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Say her name: Focusing on female victims of police brutality

By Natachi Onwuamaegbu
January 30, 2016
Filed under Blogs

Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice are three victims of police brutality and, to some, the martyrs of the Black Lives Matter movement. But men aren’t the only victims. What about Janisha Fonville, Alexia Christian and Natasha McKenna? What about the women?  Read More »...

Lock and (re)load: why reboots are overdone

Lock and (re)load: why reboots are overdone

By Justin Baker
January 30, 2016
Filed under Blogs

2015 was a good year for Hollywood. Jurassic World shattered the opening weekend box office record and then Star Wars: The Force Awakens broke that same record again.  Read More »...

Five takeaways from the State of the Union

Five takeaways from the State of the Union

By Lindsay Wytkind
January 13, 2016
Filed under Blogs, Feature

President Barack Obama’s seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night focused on the broad future of the United States rather than the typical detailed description of plans for the year to come. Read More »...

Maryland, whose Maryland?

Maryland, whose Maryland?

By Jacob Blitz
January 5, 2016
Filed under Blogs

A man walks onto the stage at a Maryland government event and starts reading a nine-verse poem encouraging the state to join the Confederacy. Read More »...

B&W magazine crossword corrections

B&W magazine crossword corrections

By William Arnesen
December 22, 2015
Filed under Blogs

The Black & White regrets to inform you that the crossword puzzle on pages 24-25 of the B&W magazine contains the following errors: The answer to 29 across is similar to, but not exactly, that implied by the clue. Instead, use the clue: "Like iron or neon, say." 90 across refers to a work by George...

#CoverTheAthlete and sexism in sports reporting

#CoverTheAthlete and sexism in sports reporting

By Lindsay Wytkind
December 1, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Opinion

“Could you give us a twirl and tell us about your outfit?” one reporter asks Oklahoma City Thunder basketball player Russell Westbrook. Read More »...

Vegetarian alternatives for Thanksgiving

Vegetarian alternatives for Thanksgiving

By Emily Schweitzer
November 26, 2015
Filed under Blogs

When the word Thanksgiving comes to mind, we're reminded of familial gatherings and fall leaves scattered along neighborhood streets. Undoubtedly, we also remember the centerpiece of the feast: the crispy, juicy turkey. Read More »...

A blast from the past: commemorating Back to the Future day

A blast from the past: commemorating Back to the Future day

By Luke Graves
October 21, 2015
Filed under Blogs

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”  Read More »...

A fond farewell to “In The Loop”

A fond farewell to “In The Loop”

By Jacob Blitz
October 12, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Opinion

October 9, 2015 will forever mark the end of an era in D.C. journalism history: the day Al Kamen retired. Today, Kamen published the last of his 2,700-some columns in The Washington Post, putting to rest his political column “In The Loop.” Read More »...

Changes to summer reading are long overdue

Changes to summer reading are long overdue

By Naomi Meron
October 4, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Teachers pass out the list of required summer reading and the whole school collectively groans. No longer are students free to choose the old classic, a best-selling thriller or the Sunday sports section. Teachers make these choices for them. Read More »...

The fight for the right to pray

The fight for the right to pray

By Celia Hoffman
October 3, 2015
Filed under Blogs

Hatikvah: the hope. The Israeli national anthem, which was created to remind the world that the hope of a Jewish homeland has become a thriving reality, also represents the hopes of many women to have the chance to pray equally at the holiest Jewish site.   Read More »...

Aliens?

Aliens?

By Josh Feder
September 29, 2015
Filed under Blogs

It’s been a good year for Mars. For one, Matt Damon is starring in the highly anticipated film "The Martian." Based on the bestselling novel by Andy Weir, "The Martian" follows an astronaut trying to survive after being stranded on the red planet—it’s an incredible and thrilling fantasy, but back...

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