 Winter Concerts

Netflix Show Cancellations… Why?

Netflix Show Cancellations… Why?

December 7, 2018

Microwave Problems Fire up a Stir Among Students

Microwave Problems Fire up a Stir Among Students

December 7, 2018

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December 7, 2018

Got Goals? Why US Soccer isn’t Up to Par

Got Goals? Why US Soccer isn’t Up to Par

December 7, 2018

Winter is Here

Winter is Here

December 6, 2018

New Security Measures

New Security Measures

December 6, 2018

Support Kiva Club!

Support Kiva Club!

December 6, 2018

How Festive Can Starbucks Get?

How Festive Can Starbucks Get?

December 5, 2018

A Dolphin-tastic Thanksgiving Celebration

A Dolphin-tastic Thanksgiving Celebration

December 3, 2018

Bacci Pizza Truck

Bacci Pizza Truck

December 2, 2018

New Lounge in WY ‘Maze’
Kenner’s Korner Mysteriously Absent from Weekly

Kenner’s Korner Mysteriously Absent from Weekly

December 11, 2018

Ways To De-Stress Over Break

Ways To De-Stress Over Break

November 23, 2018

New Mural at Ella’s Corner!

New Mural at Ella’s Corner!

November 23, 2018

Michelle Obama Surprises Guys and Dolls

Michelle Obama Surprises Guys and Dolls

November 16, 2018

Are YOU Ready for Winter?

Are YOU Ready for Winter?

November 14, 2018

The Mystery of Whitney Young’s Arts Building Closure

The Mystery of Whitney Young’s Arts Building Closure

November 14, 2018

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