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Lockdown scare at Whitney Young

Lavinia Huang, Editor

October 16, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Thursday October 12th, at around 3:15 pm, Whitney Young was on lockdown due to a potential threat outside. Principal Dr. Kenner came onto the intercom to firmly instruct everyone to immediately get inside a room, away from th...

Vegas and imagination

Enrique Eguiguren

October 16, 2017

Filed under News, Opinions, Politics

It is unfortunate to say the very least that we live in a world where despite me not yet being able to vote, I’ve lived through four of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. But that’s not the topic of this ...

Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Mass Shooting

October 3, 2017

Whitney Young students kneel during pep rally

Brandon Portillo, Staff Writer

September 30, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

The Whitney Young pep rally is one of the best events of the year. Students dress up in school colors and everyone marvels at the amazing performances. Guys and Dolls, the Whitney Young cheerleading team, and Poms put on fantastic...

Free-Market healthcare vs Single payer

Angel Silva, Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Features, News

One of the biggest debates in America right now is of healthcare and whether or not it should be treated as a right or a commodity. With the Graham-Cassidy bill failing to pass, the verbal smackdown in Congress will continue allow...

Kenneka Jenkins

Deja Bluntson

September 29, 2017

Filed under News

On Friday, September 8, 2017, 19 year old Kenneka Jenkins was reported missing by a group of her friends after they discovered she was not with them in the Crown-Plaza Hotel. Sunday morning her body was found in the walk-in freeze...

Are Nicki Minaj and Nas Dating?

Destiny Mallory, Editor

September 19, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

Rumors have been stirring that famous rappers Nas and Nicki Minaj are in a relationship after Nas’s 44th birthday party on Tuesday night. He was seen giving her affectionate embraces throughout the night, and they were a litt...

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