The Black and White

Photo of the Day: February 28

Math teacher Tyler Wilkinson shaves an arrow into physics teacher Daniel Chen's head as students look on. Chen, who is participating in Battle of the Beards, chose to have his head shaved in an attempt to raise more money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Eyal Hanfling.

By Carolyn Freeman

February 28, 2013

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Are you bRAVE enough for post-prom, too?

Graphic by Maria Mu.

By Carolyn Freeman

February 28, 2013

School dances like Homecoming and prom come with a stigma. They’re lame. No one dances. The music makes you feel like you’re at a 2002 bar mitzvah, and it’s always awkward. So why was this year’s bRAVE such a hit? Read More »...

Junior’s photographs to appear in the National Gallery of Art

Bird took sixteen self-portraits as part of a seminar hosted by the National Gallery of Art. Her photos will be displayed. Photos courtesy Rachel BIrd.

By Carolyn Freeman

February 27, 2013

The walls of the National Gallery of Art are decorated with works by some of the greatest artists of all time: Michelangelo, Matisse, Monet. On March 2, the museum’s collection will also include photographs by a more up-and-coming artist: junior Rachel Bird. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: February 27

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By Carolyn Freeman

February 27, 2013

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New Senate Bill could increase minimum wage

By Carolyn Freeman

February 27, 2013

Waiters and lifeguards might be able to make more from a summer job by the end of the calendar year. New legislation in Maryland could bring a gradual minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $10 over a three-year period. Read More »...

‘The Carrie Diaries’ isn’t a perfect prequel, but it can stand on its own

By Carolyn Freeman

February 26, 2013

Need a break from vampire love triangles, hunky teen wolves and anonymous stalkers named ‘A’? “The Carrie Diaries” is a perfect fix. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: February 26

By Carolyn Freeman

February 26, 2013

Magruder holds alcohol awareness discussions

By Carolyn Freeman

February 25, 2013

Magruder High School held an “Alcohol and the Developing Brain” symposium Feb. 19. Read More »...

National News Roundup: Academy Awards edition

By Carolyn Freeman

February 25, 2013

FLOTUS Michelle Obama dominates this edition of the National News Roundup with her appearance at the Academy Awards and in the "Evolution of Mom Dancing" video with Jimmy Fallon. Read More »...

Yale Whiffenpoofs serenade students

Yale students sing in the choral room. The Whiffenpoof a capella group, which was founded in 1909, is the world's oldest and best-known collegiate singing group.

By Carolyn Freeman

February 21, 2013

Men’s chorus had a chance to rest their voices and use their ears Thursday morning. Joined by other students of the music department, the class enjoyed a performance by the renowned Whiffenpoofs, an a capella group from Yale University. Read More »...

The Eel’s first album in four years disappoints

The Eel's first album in four years disappoints

By Carolyn Freeman

February 20, 2013

The Eels’ new album “Wonderful, Glorious” is anything but. Read More »...

Parents and teachers show passion for music

By Carolyn Freeman

February 19, 2013

Musical talent at Whitman isn’t confined to the music hallway, or even to the student body – parents and teachers alike are finding opportunities to show off their musical prowess in bands and singing groups. Read More »...