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  • Whitman Idol is being held on April 25. Auditions are March 23 and 24 after school in the Music Hall.

  • The media center is looking for poetry submissions during April. Stop by the media center for more info.

Classical Me unites student musicians in biannual concert

Classical Me unites student musicians in biannual concert

By Lucy Chen
April 30
Filed under Feature

Ninety minutes of beautiful classical music wowed the audience at St. Dunstan’s Church Saturday at the second and final Classical Me of the year. Read More »...

Identification measures won’t stop cheating on the SAT

By Lucy Chen
April 27
Filed under Opinion

In this pressure cooker country of high-stakes testing, it’s no wonder that some students turn to cheating. After students in a cheating ring in Long Island paid other teens thousands of dollars to take tests for them over the last few years, SAT and ACT test-makers created more stringent testing identification...

Junior named finalist in National Geographic photo contest

Junior named finalist in National Geographic photo contest

By Lucy Chen
April 26
Filed under Feature

While many students are content to see their photographs displayed at the Festival of the Arts each May, junior Billy Bird was recently recognized by National Geographic. Bird’s image of paddlers at sunset placed fifth out of 1,800 student entries in the National Geographic’s Student Expeditions...

Photo of the Day: April 23

Photo of the Day: April 23

By Lucy Chen
April 23
Filed under News

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Concussion panel offers advice to prevent increase in head injuries

By Lucy Chen
April 20
Filed under News

Hundreds of students and parents from area schools attended a panel about preventing, diagnosing and treating concussions in the auditorium April 19.  Read More »...

Photo of the Day: April 18

Photo of the Day: April 18

By Lucy Chen
April 18
Filed under Feature

Senior Serena Russell won the Photo Club's third contest of the year last month. The theme was "Something Red." For more information about the club, please contact junior Talia Levinas. Read More »...

SGA Executive Board 2012-2013

By Lucy Chen
April 18
Filed under News

Congratuations to the SGA Executive Board for next year! Read More »

Photo of the Day: April 17

Photo of the Day: April 17

By Lucy Chen
April 17
Filed under News

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Manos Unidas takes spring break service trip to Costa Rica

Manos Unidas takes spring break service trip to Costa Rica

By Lucy Chen
April 15
Filed under Blogs

As part of the Manos Unidas club, I traveled to Costa Rica for a week over spring break to engage in a community service and culture trip. After a long 12 hours of traveling, we arrived at Earth University Saturday.  Read More »...

The Great Wall, paparazzi and rice hats: A spring break trip to China

The Great Wall, paparazzi and rice hats: A spring break trip to China

By Lucy Chen
April 13
Filed under Blogs

While most of my friends visited colleges over spring break, I was halfway around the world getting a taste of Chinese culture. Read More »...

Hallway posters waste paper, money for little benefit

Hallway posters waste paper, money for little benefit

By Lucy Chen
April 12
Filed under Opinion

This is a public service announcement: plastering posters for your club event on every flat surface in the school may seem like a great way to advertise, but it makes Whitman look like a subway station. Read More »...

I Drive Smart skid training program teaches car safety in emergencies

I Drive Smart skid training program teaches car safety in emergencies

By Lucy Chen
April 11
Filed under Feature

Looking out the window of the car, I saw an abandoned warehouse parking lot with a few scattered buildings in the distance and a small shack next to the lot. This wasn’t the set of a Hollywood movie, and I wasn’t a stunt-devil—even when the car started spinning out of control. Read More »...

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