The Black and White

Senior enters contest to win donation to the music program

Senior Charles Augustine poses with his bass for a competition that could win $10,000 for the music department. Photo courtesy Charles Augustine.

By Carolyn Freeman

April 11, 2013

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but senior Charles Augustine hopes his photo might be worth $12,000. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: April 10

Photo of the Day: April 10

By Carolyn Freeman

April 10, 2013

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National News Roundup: Compound fracture, a controversial letter and North Korean tension

By Carolyn Freeman

April 10, 2013

In this edition of the National News Roundup, “March Madness” takes over. In addition, a letter to the editor of an Ivy League newspaper sparks controversy and President Obama apologizes for calling someone “best looking.” Read More »...

B-Well: Let me sleep

By Carolyn Freeman

April 8, 2013

I wake up and look at the clock. Of course, it blinks 6:45 a.m. No matter what day it is, what I have planned or what I did the night before, it seems like sleeping in just isn’t an option. Read More »...

Youth Summit teaches students about physical, emotional and social health

Self-defense expert Carol Middleton performs a roleplay with her assistant. She emphasized that listening to your instincts can save your life. Photo by Abigail Cutler.

By Carolyn Freeman

April 8, 2013

A punch in the eye. A palm in the face. A kick in the groin. That’s how self-defense expert and karate black-belt Carol Middleton instructed students to counter any potential physical assaults. Read More »...

Happy Holi-days: Local temple celebrates colorful Indian tradition

Revelers throw colored powder in the air to celebrate Holi. Photo by Julia Medine.

By Carolyn Freeman

April 4, 2013

The Hare Krishna temple of DC hosted its 4th annual Holi celebration March 30, when it brought color and joy to over 3,000 festival-goers. Read More »...

Senior named Extraordinary Teen by Bethesda Magazine

By Carolyn Freeman

April 2, 2013

Senior Natalie Kra was among 12 high school students who won Bethesda Magazine’s Extraordinary Teen award in recognition of her strong interest and commitment to animal advocacy and environmental work. Read More »...

Best Buddies club spreads the word to end use of “retarded”

Students signed the petition to end use of the word

By Carolyn Freeman

March 21, 2013

This month, Whitman is spreading the word to end the word faster than ever. Read More »...

Q&A with Whitman parent and jazz singer Julie Mack

By Carolyn Freeman

March 20, 2013

Julie Mack, jazz singer and Whitman parent, sings regularly at Tel’ Veh Café and Bistrot Lepic in D.C. and Vino Volo in Bethesda. Five years ago, after leaving her career as a lawyer, Mack began to pursue singing opportunities and has accumulated a following in the Bethesda community. Read Mo...

Photo of the Day: March 20

More students than usual have been parking on the babeball field due to enforced parking permit rules. The administration has been cracking down on students who park without permits or in the wrong space. Photo by Isaac Rubin.

By Carolyn Freeman

March 20, 2013

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Middle East expert Rob Sobhani discusses global economy with business class

By Carolyn Freeman

March 20, 2013

Energy businessman and Middle East expert Rob Sobhani spoke about the global economy to international business students March 19. Read More »...

David Bowie’s most recent album take fans back in time

David Bowie's most recent album take fans back in time

By Carolyn Freeman

March 20, 2013

After a ten year hiatus, David Bowie’s new album takes listeners back to the 1970s. “The Next Day” is one of Bowie’s best albums yet. Read More »...