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Adin McGurk

Adin McGurk

2018-2019

This guy is a senior who has written for The Beacon for three years. Vaguely resembling the character known as “Gumby,” The Beacon’s beloved Print Editor prefers to be called “Adin” (no, not “Aidan”), but you can really just call him by the name of any item listed on the McDonald's menu. ...

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Troubling attendance patterns found across DCPS, Wilson included

Troubling attendance patterns found across DCPS, Wilson included

Benjamin Korn
January 26, 2018
Filed under News

Last month, an investigative report by WAMU and NPR found that over half of the 2017 graduating class at Ballou High School had more than 60 unexcused absences. Just two months before graduation, only 57 students were on track to graduate. Yet every Ballou senior received a diploma. Following these t...

Aaron feeds his Seoul

Aaron feeds his Seoul

Aaron Rosenthal
December 6, 2017
Filed under Style

As I took the first bite of my taco, I felt my Seoul instantly become rejuvenated. The grub from Tenleytown’s new Korean comfort food spot--Seoul Spice--works wonders. Hopefully it will be able to solidify its spot on Wisconsin Avenue for many years. When I entered the restaurant, the “Seoul ...

DCPS Back to School Block Party increases community involvement

DCPS Back to School Block Party increases community involvement

Adin McGurk
September 13, 2017
Filed under News

In the wake of her announcement of her new five year plan, Mayor Muriel Bowser hosted a DCPS Back to School Block Party with special guest Magic Johnson, at Ron Brown College Preparatory High School. Her plan according to the Executive Office of the Mayor, is “to increase college and career readiness, a...

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