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Photo of the Day: May 18

Photo of the Day: May 18

By Ben Zimmermann May 18, 2014

Senior Max Vogel blasts a triple to left field in the Vikings' regional final game Saturday against Gaithersburg, giving the team an early 3-0 lead. The Vikings would go on to lose, however, 5-4. Photo...

Pro-life activists rally on school grounds

By Ben Zimmermann March 14, 2014

Pro-life activists gathered by the entrance to Whitman today, displaying posters with photographs of aborted fetuses. The demonstration lasted less than an hour before school security guards and...

Balanced lineup, defensive intensity propel boys basketball to Comcast Center for state semifinals

By Ben Zimmermann March 12, 2014

Eight years ago, the Vikings boys basketball team peaked at just the right time, upsetting multiple ranked opponents on their way to the program’s only state title. In the state championship matchup...

Q&A with Capital Weather Gang meteorologist Dan Stillman

By Ben Zimmermann March 3, 2014

Tracking oncoming snowstorms seems to be an increasingly popular activity for Whitman students and weather fans across the area. But alum Dan Stillman (’94) has been following weather patterns for years,...

Photo of the Day: February 26

By Ben Zimmermann February 26, 2014

Cars sat in traffic on Whittier Blvd. this morning as snow fell, covering streets and causing many vehicles to spin out or lose control. Several other accidents on adjacent main roads caused many students...

Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan in a scene from Inside Llewyn Davis. (AP Photo/CBS FIlms, Alison Rosa)

The Black & White’s top 5 movies of 2013

By Ben Zimmermann January 9, 2014

After years of clear races between two or three films for the Academy Award for Best Picture, this year’s Oscar winner will be way less predictable. This season’s top films included some from every...

Controversial animal rights activist speaks to environmental science classes

By Ben Zimmermann December 7, 2013

AP Environmental Science classes got an inside look at another side of social activism Friday with a guest speaker who specializes in animal rights and whom the FBI considers a national security threat. Ryan...

Respected Pyle math teacher passes away after long battle with cancer

Respected Pyle math teacher passes away after long battle with cancer

By Ben Zimmermann July 3, 2013

Pyle math teacher Gary Witzenburg died June 28 at the age of 72 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Witzenburg taught algebra for 14 years after serving more than two decades in the Navy. Witzenburg was...

Hip, Hip, Jorge: Richardson elected as SGA president

By Ben Zimmermann April 24, 2013

Students elected junior Jorge Richardson as their next SGA president today as part of elections for the 2013-14 SGA Executive Board. Junior Marcela Falck-Bados, who finished as runner-up to Richardson,...

Perpetrators charged in vandalism crime

By Ben Zimmermann April 3, 2013

Montgomery County Police have charged three Bethesda juveniles in the Woodhaven vandalism case that police discovered Feb. 17. Two 16-year-olds and one 17-year-old were each charged with three counts...

Girls Basketball loses in State Semifinals

Girls Basketball loses in State Semifinals

By Ben Zimmermann March 7, 2013

The girls basketball team lost to the 22-5 Baltimore Polytechnic Engineers 33-32 in the State Semifinals Mar. 7, ending its best season in years with a record of 21-5. The Vikes had the final possession...

Hateful vandalism appears in Woodhaven neighborhood

By Ben Zimmermann February 25, 2013

Montgomery County police discovered vandalism on four residential properties in Bethesda Feb. 17, including three houses and a police K-9 vehicle, according to a police statement. The vandalism...

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