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The making of a snow closure

  As a winter storm approaches, students, teachers, and parents are fast asleep. The first thing many students will do when they awake is grab their phones and check the DCPS Instagram and Twitter (which they have only recently followed) to see if schools are closed or delayed. If closed, students will rejoice and roll

Wilson students edit poems of incarcerated men

Today at STEP, the black box was a glorious mess of students eating, listening to music, and editing the poems of incarcerated men. Writing poems is probably one of the last things you’d think men in jail do, but they do, and Free Minds is an organization that encourages it. This Friday, February 23, Commonground

Wilson honors Black history with full month of festivities

Black History Month is an annual celebration that occurs in February. We take this month to recognize the accomplishments and contributions in U.S. history made by African Americans. Every year a specific theme is given, and this year’s theme is, “African Americans in Time of War,” which praises African Americans involved in any wars from the

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Fact-checking Trump’s State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump’s first year in office has been… eventful, to say the least. We’ve had the Russia investigation, the battle over Obamacare, the alleged deathwish for sharks (according to the porn star he allegedly paid off), and the release of the hugely critical book, “Fire and Fury,” last month. Since scandals like these have

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