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Landmark Music Festival brings something new to DC

Landmark Music Festival brings something new to DC

October 1, 2015
Filed under Style

BY ELLA FELDMAN, STYLE EDITOR The year was 2013. I was sitting next to my cool new high school friend in the backseat of her car with Vampire Weekend blasting through the speakers. Excitement was running through our bodies, which were dressed in frilly crop tops, high waisted shorts, and oversized c...

Alice Deal Middle School Renovates Historic Landmark

Alice Deal Middle School Renovates Historic Landmark

July 28, 2015
Filed under News

BY ELLA FELDMAN, STYLE EDITOR An official historic landmark lies just about 500 yards away from Wilson. The Jesse Reno School, which was open to students around the Tenleytown neighborhood in the early twentieth century, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. This landmark...

Junior Meru Kush Starts Clothing Line

Junior Meru Kush Starts Clothing Line

June 5, 2015
Filed under Style

ELLA FELDMAN, STYLE EDITOR Wilson is a school full of individuality, creativity, and culture. This is evident even in a short walk through the hallway, where one can see students express themselves through their clothing and overall looks. Inspired by Wilson’s and DC’s culture, junior Meru Kush...

Not Barbies: American Apparel Contributes to Unrealistic Beauty Standards

Not Barbies: American Apparel Contributes to Unrealistic Beauty Standards

April 23, 2015
Filed under Opinions

BY ELLA FELDMAN, JUNIOR EDITOR Sweatshop Free. That’s American Apparel. And as of last month, the brand has decided to also be nipple and pubic hair free. Among many efforts to put the controversies of their company in the past, the popular clothing brand has decided to digitally alter photos on...

Bow to the Bows: Wilson Students Participate in DCPS Archery Tournament

Bow to the Bows: Wilson Students Participate in DCPS Archery Tournament

March 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

BY LAUREN REVEAL, MANAGING EDITOR AND SARAH TORRESEN, VISUAL CONTENT EDITOR The main gym at H.D. Woodson Senior High School was quiet at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, March 7. Here, 24 Wilson students joined over 100 DCPS students in grades four through 12 for the first annual District of Columbia Public Schools Archery Tournament. Participants were off...

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