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Anya and Emily’s cook strip

Anya and Emily’s cook strip
November 23, 2020

Hello fellow chefs! Chef Anya Herzberg and artist Emily Mulderig are ready to present our… cook strip! I love cooking, and Emily loves drawing, so we decided to put our talents together and create a...

The new “it” shopping bag: Telfar

The new
November 22, 2020

What is the fascination behind the Telfar Shopping Bag, and why is everyone itching to get their hands on them? Could it be the practicality, the affordable price point, the vegan leather, or that it is...

October Music Reviews

October Music Reviews
November 17, 2020

“Only Child”- Sasha Sloan By: Addison Childe Rating: 8/10 Los Angeles based indie-pop singer, Sasha Sloan, released her album “Only Child” on October 16. Heavily influenced by The Killers,...

Living on the veg: Wilson Alumni shares thoughts on veganism

Living on the veg: Wilson Alumni shares thoughts on veganism
November 13, 2020

Veganism’s popularity is on the rise, but cutting animal products out of your everyday diet can seem like a daunting task for a high school student. Rema Haile, 2020 Wilson graduate and curator of the...

Zoom is the new Black(box): Wilson theater perseveres through COVID

Zoom is the new Black(box): Wilson theater perseveres through COVID
November 13, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent quarantine and online-learning, the Wilson Players made the decision to host a virtual show. The student-led drama club strives to maintain the quality and...

“Captain America: Civil War” unexpectedly mirrors the modern divide in the U.S.

“Captain America: Civil War” unexpectedly mirrors the modern divide in the U.S.
November 4, 2020

In 1861, the American Civil War broke out between two opposing sides - the Union who fought for the unity of the states and slavery abolition, and the Confederacy who wanted to secede and to keep slavery....

Horror movies to give you the creeps this Halloween

Horror movies to give you the creeps this Halloween
October 30, 2020

If you’re hoping to be spooked this Halloween, look no further. This frightening list filled with scary classics will have you jumping from your seat. From “Halloween” to “Hocus Pocus,” there...

How to spend your pandemic Halloween

How to spend your pandemic Halloween
October 30, 2020

Use PVC pipes as a candy chute to pass out candy from a safe distance.  Have a tiny party with a few friends outside by setting up a projector for a movie screen and enjoy a movie marathon.  ...

A recap on isolation inspiration: comfortable to current

A recap on isolation inspiration: comfortable to current
October 21, 2020

Have you realized we have been in quarantine for over six months? Half a year really goes by while you're stuck at home with limited activities to do. Who knows where your mind can take you in such boredom?  My...

Chemical Hearts: teenage love, heartbreak and everything in between

Chemical Hearts: teenage love, heartbreak and everything in between
October 16, 2020

“You are never more alive than when you’re a teenager; your brain is flushed with chemicals that can turn your life into a story of epic proportions,” Henry Page said in the opening narration of...

Levain Bakery in Georgetown is worth the wait

Levain Bakery in Georgetown is worth the wait
October 8, 2020

If you’ve been to Georgetown in the last week, you’ve likely noticed the long line of millennials winding down M St. They all have one mission: to have a taste of New York’s most beloved cookie....

Wilson students share thoughts on summer readings

Wilson students share thoughts on summer readings
October 1, 2020

This summer, Wilson assigned various short story reading assignments to students of all grades. They were created in hopes of better preparing students for an unprecedented year of online learning ahead....

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