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Cultural barriers to veganism make the transition to a healthy lifestyle harder

Cultural barriers to veganism make the transition to a healthy lifestyle harder
October 30, 2020

It was a late spring night, amid quarantine, when I finally told my dad that I was going vegan. I had been dreading doing it for a while, and as I expected, the reaction was far from enthusiastic. “Nooooo,”...

Reflections and strategies for maintaining positive mental health during the virtual semester

Reflections and strategies for maintaining positive mental health during the virtual semester
October 30, 2020

While entering the school year, it’s essential to note the importance of our mental health. Considering school is online, our motivation to complete assignments may be lacking due to the lack of human...

Black Lives Matter in DC

October 27, 2020

A history of Black representation in Hollywood: progress of appropriate portrayal

A history of Black representation in Hollywood: progress of appropriate portrayal
October 27, 2020

Today, African Americans are appearing more frequently in film. However it hasn’t always been this way. When the film industry was first conceived, it was rare to see a Black person on screen. In instances...

Summer

Summer
October 27, 2020

In the beginning, Parched grass transitioned into a vibrant spread, Sunbeams glistening on our warm shoulders, Whimsically gliding through the carnival of life,   But inside the rain...

Innovative Wilson students embrace entrepreneurial ambitions during quarantine

Innovative Wilson students embrace entrepreneurial ambitions during quarantine
October 27, 2020

From trading Pokémon cards and selling slime overtly overpriced, to curating legitimate businesses, Wilson students across the school have put in hours of exertion and expended hundreds of dollars to...

Gap years to firefighting: Wilson graduates choose varying paths after high school

Gap years to firefighting: Wilson graduates choose varying paths after high school
October 27, 2020

Every person has unique passions and dreams in life. Most people believe that college is the best or only option for achieving those goals, but still, many seniors don’t take the time to entertain other...

DC in the era of Covid-19

October 26, 2020

Gentrification in DC

October 25, 2020

 

Cheap clothes and child labor: the dark underworld of fast fashion

Cheap clothes and child labor: the dark underworld of fast fashion
October 24, 2020

Let's be honest. We’ve all seen that $5 shirt from Zaful and thought about buying it. I mean, who wouldn't? That's so cheap. In our ever-changing economic and social status, we are virtually wired to...

The Beacon Magazine Spring Issue

April 21, 2020

Click this link to read the Spring issue of the Beacon Magazine!  

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