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‘Serial’ producers discuss podcast journalism at Strathmore

‘Serial’ producers discuss podcast journalism at Strathmore

By Rebecca Hirsh

Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, producers of 'Serial,' an investigative journalism podcast, led a forum at Strathmore May 11 to discuss the show’s success and the importance of thorough and accurate journalism.

May 20, 2017

Councilmember pushes for revaluation of MCPS Holocaust curriculum

Councilmember pushes for revaluation of MCPS Holocaust curriculum

By Lily Jacobson

Gaithersburg Councilmember Ryan Spiegel requested a briefing with superintendent Jack Smith April 12 about the current MCPS Holocaust curriculum.

May 6, 2017

Senior, SMOB receive Top Teen Award for community contributions

Senior, SMOB receive Top Teen Award for community contributions

By Valerie Akinyoyenu

From a pool of over 70 nominated students, Whitman senior Alistair Coleman and MCPS SMOB and B-CC senior Eric Guerci were selected as two of 12 recipients of Bethesda Magazine’s Extraordinary Teen Award.

May 2, 2017

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Weekly news round-up: April 2

Weekly news round-up: April 2

By Matthew Farr

This weekend was a little quieter on some levels than previous weeks. Nevertheless, here are some of the most important stories from the past week:

April 2, 2017

Countywide anti-Semitic incidents spark solidarity

Countywide anti-Semitic incidents spark solidarity

By Pearl Sun

There have been multiple anti-Semitic incidents throughout the county in the past month, including a bomb threat called into Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville Feb. 27 and a hate crime March 2 at Winston Churchill High School.

March 28, 2017

Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

By Camille Caldera

Members of the Watkins Mill girls basketball team were excited to play in a March 3 regional finals basketball game, the culmination of their season. During the game, coaches attempted to ensure that every girl had a chance to showcase her skills, and they all did—except for junior Je’Nan Hayes.

March 23, 2017

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