Before school, some girls devote hours to straightening, curling and perfecting their beloved locks. But for junior Emily Cavanagh, there are more important things than a full head of hair. (continue reading...)
Drinking water is no longer only good for you. It's good for the world.
Bethesda restaurants teamed up with the UNICEF Tap Project to raise money for access to clean water around the world.
Members of sophomore band Lockhouse 8, formally known as Borealis, prove that a band doesn’t have to be widely recognized to win the Battle of the Bands, which took place Feb. 23 to raise money for Leukemia and Lymphoma month.
[caption id="attachment_12774" align="alignright" width="370" caption="Sophomore band Lockhouse 8, formerly Borealis, won the first Battle of the Bands competition this year. Photo by Annie Russell. "][/caption]
Some AP Psychology students were in for a surprise when they returned from semester break. Because an unusually large number of students did poorly on the exam, teachers required students who scored below a "B" on the semester exam to retake it until they earned a "B" or higher. Teachers calculated the retakes as part of students' third quarter grades, but students’ first semester final grade remained unchanged. (continue reading...)
Whether you’re looking for a nerd, jock or musician, the SGA is auctioning off them all at the second annual Guy Auction Feb. 17. Girls (and guys) will have the opportunity to bid on dates with some of Whitman’s finest men. Just in case you aren't sure who to bid on, the Black & White compiled a complete manual of who's worth your buck. (continue reading...)
The odor of half-eaten burgers pervades the hallways. Suspicious sticky, colorful liquids are spilled on the floor. Used ketchup packets lay scattered across the ground. Students and teachers alike said they agree the school’s ongoing trash problem is too messy to ignore.
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Picking the right Christmas tree is an important, often tricky holiday tradition. Whether you’re searching for a tall tree to impress the neighbors or one with sturdy branches just for decorating, this Christmas tree guide should help to save hours of aimless wandering and make your holiday season glow. (continue reading...)