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Students sit in to demand gun control legislation

Wilson students were some of the thousands of youth across the country who walked out of class this morning to urge Congress to pass stricter gun legislation. The nationwide walkouts come one month after seventeen high schoolers in Parkland, Florida were killed by a classmate armed with assault rifles that he had purchased legally. At

Insufficient maintenance and lack of communication afflict school facilities

To much fanfare and celebration, former Principal Pete Cahall and the former District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson cut the ribbon on Wilson’s state-of-the art $115 million renovation in 2011. The building was widely heralded as proof that DC’s long challenged public school system was rebounding. Six years and thousands of students later,

DC students join demonstration in support of immigrant youth

Two months after President Trump ordered an end to the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Wilson students walked out of school to urge Congress to pass legislation protecting immigrant youth from deportation. Many forewent classes for the morning on Thursday, opting instead to join a massive demonstration downtown in which hundreds flooded

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

Tenleytown community gathers to discuss safety

A community meeting was held on Saturday, April 30 at the American University Law Center for residents of Ward 3 in light of recent crime in the area, some of which affected the Wilson community. The meeting was led by Mayor Muriel Bowser, Councilwoman Mary Cheh, DC Police, Metro Transit Police, and Wilson administrator Alex

DCPS teachers stage protest over contracts

Dozens of DCPS teachers braved the rainy weather on the morning of May 5 to demand a new and re-negotiated contract with the school system. The crowd’s chants dominated the typically quiet ambiance of Tenleytown, demanding attention from all passerby. Their protest was directed towards the Chancellor of DC Public Schools Kaya Henderson, due to

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