The Wilson Beacon

Artists experience atypical application process

Maya Wilson and Ava Ahmann

January 27, 2019

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Senior Simon Rosenthal grew up drawing with his aunt, a graphic designer. His grandpa taught him about facial proportions. In eighth grade, he transitioned from sketching to painting canvases. This year, Rosenthal joined the coho...

Random kid, random gig: tiresome techno at the McCormally-Ward concert

Harper Dunn and Anya Herzberg

January 27, 2019

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We walked into the backyard of the Rhizome, a run-down, modest house in Takoma. Lights were hung across the yard and people sat around a campfire listening to an odd type of music. We looked to the front and see two middle-ag...

DC cheap eats: How to binge on a budget

Michaela Bauman and Zara Hall

January 27, 2019

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Though eating in DC can be expensive, it doesn’t have to be. We went looking for DC’s best food under $10, and many tacos and churros later, we have compiled our top five:   Colada Shop (1405 T St NW, Washington, D...

January albums of the month

Hope Moshi, Erin Harper, Adelaide Kaiser, and Meghan Dayton

January 25, 2019

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A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships by The 1975 Hope Moshi Score: 10/10 Though The 1975 is an English pop rock band, they’ve achieved considerable popularity around the world, even releasing an album that topped...

A popping new take on a famous classic

Amelia Bergeron

January 17, 2019

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2018 was a year full of the release of great movies for all ages ending with a modern take on on a famous classic. “Mary Poppins Returns,” rated PG, was released everywhere in the United States on December 19, 2018. The cast ...

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