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Back To School Dance

BY NORA CHARLES, FEATURES EDITOR This Friday evening from 7:00-11:45 p.m., Wilson will be hosting a Back to School Dance in the atrium. The first dance of the year is traditionally Homecoming, but this year the varsity basketball players and coaches decided that a dance at the very start of the school year would be

Abroad At Wilson

BY NORA CHARLES, FEATURES EDITOR Twelve years ago, the trips abroad that Wilson offered looked strikingly different.  The options were few, mostly involving train rides through Europe and tours of sites booked through a pricy touring company. This changed in 2005 when an exchange student went home to Falconara, Italy and raved about Wilson to

Looking At Wilson Through Foreign Eyes

BY NORA CHARLES, JUNIOR EDITOR At track practice I noticed a new girl: tall, blonde, and smiling. My friend nudged me and whispered that she was from Switzerland. I walked over to her and she introduced herself as Clara Edmonds. She was here for only a couple weeks, but some things still jumped out at her. The

Author Azar Nafisi Discusses Iran

BY NORA CHARLES, JUNIOR EDITOR PHOTOS BY ELLIE LE BLANC In the midst of her talk about literature, passion, and religion, the award-winning author Azar Nafisi suddenly posed a question to her audience of Wilson juniors. “What do you think of when you hear the word Iran?”  Students timidly voiced their responses: “oppression”, “war”, “oil”,