The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School

The Wilson Beacon

The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School

The Wilson Beacon

The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School

The Wilson Beacon

Volume 85 Issue 6
Volume 85 Issue 6
Beacon Staff March 25, 2022

Hello, readers! The Beacon has just published its February/March edition! Read this edition to learn about name change, growing enrollment,...

Arab Student Union celebrates Arab Heritage Month
Becca Green, Section Copy Editor • May 2, 2022

“Habibi” (my love), “sahtain” (double blessing), “yalla” (let’s go), “shukran” (thank you), “istiqlal” (independence),...

Photography club partners with the Phillips Collection for “DC is Beautiful”
Photography club partners with the Phillips Collection for “DC is Beautiful”
Sophia Ibrahim, Features Editor • March 31, 2022

Jackson-Reed’s photography club’s exhibit at the Phillips Collection, entitled “DC is Beautiful”, is on display until Sunday, April 10. The...

Goodbye Wilson, Hello Jackson-Reed
Goodbye Wilson, Hello Jackson-Reed
Hadley Carr March 30, 2022

Wilson High School is officially renamed Jackson-Reed High School. After years of debates, forums, and protests, the community’s efforts culminated...

Volume 85 Issue 6
Volume 85 Issue 6
Beacon Staff March 25, 2022

Hello, readers! The Beacon has just published its February/March edition! Read this edition to learn about name change, growing enrollment,...

Q & A with COVID Facilitator Layla Gage
Becca Green May 1, 2022

In February, Jackson-Reed received a contact tracer to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  Layla Gage partners with Shield T-3, the company in control of COVID-19 testing,...

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Electives should be elective
Amelia Johnson April 29, 2022

The return to school each year looks exactly the same: students scramble to change their wrongly-assigned classes, a week-long line forms in the counselor’s office, and...

Fairy Good Advice
Fairy Good Advice
March 30, 2022
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Sexual misconduct at Jackson-Reed
Deirdre de Leeuw den Bouter May 13, 2022

A fleeting hand or leering look, a touch here, brushed away quickly: sexual harassment is commonplace at Jackson-Reed. According to End Violence...

100 word fashion rants
Leila Boser and Maya Roskes May 3, 2022

No More Leather By: Leila Boser Leather needs to go. Serious question, who likes leather? Tell me honestly, who genuinely likes to put...

Recipe: How to make Manaeesh
Recipe: How to make Mana'eesh
Karam Weigert, Contributor • May 2, 2022

Found all over the Levant as a popular street food that comes with many different toppings, Mana'eesh is a kind of flatbread that is eaten at...

Arab Student Union celebrates Arab Heritage Month
Becca Green, Section Copy Editor • May 2, 2022

“Habibi” (my love), “sahtain” (double blessing), “yalla” (let’s go), “shukran” (thank you), “istiqlal” (independence), and “Eid...

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100 word fashion rants
Leila Boser and Maya Roskes May 3, 2022

No More Leather By: Leila Boser Leather needs to go. Serious question, who likes leather? Tell me honestly, who genuinely likes to put on too tight, too small, and frankly...

Albums of the Month
Albums of the Month
March 30, 2022
Baseball team sets sights on DCSAA title
Baseball team sets sights on DCSAA title
Charlotte Guy and Emily Mulderig March 30, 2022

The Wilson Tigers’ 2022 baseball season is swinging into action, and the team has one simple goal: bring home the state championship.  “I think people are gonna doubt...

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Polls

Who should be Wilson's new namesake?

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The Wilson Beacon Presents: Musicians in the Halls! In our interview with fellow Wilson student singer/songwriter Zelia, we discover how her music career began, what her music-making process is, and much more!
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Colombia despenaliza el aborto
Paulina Rodriguez April 29, 2022

Este 22 de Febrero, Colombia ha sido el país Latinoamericano más reciente en despenalizar el aborto, pero la decisión no llego sin resistencia. Ahora el aborto se permite...

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Sexual misconduct at Jackson-Reed
Deirdre de Leeuw den Bouter May 13, 2022

A fleeting hand or leering look, a touch here, brushed away quickly: sexual harassment is commonplace at Jackson-Reed. According to End Violence Against Women, an organization...

February/March spread
February/March spread
March 29, 2022
January Spread
January Spread
February 16, 2022
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