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GSA fosters community within Wilson

Lively, stimulating conversations. An inspiring quote written across the wall. A friendly bond between students. All are present at the weekly meetings of the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA). Previously called the Gay Straight Alliance, the name was changed two years ago to be more inclusive of all sexualities. “There’s more to sexuality than being gay

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Fall Sports awards

DCIAA all league Girls cross country- Allie O’Brien- runner of the year Emily Farrar- Coach of the year Boys cross country- Dylan Blumenthal- Runner of the year Nora Swift- Coach of the year Girls Soccer- Meghan Dayton- Player of the year Boys soccer- Ian Carroll- All league Ben Wilson- All league Volleyball- Lauren White 2nd

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Juuling at Wilson

WATCH IN HD The Beacon presents: Juuling at Wilson, a video feature on the e-cigarette epidemic which has recently gained popularity in high schools nationwide. This video focuses on the use of juuling at Wilson specifically. DISCLAIMER: This video is completely objective. The Beacon does not intend to promote nor criticize the usage of juuls

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Aaron feeds his Seoul

As I took the first bite of my taco, I felt my Seoul instantly become rejuvenated. The grub from Tenleytown’s new Korean comfort food spot–Seoul Spice–works wonders. Hopefully it will be able to solidify its spot on Wisconsin Avenue for many years. When I entered the restaurant, the “Seoul Train” taco stood out to my

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Lady Bird Review: A flying success

Young love, family conflict, virginity, growing up– all are common themes conquered by the film industry. “Lady Bird,” a coming of age story starring Saoirse Ronan, captures Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson in her senior year, exploring the reality of the American high school experience, from a white female’s perspective that is, and what it means

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Still thinking ’bout Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa has been a breakout artist for 2017, so when I heard she was playing at the Fillmore I really wanted to go. After calling my mom from school on the day of the show, she snagged some cheap tickets from Stubhub and we made the trek from DC to Silver Spring. Although we

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Wizards splurge to bring back core

For the most part, the Washington Wizards’ offseason was uneventful. Veterans Jodie Meeks and Mike Scott were added for depth to a Wizards bench that struggled last season. Undrafted free agents Devin Robinson and Michael Young were signed to two-way contracts, so they will fight to make the team. The Wizards’ biggest news this summer

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Seniors lead boys soccer team to great season

After an undefeated regular season and a 4-1 win against Cardozo in the DCIAA finals, Wilson Soccer was seeded first going into the DCSAA tournament. To start off the playoffs, Wilson beat a strong Maret team 4-2, thanks to a phenomenal performance from Tony Zelaya, who scored twice. Two days later Wilson faced Gonzaga in