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Group Projects Must Rebuild Accountability and Inclusion

Group Projects Must Rebuild Accountability and Inclusion

Vy Nguyen, Opinion Editor December 16, 2021

Being left on “read.” Promises are like Cinderella’s slippers, shattering after an 11:59 p.m. deadline. Unrelenting spouts of “he said, she said.”  While the mere thought of some of these...

Hall Sweeps: A Futile Solution to a Stubborn Problem

Hall Sweeps: A Futile Solution to a Stubborn Problem

Annabella Agosto, Feature Editor November 30, 2021

Sprinting through the halls at 8:09 a.m. was never anyone's first choice. A short glance at the Woodson hallways and parking lot a minute before the bell rings will show the daily panic of students desperate...

NFTs Exploit Art and Threaten the Environment

NFTs Exploit Art and Threaten the Environment

Lecya Santiago, Op-Ed Editor November 30, 2021

Owning an NFT, short for “non-fungible token,” has become a symbol of wealth due to the rise of cryptocurrency popularity. The video “Nyan Cat” with over 190 million views is now an NFT. Though...

Senior and Staff Writer Jada Bromberg Shares Adoption Month Story

Senior and Staff Writer Jada Bromberg Shares Adoption Month Story

Jada Bromberg, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

Jada Bromberg, a senior at Woodson High School, recently published an opinion piece in USA Today detailing her experience with being adopted and how it has affected her daily life, highlighting November...

Thrifting Drifts Far From Its Original Purpose

Thrifting Drifts Far From Its Original Purpose

Adia Elcock, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

Imagine walking into a thrift store with $100 dollars, and leaving with 20 sweaters. Now imagine walking in a thrift store in need of an affordable sweater, but not being able to find one because sweaters...

Taking AP Courses: A Beatable Challenge

Taking AP Courses: A Beatable Challenge

Cavan Griffin, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

Woodson has always let students pick the difficulty for the classes they want to take, such as APs. APs are a type of class for the student who wants a bit more of a challenge in their course, or some...

How W.T. Woodsons Past Affects Students Today

How W.T. Woodson’s Past Affects Students Today

Caleb Faulkerson, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

Today, W.T. Woodson High School is ranked at 60th place among the most diverse high schools in northern Virginia according to publicschoolreview.com, but this hasn’t always been the case.  Woodson...

Social Media Needs to Be Censored for Young Children

Social Media Needs to Be Censored for Young Children

Thomas Daniels, Editor in Chief October 28, 2021

When people need a time killer, the easiest thing to do is to fiddle around with your phone. It’s a simple pick-up that becomes a force of habit after a while. Whether it be games, emails, or social...

TV Shows Glamorize Drugs and Mental Illness

TV Shows Glamorize Drugs and Mental Illness

Jada Bromberg, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

No one wants to stand out in a crowd with eyes glaring at them in pity or criticism. To avoid conflict, people may suppress their feelings of anxiety, depression or frustration. Fear of being judged and...

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Remembering 9/11’s Impact 20 Years Later

Vy Nguyen, Opinion Editor September 30, 2021

It was supposed to be like any other morning for seven-year-old Sara Dragan. The sun blossomed early in Hilliard, OH, cueing the second-grader to start stumbling through her routine while trying to catch...

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Parents Should Have Less Control in College Application Process

Mera Seifu, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Picture this. It's the first week of senior year. Assignments start to pile, your backpack fills with brick-like textbooks, major projects for the year begin to roll in and wait- what’s that thing that...

People of Color Should Not Anglicize Their Names for Others

People of Color Should Not Anglicize Their Names for Others

Vy Nguyen, Opinion Editor June 11, 2021

My name. It’s the first thing I hear when my mom discovers another hoard of cups in my room. It’s what makes me grin when I actually know the answer to my teacher’s question. It’s what my three-year-old...

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