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Cross Country Team Competes in Orlando Meet

BY OWEN ISAACS, CONTRIBUTOR Two weeks ago, the Wilson boys and girls cross country team went to the Disney Cross Country Classic held in Orlando, Florida. This is an annual event that is by invitation and allows runners to test their abilities at the beginning of their season. Head girls cross country coach Desmond Dunham states

Masses march for Justice or Else!

BY ELLICE ELLIS, OPINIONS EDITOR Hundreds of thousands of Black men, women, and children gathered on the National Mall for the “Justice or Else!” rally on October 10. The march was organized by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of Nation of Islam, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March that took

Washington Capitals Season Preview

BY JOSH TAUBMAN, CONTRIBUTOR A 3-1 series lead. It was all right there. A chance to rewrite history, to prove to critics that this team was different from teams of years past, that there was a new culture in DC. The Washington Capitals were one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals. But instead, they went

Steak ‘n Egg celebrates decision to stay

JESSE HOFFMANN, CONTRIBUTOR The locally owned Steak-N-Egg restaurant will be celebrating its decision to not close or relocate by hosting its first annual neighborhood fair this Saturday, October 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served alongside entertainment from the American University radio station (WVAU). The fair will feature free

Slideshow: National Honors Society Induction Ceremony 2015

The members of Wilson’s 2015-2016 National Honors Society chapter were inducted during a ceremony held in the auditorium on October 7. There were 108 junior and senior students inducted into the chapter, which is sponsored by social studies teachers Robert Geremia and Jonathan Shea, and chaired by math teacher Elaine Smith. The event featured speeches

‘Black Mass’ is solid, but nothing new

BY ALEXANDER KOTT, CONTRIBUTOR In the opening scene of “Black Mass,” an FBI agent asks a pudgy, red-headed gang member to tell him everything he knows about Whitey Bulger. “Well, let’s start,” the freckled gangster (Jesse Plemons) responds. And so it begins. The movie is based on a true story about a gang leader named

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