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Artist’s Corner: March 2015

Set to be permanently installed in the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Wilson students in Ms. Barnes’ classes collaborated on these pieces. COMPILED BY ELENA REMEZ, JUNIOR EDITOR

Wilson Alum Murdered, Wilson Community Reacts

BY ELIAS BENDA, OPINIONS EDITOR Wilson Class of 2012 Alumnus Chris Adams was shot and killed in his car in Northwest Washington on Thursday, March 12. At 1:30 a.m., officers responding to gunshots in the Brightwood Park neighborhood found Adams in his car at 5300 block of 8th Street NW, near Jefferson Street, and pronounced

French Exchange Students Reflect on Wilson

BY SOPHIE REVEAL, WEB NEWS & STYLE EDITOR On Wednesday March 11, Wilson bid farewell to the 15 exchange students visiting from France. Accompanied by three teachers, the students lived with host families from Wilson for 10 days. These students are from Montreuil, a suburb outside of Paris on the metroline, and attend Jean Jaures

Wilson Juniors Debate About Feminism

BY RACHEL PAGE, FEATURES EDITOR Juniors Gavrielle Jacobovitz and Eva Shapiro debated their way to semifinals at the Lakeland Westchester Classic debate tournament on February 27, earning them a bid to the prestigious Tournament of Champions. The debaters’ wins put them in the top four of the 46 teams that attended the tournament, which was

Wilson Students Put Twist on Shakespeare Classic

BY MEREDITH ELLISON, CONTRIBUTOR While many students complain about having to read Shakespeare in English class, the members of the Wilson Shakespeare Society are busy putting their own creative twist on one of Shakespeare’s most well known plays; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The performances will be March 19-21 in the Black Box. Nathan Kovar, Junior,

Are We Taking the Fun Out of Sports?

BY ERIN DOHERTY, SPORTS EDITOR A New York City soccer club advertises the fact that its young players are “poised for elite-level soccer,” suggesting prospects of success and college scholarships. These players may or may not have bright futures in the sport. It is a little hard to tell since they have not yet reached their sixth

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