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  • Donate your old sneakers outside the main office from now until April 22.

  • The 2017 talent show is this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.

  • The deadline for contributions to the Senior Project is April 15. Go to B-212 during 5th period with any questions.

  • Seniors: Sign up for JostenRenaissance.com to order graduation announcements and accessories. Use code CBS349.

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

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 6

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 6

By Matthew Farr
February 6
Filed under National, News

This week has been full of noteworthy news in the U.S. and around the world. Here are some of the top stories: Trump appoints Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Vacancy This week’s top story was Donald Trump’s appointment of Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver to fill Anton...

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 30

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 30

By Matthew Farr
January 30
Filed under National, News

Trump announces ban on immigration from seven countries, causes outcry

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Weekly news round-up: Jan. 22

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 22

By Matthew Farr
January 22
Filed under National, News

It was a historic week for the nation and for news. Here are a few of the top stories from the past week:

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Weekly news round-up: Jan. 16

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 16

By Matthew Farr
January 16
Filed under National, News

Last week was packed full of news. Here were some of the biggest stories that we saw: House and Senate begin dismantling Affordable Care Act This week, Congress began to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The first step involved passing a budget that makes it difficult f...

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 18

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 18

By Matthew Farr
December 18
Filed under National, News

US accuses Putin of orchestrating DNC hacking, plans to retaliate Read More »

Q&A with acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn

Q&A with acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn

By Abby Snyder
December 12
Filed under National, News

The Black & White sat down with acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn to discuss what his job entails, and how the office of the Solicitor General is affected by the election results. Gershengorn stepped in as Solicitor General after Donald Verilli stepped down. Black & White: What does your job as acting solicito...

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 11

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 11

By Matthew Farr
December 11
Filed under National, News

John Glenn, first American in space, dead at 95 Read More »

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 3

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 3

By Matthew Farr
December 4
Filed under National, News

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Q&A with OSU student after stabbing attack

Q&A with OSU student after stabbing attack

By Pearl Sun, Pearl Sun
November 30
Filed under National, News

An Ohio State University student attacked eleven people, running into them with his car and then slashing pedestrians with a butcher knife until he was finally shot dead by police at the scene Nov. 28. OSU officials issued an active shooter warning throughout campus. Read More »...

Weekly news round up: Nov. 27

Weekly news round up: Nov. 27

By Matthew Farr
November 27
Filed under National, News

Last week was an exciting one for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a quick sampling of some of the top stories: Read More »...

Weekly news round up: Nov. 20

Weekly news round up: Nov. 20

By Matthew Farr
November 21
Filed under National, News

President-elect Trump reveals first cabinet picks Read More »

Students walk out in protests countywide

Students walk out in protests countywide

By Carmen Molina
November 18
Filed under National, News

Thousands have taken to the streets, protesting in major cities across the country since the election results came in on Nov. 8. Since Monday, high schoolers across MCPS have followed suit, walking out of classrooms and onto roads to chant, rally, and publicly voice their dissatisfaction with the election...

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