The Black and White

Q & A with Copenhagen climate change participants

By Rachel Lerner

January 13, 2010

Thousands of people gathered together in Copenhagen in December to talk about an issue that has sparked debate throughout the entire world: climate change. These talks seem mysterious and unknown to many Whitman students, so the Black & White set out to give students a closer look. Allison Nordberg, the admi...

Upcoming local events

By Leah Harburg

January 13, 2010

 Upcoming events: Chocolate Lovers Festival The perfect event for anyone with a sweet tooth is the 18th annual Chocolate Lovers Festival coming up Feb. 6 and 7. The festival is a two-day event based entirely on chocolate with events all relating to cooking, creating art from and eating chocolate. It will take place in Virginia, hosted by the ci...

Korean exchange students visit and experience American life

By Nikhil Gupta

January 11, 2010

Ten students  and three teachers from Seoul High School in Korea came to Whitman last week through a sister school exchange program. Read More »...

Looking Ahead: What’s in and out for 2010

By Rachel Nussbaum

January 9, 2010

*Also by Stephanie Haven* As many have noticed, the year 2010 is now upon us. Though we’re nowhere near where we should be in order to reach the standards that “Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century” set for 2049, it must be said that some vast improvements have been made since the previous year. ...

Clubs embrace the season of giving

By James Dionne

January 7, 2010

A child in D.C. opens up a brand new toy for Christmas. A homeless man keeps warm with a new winter coat. A family of five has enough food for the winter. All thanks to Whitman students. Read More »...

Cameron’s “Avatar” stuns all

By John Son

January 7, 2010

James Cameron is perhaps the greatest legend in Hollywood. The director, writer and co-producer of "Titanic," the highest grossing film ever has amazed moviegoers again with his latest stunner, “Avatar.” Read More »...

New Year’s Eve party for all ages

By Leah Harburg

December 30, 2009

On New Year’s Eve it can be hard to find a place to go if you’re under 21, but the Brightest Young Things is offering a great opportunity. The popular D.C. blog is hosting a New Year's Eve party at the Capitol Skyline hotel for all ages. Read More »...

Check out local holiday events

By Leah Harburg

December 21, 2009

If you are looking for holiday activities in the coming few days, check out these two attractions: Read More »...

Winter Choral Concert

By Eleanor Katz

December 17, 2009


Photos from Matthew 25:40 holiday trip

By Sara Allen

December 16, 2009

The Matthew 25:40 club took its annual trip with Washington Grove Elementary School students to Target to help choose and wrap gifts. Photo by Sara Allen. [autoviewer id=5]...

Get involved with fundraisers this holiday season

By Nalini Tata

December 16, 2009

We all know ‘tis the season for giving, and Whitman clubs and students are jumping in to do their share of fund raising and food donation this year. Read More »...

Coffee House

By Eleanor Katz

December 15, 2009