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  • Whitney Young Students Excited to Windex the Bean

    Whitney Young Students Excited to Windex the Bean

    Dearborn Plys, Editor

    October 31, 2017

    Chicago’s latest Facebook meme has a been a series of increasingly absurd events all taking place at Chicago’s most popular public artwork:The Bean. These events range from theoretically possible events like “Windex the Bean”, to events like “Release the bean into Lake Michigan and shout ‘You’re Free!’” which would require carrying 110 to...

  • The Whitney Young Whitehouse

    The Whitney Young Whitehouse

    Chris Nguyen ('18), Editor, GOAT

    October 18, 2017

    Over the weekend of October 8th, many students got to witness the cheers and excitement of the marathoners as they passed Whitney Young’s campus. But before that took place, there was another race that started the Wednesday prior: The Senior Class Officer Elections. Seven students ran for four spots (3...

  • Boy’s Varsity Golf season premiere

    Boy’s Varsity Golf season premiere

    Isaiah Holmes, Editor

    September 19, 2017

    The Golfin’ Dolphins are looking to become back-to-back city champions in this 2017-2018 season. The pre-season started on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at The Den in Bloomington, Illinois where our very own Sam Mortell, ‘21, placed third place in the lowest overall score category. The Dolphins played i...

  • Overview of first weeks of school

    Overview of first weeks of school

    Kyra Sobel, Editor

    September 19, 2017

    Although some of us still may have our sun tans, summer has surely faded and school has arrived. The first day of school brought both new and old faces into the crowded halls of Whitney Young. With this new school year comes many exciting events. Homecoming and the  pep rally are only two weeks away. ...

    Kyra Sobe,

Senior athletes sign to college

Senior athletes sign to college

Isaiah Holmes

November 15, 2017

  On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Whitney Young students, faculty, family and friends gathered in the conference room to support the nine senior athletes that parti...

The Whitney Young Whitehouse

October 18, 2017

The end of the road for the Golfin’ Dolphins

October 18, 2017

WY Boys’ Soccer State Preview

October 18, 2017

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How to have the best winter season

Celeste Mora

November 17, 2017

Most people’s favorite time of the year is upon us! November and December are considered Holiday season which means much more than just the good food. There are plenty of ...

Senior athletes sign to college

November 15, 2017

“Making a Difference on and off the Field”

November 13, 2017

BEACON TUNES

November 11, 2017

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The student news site of Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois.
The student news site of Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois.