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Local restaurants serve international tastes

Summer tends to make people wistful for travel. In an ideal world, we could all jet off around the globe to the paradise of our choosing. Unfortunately, it’s unrealistic for most of us. Fortunately, DC is an international community, and there are many local eating options that serve different cuisines, so you can get the

Wilson students shine at Arts Fest

The Wilson Atrium, usually only home to a fishy stench and kids ditching class, came alive with art on May 25 during the fourth annual Wilson Arts Fest. There was a huge drawing hanging over the front entrance, an open mic by the cafeteria, and numerous tables, each with a different student selling artwork. The

Upcoming events: Tenley Winterfest

For over a decade, Tenleytown’s Janney Elementary School has hosted a craft sale at the beginning of the holiday season. It started off as just a few families and students, but has now grown into a neighborhood-wide celebration with participating restaurants, businesses, and even a scavenger hunt. This year Winterfest will begin November 25 and

Dress code debacle causes dispute

Recently a large group of Wilson students have come together to combat the school’s dress code even though many administrators doubt its enforcement. “I don’t think the dress code is being enforced,” Linda Wanner, a 12th grade assistant principal, said. “I’m not saying we’re not trying to enforce it, but it’s hard.” The official Wilson

Wilson students prepare for Artsfest

Wilson High School is hosting its third annual ArtsFest this Friday, May 20 from 4 p.m. to 10 at night. “ArtsFest brings awareness to the arts and gives everyone a chance to participate, including students who aren’t taking art classes,” said Mary Lambert, head of the Wilson art department. Serena Wiltshire, a Wilson parent, has

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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