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Water damage in gym caused by snowstorm

The effects of Snowstorm Jonas are still being felt around Wilson, as the main gym now has a water bubble under the wood. This caused Wilson to relocate all three of the home basketball games scheduled for Friday, January 29, to the gym at McKinley Tech High School. If you’ve been in the gym since

Freshmen book review: The Bluest Eye

This year, as required by the English class curriculum, freshmen read “The Bluest Eye” by Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison. Unlike “Fences” by August Wilson, our previous reading assignment, this book stood out to me, so I didn’t Sparknotes my way through the unit. I actually read the book, and really enjoyed it. In

Cousins Leads Redskins to Playoffs

In 2012, the Washington Redskins traded several first round picks to draft a quarterback to lead the team to the playoffs. They also drafted Kirk Cousins. In his first season, Kirk Cousins watched from the sideline as quarterback, Robert Griffin III led the Redskins to the playoffs. Injuries and poor play gave Cousins some playing

Racist history gives Wilson High School a bad name

To most students, the name “Woodrow Wilson High School” merely signifies another academic entity inclined to make them suffer, full of school work and desks that leave their legs stiff. Students shuffle in and out of the questionably named building each day with no genuine understanding of who Woodrow Wilson was, nor what his legacy