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Q and A with Mr. DaSilva About His Experiences with Racial Profiling

Q and A with Mr. DaSilva About His Experiences with Racial Profiling

September 26, 2013

Wilson Business Manager Ajibade DaSilva talked to Beacon editor Claire Parker about his personal experience with racial profiling. In 2006, he was pulled over by a police officer for a broken tail light, and the situation quickly spiraled out of control.   Claire Parker: Can you describe the ...

Wilson Student Gena Basha Starts Non-Profit to Benefit Syrian Refugees

Wilson Student Gena Basha Starts Non-Profit to Benefit Syrian Refugees

September 26, 2013

RACHEL PAGE: JUNIOR EDITOR The civil war in Syria is featured prominently in the news. But for Wilson senior Gena Basha, it’s a personal problem. Basha’s father is from Syria, and many of her relatives have deeply personal connections to the country. Her great aunt was forced to flee Syria after ...

A Letter from Student Body President Manuela Bayón

A Letter from Student Body President Manuela Bayón

September 26, 2013

Dear Wilson Students, Wilson has had several good Student Government Association presidents and advisors in the past, but many projects were set up and never executed. This year we plan on following through with all of the events that we propose to the faculty and student body. Many think that SGA onl...

50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Washington (The Beacon’s Pictures)

50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Washington (The Beacon’s Pictures)

September 12, 2013

On August 28th citizens from around the area and around the country gather on the mall to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s  "March on Washington for Job's and Freedom". The Beacon's Bela Ortiz was there to take photos. Photos by Bela Ortiz

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