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Redskins Update

BY NICK WHITMAN, CONTRIBUTOR When Robert Griffin lll was drafted 2nd overall in the 2012 draft, he instantly became the face of the Washington Redskins franchise. There were high expectations that he lived up to in his rookie year. He broke multiple records and took the team to the playoffs. Since then, it’s been downhill for him. Multiple

Back To School Dance

BY NORA CHARLES, FEATURES EDITOR This Friday evening from 7:00-11:45 p.m., Wilson will be hosting a Back to School Dance in the atrium. The first dance of the year is traditionally Homecoming, but this year the varsity basketball players and coaches decided that a dance at the very start of the school year would be

Silly Season Elections

BY GWENDOLYN TSAI, CONTRIBUTOR Republican Candidates (Top 5): Donald Trump: Currently leading in the Republican polls, Donald Trump is very focused on one thing: immigration reform. So focused, in fact, that it is the only issue on which he mentions his position on his website. Trump says that he intends to triple the amount of

Fall in love with this season’s new TV shows

BY ZOLA CANADY, JUNIOR EDITOR Students are morosely beginning to see their first glimpses of the school year, but moods don’t have to drop along with the temperature. The anticipation for the new and old shows premiering this fall is more than enough to get students through the start of the year. Upcoming series like

Students review summer reading assignments

BY ELLIDA PARKER, CONTRIBUTER, CAROLINA BAYON AND ZOE MILLS, JUNIOR EDITORS “Enrique’s Journey” by Sonia Nazario  This year, one of the two summer reading book options for incoming freshman was called “Enrique’s Journey”. It is a powerful non-fiction book about the suffering of illegal immigrants. The book opens in Honduras, with a mother named Lourdes

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