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The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson Senior High School

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From fresh produce to vintage jackets, DC’s outdoor markets have it all

From fresh produce to vintage jackets, DC’s outdoor markets have it all

Sarah Panetta December 19, 2021

Nothing beats the charm of a local market during the holiday season. This past weekend, I spent my early mornings driving around the district and passing through different farmers and flea markets, analyzing...

Fashion in the Halls

Fashion in the Halls

Camelia Terraza December 19, 2021

Waleeja Chaudhry serves us spicy and sweet with a plaid skirt, sweater vest, and beret. This retro look, complete with actual cord earbuds (!) is perfect for our chilly fall weather. Recreate this look...

Novembers Albums of the Month

November’s Albums of the Month

“Red (Taylor's version)” by Taylor Swift By: Ava Serafino & Emma Ludgin Rating: 9.5/10 Taylor Swift, one of the world's most renowned pop stars, released “Red (Taylor’s Version)”...

Working brings theater back to Wilson

‘Working’ brings theater back to Wilson

Simon Holland December 17, 2021

Wilson theater will be making it’s triumphant return this December with a production of “Working,” a musical following the work lives of ordinary people.  “Working” is the first of three...

Movie reviews: Last Night in Soho and The French Dispatch

Movie reviews: ‘Last Night in Soho’ and ‘The French Dispatch’

Riley Hawkinson and Samiyah Young December 17, 2021

The French Dispatch Review By Riley Hawkinson With distinguished visuals and a new creative lens, Wes Anderson's “The French Dispatch” is an attempted ode to journalism. Set in a 20th century...

Carrier Critics: a review of Masala Street

Ellen Carrier , Leah Carrier December 17, 2021

We entered Masala Street, a month-old Indian restaurant in Georgetown, with high expectations. Rated 4.9/5 stars on Google reviews, its stellar appraisal was surely a good sign. Right? We certainly...

Four DC attractions to get you in the holiday spirit

Devan Mehta December 17, 2021

With just a few days left until winter break, the holiday season is in full swing! No matter how you celebrate, there are many great ways to spend your winter right in your home city.    The...

Faculty Favorites: Mr. Casey sends me to Busboys and Poets

Faculty Favorites: Mr. Casey sends me to Busboys and Poets

Kelsie George December 17, 2021

Now that restaurants are opening back up, I decided to try one of math teacher Leland Casey’s favorite spots: DC’s beloved Busboys and Poets. Busboys and Poets has seven locations in the DC area...

The best albums of 2021

The best albums of 2021

Ashley Redhead, Zachary Issacs, and Njeri Booker December 17, 2021

“Donda” by Kanye West By: Ashley Redhead In a time when it’s difficult to feel connected to one another, “Donda” offered a beacon of hope; a collaborative project between a slew of artists...

Chocolate + Caramel Apples = the best Thanksgiving dessert ever!

Chocolate + Caramel Apples = the best Thanksgiving dessert ever!

Rain Terrell November 25, 2021

When thinking of fall, Caramel glazed treats, popularly known as caramel apples, come to mind immediately. Why not bring this fall festival favorite to the thanksgiving table this year? This recipe includes...

Isabelles Playlist

Isabelle’s Playlist

Isabelle Pala November 12, 2021

Calling all music lovers! Now that temperatures are dropping and leaves are changing, I decided to make this month’s playlist fall-themed. So get cozy, light a scented candle, and scan the QR code, or...

Carrier Corner: a review of Maman Joon

Carrier Corner: a review of Maman Joon

Ellen Carrier and Leah Carrier November 9, 2021

Nestled in the heart of Tenleytown lies a warm and vibrant nook of a restaurant: Maman Joon. We set out to give it a try on one overcast fall evening, our stomachs eager with anticipation.  Stepping...

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