Hockey loses nail-biter to Wootton 2-1
The ice hockey team suffered a disheartening loss Friday night, falling 2-1 to the visiting Wootton Patriots. This loss drops their record to 1-2 on the season.
Sexual assault assembly: a girl’s perspective
After the appalling reports about the actions of some boys during Wednesday’s sexual assault assembly, my English class had a 45-minute discussion dedicated to talking about opinions of their behavior during the assembly and the power than men can hold over women.
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Five things I somewhat-dislike about you: college admissions process edition part 1
By this point, we’re getting a hang of this whole college process. Sure, it feels like you’re perpetually writing “Why *insert school name*?” essays that make you question why you’re applying in the first place, but the misery is part of the fun.
Editorial: Behavior during male sexual assault assembly unacceptable
Editorial: Behavior during male sexual assault assembly unacceptable
The administration arranged for community educator Cheryl Banks to speak to the student body yesterday about preventing and avoiding sexual assault. The students were divided by gender in order to deliver different messages to boys and girls.
Community educator Cheryl Banks addresses  girls during yesterday's assembly. Banks tried to send a message about empowering women during her discussion. Photo by Michelle Jarcho.
Community educator speaks about sexual assault at assembly, sparks controversy
Community educator Cheryl Banks spoke to students about the dangers of sexual assault during the second of a two part in-school assembly on safety yesterday. Part one, held Nov. 12, was about distracted driving.
A track-by-track review of Taylor Swift’s new album (from a non-Taylor Swift listener)
I don’t normally listen to Taylor Swift. Of the 8466 songs I have on my iTunes, not one is by Taylor Swift. I’m not saying I don’t like her, I just have never been that drawn to her music.
Cheerleading places third in counties
The cheerleading team won third place in the County Championships this past weekend at Blair High School.
Retired math teacher Marty Dickerson passes away at 65, remembered for passion in and out of the classroom
Beloved mentor, teacher and coach, Martin (Marty) Dickerson passed away Sunday from a heart attack. He was 65.
Students enjoyed spending their Veterans Day on the mall. Photo courtesy Miranda Ayres.
Concert for Valor presents strong lineup of artists, honors veterans
In addition to observing a moment of silence during first period last Tuesday, several Whitman students honored our veterans by attending the Concert for Valor on the National Mall. The concert, sponsored by HBO, Starbucks and Chase, showcased the talents of artists like Rihanna, Carrie Underwood, Metallica and Bruce Springsteen.
Students warned about dangers of phone use while driving in school-wide assembly
Personal injury lawyer Salvatore Zambri gave an assembly about the dangers of unsafe driving practices last Wednesday. The assembly focused on the dangerous practices of phone use while driving.
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