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Kanye’s newest album isn’t any ‘Stronger’ than his former ones

Kanye’s newest album isn’t any ‘Stronger’ than his former ones

By Gigi Silver

September 26, 2012


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The cruelest thing about Kanye West’s latest album is the pain of listening to it. West released “Cruel Summer” Sept. 18, and despite the hype around the album’s pre-released singles “Mercy” and “Clique,” the album didn’t live up to fans’ sky-high expectations. Read More »...

‘The Hunger Games’ is satisfying depiction of popular novel

‘The Hunger Games’ is satisfying depiction of popular novel

By Gigi Silver

March 24, 2012


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As the lights dimmed in the movie theater, the crowd of fans in homemade T-shirts fell silent. The screen brightened to a scene of a young girl waking up from a nightmare where she had been picked to participate in a fight to the death. Read More »...

Alumna performs for chorus classes, shares experience as composer

Alumna performs for chorus classes, shares experience as composer

By Gigi Silver

March 21, 2012


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Some students may dread practicing their instruments, but music is composer Anne-Marie Hildebrandt's (’92) passion. Hildebrandt visited the trebles and womens chorus classes today to introduce herself and perform for the students. Read More »...

Israeli visitors speak to students, play soccer to promote peace and religious tolerance

Israeli visitors speak to students, play soccer to promote peace and religious tolerance

By Gigi Silver

March 7, 2012


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Four Jewish girls and four Arab girls from Israel spoke about the power of soccer in breaking down cultural barriers to social studies teacher Andrew Sonnabend’s AP Comparative Politics students today. The girls also participated in a soccer game after school with Whitman soccer players. Read More »...

Senior Abby Fisher acted as athletic trainer to football team

By Gigi Silver

November 19, 2011


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Senior Abby Fisher has been on the male-dominated wrestling team since her freshman year, so it’s no surprise that she challenged herself with the varsity football team—not as a player, but as an athletic trainer. Read More »...

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