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Wilson senior emceed the Rally for DC Lives

Before hundreds of thousands of people would gather on Pennsylvania Ave. to protest gun violence, a smaller rally took place nearby in a park on Capitol Hill. A 16-year-old girl named Lauren, whose boyfriend, Zaire Kelly, died from gun violence, gave a moving speech about the need for gun control. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Congresswoman

Seniors struggle to meet community service requirements

Just months from the graduation of Wilson’s class of 2018, 42 percent of the grade is short of the required 100 community service hours, and 14 percent have no hours at all. This has not gone unnoticed by the school’s administration. The counselor’s office has decorated its walls with potential opportunities for volunteer hours, adding

Parkland survivor reflects on tragedy

Sam Zeif’s life changed forever the day before his 18th birthday. On February 14, Zeif’s former schoolmate Nikolas Cruz opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring 14. One of Zeif’s best friends, Joaquin “Guac” Oliver, was fatally shot with Cruz’s legally purchased AR-15. Zeif’s younger brother,

Money for metal detectors yet to be used: A search for $10,000

After hearing complaints from parents and students about the long lines to go through the metal detectors at Wilson every morning, Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh set out to solve the problem. To help alleviate the overcrowding, Cheh allocated $10,000 to the Department of General Services (DGS) to purchase additional metal detectors. Six months later,

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

‘Baby Driver’ exceeds expectations

I enjoyed this movie! Proceed with caution, the review below contains some moderate spoilers for Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver. I didn’t want to see Baby Driver. I wanted to see Like Crazy, a feel good movie about two women who escape a mental hospital together. Alas, my brother had his heart set on Baby Driver,

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