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School stress persists, but students persevere*

School stress persists, but students persevere*

Erin Doherty, Co-Editor-In-Chief
October 29, 2015
Filed under Opinions

In the spirit of Halloween, here’s a real-life horror story. Hold on tight, grab a blanket, and prepare to scream, it’s about to get scary. Imagine that you wake up on that big day. You know the one: The day you have marked on your calendar since junior year. It’s the day when you finally ge...

A week without: Makeup

A week without: Makeup

Helen Malhotra and Erin Doherty
October 25, 2015
Filed under Features

Co-Editor-in-Chief Helen Malhotra tries a week without makeup.  If someone had asked me to go a week without makeup during my freshman year, when I, along with all of my peers, was teeming with insecurities, I would have ‘made up’ an excuse not to. But now, as a senior, I was excited to embark...

The biggest freshman class in decades encounters struggles with overcrowding*

The biggest freshman class in decades encounters struggles with overcrowding*

September 24, 2015
Filed under News

BY LINDSAY HARPER, CONTRIBUTOR The start of the year was stressful for freshmen who experienced crowded classes and repeated scheduling changes, amplifying the challenge of transitioning from middle school to high school. Wilson currently has 527 freshman students, compared to 482 sophomores, 421 j...

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