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Love Dot Loooong: this rom-com set in DC is a bit boring

Sarah Morgan

May 3, 2020

Okay, so I didn’t need a love story set in DC with two Black leads until I heard it existed. “Love Dot Com: The Social Experiment” is just that! Made in 2019, a Netflix original directed by Charneice Fox and filmed here i...

A humble reflection on creativity

Camelia Terraza

April 5, 2020

As I drift aimlessly amid stiff smiles, performing thoughtless recitations that have become so routine, I reframe the life that plays before me. Schoolwork appears humorous, pens seem to click in a synchronized fashion. My moti...

Wilson students to take on the retelling of Peter Pan

Chau Nguyen

March 8, 2020

This spring, Wilson Theater will be performing an exciting production of the musical “Peter and the Starcatcher,” based on the 2004 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, adapted for the stage by Rick Elice. The musical serves as a r...

DC’s best food under $10

Charlotte Comrack and Albert Malhotra

March 1, 2020

Fast Casual: BANDIT TACO There are so many good, fast casual places to eat in Tenleytown, but the one that stood out to us was Bandit Taco. Out of the many Mexican-style restaurants around Wilson, Bandit is the best one. Other tha...

Zoolights remains a festive DC winter tradition

Emily Muldering

February 10, 2020

Okay, okay, I get it: NO ONE likes Zoolights. It’s cold, your hands feel like they’re going to freeze off, and who wants to walk all the way up that big hill at the end? And that’s all true… but seeing all the festive, col...

Must reads for 2020

Shirah Lister

February 2, 2020

1. “The Beginning of Everything” by Robyn Schneider There is no better way to start off the new decade than with a book on starting anew. “The Beginning of Everything” is about a star tennis player whose life plan is...

Meet Wilson’s potential stars of DC-CAP

Chau Nguyen

February 2, 2020

Every year, DCPS students show off their singing, instrument-playing, and dancing skills to compete for a $10,000 scholarship from the DC College Access Program (DC-CAP) and become a DC-CAPital Star. This year, ten out of the...

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