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Artist Spotlight: Eva Ginns expresses herself through music

Artist Spotlight: Eva Ginns expresses herself through music

By Meera Dahiya

March 27, 2019


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The Ginns family’s prized possession is their baby grand piano; the rare Chickering from the early 1900s has been passed down through four generations of passionate Ginns musicians. For junior Eva Ginns, the piano reminds her of the two things she loves the most: her family and music. Eva sings...

Students combine art and activism in new “Walls of Demand” exhibit

Students combine art and activism in new “Walls of Demand” exhibit

By Camerynn Hawke and Alex Robinson

February 18, 2019


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As senior Alisha Dhir walked through the “Walls of Demand” exhibit in downtown D.C. last Tuesday, admiring the huge brick-wall murals, photographs and posters centered around youth promotion of gun control, she felt inspired. Walking past congresspeople and political activists alike, it was clear t...

Artist Spotlight: Grant Glazier

Artist Spotlight: Grant Glazier

By Arthur Varner

January 24, 2018


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Grant Glazier turned a love of jazz piano into a talent for producing music.

Artist spotlight: singer Becky Keteltas

Artist spotlight: singer Becky Keteltas

By Camerynn Hawke

June 2, 2017


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Now a senior, Keteltas is a veteran singer. Her singing career began at age seven when she and her older sister auditioned for roles in their summer camp’s musical. Keteltas continued singing in school choruses and participated in the Whitman Drama program, where she found her passion for music.

Artist spotlight: violinist Manya Aronin

Artist spotlight: violinist Manya Aronin

By Emily Schweitzer

February 9, 2017


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Standing on stage at Carnegie Hall, looking out into an audience of over 3,500 people, senior Manya Aronin softly moves her bow across the strings of her violin, signaling the beginning of Bach’s “Partita No. 3.”

Artist spotlight: Mariano Zamora

Artist spotlight: Mariano Zamora

By Kyle Layman

January 11, 2017


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In San José, Costa Rica, most of senior Mariano Zamora’s friends grew up playing soccer. But rather than spending time on the field, Zamora took to his aunt’s dance studio. Read More »...

Artist Spotlight: Oliver Panlibuton

Artist Spotlight: Oliver Panlibuton

By Aiden Lesley

December 9, 2016


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Many students struggle with stress and consequently need an outlet to relieve their anxiety. Some play a sport or listen to music, but senior Oliver Panlibuton draws to escape his everyday worries. Read More »...

Artist Spotlight: Sophie Lieber blends techniques

Artist Spotlight: Sophie Lieber blends techniques

By Ava Chenok

November 16, 2016


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A month ago, as you walked into school, the dark powerful hand of Darth Vader reached toward you. Read More »...