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Gender-Neutral Restrooms: Wasteful or a Room for Waste?

Boys bathroom on C-side.
Samantha Brandts, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2021

Shawn Abbate, the current facilitator of communication between various LBUSD departments, conducted a focus group at Wilson High School on November 16 to gather the input of students on the future of gender-neutral...

Defending Democracy with the Democratic Club

Zoom meeting for the 2020-2021 Democratic Club.
Roxy Kuper-Wilson, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

In a year of Zoom meetings and political uproar, some Wilson students decided the time was now to charter Wilson's Democratic Club. Inspiration for the club was drawn from the current state of politics...

Where’s my Caffeine?

A saddening picture of the now former Starbucks location on 7th Street.
Miguel Gonzalez, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

With the outbreak of COVID-19, Starbucks made the decision to close down many of their stores nationwide. The coffee location a block from Wilson was no exception, and was shut down shortly after school...

Tribute to Kurt Holmes – Lifelong Bruin

Kurt Holmes at the Ayala Spring Classic in 2018. Holmes passed away suddenly, Saturday, Dec. 12.
Samantha Brandts and Jayden Phan December 21, 2020

On Saturday, December 12, Kurt Holmes passed away at the age of 62 in his Huntington Beach home. An agonizing loss to the Wilson community. During his 24 years of teaching at Wilson High School, Mr....

Unintended Consequences of Online School

Joelle Brandts 9 falls asleep during class. (photo illustration)
Marco Haynes, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Students this year at Wilson High School will partake in virtual and in-person learning due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers have to learn a new teaching style and students have to learn a new...

Student Voting During a Crisis

Zoey Lambe-Hommel 10 jumping for joy about student voting.
Roxy Kuper-Wilson, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Long Beach, CA-The majority of Wilson High School students eligible to vote that replied to a Loudspeaker survey indicate that getting information on the issues and candidates has been easy to obtain,...

The Orientation Must Go On!

Link Crew Commissioners taking group photo while preparing for the virtual orientation a week before the big day
Miguel Gonzalez, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

More than 730 freshman students attended Wilson’s virtual freshman orientation and zoomed their way into high school. Instead of the traditional booths and games like dodgeball and spikeball for an in...

Down, Set, Hold On…

Rickey Zmmerman 10th running drills with a trash can.
Matthew McKenna, Isabel Juarez, and Marco Haynes November 19, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic rocking the world, students are struggling to find an anchor of normalcy in their lives. Fans of Wilson sports used to gather to watch athletes compete in fierce competition...

Is “Woodrow Wilson” Outdated?

Woodrow Wilson's name on the front entrance of the school.
Samantha Brandts, Editor November 13, 2020

A user under the name “Jacob B” created a Change.org petition to change the name of Woodrow Wilson High School during the rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement this past summer, due to the questionably...

Wilson’s New Pathway Administrators

Wilson's New Pathway Administrators
Karla Manzanares, Editor March 5, 2020

Wilson has been faced with many changes  throughout this past year. It all started after Dr. Blazer announced her retirement as Wilson’s principal. This left an empty spot in administration-- but soon...

Winter Concert Brings Holiday Cheer

Windsor McInerny, Editor March 5, 2020

The Winter Concert took place on December 18th, Wednesday night at 6:30 in the Wilson auditorium. For this festival of music, orchestra, band, and choir students assembled in an annual collaboration to...

Once a Bruin, Always a Bruin

Once a Bruin, Always a Bruin
Adai Vidal, Editor March 5, 2020

It’s 2012, senior year, and Scott Chan has no idea what his future looks like. There’s only one clear thing on his mind, the love for coaching. Little did he know that a turn of events would help him...

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