The absence of water dispensers within Wilson has been felt by many. When the dispensers were unexpectedly removed at the beginning of this school year and green "safe to drink” stickers placed on running water fountains, students, faculty, and parents asked the same question: Is the water finally safe to drink? The Earth20 water dispensers … Continue reading Lead: a Longstanding Issue at Wilson, but is the Problem Actually Solved?
Aries: March 21 - April 20 Your creativity is going to wax and wane, which isn’t an ideal way to start off the school year. But this isn’t a time to get down on yourself; instead, it’s a chance to get a perspective on how you use your emotions. Allow your Aries spirit to express … Continue reading HORSE-O-SCOPE
Diversity is sexy. The idea of including historically oppressed groups in everything from clothing ads to classrooms is quickly becoming everyone’s first priority. Currently, it’s become very popular for companies, organizations, and even schools to push this concept of multicultural workplaces in order to establish what would be considered a favorable professional environment. White Americans … Continue reading What it’s Like to Be a Student of Color at Wilson High
Netflix has been this generations Blockbuster movie store. The only difference is that it’s now on the wonderful, but sometimes terrifying world of the internet. With over 4000 titles, from “The Princess Diaries” to “Star Wars,” Netflix has it all and more. Among those 4000 titles, are over 700 Netflix Original shows and movies. But … Continue reading Are these popular Netflix Originals worth your time?
(student names have been changed for anonymity) When we talk about drug use in high school, we traditionally think of alcohol and other substances used to kick back, relax, and socialize. What regularly sits overlooked are the drugs that aren’t meant for tuning out, but for tuning in. These ever-present drugs in schools are overlooked … Continue reading Adderall: The Secret to Success, But At What Cost?