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Animal cruelty: Why I stopped going to zoos

Zoological institutions have been around since 1847. Whether for educational purposes or fun, almost everybody has been to a zoo before. Originally, zoos were established to educate the public on particular species and how they interact with one another in their habitats. However, studies are discovering that zoos are not as harmless as they may

Sports

Iconic DC arena changes name

Monumental Sports & Entertainment currently owns the 20,000 seat arena, formerly known as the Verizon Center, which hosts a variety of events year round. These events range from professional basketball, hockey, and indoor football games, to concerts for world famous artists including Drake and Adele. In 2016, the Verizon Center hosted 218 total events and

Opinions

Safe sex makes sense

When I was little, my mom used to show me her birth control pills while I sat in the bathroom, watching her get ready for work. They were arranged in a beautiful rainbow pattern, a mysterious circle of medication that we dubbed, “no baby pills.” To me, birth control has always seemed like a rational,

News

Wilson holds vigil for Jamahri Sydnor

As the third day of school came to a close, students gathered in the atrium and started to disperse. Many soon changed their mind and joined a collecting crowd of Wilson alumni, teachers, and administrators, dozens of uniformed Metropolitan Police Officers and family and friends of Wilson graduate Jamahri Sydnor. Jamahri was tragically killed by

Style

Poshmark: Selling my Clothes Online

This summer, while some students my age worked tireless hours at children’s camps, and others made minimum wage sweeping litter at pet stores, I sat behind my iPhone 5s and sold clothes that I didn’t need anymore to people from the ranges of Texas to California to Virginia. The new and upcoming concept of reselling