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Wilson graduation rates rise, reasons questioned

Wilson, and DCPS as a whole, has seen a steady increase in graduation rates over the past few years. In 2011, the overall DCPS graduation rate was 53 percent, whereas in 2016 it sat at 69 percent.   There has been nationwide pressure to increase graduation rates in recent years. “With graduation rate, the question

Wilson holds vigil for Jamahri Sydnor

As the third day of school came to a close, students gathered in the atrium and started to disperse. Many soon changed their mind and joined a collecting crowd of Wilson alumni, teachers, and administrators, dozens of uniformed Metropolitan Police Officers and family and friends of Wilson graduate Jamahri Sydnor. Jamahri was tragically killed by

Historically Black Fraternity target of Hate Crime at AU

The day after Taylor Dumpson was elected student government president at American University, the college awoke to what is currently being investigated by the FBI as a hate crime. Early in the morning on May 1, students discovered bananas hung by nooses around the campus, covered in phrases reading “harambe bait” and “AKA free.” AKA

Under Armour suffers resulting in restructuring plan

Under Armour has made efforts to put itself on the same level as companies such as Nike and Adidas since its founding in 1996, however, the company’s growth in revenue has slowed tremendously and caused its stock value to plummet. In May of 2016, Under Armour took a blow when Sports Authority, a major outlet

Uber aims to improve driver satisfaction

Although Travis Kalanick stepped down as the CEO of Uber earlier this June, this is not the only change the company is facing. Uber has lit the fuse on their “180 Days of Change” where they are committed to improving job quality for drivers who participate in the service. The company has received criticism due

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