The Black and White

Photo of the Day: March 18

The Sports Booster Club held a fundraiser at HairKu Salon this Sunday. Anyone who made a donation to the booster club received a free haircut, blowout, facial consultation or seated massage. Photo by Abigail Cutler.

By Carolyn Freeman

March 18, 2013

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National News Roundup: Pope Francis edition

By Carolyn Freeman

March 18, 2013

In this edition of the National News Roundup, our home state bans the death penalty, scientists confirm their findings about the “God Particle” and Lil Wayne recovers from a seizure. Read More »...

Inaugural Real Food For Kids event examines BCPS’ move toward nutritious food

By Carolyn Freeman

March 18, 2013

It’s cooked, frozen and reheated twice. It defies gravity when the plate is turned upside down. What is it? It’s the food in Baltimore City Public Schools before chef Tony Geraci came to town. Read More »...

Shakespeare Club’s ‘Hamlet’ provides a female twist on the male-dominated play

Photo courtesy Amye Elfin.

By Carolyn Freeman

March 17, 2013

Audience members gasped as a window in the WAUD suddenly flew open, revealing the ghost of Hamlet’s father. This intense opening scene set the stage for a production that brought out the comedic and tragic elements of the classic Shakespearean tragedy. Read More »...

National News Roundup: Facebook, filibuster and a new Franco movie

By Carolyn Freeman

March 12, 2013

In this edition of the National News Roundup, a junior senator from Kentucky conducts a 13-hour filibuster and controversy transpires at Harvard over a cheating scandal. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: March 12

A teacher walks in the rain during the school day today. The torrential downpour let up around 1 p.m. Photo by Abigail Cutler.

By Carolyn Freeman

March 12, 2013

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Capitol Steps mocks politics to benefit Post Prom

By Carolyn Freeman

March 11, 2013

A full auditorium of students, parents and community members enjoyed political satire at its best March 10. Read More »...

Whitman raises close to $92,000 for LLS, beats WJ

By Carolyn Freeman

March 8, 2013

This month, Whitman raised $91,761 to win the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s high school challenge. The total was the highest in the nation. Read More »...

Q&A with Mark Eaton of political comedy group Capitol Steps

By Carolyn Freeman

March 8, 2013

The Black & White interviewed Mark Eaton, who writes and performs for the Capitol Steps. The musical and political humor group will perform at Whitman March 10, with proceeds benefiting Post Prom. Read More »...

B-Well: Aging gets easier

By Carolyn Freeman

March 5, 2013

Advancements in medicine and technology make it seem like anything can be accomplished — even growing old. Read More »...

Nick’s Organic Farm to be returned to the county for educational purposes

By Carolyn Freeman

March 4, 2013

The two-year legal battle over Nick’s Organic Farm is over. County Executive Isiah Leggett canceled its lease with Montgomery County Public Schools Feb. 19, abandoning efforts to build soccer fields on the 20-acre Brickyard Road site. The move returns the land to the County Board of Education to be...

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ transports the audience to Great Depression-era Brooklyn life

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By Carolyn Freeman

March 1, 2013

Constant fights, inappropriate jokes and never ending crises: it’s not the Jersey Shore, though - it’s Brighton Beach. Read More »...