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Silly Season Elections

Silly Season Elections

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September 16, 2015

BY GWENDOLYN TSAI, CONTRIBUTOR Republican Candidates (Top 5): Donald Trump: Currently leading in the Republican polls, Donald Trump is very focused on one thing: immigration reform. So focused, in fact, that it is the only issue on which he mentions his position on his website. Trump says that h...

Hectic: The First Day Back at Wilson

Hectic: The First Day Back at Wilson

August 28, 2015

VIDEO BY CARL STEWART, PHOTO EDITOR

New Wilson Teachers Video

New Wilson Teachers Video

August 24, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zVo0HHXvlc BY HELEN MALHOTRA, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF,  AND GREGORY KOPETSKY, FEATURES EDITOR

My Life So Far: Sebastian Riggs

My Life So Far: Sebastian Riggs

June 9, 2015

BY RACHEL PAGE, WRITTEN CONTENT EDITOR Sebastian Riggs may be only a freshman, but he has the air of someone much older. It could be his close cropped hair and studded ears, or the fact that he’s taking physics as a freshman. Or maybe it’s because he’s seen more of the world than the average...

Alternatives to College for Graduating Seniors

Alternatives to College for Graduating Seniors

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June 5, 2015

BY RYAN WATTERS, CONTRIBUTER Especially for upperclassmen, it seems like everybody is caught up in college craziness. Perhaps those who just can’t get excited about attending a four-year college and are considering alternative higher education options are more hidden. A good jumping off point...

A Unique View of Wilson Crew (Video)

A Unique View of Wilson Crew (Video)

June 2, 2015

BY CARL STEWART, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER

Slideshow: Wilson Prom 2015, “Casino Royale”

Slideshow: Wilson Prom 2015, “Casino Royale”

May 31, 2015

Photos by LUC NIKIEMA, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Wilson's 2015 prom was on Friday May 29, at the Carnegie Library. The theme was Casino Royale, complete with gaming tables and play money. Congrats to our 2015 prom king and queen: Devin Rivera and Mykia Washington. View our slideshow of some of the evening's...

Student Government Association Candidate Statements

Student Government Association Candidate Statements

May 21, 2015

COMPILED BY HELEN MALHOTRA, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The candidates for the 2015-2016 Student Government Association sent in statements on what they hope to accomplish if elected and why Wilson students should vote for them. Not all candidates were able to send in statements, but they are listed underneath...

100-Word Rants

100-Word Rants

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May 17, 2015

COMPILED BY ZACH ESSIG, NEWS EDITOR Sometimes, you've just got to let off some steam. Four Wilson kids did just that, ranting about whatever is is that grinds their gears—in 100 words or less. Sarah Burch, 10, on people joaning on vegans: So the only time you talk to me is when you copy my h...

Wilson Students Attend Best Buddies Prom

Wilson Students Attend Best Buddies Prom

May 14, 2015

BY CARL STEWART, VIDEOGRAPHER https://youtu.be/o6koZrJyYQk On Friday, May 1, 2015, Wilson students and members of the Wilson Best Buddies Chapter attended the Best Buddies Prom at the Howard Theatre. The event was hosted by the Capital Region Best Buddies organization. This is the inaugural...

Emancipation Day Concert

Emancipation Day Concert

May 12, 2015

BY BRIAN KEYES, STYLE EDITOR This Saturday downtown there will be a free concert held in honor of Emancipation Day along with other activities. The concert will be at Freedom Plaza, at 14th St NW and Pennsylvania Ave NW. The concert will take place from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm, and will be followed by...

California Nights Album Review

California Nights Album Review

May 11, 2015

BY SARAH ROBINSON, JUNIOR EDITOR Best Coast’s most recent album, California Nights, quenched eager fans’ desire for another collection of beachy, summery hits after a close to two-year wait. I feel the need to be brutally honest with this review purely because, as a fan of Best Coast, I would’ve...

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