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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

School shooting survivors accused of being crisis actors

In the dark corners of the internet, student activists are being dubbed as willing participants in a game controlled by conniving liberals. Conspiracy theorists have accused survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting to be crisis actors – actors paid to bring attention to crises like mass shootings. One trending YouTube video in particular

Making a machine: an afternoon with the robotics team

  “Intense.” “Busy.” “Fun.” This is how members of the robotics team describe build season, the six weeks they are allotted to build the robot. As I stood in front of the robotics lab, a sensation of fear overcame me. What was I, someone who knows nothing about engineering, doing at robotics? To my relief,

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