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Journalism is changing, values are not

  Over the summer, I participated in the week long Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference at the Newseum. I stayed at a hotel downtown, only a seven minute drive from my real apartment. During the day I engaged in lessons, discussions, and activities relating to journalism along with 50 kids who were just

We all felt like Pablo: Kanye West tour review

  “Welcome to Saint Pablo.” I doubt four words have ever been met with such a response at any show of any sorts before. Kanye emphatically said this after finishing out his opener “Father Stretch My Hands Pt 1.” The Verizon Center had been just about boiling over before the telltale “Beautiful morning!” sounded. A

Wilson welcomes a new teacher to AP biology

Up until this school year there has only been one AP biology teacher, Jessie Poole, who was forced to accommodate over 60 students taking the class. Poole has been teaching AP biology since her second year at Wilson, making this her third year teaching the course. This year Dani Moore was hired to teach another

Wilson almnus recounts 1970 student walk out

Last year’s production of the musical “Hair” was not an unrealistic interpretation of an event that took place at Wilson in 1970. Following the Kent State Shootings – a massacre at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, by the Ohio National Guard, who opened fire on a student protest of the Vietnam War, killing

Popular apps perpetrate systemic racism

In today’s online world the debate over what is racist or discriminatory is just as heated as it is in real life. Apps like Snapchat and Pokemon Go as well as websites, such as AirBnb  are raising important questions about what we view as racist and what we dismiss as nothing. When April 20, the

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