BEACON

  • February 7Dance IV Studio to Stage
  • February 3Second Semester Begins
  • February 26Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee in Library
  • February 22Jazz Festival on Arts Bridge
  • February 17Jazz on the Bridge February 22, 2020

The Prom [Dress] Process

January 31, 2020

Hey, Dolphins! As we enter the brand-new year of 2020 (I don’t know about you all, but I’m loving the symmetry of that more and more), we also enter a brand-new season – this one more senior-specific. I’m talking ...

The War On Christmas?

Gabriel Levi

December 17, 2019

In the words of our president, Donald Trump, “There seems to be a witch hunt afoot.” Everywhere, people have started saying ‘Happy Holidays’ instead of ‘Merry Christmas'. Businesses noticed this change and made policy changes to...

How will new streaming services change entertainment?

Donovan Michel, Student

December 10, 2019

As Disney+ launches and other entertainment companies launch their own alternatives to services like Netflix and Hulu, the ease that streaming services initially brought is being lost. While Netflix rose to popularity due to its convenience and centralization of entertainment, that one-stop setup can no longer exi...

We’ve got spirit! Yes we do!

Gabriel Levi

October 11, 2019

Earlier this year, Beyoncé released her groundbreaking film on Netflix entitled “Homecoming”. This documentary showed the process of creating her iconic 2018 Coachella performance and includes footage from the performance. This film open...

The Productivity of Whitney Young Students

Donovan Michel, Student

October 10, 2019

Whitney Young’s students are generally perceived to be some of the highest-achieving in the nation, but it is not known what the primary factors are for that. Paradoxically, many students procrastinate or cut corners to achieve the high scores they want, so it is unclear just how productive the students of Whitne...

Hotspot: Cone Gourmet

Hotspot: Cone Gourmet

January 13, 2017

FAB FIVE: Five Ways to Stay Warm at Homecoming

Jessica Lathan, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015

For this year's homecoming game, if you don’t have a bae to cozy up to here are 5 spectacular ideas to keep warm while hanging with friends at the football game. Invest in a trendy spirit wear jacket. This is one of the b...

Do dress codes teach proper attire or simply put down female students?

Clare Brennan, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2015

Dress code policies have been singling girls out since before anyone can remember, and people are deciding to take a stand. This has transformed into a nationwide issue sparking outrage and protests. From crop tops to spaghetti...

Spirit Week Days

Clare Brennan, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2015

Monday Get ready to bust out those onesies! We are kicking off spirit week with a cozy classic - Pajama Day. Tuesday Whether they’re your look alike, sibling, or simply your BFF, you and your twin can go all out on Twin ...

WY summer plans

WY summer plans

April 29, 2015

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