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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...

3 Things You Can Do To Keep Up With Your New Year’s Resolutions

Kellianne Bazzell

January 17, 2018

Filed under Calendar, Current Events, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

1: Write It Down When you write something down, it helps you remember it a lot better and creates a more formal and official feeling. Taking the time and energy to write down your goal is going to help you take the time and ...

Oprah Perhaps Running for President?

Enrique Eguiguren

January 1, 2018

Filed under Current Events, News, Opinions

  Kanye West. The Rock. Donald Trump. Now, apparently, Oprah. No one was going to vote for Kanye, not anyone who would make an impact on the vote. The Rock would’ve announced he wasn’t staying in the race after he...

Why Seniors are often late to school

Chris Nguyen, Editor, GOAT

December 15, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

Throughout our years at Whitney Young, the timing for our arrival to school has slowly progressed later. Freshman year, our eagerness to learn and preparation for the day usually got us out of bed. Over time, I’ve noticed that ...

Seniors, don’t stress.

Scott Ai

December 14, 2017

Filed under College, Features, Opinions, Student Life

  As colleges’ Early Decision results come out, seniors all over the world are being deferred and rejected. I’m here to tell you that this is completely okay. The college you go to will change the rest of your lif...

Top 5 Christmas Movies To Watch This December

Kellianne Bazzell

December 7, 2017

Filed under Celebrities, Current Events, Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Opinions

1: Home Alone (2) Almost every kid of our generation has seen this movie at least once. Home Alone and its sequel are and always will be Christmas classics. Even with two whole movies, it’s hard to grow tired of the series...

MacArthur’s is the king of soul food

Lajada Douglas, Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Food, Opinions

   There is nothing more comforting than a huge plate of soul food after a long day.  MacArthur’s offers life changing cuisine and a wide selection of southern inspired dishes like greens, mac and cheese, smothered pork chops a...

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