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Dakota Access Pipeline: Nonviolence Wins

Sarah Gooderham

September 10, 2016

Filed under News, Weekly Update

On Thursday, the governor of North Dakota called in the National Guard to assist in settling mounting tensions between builders and protesters (or “protectors,” as they prefer to be called) in what has become an ongoing series...

Hate Cannot Drive Out Hate. Only Love Can Do That.

Jodi Lessner, Emeritus Editor-in-Chief

June 14, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Weekly Update

Right now the system that allows the United States to be the only developed nation in the world to continually have mass shootings and prominent gun violence is flawed, and it is time to change it.

E! News or Election News: How Politics Became Another Gossip Column

Sarah Gooderham, Editor in Chief

May 31, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Weekly Update

With the general election less than 6 months away, media outlets are overflowing with the latest news about the shrinking number of candidates. Whether it be news on Trump’s latest outburst or Bernie and Hillary’s latest s...

Mock Trial at Nationals

Katrina Skibicki, News Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under Weekly Update

On May 11, the WFS Mock Trial team packed their blazers and brief cases for the next round: the national competition in Boise, Idaho. The team of 8 students was eager to get started on another case after winning the state competi...

Eighth Graders Help Swim Team Find Success

Alice Irwin, Sports Writer

March 12, 2016

Filed under Sports, Weekly Update

Every few years or so, the Wilmington Friends athletic community recognizes young talent at our school and allows a student-athlete in 8th grade to be a part of an Upper School sports team. This year, Upper School swimming wel...

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