I was one of millions of Americans deeply saddened by the events that unfolded in Newtown, Conn. Dec. 14. I have two younger siblings whom I love very dearly, so the tragedy hit close to home.
Whitman raised the second-highest amount of money in the nation for this year’s Leukemia and Lymphoma Society high school challenge, as announced during a celebration in the courtyard during sixth period April 19. (continue reading...)
Few students can say they didn’t grow up on a healthy combination of Dr. Seuss' “Oh the Places You’ll Go,” “The Cat in the Hat” and “Horton Hears a Who.” Less well known is his pro-environmental classic, “The Lorax,” which premiered on the big screen March 2, Dr. Suess’ birthday. (continue reading...)
Apple has a reputation for being clean: clean designs, clean computers, and up until now, a relatively clean reputation. But the company’s recent reports have exposed its suppliers’ failure to adhere to Apple’s standards for working conditions. (continue reading...)
An Alaskan Inupiat tribe, an oil corporation CEO, a Soviet freighter crew and Ronald Reagan team up to save whales trapped in the Arctic ice and then celebrate with Mexican food. Sound ridiculous? This is the tangled plot of “Big Miracle,” a movie released Feb. 3 that explores the ability of this motley crowd to overcome cultural divides and join together in an international rescue mission. (continue reading...)
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow took NFL fans on a rollercoaster ride this season: one moment, he was Denver’s mile-high messiah, the next, he looked inexperienced and incapable of passing a football. (continue reading...)