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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.

Students gather outside White House to support universal rights

Students gather outside White House to support universal rights

By Mary Dimitrov
November 14
Filed under National, News

Approximately 30 Whitman students gathered outside the White House this Saturday to show solidarity with oppressed minorities. The protest was spurred by President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign comments and social policies—many of which the students said they find offensive. Read More »...

Donald trumps Hillary; Whitman reacts

Donald trumps Hillary; Whitman reacts

By Lily Friedman
November 10
Filed under Media, National, News, Uncategorized, Videos

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump stunned the nation by capturing the electorate last night with 279 electoral votes, compared to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s 228, with Arizona, Michigan and New Hampshire still too close to call. The news shocked many Whitman students and teachers....

Election news round-up

Election news round-up

By Matthew Farr
November 7
Filed under National, News

Hold on America. We’re almost there. In just a few hours, this historic election cycle will all be over. Read More »...

VIDEO: Prominent journalists give advice to voters after B&W event

VIDEO: Prominent journalists give advice to voters after B&W event

By Natalie Welber
November 5
Filed under Media, National, News, Uncategorized, Videos

Prominent journalists from "The New York Times," "The Washington Post" and "Yahoo! News" as well as political strategist John Feehery convened in the auditorium Oct. 27 to discuss the 2016 election. After the event The Black & White spoke with each guest speaker asking what advice they have for voters....

Instagram feature allows users to report mental health warning signs

Instagram feature allows users to report mental health warning signs

By Pearl Sun
November 2
Filed under National, News

Sometimes a friend’s moody posts on social media are cause for concern; now a recent study may confirm those concerns. Harvard University and University of Vermont researchers developed a computer algorithm that predicts which Instagram users have depression based on the color, brightness and saturation...

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 30

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 30

By Matthew Farr
October 30
Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Last week was an important week in the world. Here are the top news stories from last week: Obamacare premiums to skyrocket next year Obamacare customers will see their premiums increase 22 percent on average next year, according to the government. The price increase is occurring because customer...

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 22

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 22

By Matthew Farr
October 22
Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Last week was a yuge week for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a quick summary of some of the top stories: Battle for Mosul intensifies as ISIS counterattacks; Kurds engage Early this week Iraqi security forces supported by Kurdish Peshmerga and Shia militants began their assault on th...

Weekly news round-up Oct. 15

Weekly news round-up Oct. 15

By Matthew Farr
October 15
Filed under National, News

Last week was a busy week for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a brief summary of the most popular stories this past week: Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Peace Prize for literature American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan won the Nobel Peace Prize for literature for the first time for “havi...

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 3

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 3

By Matthew Farr
October 5
Filed under National, News

It was a busy week in the world. Here is a quick recap of the top stories in the U.S. and around the world. Read More »...

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