Students waved American flags and colorful posters at 11 p.m. on April 24 as a white coach bus pulled in front of the parking lot. The 20 eighth-grade French exchange students and their program escorts, Claude and Sylviane Marchand, descended from the bus to find their hosts, who greeted them with kisses on both cheeks.
Washington D.C. is ready to rumble with the upcoming presidential election. The city will host a live debate Oct. 6 featuring two media personalities – but it’s unlikely to have any effect on the actual race.
“There ain't no party like a Chuck Brown party, cause the Chuck Brown party don't stop,” said security assistant Cherisse Milliner while remembering her good friend, the Godfather of Go-Go. Brown died last week at the age of 75 after a long battle with pneumonia.
I joined thousands of other health-conscious Washingtonians at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Jan. 15 to try mineral drinks and learn about alternative fitness methods.(continue reading...)
Sophomore Ali Foreman won Whitman’s first Poetry Out Loud competition Nov. 30. Foreman and runner-up sophomore Emily Rogers qualified to compete in the county-level contest in January, the next stage in the nation-wide poetry recitation contest.
On the second floor of the Studio Gallery in Dupont hangs the works of acclaimed international and local photographers. But as visitors walk up the stairs, they aren't greeted by professional pieces, but senior Olivia Alonso’s two-color photographs. (continue reading...)