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What Seniors are saying about their last Homecoming

Karina Santiago

October 7, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Homecoming; whether it be the dance, game, or entire spirit week, is a time to have fun, be with friends and just really enjoy your school in way that is memorable. But for Seniors, it may be a bit melancholy to know that this was their last homecoming. So as I went around the school interviewing this y...

Water of Champions?

Gracie Holmes

October 5, 2018

Filed under Features, Health, News, Student Life

The whispers of lead in the water fountains has circulated amongst Whitney Young students forever. Students have claimed that the water tastes “off” and is often discolored. Some avoid it all together. “I only bring wat...

Fright Night

Jonathan Perez, Editor and Writer

October 5, 2018

Filed under Student Life, World

Halloween is upon us and I’ve been thinking about fun things to do. If you’re like me or like everyone else you probably love spooky season. You love putting on a costume for no reason. Simply for a laugh. You like having an ex...

Coming Soon: An Unwanted Standardized Test

Naiya Wax-Groot

October 5, 2018

Filed under Current Events, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Though the weather may not feel like it, fall approaches. Along with this new season comes progress reports and the year’s first REACH testing; all reminders that we are already well into the 1st quarter. Teachers have already be...

Suffering From Back-To-School Sickness? Me too.

Makenzie Fondren

October 2, 2018

Filed under Student Life

As the first few weeks of school have gone by, many students have fallen victim to what CNN refers to as the “back to school plague,” as they do every year. In fact Meg Bradshaw, a Whitney Young Senior, said that this is the “t...

Hacky Sack Ain’t Wack

Hacky Sack Ain’t Wack

October 1, 2018

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