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April 23, 2018

Graduation is around the corner!

Calyn O'Banion, Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Seniors! It is almost that time of year to start saying goodbye to high school. Graduation is right around the corner and there’s a few things you have to take care of before you get there. Don’t forget that Senior Luncheon is on Apri...

Senior luncheon recap

Eric Catania

April 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Aside from moving on from high school, getting good grades, and graduating, senior year is all about celebrating the end of your journey as a 12th grader. Part of that celebration at Whitney Young includes a senior luncheon, whi...

SAT testing

Olisa Ausara-Lasaru

April 12, 2018

Filed under College, Current Events, Student Life

  Juniors, it’s getting around that time when we have to take the SAT test. Of course, testing can be very stressful at times, and managing your time through the week to find times to study can be a bit difficult as...

Grad Nite at Six Flags Great America

Celeste Mora

April 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life

       One of the events our seniors at Whitney Young are looking forward to is ‘Grad Nite’ at Six Flags Great America on May 15th, 2018! This is a student planned event that multiple Chicago public and neighboring su...

“How to balance the stressful life of a Dolphin”

Calyn O'Banion, Editor

March 6, 2018

Filed under Student Life

As you can see in the picture above, stress is something that burdens everyone in the halls of Whitney Young. No matter your grade level, you likely get overwhelmed at some points in the school year. Some main stressors are t...

“Come try out for Din Daa Daa!”

Calyn O'Banion, Editor

March 6, 2018

Filed under Student Life

If you have ever participated in or have attended the Whitney Young Dance Department’s spring concert, then I am sure you have seen “Din Daa Daa”. Din Daa Daa is a modern/jazz dance that was choreographed by a Whitney Young d...

Boys basketball advances to sectionals

Isaiah Holmes

March 5, 2018

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

The last time we checked in on the Ballin’ Dolphins was before they played the final four game against Simeon Career Academy on February 16, 2018. Unfortunately, they lost to the Simeon Wolverines with a score of 53-64. Since that loss took th...

Wakanda Forever

March 2, 2018

Filed under Arts and Trends, Entertainment, Student Life

The highly anticipated movie “Black Panther” came out last Friday, February 16th. The movie is getting positive feedback from most people, even those who don’t normally like superhero movies. Those who saw the movie includ...

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