Junior earns dubstep internship
Junior Andrew Wagman dubs his summer internship a significant step in his music career.
Transcript secretary Susan Katz resigns
Any student who ever applied to college, dropped off a completed SSL form or registered for AP exams remembers transcript secretary Susan Katz. Katz received a job offer from Rosemary Hills Elementary School in Silver Spring to become their new administrative secretary.
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Nonprofit performs, teaches magic tricks to underprivileged kids across globe
For most nonprofits, raising money is a strenuous process that requires great salesmanship. But for one unique charity, all it takes is a little magic. Magicians Without Borders is a small nonprofit based in Lincoln, Vt., that performs magic shows for children in refugee camps, hospitals and orphanages around the world.
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‘Project X’ parties harder than we do
Playing in theaters packed with high school and college students, “Project X” embodies every teenager’s fantasy party. No, scratch that – every teenage male’s fantasy party.
George Clooney stars in the movie "The Descendents." Photo courtesy www.screened.com.
Predictions for this year’s Oscars winners
With so many wonderful films nominated, there are viable options in each category, but here are the Black & White’s predicted winners for the four most famous awards.
Urban Outfitters sells Holga lomograph cameras to photographers and hipsters alike. Students in Photo classes are using the vintage cameras to experiment with different image styles. Photo by Abby Cutler.
Photo students develop skills with vintage Holga cameras
Hipsters have brought back oversized glasses, high-waisted pants and plaid shirts. Now they’re reviving yet another vintage piece — the lomograph camera.
Graphic by Annie Rice.
Facebook statuses about college acceptances are unnecessary, inconsiderate
It’s that time of year again. Every night when I sign onto Facebook, I’m battered by posts screaming, “MICHIGAN CLASS OF 2016!” and “CHICAGO, HERE I COME!!!” As exciting as college decisions are for my friends and as much as I’m proud of them, the attention-grabbing statuses sometimes make me uncomfortable.
Photo courtesy www.cinephiloz.com.
‘Hugo,’ an inspiring holiday film for all ages, draws awards season buzz
Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese is known for his intense film portrayals of the mafia, most notably in “Goodfellas” and “Gangs of New York.” But soon, he might be known for his children’s movies. His first ever children’s film, “Hugo 3D,” based on Brian Selznick’s book “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” premiered this holiday season.
New York artist Laurel Nakadate speaks at American University's Katzen Arts Center Oct. 24 about her exhibit, "A Catalogue of Tears." Nakadate took photos of herself crying every day for 365 days. Photo by Annie Rice.
‘Catalogue of Tears’ exhibit featured at American University
Hundreds of photographs of tear-stained faces cover the walls from floor to ceiling: 365, to be exact. Every photograph depicts the same woman sobbing.
This Eastwood Wall mural in southeast D.C. is one of the Open Walls project’s many locations. The project encourages D.C. artists to decorate public spaces. Photo by Annie Rice.
D.C. artists paint murals, decorate city spaces
On a cold day in November, two artists in the Open Walls program took their paint and brushes to a skate park adjacent to Garfield Park in Southeast D.C. The once dark concrete walls were covered in paintings of ducks wearing skateboarding attire, rainbow graffiti and abstract human representations in black and white.
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