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Basketball Team Cancelled Indefinitely at Whitney Young

Carla Gonzalez

April 4, 2019

Filed under News, Sports

News some students may not know is that the Whitney Young basketball team has had its funding cut due to lack of interest both to play the sport and to watch it.  With such low funding the basketball team can barely afford t...

No Prom?

Kayla Bilal

April 4, 2019

Filed under Current Events, Humans of WY, Satire, Student Life

The Whitney Young Senior attendance policy has been a reoccurring problem throughout this current school year. The administration has not been open with the students about the specific situations in which absences are excused an...

Kenner enforces Ackie Speed Limit

Brandon Clincy, Editor

April 4, 2019

Filed under News

The days of being passed by speeding Ackies in the hallways are over. Dr. Kenner met with faculty after a slew of complaints from upperclassmen. “We literally have five whole minutes to get to class, there’s no reason to spee...

Racism in Whitney Young

Kayla Bilal

March 5, 2019

Filed under Current Events, Humans of WY, Politics

In the past few weeks, videos (both old and new) have been circulating throughout Whitney Young’s halls. Unfortunately, they all share one common theme: racism. Not only that, but antisemitism as well. One video involved a student saying the N-...

Jazz in the Chi at WY

Jazz in the Chi at WY

February 23, 2019

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

February 6, 2019

New Spider-man trailer

Carla Gonzalez

February 6, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, News

Just weeks ago, the new spider-man trailer was released called, 'Far from Home'.  Many fans have anticipated the arrival of the trailer especially because of the unfortunate ending of Avengers 4. For those of you that don...

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