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Sushi wars: Three new eateries coming to Tenley

When it comes to food trends, DC has them all. The sushi-burrito (which I’ll call a sushi-rito) is one of these trendy dishes that has popped up around the city in establishments like Buredo, Seoulspice, Rolls By U, and Sushinado & Teriyaki. In fact, three of these local chains will be coming to Tenleytown later

Wilson holds vigil for Jamahri Sydnor

As the third day of school came to a close, students gathered in the atrium and started to disperse. Many soon changed their mind and joined a collecting crowd of Wilson alumni, teachers, and administrators, dozens of uniformed Metropolitan Police Officers and family and friends of Wilson graduate Jamahri Sydnor. Jamahri was tragically killed by

Poshmark: Selling my Clothes Online

This summer, while some students my age worked tireless hours at children’s camps, and others made minimum wage sweeping litter at pet stores, I sat behind my iPhone 5s and sold clothes that I didn’t need anymore to people from the ranges of Texas to California to Virginia. The new and upcoming concept of reselling

There are more important things than Delta Math

As students attending Wilson, we’re all familiar with the annual summer assignments. We receive a reading and math assignment, and if you’re lucky, an AP assignment. I would never mind the reading assignments because they always correlated with the curriculum for the first advisory unit. The AP assignments were extremely tedious but effective in preparing

Kid Power DC inspires youth leadership

The non-profit organization Kid Power DC is opening doors for underserved communities throughout the District. Kid Power provides support, both after-school and over the summer, to elementary and middle school students at Title 1 DC Public Schools. The programs aim to promote youth development, and are composed of homework help, health and wellness lessons, and

Historically Black Fraternity target of Hate Crime at AU

The day after Taylor Dumpson was elected student government president at American University, the college awoke to what is currently being investigated by the FBI as a hate crime. Early in the morning on May 1, students discovered bananas hung by nooses around the campus, covered in phrases reading “harambe bait” and “AKA free.” AKA

Local restaurants serve international tastes

Summer tends to make people wistful for travel. In an ideal world, we could all jet off around the globe to the paradise of our choosing. Unfortunately, it’s unrealistic for most of us. Fortunately, DC is an international community, and there are many local eating options that serve different cuisines, so you can get the

‘Baby Driver’ exceeds expectations

I enjoyed this movie! Proceed with caution, the review below contains some moderate spoilers for Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver. I didn’t want to see Baby Driver. I wanted to see Like Crazy, a feel good movie about two women who escape a mental hospital together. Alas, my brother had his heart set on Baby Driver,

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