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Wilson's new name to be announced by January
Joanna Chait November 14, 2020

Eighty-five years after opening only to white students, and honoring a president whose racist policies later would be condemned, Woodrow Wilson...

Biden won…. so what now?
Biden won…. so what now?
Sarah Morgan November 13, 2020

When I received the text saying, “Trump lost!” at exactly 11:40 a.m. on November 7, the words sent a little thrill through me. I don’t...

Volume 84 Issue 2
Volume 84 Issue 2
November 11, 2020

Hello readers! The Beacon has created a digital issue for our first paper of the year. Topics include the upcoming name change, distance learning,...

Wilson community brainstorms ideas for name change
Wilson community brainstorms ideas for name change
Charlotte Guy and Emily Mulderig November 10, 2020

The Wilson community has been granted a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—changing the school’s namesake, Woodrow Wilson, to a more deserving...

Wilson
Wilson's new name to be announced by January
Joanna Chait November 14, 2020

Eighty-five years after opening only to white students, and honoring a president whose racist policies later would be condemned, Woodrow Wilson High School is undergoing a...

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Troubles with testing: teachers adjust to administering tests virtually
Troubles with testing: teachers adjust to administering tests virtually
Julia Weinrod • November 10, 2020

School is fully flung in session, and fully online. In addition to classes and assignments being virtual, tests are as well. Right now the status of finals...

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Every vote counts: Why I am choosing change
Every vote counts: Why I am choosing change
JJ Najera • November 1, 2020

Politics is a topic that my family tries to avoid. My grandparents immigrated from Guatemala to the United States at a very young age. My dad was born in America, and he has...

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Junior Darren Buchanan Jr. to play Division I basketball in college
Junior Darren Buchanan Jr. to play Division I basketball in college
Chiara Purificato November 19, 2020

Junior small forward and wing Darren Buchanan Jr. has become one of the most sought-after basketball players for the collegiate class of 2026 nationwide. Buchanan has been...

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The best backgrounds...that aren’t your LED lights
The best backgrounds...that aren’t your LED lights
Hadley Carr November 22, 2020

Does your bedroom look like a tornado hit it? Followed by a nerf gun war? Invaded by snacks and enemy wrappers left lying on the battlefield? Like it’s been flipped upside...

Biden won…. so what now?
Biden won…. so what now?
November 13, 2020
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Anya and Emily’s cook strip
Anya and Emily’s cook strip
Anya Herzberg and Emily Mulderig November 23, 2020

Hello fellow chefs! Chef Anya Herzberg and artist Emily Mulderig are ready to present our… cook strip! I love cooking, and Emily loves drawing, so we decided to put our...

October Music Reviews
October Music Reviews
November 17, 2020
Siguiente Destino- La Universidad
Siguiente Destino- La Universidad
JJ Najera • November 23, 2020

La universidad es una oportunidad de tener un futuro brillante. ¡El único problema es aplicar y escribir ensayos! Las aplicaciones de la universidad no son nada agradables....

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The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School
The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School