The Black and White

National News Roundup: Super Bowl edition

By Carolyn Freeman

February 4, 2013

In this edition of the National News Roundup, Beyoncé confesses about her lip-syncing at the inauguration and then stuns America during her Superbowl halftime performance. Read More »...

Junior Katherine Paterson sings her way to a Whitman Idol win

Junior Katherine Paterson sings her way to a Whitman Idol win

By Carolyn Freeman

February 4, 2013

Whitman has spoken. Junior Katherine Paterson earned the title of Whitman Idol Feb. 2 for her rendition of Amy Winehouse’s “Valerie.” Read More »...

D.C.’s record industry offers a variety of new and used records

By Carolyn Freeman

February 3, 2013

While shopping for a turntable and vinyl records seems about as relevant as wearing anti-Vietnam war buttons and bell-bottoms, the record industry in D.C. is still thriving. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: February 1

The combination of wind and snow made a flurry rise up on the football field this morning. Despite the wind and snow, school started on time. Photo by Paula Ospina.

By Carolyn Freeman

February 1, 2013

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New restaurant Range offers unusually delicious fare

By Carolyn Freeman

January 30, 2013

Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio, owner of the restaurant Volt, brought a burst of energy to the Friendship Heights food scene with Range, his new restaurant. Read More »...

SAG awards stay true to predictions

By Carolyn Freeman

January 29, 2013

The 19th annual Screen Actors Guild awards Jan. 27 showed widespread appreciation for both drama and comedy. Winners were spread across a large margin and there were no noticeable trends. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: January 29

Junior Issie Griffith cheers at a basketball game Monday. The girls .............. Photo by Billy Bird.

By Carolyn Freeman

January 29, 2013

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Happy Hunger Games: Seniors battle it out to be the last one standing in The Viking Games

By Carolyn Freeman

January 29, 2013

Forget seniors killing themselves over meeting college deadlines — they’re turning their rage on each other. Read More »...

Beyon-say it ain’t so: Beyoncé’s lip-syncing shouldn’t impact public opinion

By Carolyn Freeman

January 28, 2013

The first time I heard Beyoncé had lip-synced the national anthem at the inauguration was in my Wednesday morning carpool. Bleary-eyed, I listened to the other girls declare their disappointment. Read More »...

Hey, Whitman! Can we go thrift shopping?

Parents and neighbors browse through the offerings at the school yard sale Sunday. The sale, hosted by the G.U.Y.S. club, is the first of its kind. Photo by Abigail Cutler.

By Carolyn Freeman

January 28, 2013

This Sunday, Whitman had its very own thrift shop. The Give Us Your Stuff (G.U.Y.S.) Club, started this year by juniors Amanda Azmi and Julia Greenberg, teamed up with the Leadership class to kick off Leukemia & Lymphoma month with an indoor yard sale on Jan. 27. The new event raised over $3000. ...

Bethesda’s newest blow dry bar will be “hair” to stay

By Carolyn Freeman

January 28, 2013

Focus on one thing, and be the best at it. Read More »...

National News Roundup: Flu, film legacy and a faltering computer company

By Carolyn Freeman

January 28, 2013

In this edition of the National News Roundup, a ban on women in combat is lifted, J.J. Abrams is officially named “Star Wars” director and Exxon surpasses Apple as the world’s most valuable company. Read More »...