The Wilson Beacon

Wilson fashion during quarantine

Anna Wehebrink

October 30, 2020

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

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

Virginia Suardi

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,” he groaned, leaning back into his chair, slapping his hand to his forehead. He looked supr...

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

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

Keyla Sejas

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 interaction or other remaining factors. Throughout the several months of isolation, it had become eas...

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

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

Ke’Asia Morton

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 when there were Black characters, they were either portrayed negatively or as small-minded i...

Summer

Summer

Harper Dunn

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 was gushing, Seeping through every crevice of our bodies   Unprecedented, apparentl...

Innovative Wilson students embrace entrepreneurial ambitions during quarantine

Innovative Wilson students embrace entrepreneurial ambitions during quarantine

Lizzie Himmelfarb

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 become young entrepreneurs. Several even subjected themselves to 15 minutes of vigorous questions a...

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

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

Becca Green

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 options. Taking a gap year, joining the military, going to community college, or getting a job are a...

DC in the era of Covid-19

Aidan Sobocinski

October 26, 2020

Gentrification in DC

Miranda Moody

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

Deirdre de Leeuw den Bouter

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 want to buy something when it’s dirt cheap. Shopping for clothes used to be a once a season trip...

The Beacon Magazine Spring Issue

Madelyn Shapiro, Caleb Davy, Sophia Ibrahim, Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Virginia Suardi, Chiara Purificato, Alexander Diaz-Lopez, Sydni Lewis, Margot Durfee, and Ayomi Wolff

April 21, 2020

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

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