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Upcoming events: Tenley Winterfest

For over a decade, Tenleytown’s Janney Elementary School has hosted a craft sale at the beginning of the holiday season. It started off as just a few families and students, but has now grown into a neighborhood-wide celebration with participating restaurants, businesses, and even a scavenger hunt. This year Winterfest will begin November 25 and

Redskins Looking to Win A Wildcard Spot

Last season, the Redskins cruised into the playoffs with a 10-6 record, which usually isn’t good enough to win a division. However, the NFC East was easily the worst division in football last year. Although this season, this has completely changed, and it is now arguably the best in the league. The Dallas Cowboys currently

DC youth make their voices heard in peaceful demonstration

Following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, three Wilson High School groups were inspired to take action. Wilson Common Ground, the Wilson Human Rights Club, and the Wilson NOW (National Organization for Women) Chapter organized a DC Public School wide walkout for Tuesday, November 15, 2016. What started

Gym class hosts badminton tournament

Every year in early fall Desmond Dunham, one of Wilson’s physical education teachers, takes pride in hosting a badminton tournament to rap up the badminton unit in his P.E. II classes. This year’s competition recently concluded after several weeks of preparation. Dunham prepares his classes by teaching them various strokes, and by giving them time

Wizards need to fire Ernie Grunfeld

The Washington Wizards have not won 50 games in a season since 1979, the last time they went to the NBA Finals. They haven’t won a championship since 1978. In my lifetime, there has been little optimism for the state of the organization, beyond drafting franchise savior John Wall. You can point to all sorts

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