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Sneaky Cards Review

Nicholas Bussey

September 24, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

This summer, the toy company Gamewright came out with a sequel to their little-known interactive card game Sneaky Cards. In Sneaky Cards, each card contains a unique mission that encourages you to grow in one of 5 categories: Grow...

In an Interesting Twist, it is the Students who are Grading the Teachers

Alec Thomas

September 23, 2018

Filed under Arts and Trends, Social Networking, Student Life

One of the main goals of students everywhere is to obtain and maintain ‘good’ grades. However, a popular website called 'RateMyTeachers' has flipped the script by allowing students and parents to anonymously post ratings and fe...

Unisex Bathrooms at Whitney Young: Enough?

Sylvia Love, Writer

September 20, 2018

Filed under Humans of WY, Opinions, Student Life

It's 2018 and the era of freedom and ultimate liberation is now, especially when it comes to gender and identification. On June 6th, 2016, an article was released about how Whitney Young seniors had requested for gender neutral restrooms. While no restrooms alone were placed, it was said in CPS guidelines that stud...

Reselling Supreme Part 2: Drop Day

June 7, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Supreme releases clothing every Thursday during the season at 11 am EST. In my previous article I explained that desirable items that Supreme releases have resale value and discussed various methods for buying these items. The...

#Never Again Walkout Message

June 7, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The message of the walkout, “never again,” is very easy to get behind. No more school shootings. Nobody likes school shootings, so of course everybody believes in, “never again.” Where the message went wrong was with ...

Any Need for #Never Again Walkout?

June 7, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The #Never Again walkout that occurred at Whitney Young in response to the events of the Parkland shooting involved students chanting phrases including, “all our lives mean nothing if they keep their murder weapons. Never again....

#Never Again Walkout Context Part 1

June 7, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The students of Whitney Young participated in a walkout as a response to the mass shooting that occurred in a high school in Parkland, Florida. With a full gym (which holds over 2,000 students) and outside of the school students chanted phrases in...

Brian Carlson, Writer

June 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Student Life

Dolphins Win Versus Lane The Whitney Young Men’s Lacrosse team played Lane Tech on Tuesday May 1st.  After going down to Lane in a quick 2 goal succession, the Dolphins battled back to tie the game 2-2 before halftime. ...

Come to the AAC Show

Calyn O'Banion, Editor

June 4, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Have you ever wondered what club always practices in Blue House everyday after school? Well, it is none other than Asian American Club! AAC has been practicing religiously everyday since the beginning of the school year to perfect their vari...

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