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Running of the Girls Controversy

Gracie Holmes

September 24, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Features, Opinions, Uncategorized

Homecoming week is always filled with immense spirit, excitement, and tradition. Homecoming wouldn’t be homecoming without Flip the Dolphin charming all of us, the dance and poms teams blowing our minds, or even the annual r...

When Boredom Strikes

Brooke Gist

May 14, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Do you ever sit at home in your room or on the couch and get tired of doing homework? Well, me, too. Freshman Jacqui Burrier ‘21says, “I think it’s more worthwhile to fuel my boredom rather than to just sit in space and...

The Dubbies

Lajada Douglas, Editor

May 4, 2018

Filed under Opinions

  How can this DubTv editor put it In layman’s terms?  The Snapchat update is terrible! Why are the stories and the chats on the same page? Why is the discover page people you thought you were mutuals with? Guess you d...

On My Block Review

Enrique Fuentes, Editor

April 23, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

On March 16, 2018 Netflix released a show known as On My Block. On My Block is a Netflix original about a group of black and Latino teenagers starting high school in Los Angeles.  The quartet of teens face many problems that...

Coming Out Tips

Enrique Fuentes, Editor

March 19, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Friday March 17, 2018 was the premiere of the new movie Love, Simon. The movie follows the life of typical Simon Spier, played by Nick Robinson, a teenage boy in high school.  Simon has one secret though, he’s gay. Lov...

What do Whitney Young students do during Spring Break?

Celeste Mora

March 6, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

         The 2017-2018 school year’s spring break will fall on March 25th, 2018-March 31st, 2018. While some use this anticipated week to compensate for all the sleep they lost during the rest of the school year, ot...

Opinions on ‘The Weekly’s’ new section ‘Did you know? By Dr.Kenner’

Celeste Mora

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinions

       We are all familiar with the Whitney Young Weekly that gets sent to our email every Sunday night. It contains important information of what’s happening in our school that week. It’s a great way to stay informed with the gr...

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