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The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

The Student Newspaper of Jackson-Reed High School

The Beacon

Samuel Lee, Director of Art and Design

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The Beacon’s winter playlist

Samuel Lee, Director of Art and Design December 18, 2023

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, everyone is itching to pop on their headphones and set the mood for the long-awaited and beloved winter holidays. But how do you decide which songs to add to your well-crafted...

Cheese

[Photo] Top five holiday gag gifts

Alice Patterson, Features Editor December 18, 2023

Saving Face: A Pride Month classic

Samuel Lee, Director of Art and Design July 3, 2023

In the spirit of Pride Month, I’d like to highlight a lighthearted queer classic from the early 2000s called “Saving Face.” Directed by Alice Wu, “Saving Face” is a heartfelt and engaging film...

Best spots in DC

Samuel Lee, Director of Art and Design May 23, 2023

Though I think we can all appreciate the many things Tenleytown has to offer, we have to come to terms with the fact that Fort Reno and Target have nothing more to give us. It’s time Jackson-Reed students...

Album Review: “the record” by boygenius, 8/10

Samuel Lee, Director of Art and Design May 21, 2023

boygenius began in 2018 when three friends with well-established music careers, Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus, had the idea of uniting to create a supergroup. Together they worked to create...

Novedad musical: Natalia Lafourcade

Samuel Lee, Director of Art and Design May 17, 2023

Natalia Lafourcade es una artista nacida en México conocida por sus canciones pop-rock y música folk. En 2003 fue descubierta por un productor de música por su voz única, quien la tomó bajo su instrucción....

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