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Basketball Team Cancelled Indefinitely at Whitney Young

Carla Gonzalez

April 4, 2019

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

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

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

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

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