The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

All content by Esme Nooruddin

Beyond the classic black and white cookie sandwich: Ranking Target’s unique Oreos

Eva Solomon and Esme Nooruddin June 11, 2024

In the aisles of the Tenleytown Target, one would be surprised at the variety of Oreo flavors available. The diverse assortment ranges from the original flavor that will never get old, to limited edition...

Should we have additional required classes?

Esme Nooruddin and Cecelia Grant June 11, 2024

To graduate from Jackson-Reed, a series of classes are required by the District with the intent of preparing students for success. However, the current required courses do not prepare students for real...

Cheaper for you, but not society: the impacts of fast fashion

Cheaper for you, but not society: the impacts of fast fashion

Esme Nooruddin and Padget Bowers-Shreve May 3, 2024

Let’s keep it real: everyone wears it, everyone buys it, everyone likes it, but most have heard that we should avoid it. It’s fast fashion.  To start: what is fast fashion? Fast fashion is a type...

College football 2023 season update

Eva Solomon and Esme Nooruddin March 2, 2024

As the college football season has ended, there is so much to discuss. From the championship game to many of the leaders of the Washington Huskies and Michigan Wolverines leaving, so much has happened...

Who has the best jersey? Reviewing fall uniforms

Who has the best jersey? Reviewing fall uniforms

Esme Nooruddin and Eva Solomon November 21, 2023

As fall sports come to an end, their jerseys will not be forgotten. As the season closes out, we’ve meticulously researched and gathered enough data to rank our teams from best to worst.  Girls...

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