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Prom Music Raises Concerns

BY GREG KOPETSKY, FEATURES EDITOR Students have been discussing prom music for the past two weeks, since Ms. Hara reportedly said at an after-school meeting for seniors and their parents that Go-Go would not be played “because it is not formal.” Seniors Kristina Johnson and Patience Tait met with Hara shortly after hearing about the

Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Wilson June 9th

By EMMA KEYES, CONTRIBUTER On May 25th, The Westboro Baptist Church announced their intention to picket Wilson on June 9th from 8:15 to 8:45 in the morning. The Westboro Baptist Church is a group unaffiliated with the official American Baptist church and is known for its extreme intolerance of LGBTQ+ people. They have been known

Post Article Has It Wrong on DCPS Sports

ALEX CONTE, CONTRIBUTOR Last month, the Washington Post Magazine ran an article titled “When Winning is Losing,” by Dave McKenna. In this article, McKenna used the Wilson baseball program’s 21- year DCIAA championship title streak to highlight disparities in DCPS athletics and youth baseball in Washington, D.C. However, he went much further than just attacking Wilson

April Edition: Fear and Clothing

BY JACK PRICE, COLUMNIST According to a Swedish businessman I recently encountered at work, Americans live for two things — war and Walmart. While most of the Americans I know are not bloodthirsty hawks, I know quite a few (myself included) who enjoy shopping. Ours is a nation built on commerce. The British came for