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C.P.D. Superintendent Eddie Johnson Resigns

Nico DeGrazia, Editor

November 8, 2019

Nico DeGrazia 11-7-19   C.P.D. Superintendent Eddie Johnson Resigns After more than three decades on the Chicago police force and three and a half years as superintendent, Eddie Johnson announced his retirement...

Doing Your Job or Watching Netflix?

Kayla Green

November 8, 2019

A 911 Dispatcher is a telephone, radio or computer operator that connects people in need with fire, police and medical emergency services. They are supposed to be able to assist you through anything when you call 911. Well not Juli...

Senior Blackout 2019

November 5, 2019

  Senior Blackout As much of the student body already knows, every year during Homecoming Spirit Week at Whitney Young High School the senior class participates in a Senior Blackout. This includes custom made t-shirts,...

2019 Senior Blackout

Helen McKnight

November 4, 2019

On Thursday, October 10th the senior class of 2020 celebrated being seniors and homecoming week by wearing all black, running around the school cheering, taking pictures and hanging out on the new Michelle Obama Athletic Complex...

Why Honor a Colonizer?

Why Honor a Colonizer?

November 4, 2019

We’ve got spirit! Yes we do!

October 11, 2019

Earlier this year, Beyoncé released her groundbreaking film on Netflix entitled “Homecoming”. This documentary showed the process of creating her iconic 2018 Coachella performance and includes footage from the performance. This...

Big Changes at Whitney Young

Helen McKnight

October 7, 2019

Over the summer of 2019 Whitney M Young Magnet High School went through some big changes. There was major construction done on the ceiling and many of the bathrooms in the school. Updating the ceiling was to make sure that no more ceiling ti...

How Old is America?

Damani Hood

September 26, 2019

How long has America been America ?  No one really knows the true answer to what seems like a simple query.  Did it start with the Declaration of Independence? The American Revolution?  Or at the start of the first colonization...

Run Beyonce Her Emmys

Joshua Bobbitt

September 25, 2019

The 71st Emmy Awards has started off the award season and this year a certain icon was creating a lot of buzz. Beyonce Knowles-Carter (aka Queen Bey) had been nominated for six Emmy Award nominations for her film, Homecoming, which depicted her 2...

New School Changes

New School Changes

September 20, 2019

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