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, but this hasn’t always been the case.  Woodson...

TOPSHOT - People gather at the unveiling of artist Kenny Altidors memorial portrait of George Floyd - who died 25 May in Minneapolis with police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes - painted on a storefront sidewall of CTown Supermarket on July 13, 2020 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

The Policing Force in America Should Be Reimagined

Rebecca Heimbrock, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

For nine minutes and twenty-six seconds, Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as the restrained man pleaded for his life, repeatedly saying ‘I can’t breathe'. While videos taken...

The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington D.C. Photo by Emanda Seifu.

What Black History Month Looks Like in the Pandemic

Rebecca Heimbrock, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

Since 1976, every U.S. President has designated the month of February to be Black History Month. The brainchild of Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month is a celebration of African American achievements...

Professional Athletes Remain Vocal In Their Silent Protests

Peter Mahler, Sports Editor October 26, 2020

Prior to the NFL’s opening kickoff, thousands of Kansas City Chiefs fans in Arrowhead Stadium booed and jeered as their defending Super Bowl champions marched onto the green of their team’s turf, arms...

Woodson students participate in BLM protests

Woodson Students Show Solidarity with BLM

Karina Gonzalez, Feature Editor October 26, 2020

Making her way through the crowd of eager teenagers and young adults, senior Carolyn Adkins watches as students line up to have their turn at voicing their opinions on the Black Lives Matter movement....

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