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  • 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

Asian American Club

Lavinia Huang

June 6, 2018

Filed under Arts and Trends, Clubs, Entertainment

The Asian American Club is a group of students that celebrates Asian American culture through performance. Every year the organization  has a showcase with a different theme each year. This year, the theme for this show is Aspi...

The stress of college decisions

Lavinia Huang

April 16, 2018

Filed under Clubs, Uncategorized

With April rolling in, many college decisions are coming out. Some seniors already know where they are going, while others are faced with the difficult decision of where they will spend their next four years. Many students have ...

January Coffeehouse

January Coffeehouse

January 25, 2018

The Young Company: Behind the scenes with makeup crew

Lavinia Huang

December 6, 2017

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Whitney Young’s very own Young Company has just finished performing it’s winter play, The Good Times Are Killing Me by Lynda Barry. Many people know about the amazing actors and actresses that took part of this production but...

Join French Club!

Erin Choi

November 17, 2017

Filed under Clubs

Do you have anything to do every other Thursday after school? Do you enjoy French culture and games? Then consider joining French Club! The president Parker Ljung ('18) calls the club "a little French but a lot of fun.". ...

WY Students Attend Northwestern High School Journalism Day

Camille Argentar

October 28, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Student Life

On October 20, ten of Whitney Young’s young journalists took a trip to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, to represent the school at NU’s High School Journalism Day event. It was the first event of its kind for...

Chicago Dance Marathon

Kennedy Higginbottom

October 23, 2017

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Girls Basketball Preview!

Written by: Breanna Beck

October 17, 2017

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Looking forward to the season for the Whitney Young Lady Dolphins basketball team! As senior captain, I know we have a great chance of winning City and State this year. We have a lot of young talent this year and we are definitely...

The next installment of Best Buddies Art

Kyra Sobel, Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Clubs, Features, Student Life

The large, colorfully collaged quote hanging on the windows of blue house was the first creation of the Best Buddies Art class at Whitney Young. It is made out of several different mediums like yarn, paint, markers, and magaz...

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