Beyond the Brick: This Week’s News from around the Web

Faye Prekeges

September 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went head to head in this election’s first Presidential debate. Get a "best of" their one-liners here. You can tune in to the next debate on Sunday, October 9. A train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, injured more than 100 peopl...

Annie Wright Caucus: Feel the Bern

Maya Arigala

February 13, 2016

With the Republican party down to six nominees and the Democratic party down to two, more and more Americans are tuning into debates, informing themselves on stances, and seriously considering who their pick will be for the pr...

The Annie Wright Caucus

February 11, 2016

The caucuses have inspired lots of political debate. New Hampshire has just cast their votes, and as a result, Fiorina and Christie have just dropped out. Now it's your turn Annie Wright. Cast your votes for both parties below. [polldaddy...

Fluctuat Nec Mergitur: French People Stand Strong after Devastating Attacks

Allison Fitz

December 10, 2015

“Fluctuat Nec Mergitur” – despite high tides and stormy waters, we do not sink. This deep-rooted Parisien saying was put to the test on Friday, November 13, when the city of Paris was targeted with a line of terrorist attacks,...

New iPhone Operating System Brings Emojis and News

Katie Erickson and Lexy Sullivan

October 22, 2015

by Katie Erickson and Lexy Sullivan [wpvideo 2BwF74q4] The release of iOS 9.1 has unleashed many new features for iPhone users. The development of 150 new emojis has excited texters everywhere; now you can express yourself in...

Illicit PSAT Posts Swarm Twitter

October 14, 2015

Today was PSAT day nationally, and millions of juniors swarmed to Twitter to share inside jokes about the test. Technically speaking students are not supposed to talk about the test in person or online, but that didn't stop scores...

Annie Wright Students Meet the President of China

September 25, 2015

By Caroline Dai and Anni Liu President Xi, the third most powerful person in the world according to Forbes magazine, visited Lincoln High School on September 23. Twenty-five Upper School student representatives, including C...

President of China to visit Tacoma September 23

September 18, 2015

by Caroline Dai and Anni Liu The President of China, Xi JinPing, will visit Lincoln High School in Tacoma on September 23. Twenty Annie Wright Upper School students are invited to attend the event and listen to his speech. Pr...

Vote Now!

September 18, 2015

What political issues are most important to you? 2015 is a big year for politics, and all kinds of controversial topics are in the spotlight. Which ones do you care about? Please select your top 5 and the 5 with the most vote...

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