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‘The Vow’ doesn’t deliver as promised

‘The Vow’ doesn’t deliver as promised

By Lucy Chen

February 14, 2012


Filed under Feature

The latest installment of romance movies with Rachel McAdams, titled “The Vow,” arrived Feb. 10, but it was essentially an update of her 2004 film “The Notebook,” another movie in which she lost her memory and her husband tried to win her back. Read More »...

Students band together to fight cancer

Students band together to fight cancer

By Lucy Chen

February 14, 2012


Filed under Feature

With guitars, drumsticks and microphones in their arsenal, these mercenaries of modern rock are preparing for the fight of their lives in the name of a worthy cause. Read More »...

Participants bare all for children’s tumor research at Cupid’s Undie Run

Participants bare all for children’s tumor research at Cupid’s Undie Run

By Lucy Chen

February 12, 2012


Filed under News

Participants in the Cupid’s Undie Run yesterday took off more than their clothes — they also stripped down their wallets for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: February 12

Photo of the Day: February 12

By Lucy Chen

February 12, 2012


Filed under Feature

Sophomore Rachel Bird won the second Photo Club contest last week with her photo below. The theme was portraits. For more information about the club, please contact junior Talia Levinas. Read More »...

Alums form Dale and the ZDubs, release EP

Alums form Dale and the ZDubs, release EP

By Lucy Chen

February 11, 2012


Filed under Feature

Since alumni band Dale and the ZDubs formed over this past fall, it’s brought some serious funk to Bethesda. Read More »...

Imagination Stage hosts seventh annual ‘Play in a Day’

Imagination Stage hosts seventh annual ‘Play in a Day’

By Lucy Chen

February 10, 2012


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In the span of 24 hours, a space shuttle orbits the earth 16 times, a season of the TV show "24" comes to an end and six original 10-minute plays are written, rehearsed and performed. Read More »...

South Africa: Oh, the places you’ll go

South Africa: Oh, the places you’ll go

By Lucy Chen

February 9, 2012


Filed under Blogs

Senior Peter Jorgensen and juniors Ali Foreman and Kate O'Brien are still in South Africa on an exchange trip. Below, Foreman blogs about the various places she's visited in the last few weeks. It's been only two and a half weeks since my last post, but in that time, I've experienced more than I c...

Senior speaks at bullying symposium

Senior speaks at bullying symposium

By Lucy Chen

February 8, 2012


Filed under News

Senior Sam Harman discussed bullying in schools as part of a panel at a symposium Feb. 4 sponsored by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights and Committee on Hate/Violence. Read More »...

WUSA9 News airs party footage in underage drinking series

WUSA9 News airs party footage in underage drinking series

By Lucy Chen

February 3, 2012


Filed under News

As part of its series "WASTED: Young and Using," WUSA9 News aired Feb. 2 a segment that includes video of a student's Dec. 10 house party, in which the police cited about 35 students.  Read More »...

Chinatown parade celebrates the year of the dragon

Chinatown parade celebrates the year of the dragon

By Lucy Chen

February 1, 2012


Filed under Feature

Families of all ethnicities swarmed the sidewalks, smiling and pointing at the Chinese Princesses and the children performing martial arts moves, while street vendors sold firecrackers, whose resounding sounds made children squeal with delight. Read More »...

Brittany Norwood sentenced to life in prison without parole

By Lucy Chen

January 29, 2012


Filed under News

Brittany Norwood was sentenced to life in prison without parole Jan. 27 for the March 2010 murder of her Lululemon Athletica Bethesda coworker Jayna Murray. Read More »...

Upcoming concerts this semester

Upcoming concerts this semester

By Lucy Chen

January 29, 2012


Filed under Feature

Out with the old and in with the new — musically, at least. Many bands are performing early this year with new singles and new albums, and the Black & White can help you choose the best concerts. Read More »...