BEACON

Ryan Wangman

June 4, 2019

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Ryan is a senior at Whitney Young who bursts into Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration” every time he realizes he only has one year of high school left. His passions include writing, running, and attending obnoxiously loud...

Teen Vaping

Teen Vaping

June 3, 2019

Women’s History Month Highlight: Rebecca Reid

David Bradford, Writer

April 4, 2019

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March is Women’s History Month. As such, I would like to highlight a prominent woman in my life: Rebecca Reid. I have had the unique opportunity over the past 4 years to watch her grow into one of the most accomplished people ...

The College Application Process

April 4, 2019

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You might notice that many of the Whitney Young seniors today are getting their college acceptances. They finished applying months ago and now they are in. All the juniors are noticing this and are prepared to enter this proc...

Whitney Young to change name of new athletic complex from “Michelle Obama” to “Donald Trump”

Gabriela Marulanda

April 3, 2019

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In the height of so many new Whitney Young students revealing themselves as racist and problematic, Whitney Young has agreed to change the name of its new athletic complex from “Michelle Obama” to “Donald Trump” to...

Where is Flip?

Natalia Perez

April 1, 2019

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Has anyone else noticed that Flip the Dolphin has been absent from recent pep rallies? This made me wonder: where has this dolphin gone? This also made me realize that there is a lot of mystery on the subject of our mascot. So I went on a manhunt - or should I say dolphin...

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