By Samantha Zambri on November 25, 2013
Bethesda Metro riders will no longer be subjected to low lighting and dirty floors, thanks to station upgrades that include bright overhead lights, a renovated stairway and a new information wall.
By Rebecca Katz on November 22, 2013
As various members of the community filed in, the sound of a helicopter flying above played in the auditorium, causing many people to look up in astonishment. This realistic effect was just one of many amazing uses of technology in this year’s production of “Miss Saigon.”
By Scott Singer on November 17, 2013
It’s always exciting for students to listen to guest speakers during class. But skyping with different lecturers from the British Isles took guest speaking to a new level.
By Bridey Kelly and Sarah Barr Engel on November 14, 2013
Veteran journalists reached out to up-and-coming journalists at this year’s News Literacy Project forum at George Washington University. They discussed journalism in foreign affairs, the evolution of journalism with the influx of technology and how this change will affect the future of the profession.
By Emilia Malachowski on December 5, 2013
Nearly ten centuries ago, Vikings sailed through the rough waves and the scorching sun. Now, twelve Whitman Vikings are doing the same thing.
By Emma Anderson on December 3, 2013
Twelve Maryland players kneel on the sidelines of the Loundon Soccer Park and close their eyes. The snitch, a neutral player dressed in yellow, sprints off the field.
By Roger Champagne on November 25, 2013
Senior Simon Carne, ran, jumped, and vaulted his way to being one of the top gymnasts in the country, making it to Nationals the past 11 years, and winning in 2010 and 2013.
By Max Steinhorn on December 4, 2013
Diagnosed with HIV and given only 30 days to live, Ron Woodroof’s fight to survive paints a disturbing picture of the stark social divides in the Deep South during the height of the United States’ HIV/AIDS crisis in the mid-1980s – a dark period in American history that remains relatively ignored today.
By Julia Maman on December 2, 2013
Whether it’s chopping off all her hair, twerking on national television or wearing less and less clothing, there is no doubt that this star is breaking away from her Disney roots and creating a new name for herself.
By Kelley Czajka on December 2, 2013
Take a look at your math notes, the assignments you scrawled down in your planner or the in-class essay your teacher just handed back. Your writing might just seem like a jumble of meaningless information, but it could actually reveal a lot about your personality, or even hint at potential career options.
By Nick Meyer on December 2, 2013
Italy has pizza, Japan has sushi and America has the burger. But for the Southeast Asian country of Vietnam, there is one dish that for some foodies trumps them all: pho. And with ethnic cuisines becoming more and more mainstream, pho has the potential to conquer the food world.
By Julia Maman on November 26, 2013
Whether you use Black Friday sales as an opportunity to purchase holiday gifts, or simply to spoil yourself a little, Black Friday has always been an exciting part of the Thanksgiving holiday.
By Noah Franklin on November 25, 2013
Nov. 28 marks Thanksgiving, a time for family bonding, turkey and a well-deserved break from school. But Thanksgiving also falls on the second night of Hannukkah this year, meaning that there’ll be a nice plate of latkes alongside my turkey.
By Sarah Barr Engel on November 20, 2013
Facebook offered to buy Snapchat Nov. 23 for three billion dollars, but Snapchat owner, 23-year-old Evan Spiegel, turned it down. This has sparked a lot of media buzz about the future of Snapchat – estimating the true value of the company and debating if it will accept other offers or go public.