By Casey Noenickx on December 9, 2013
Nine Whitman students returned from Copenhagen, Denmark, this past weekend after spending a week with host families and exploring the quaint culture of the European country.
By Ben Zimmermann on December 7, 2013
AP Environmental Science classes got an inside look at another side of social activism Friday with a guest speaker who specializes in animal rights and whom the FBI considers a national security threat.
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 Caleb Kushner on December 9, 2013
The wrestling team defeated the Wootton Patriots 46-24 on Saturday in its first dual of the season.
By Sam Berson on December 7, 2013
The 0-1 boys basketball team fell to the 3-2 Georgetown Prep Little Hoyas, 62-42, in its season opener Fri. Dec. 6.
By Emilia Malachowski on December 7, 2013
The 0-1 girls basketball team faced a disappointing outcome in its season opener at home last night, losing 41-54 to the Good Counsel Falcons.
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 Rebecca Katz on December 11, 2013
It happens each winter break: People inevitably think they’ve shrunk their pants in the dryer after eating all the Christmas cookies in sight. This year, to avoid saying, “Ho Ho H-Oh no I can’t fit into my pants anymore!” here are some tips for keeping the delicacies on your plate, while keeping the pounds off.
By Kelley Czajka on December 8, 2013
A GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) of Duke freshman Isaac Rubin, former print Editor-in-Chief of the Black & White, went viral after he caught an errant pass and went crazy at the Duke v. Michigan basketball game, which aired live on ESPN Dec. 3.
By Rebecca Katz on December 8, 2013
The hills were alive with the sound of Carrie Underwood, as she took on the prestigious role of Sister Maria Rainer in “The Sound of Music” Live on NBC Thursday night, but the show left many, including myself, wanting more.
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 Nicole Fleck on December 11, 2013
As everyone knows, there is “an app for everything”. But sometimes this concept can be a little overwhelming.
By Scott Singer on December 11, 2013
The United States’ draw in the World Cup has been announced, and the soccer gods decided to show the Americans little mercy. The U.S. was placed into the so-called Group of Death, which this year also features Germany, Portugal and Ghana.
By Scott Singer on December 8, 2013
This summer, I spent over a month in Cape Town, South Africa. I learned about South African history, politics and culture. I also observed that in South Africa, Nelson Mandela is a hero—revered by whites and non-whites alike for his work in uniting the country.
By Julia Pearl-Schwartz on December 7, 2013
In addition to eating turkey, visiting family and celebrating Hanukah over Thanksgiving break, my family and I went to see Billy Crystal’s performance “700 Sundays” on Broadway.