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Principal Cahall Resigns from Wilson Effective Immediately

BY SOPHIE REVEAL AND EMMA BUZBEE Principal Cahall of Woodrow Wilson High School has resigned, effective immediately. According to a letter sent from Chancellor Kaya Henderson on December 23 to the Wilson Senior High School Community, Wilson’s “Assistant Principal Gregory Bargeman will lead Wilson for the remainder of the year as Interim Principal.” Although Chancellor

More than test scores: Wilson community speculates about the real reason behind Cahall’s Termination

BY EMMA BUZBEE, NEWS EDITOR, SOPHIE REVEAL, WEB NEWS EDITOR, AND ERIN DOHERTY, SPORTS EDITOR Principal Peter Cahall speculates his contract was discontinued because of his sexual orientation and public coming-out last May, rather than poor test scores, the reason given by DCPS. The Washington Teachers Union, however, says the real reason may be teacher

Students and Staff Protest Against Police Brutality

BY EMMA BUZBEE, NEWS EDITOR PHOTOGRAPHY BY: CARL STEWART   For a chilly 30 minutes on the morning of December 17, Wilson students stood outside of their school and protested racial profiling and brutality in the police force. They protested with chants, signs, speeches, poetry, and anger over personal experiences. What started off as a

Mayoral Election Recap

BY EMMA BUZBEE, NEWS EDITOR On November 4th, Democrat Muriel Bowser was elected the new mayor of DC, beating out independent contenders David Catania and Carol Schwartz. Bowser won with 54.5 percent of the vote, the lowest margin in the mayoral race in four decades, by winning all precincts east of the Anacostia and the

Wilson Demonstrates Pride at Westboro Baptist Church Counter-Protest

BY CLAIRE PARKER, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, AND EMMA BUZBEE, NEWS EDITOR VIDEO BY HELEN MALHOTRA, NEWS EDITOR, AND SOPHIE REVEAL, VIDEOGRAPHER Rainbow flags, brightly colored signs, and hundreds of loud, cheering counter-protesters met at least 10 anti-gay protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church on the streets surrounding Wilson early this morning. The counter-protesters, organized by Wilson’s Student Government

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