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Students participate in the final Classical Me concert of the year April 28. The concert featured 24 student musicians, from vocalists to instrumentalists. Photo by Hanna Lee.

Classical Me unites student musicians in biannual concert

By Lucy Chen April 30, 2012

Ninety minutes of beautiful classical music wowed the audience at St. Dunstan’s Church Saturday at the second and final Classical Me of the year. The volunteer recital featured 24 students, each displaying...

Identification measures won’t stop cheating on the SAT

By Lucy Chen April 27, 2012

In this pressure cooker country of high-stakes testing, it’s no wonder that some students turn to cheating. After students in a cheating ring in Long Island paid other teens thousands of dollars to take...

Photo courtesy Billy Bird.

Junior named finalist in National Geographic photo contest

By Lucy Chen April 26, 2012

While many students are content to see their photographs displayed at the Festival of the Arts each May, junior Billy Bird was recently recognized by National Geographic. Bird’s image of paddlers at...

Concussion panel offers advice to prevent increase in head injuries

By Lucy Chen April 20, 2012

Hundreds of students and parents from area schools attended a panel about preventing, diagnosing and treating concussions in the auditorium April 19.  The panel included Andrew Tucker, the head team...

Photo courtesy Serena Russell.

Photo of the Day: April 18

By Lucy Chen April 18, 2012

Senior Serena Russell won the Photo Club's third contest of the year last month. The theme was "Something Red." For more information about the club, please contact junior Talia Levinas.

SGA Executive Board 2012-2013

By Lucy Chen April 18, 2012

Congratuations to the SGA Executive Board for next year! President: Jacob Rosenblum Vice president: Pablo Ramirez Secretaries: Andrea McDonald, Ali Foreman Treasurer: Emily Harburg

Students on the Manos Unidas club spring break trip to Costa Rica learn about the area's vegetation from locals. The students on the trip engaged in community service activities and excursions to learn about Costa Rica and its culture. Photo courtesy Julia Dionne.

Manos Unidas takes spring break service trip to Costa Rica

By Lucy Chen April 15, 2012

As part of the Manos Unidas club, I traveled to Costa Rica for a week over spring break to engage in a community service and culture trip. After a long 12 hours of traveling, we arrived at Earth University...

Arts writer Laura Rostad traveled to China over spring break to visit some friends. She visited Hong Kong and Beijing.  Photo courtesy Laura Rostad.

The Great Wall, paparazzi and rice hats: A spring break trip to China

By Lucy Chen April 13, 2012

While most of my friends visited colleges over spring break, I was halfway around the world getting a taste of Chinese culture. I traveled with senior Katie Mahaffie and Holy Cross senior Kelly Thiede...

Graphic by Chris Hodgman.

Hallway posters waste paper, money for little benefit

By Lucy Chen April 12, 2012

This is a public service announcement: plastering posters for your club event on every flat surface in the school may seem like a great way to advertise, but it makes Whitman look like a subway station. More...

I Drive Smart offers a skid car. Photo by Abigail Pine.

I Drive Smart skid training program teaches car safety in emergencies

By Lucy Chen April 11, 2012

Looking out the window of the car, I saw an abandoned warehouse parking lot with a few scattered buildings in the distance and a small shack next to the lot. This wasn’t the set of a Hollywood movie,...

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