The Black & White

When life gives you a Blackberry…

By Hailey Siller

November 16, 2010


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Before leaving seventh period to get to my internship on time, I received an alert on my Blackberry. My internship mentor had emailed me to remind me of my day off for Veterans’ Day, saving me the unnecessary burden of going through the tight NIH security checks. Read More »...

Harry Potter premiere costumes that’ll have everyone spellbound

By Marina Diez

November 16, 2010


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He already has his outfit planned: slicked-back blonde hair, a Slytherin uniform and a hand-drawn Dark Mark on his arm. The only thing he's waiting for is midnight Nov. 18. This is when senior Jean-Luc Simon, dressed up as Draco Malfoy, will join millions of Pottermaniacs around the country for "Harry...

So, about that senioritis…

By Hailey Siller

October 21, 2010


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Everyone said junior year was the hardest. Boy, were they wrong. Read More »

John Lennon, forever

John Lennon, forever

By Hannah Hoffman

October 12, 2010


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John Lennon was my first musical crush. He was the Walrus, the unequivocal leader of the best pop band in the history of rock and roll. He was the Nowhere Man. He was a father, a loving husband and a man who only wanted us to “give peace a chance.” Read More »...

Glutton for gluten

By Hailey Siller

October 8, 2010


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I stand in the gluten-free supermarket aisle, scanning my options. Pamela’s chocolate chip cookies replace Chips Ahoy snack-packs, Puffins’ cereal substitutes for Lucky Charms and Nature’s Path waffles stand in for good ol' Eggo. I don’t have many choices, but I resist a detour down the junk...

Walker’s ed

By Molly Kaplowitz

September 28, 2010


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Every morning, I immerse myself in a heavy stream of traffic. It’s not cars I’m dealing with. I’m navigating my way through the crowded halls of Whitman. Read More »...

Need a new Homecoming outing? Here are six.

By Hailey Siller

September 17, 2010


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For this year’s Homecoming, try something other than a traditional Bethesda restaurant. Follow the Black & White’s lead as we take a look at six other homecoming options. Read More »...

I won’t miss senior year… a junior’s journey to college.

By Ryan Hauck

June 15, 2010


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Since I got into the University of Southern California in March people have bombarded me with one question: "Why did you decide to apply to college early?" For the first week or so, I deferred the question with a non-committal response: "There were actually a lot of factors." Read More »...

When exams have got you down, get your blood sugar up

By Nalini Tata

June 9, 2010


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Don’t burn out over exams-- here are some of the tips to help you keep focused. Read More »...

If you can’t own Bono, at least you can own his shirt

By Hannah Hoffman

June 7, 2010


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They’re collected, torn, discarded and treasured. Whether they’re for Taylor Swift or Led Zeppelin, band T-shirts won’t ever go out of style. Read More »...

First 4G phone connects fast in June

By John Son

May 30, 2010


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It’s here. The first ever 4G phone, the HTC Evo 4 by Sprint, will hit the markets in less than a week. Read More »...

Answers to the swimwear dilemma

By Molly Kaplowitz

May 27, 2010


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Summer is almost here and soon students will spend afternoons lounging by the pool. With the bathing suit season right around the corner, girls must make an important decision: one-piece, tankini or bikini? Read More »...