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A Deeper Look Into the Dance IV Show

Mae Jiang, Editor

February 19, 2020

The annual Whitney Young Studio to Stage Dance IV Show occured on Friday, February 7. It included entirely student-choreographed dances of varying styles, including contemporary, hip hop, and jazz. The class had been working on...

Senior Season

Julia Medina

January 31, 2020

Five, four, three, two, ... yes Senior Class of 2020, our year has finally arrived! We are all celebrating the holiday festivities, but at midnight on December 31, we enter into the year we worked together to finally cross that ...

Coronavirus Spreading In Chicago

Kayla Green

January 31, 2020

A new virus called corona is spreading rapidly. The first U.S. case of the new coronavirus spreading from one person to another, the husband of a woman who caught the disease while in China, was reported in Chicago on Thursday...

Lane Technical Difficulties Review

Olivia Witulski, Writer

January 30, 2020

The DubTV crew works tirelessly every week to produce amazing shows for the school. One of the main comedy specials for DubTV is it’s show Lane Technical Difficulties, and after premiering it’s midseason episode, I talked to some of the actors and...

Whitney Young Students’ School Spirit

Donovan Michel, Student

October 12, 2019

As spirit week and homecoming pass, an idea present in the minds of many students is their school spirit. Some students are fully engaged in the whole of spirit week, dressing for each day with vigor, while on the other end ...

“Joker” is no joke

Nico DeGrazia, Editor

October 11, 2019

Joker is no joke Disclaimer: violent/disturbing topics    Joker premiered at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2019. It won the Golden Lion award, which is the highest award a film can r...

Homecoming week 2019

Bence Szabados, Editor

October 10, 2019

Homecoming week at Whitney Young took place October 7th through October 11th, with a different theme each day. The week started off with pajama day, so everyone was very cozy at school. Next up was twin day, where everyone wa...

Guest Artist Shiri Gloss Teaches Dance Master Classes at Whitney Young

Mae Jiang, Editor

October 7, 2019

The Whitney Young Dance Department had a special day of dance on September 23rd. All class levels, from Dance I to Guys and Dolls, took a master class from guest artist Shiri Gloss. Gloss is a Whitney Young alumni and former member of G...

Big Changes at Whitney Young

Helen McKnight

October 7, 2019

Over the summer of 2019 Whitney M Young Magnet High School went through some big changes. There was major construction done on the ceiling and many of the bathrooms in the school. Updating the ceiling was to make sure that no more ceiling ti...

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