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  • January 2School Resumes January 2nd, 2020! Welcome back.
  • January 2Happy New Year! 2020 is going to be phenomenal!
  • October 11Boys Golf Wins 2019 City Championship
  • October 11Girls Win City Tennis Championship
  • September 18Episode #711 of WYDUBTV Premieres on January 8, 2020.

Former WY Swim Coach Involved in Scandal

Mae Jiang, Editor

January 17, 2020

Andy Parro was a former swim coach and security guard at Whitney Young. He resigned in 2019 because he could not keep up with the heavy time commitment that coaching requires. Now, he is a coach at the Illinois Institute of Te...

Do you really care?

Gabriel Levi

January 17, 2020

“On New Years Eve, my family and I went out to dinner and talked about our top 10 moments from 2019,” noted Katie Monyihan, 19’. As the entire world rings in The New Year with laughter and love in their hearts, some royal tea is brewing up across the ocean. In the UK, on the 10t...

Iran Announces Arrests due to Plane Crash that Killed 176 People

Alexandra Steadman

January 14, 2020

On Tuesday, Iran’s judiciary announced that the arrests have been made over the accidental shoot down of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from the capital of Iran, Tehran, la...

Eddie Johnson Fired

December 18, 2019

Nico DeGrazia Rehak Period 1 12-18-19 Eddie Johnson Fired Nearly a month after Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced his plans to retire, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced his firing. Evie Calderon ...

Brandy Melville Store Opening in Chicago

Helen McKnight

December 12, 2019

In Chicago a new controversial clothing store is opening downtown. The store is called Brandy Melville and it has captured the attention of many people, mostly teenage girls across the world. Brandy Melville is a Italian based w...

Brandy Melville in Chicago

December 12, 2019

Brandy Melville is an Italian clothing brand that markets their products to teenage girls and young women. It was established in Italy in 1970. Brandy Melville has locations all over the world including Italy, the UK, Ireland, Germany...

EVERYBODY’S EVERYTHING

Damani Hood, Editor

December 10, 2019

Whatcha listening to?  Well, STOP IT! I'm serious.  I'm actually trying to heal your ears from all of the GARBAGE that spews from your headphones.  No offense. But you would never forgive me if I hadn't told you about Lil ...

No School November

Madeleine Byun

November 18, 2019

Chicago Public Schools have a total of seven days out of school this month. Students returning from the teachers strike on November 1st marked the beginning of “No School” November. The second week of November included the e...

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