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Student Government Association Candidate Statements

COMPILED BY HELEN MALHOTRA, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The candidates for the 2015-2016 Student Government Association sent in statements on what they hope to accomplish if elected and why Wilson students should vote for them. Not all candidates were able to send in statements, but they are listed underneath their corresponding category. Wilson students will vote for the new SGA members in

Meet the Staff

Chloé Leo, Editor-in-Chief Chloe commonly referred to as “Cleo” due to her confusing first name-last name combination, has been promoted to Co-Editor-in-Chief her SEN18R year along with her very berry best friend and fellow Nalgene fanatic, Ben. She has been faithfully laboring away at The Beacon since her freshman year. When not writing passionate reviews

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

Trump, DCPS top list at Mayor’s roundtable*

In her inaugural student journalist roundtable, Mayor Muriel Bowser invited five colleges and three high schools to the John A. Wilson building for a press conference. In a rapid-fire question and answer session, the mayor answered questions on a wide ranging set of topics. A top concern for journalists across the city was President Trump’s

REI opens new flagship store in NOMA

Nalgene and flannel lovers alike rejoiced at the news of a new REI opening up in Washington, DC. Not only is this the outdoor equipment company’s first store located in the District, it is part of their “Flagship Series” stores that are bigger and include a wide range of classes and outdoor excursions. Currently REI

DC Council Candidate talks to Wilson Students

Walking through the halls of Wilson, one can easily overhear the conversations discussing Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and the current status of the Presidential elections. But another election, one with more impact on Wilson students and District residents, is the current race for the At-Large seats on the District of Columbia City Council.

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