The Beacon
RSS Feed

Decorated Mitchell twins arrive at Wilson

Last year, twins Makhi and Mahkell played with number one player in the country, RJ Barrett, at famed Montverde Academy in Florida. The 6’9” University of Maryland committed twins have taken their talents back home and will look to lead Wilson to winning the DCIAA and DCSAA championships once again. Coming from top-ranked national champions


Oki Bowl is more than ok

When I moved to DC a few years ago, I decided I was going to find the best ramen restaurant around. I’ve tried out many places, but my favorite one so far is Oki Bowl @ Georgetown. Oki Bowl @ Georgetown serves mouth-watering ramen for a relatively inexpensive price. Located on 1608 Wisconsin Ave (on


Praise the Lorde

When I got tickets to see Lorde for my birthday in January, I immediately started counting down the days until April 8. Ella Yelich-O’Connor, better known as Lorde, released  “Melodrama” and, in my opinion, it was the best album of 2017, so I couldn’t wait to see it live. After hearing that people were camping


Ayomi Wolff

Wilson opens its doors for annual PTSO Gala

On April 7, the Wilson atrium was unrecognizable. The usual swarms of students were replaced by dinner tables, live music, and a catering company. This was the Wilson Gala, an annual event sponsored by the Wilson Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO). Parents and community members buy $75 tickets to attend, and proceeds go to the


Wilson senior emceed the Rally for DC Lives

Before hundreds of thousands of people would gather on Pennsylvania Ave. to protest gun violence, a smaller rally took place nearby in a park on Capitol Hill. A 16-year-old girl named Lauren, whose boyfriend, Zaire Kelly, died from gun violence, gave a moving speech about the need for gun control. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Congresswoman