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The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

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Will Cohen

Will Cohen, Online Editor-in-Chief

Will Cohen is an online editor-in-chief in his second year with The Pitch. Will loves to cover online content with The Pitch, especially news and sports. Outside of school, he enjoys being with friends and family, plus playing basketball and baseball.

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Senator Bernie Sanders was unable to come away with a victory in Iowa in 2016, narrowly losing to eventual nominee Hillary Clinton, and came up just short in 2020 as well. While results are still technically up in the air, the Democratic Party has gone ahead and awarded Pete Buttigieg the most delegates from the caucus.

Iowa caucuses lead to concerns, not clarity

Will Cohen, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 11, 2020
Redskins fans were thrilled to see Bruce Allen finally out of Washington, but many question why it took so long. Owner Dan Snyder must be sure not to make the same mistake he did with Allen again, and hire a more football-minded general manager.

Redskins changes hint at future success

Will Cohen, Online Editor-in-Chief
January 22, 2020
The Thanksgiving race is an annual classic, and WJ students should get out and participate in any way they can!

Turkey Chase Preview

Will Cohen, Online Editor-in-Chief
November 27, 2019
Students wait at the Ride On stop outside of Georgetown Square. A significant amount of WJ students use the bus for after-school transportation, which is already free with a student ID.

Kids ride free on Ride On bus

Will Cohen, Online Editor-in-Chief
September 28, 2019
Tinbite speaks to students in Mr. Rodman’s class on March 20. MCPS’s 42nd SMOB made an effort to get in touch with all students through social media, in school visits and other efforts coordinated with MCPS students such as MoCo For Change.

Nate Tinbite elected as 42nd SMOB

Will Cohen, Online news editor
May 17, 2019
British citizens are currently living in a state of uncertainty, as free movement laws, trade policies and the European economy as a whole is susceptible to change over the next months. No final decision will satisfy all citizens, but for now, the government is hoping to try and reunify the country after Brexit debates have polarized them over the past couple of years.

Brexit talks continue into 2019

Will Cohen, Online news editor
April 11, 2019
21 Savage’s fast ascension in the rap game paired with the extremely popular album he released in December 2018 made for quite the surprise when ICE agents detained him and claimed that he was born in the United Kingdom. Now that fans understand the full ramifications of his case, many have showed support, instead of making jokes about Savage’s ethnicity.

21 Savage taken into ICE custody, released

Will Cohen, Online News Editor
February 21, 2019
There has been no shortage of missed school due to snow this year, and this has evoked different reactions from parents, students and teachers. The issue will likely continue to be a divisive one and will continue to be looked at for years to come.

Snow days cause unrest in MCPS

Will Cohen, Online News Editor
February 7, 2019
Leadership students pose outside of the Rockville escape room in their new “Astroworld” themed shirts Students enjoyed the escape room and saw a it as a great break from school during the school year.

WJ December news digest

Will Cohen, Online news editor
December 20, 2018
Bush has been remembered all week by former presidents and citizens alike, and his memorial service occurred on Wednesday, December 5.

Former U.S. president George Bush dead at 94

Will Cohen, Online News Editor
December 6, 2018
Khashoggi was known for his  unrelenting criticism of the Saudi government and its policies. He was subsequently murdered by Saudi officials in the nations capital, revealing their desire to prevent public criticism.
Photo credit to Wikimedia  Commons

News Digest 10/20-10/26

Will Cohen, Online News Editor
October 29, 2018
Homecoming courts from 2017-18 (Jake Steinberg Haley Karr) and 2016-17 (Michael Blakeslee and Jane Markey) years previous have always been heterosexual couples. Leadership hopes to give this opportunity to any couple regardless of gender this year.

Homecoming court changes to be more inclusive

Will Cohen, Online News Editor
October 26, 2018
Marc Hoffman has brought dedication and leadership to WJ security that will be difficult to replace. His improvements to school safety will make a positive difference down the line for future students.

Head of security departs from WJ

Will Cohen, Online News Editor
October 26, 2018
Robert S. Mueller III has installed a team of investigators to look for a link between the Trump administration and Russian officials.

New developments in the Mueller investigation

Will Cohen, Online News Editor
September 28, 2018
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