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  • September 8Club Fair September 20th

  • September 8Open House October 15th, 2017

  • September 8Homecoming September 28th

  • September 8Premiere of WYDUBTV Season #5 Set for September 27th

  • 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,

  • Steve Bannon’s ironic CBS interview

    Steve Bannon’s ironic CBS interview

    Angel Silva, Writer

    September 15, 2017

    Steve Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart news and Former Chief Strategist was recently interviewed on CBS news by talk show host Charlie Rose, the topic at hand? Bannon and the GOP. Bannon’s main concern seems to be efforts by the Republican party to undermine itself. Steve Bannon states ver...

    Steve Bannon and Charlie Rose during "60 Minutes"

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Are Nicki Minaj and Nas Dating?

Destiny Mallory, Editor

Rumors have been stirring that famous rappers Nas and Nicki Minaj are in a relationship after Nas’s 44th birthday party on Tuesday night. He was seen giving her affectionate embraces throughout the night, and they were a litt...

September 19, 2017No Comments

A collection of calamities

© REUTERS The world is ending. People didn’t listen to scientists for years about the dangers of ignoring our ecological impact, and now those chickens have come to roost. I think that’s the expression anyways. I...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Morning Drop-Off System Can Save You From Being Tardy

Morning Drop-Off System Can Save You From Being Tardy

Kellianne Bazzell

Most of the Whitney Young students have probably realized that the new attendance policy at the school is pretty strict. If a student comes late to their first period class, their tardy will not be excused and there is a...

September 15, 2017No Comments

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Could Whitney Young football be coming to an end? By Edras Montero

The Whitney young Football team has recently been warned by Dr.Kenner that if their number of players doesn't increase, their season will be cancelled. They currently have enough players by CPS regulations...

September 19, 2017No Comments

College for free!

Breanna Beck

  It is a blessing to be able to attend college for free and still continue to do what you love. It’s not as easy as people think to play a sport and manage your grades. Also you have to be willing...

September 19, 2017No Comments

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What to do to make it through!

Chris Nguyen ('18), The GOAT

Hello all! I hope everyone had a swell summer and is ready to get back to school. This school year is full of a lot of fun times and stress for everyone. As y...

September 19, 2017No Comments

College Football Week 2 Power Rankings (With Week 3 Predictions)

September 19, 2017

Boy’s Varsity Golf season premiere

Boy’s Varsity Golf season premiere

September 19, 2017

All Smiles at Whitney Young

September 19, 2017

Bow Down… Beyonce: Satire Edition

June 6, 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.