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The end of the road for the Golfin’ Dolphins

Isaiah Holmes

October 18, 2017

Filed under Features, Humans of WY, Sports, Student Life

The boys Golfin’ Dolphins have reached the end of the road for the 2017-2018 season.   On Monday, October 9, 2017, the team played in the State Sectionals in Winnetka, but, unfortunately, did not advance to go down...

The Thirst Project

Brandon Portillo, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Health, Student Life

The Thirst Project is preparing for a big year this year. The group’s goal is to raise money to build wells in Africa that can provide clean water to those who do not have access to clean water.Anna Domahid ‘18 and Maddie Cardar...

Demonstrated interest: the perspective of a college representative

Scott Ai

October 18, 2017

Filed under College, Student Life

A school with the reputation of Whitney Young is bound to attract hundreds of college representatives from all around the country during these fall months. The colleges that visit range from the smallest liberal arts colleges ...

Streaking: a tradition to continue?

Calyn Jael O'Banion, Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Humans of WY, Student Life

Whitney Young has many traditions. One particular tradition that has had some recent controversy has been the tradition of “streaking” at the homecoming game. “Streaking” is when the senior girls run out on the field d...

Student Musician Spotlight

Enrique Fuentes, Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Whitney M. Young Magnet High School  students are known to excel at many activities. From playing basketball, tennis, and golf to putting on plays, concerts and television broadcasts, our sports team, clubs, and groups are na...

BEACON TUNES

Hannon Wilson, Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Hot Spot

September 28, 2017 Just six days ago, rapper Lil Herb (aka G Herbo) released his new album titled Humble Beast. Although he is a Chicago native, he has garnered nationwide popularity with his hit songs Kill Shit, Rollin, and...

WY students perform impressive German Wheel routine at Homecoming pep rally

Camille Argentar

October 3, 2017

Filed under Student Life

At the annual Homecoming pep rally, WY students were excited to see the acts to perform. The cheerleading squad had just energized the crowd, and Dr. Kenner was set to announce an astounding amount of accomplishments. The senior ...

Last homecoming for 6 year students

Erica Roy

October 2, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Time flies, especially in high school. It's feels like just yesterday I was an ackie in complete awe at my first pep rally. Now, the class of 2018 are seniors, and my fellow frackies are finishing up their six year high schoo...

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