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New Wilson band ready to perform first concert

The only place to be this Friday, February 19, is at the VFW 350 in Takoma Park, where three Wilson student bands will be performing. Your Mother And I Are Separating was started by sophomores Leo Canty (vocals and guitar) and Lauren White (drums), freshman Diego Ortiz (guitar and vocals) and junior Sarah Robinson (bass).They

Moonlight astonishes in theaters

In an era where compassion has fallen out of fashion in favor of fear and willful ignorance, Moonlight offers a beacon of hope for fellowship of man. This past year, political strife exposed the gouges that years of self-segregation have carved out upon our collective consciousness, and it became depressingly apparent that our wonderful melting

Pope visits the District

BY ZACH ESSIG, NEWS EDITOR Crying mothers, screaming babies, and adamant pro-choice supporters were just some of the types of people seen at the Papal Parade on September 23. Pope Francis’s legendary visit brought thousands of people to the District to get their chance at seeing the Holy Father. Despite concerns by many about increased

Meet the Staff

Emma Buzbee, Editor-in-Chief Emma Buzbee is the Beacon’s fearless leader. On an unrelated note, Emma is scared of morning meetings, late nights, administrators, and freshmen with perfect makeup. She is so obsessed with the Beacon that she dreams in GroupMe messages. When she is not working on the Beacon, she is busy planning a retort