Annie Rice

Junior earns dubstep internship

By Annie Rice, May 8, 2012

Junior Andrew Wagman dubs his summer internship a significant step in his music career.

Transcript secretary Susan Katz resigns

By Annie Rice, April 30, 2012

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.

Nonprofit performs, teaches magic tricks to underprivileged kids across globe

By Annie Rice, March 20, 2012

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.

‘Project X’ parties harder than we do

By Annie Rice, March 6, 2012

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.

Predictions for this year’s Oscars winners

By Annie Rice, February 22, 2012

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.

Photo students develop skills with vintage Holga cameras

By Annie Rice, January 12, 2012

Hipsters have brought back oversized glasses, high-waisted pants and plaid shirts. Now they’re reviving yet another vintage piece — the lomograph camera.

Facebook statuses about college acceptances are unnecessary, inconsiderate

By Annie Rice, December 21, 2011

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.

‘Hugo,’ an inspiring holiday film for all ages, draws awards season buzz

By Annie Rice, December 14, 2011

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.

‘Catalogue of Tears’ exhibit featured at American University

By Annie Rice, November 28, 2011

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.

D.C. artists paint murals, decorate city spaces

By Annie Rice, November 18, 2011

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.