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Tigers win big at Student Television Network Convention

Tigers win big at Student Television Network Convention

Meredith Ellison
April 4, 2017
Filed under News

A select group of Wilson Mass Media students traveled to Anaheim, California last week for the Student Television Network (STN) Convention. The annual convention draws middle and high school students from across the country and the world. The location of the convention changes every year. Wilson m...

Students review summer reading assignments

Students review summer reading assignments

September 1, 2015
Filed under Style

BY ELLIDA PARKER, CONTRIBUTER, CAROLINA BAYON AND ZOE MILLS, JUNIOR EDITORS "Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario  This year, one of the two summer reading book options for incoming freshman was called “Enrique’s Journey”. It is a powerful non-fiction book about the suffering of illegal immigr...

Lack of LGBT media representation is dangerous

Lack of LGBT media representation is dangerous

Adelaide Kaiser
September 12, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Throughout our entire lives, our ideas about the world as a whole come from everything that we experience. What our parents tell us, what we read, and what we see on TV are few of countless examples which feed into our image of the world, from how we think we are supposed to be, to how we think others s...

Pope in the District!

Pope in the District!

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October 1, 2015
Filed under News

BY CAROLINA BAYON, JUNIOR EDITOR This past Tuesday through Thursday Pope Francis paid a visit to DC, generating a lot of excitement. This trip had many firsts: the first pope from the Americas, his first visit to the U.S., and the first time a pope addressed Congress. Despite all the attention he has received as...

Student Experiences with Police

Student Experiences with Police

May 18, 2015
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BY CAROLINA BAYON, JUNIOR EDITOR In light of the recent conflicts between police and young black men in places like Baltimore and Ferguson, The Beacon decided to interview Wilson students to find out what their experiences were like with the DC police.   “The cops searched my bag and physically assau...

Fat Trel Refunds School for Missed Performance

Fat Trel Refunds School for Missed Performance

November 20, 2013
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BY: NATHAN DAVIS AND EVAN HAMLIN, CO-EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Following the absence of D.C. rapper Fat Trel at the Wilson homecoming dance on November 2, Trel’s manager said that the funds the performer was advanced for the appearance were returned. Students expecting Trel to perform at the November 2nd homec...

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