The Black & White

Breakfast continues to have its benefits

By Shayna Barbash

September 18, 2009


Filed under Blogs, Feature

 With school in full swing and mounds of homework pilings up, students say goodbye to waking up to the afternoon sun and hello to a 6:10 a.m. alarm. Read More »...

Inglourious Basterds: So gruesome, it’s funny

By Eleanor Katz

September 17, 2009


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*By Tim Freeman* Quentin Tarantino strikes again with his new film “Inglourious Basterds,” another high-action, violent and gloriously entertaining movie straight from his dangerously imaginative mind. The flick revolves around a bloodthirsty and vengeful group of Jewish-Americans wreaking havoc ...

Clayboy retires, but business won’t melt

By Jamie Norwood

September 16, 2009


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*By Jamie Norwood* The vibrant cart stocked with colorful bottles of flavors like “tiger’s blood,” cotton candy and blue-raz are bound to satisfy Bethesda residents’ cool cravings on any hot summer day. Customers will soon notice a change, however, in the Bethesda staple when co-owner John Styer retires an...

Teching in with John Son: Google and Apple release new goods

By John Son

September 16, 2009


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Newly released technology from Google and Microsoft hints at what communication and social networking could be like 20 years from now. Read More »...

Spanish royals move to Bethesda

By Nalini Tata

September 15, 2009


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Spanish royal Princess Infanta Cristina and her family recently moved to Bethesda. Photo courtesy of Hola Magazine.The Bethesda community is known as the backyard of national politics—a stone’s throw away from the most important establishments in the country. Read More »...

Chatting with new teachers

By Surbhi Agrawal

September 15, 2009


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*Sahil Ansari* Wondering who those new faces around the school are? The Black & White sits down with some of this year’s new teachers who share their deepest, darkest secrets with Whitman. Read More »...

Eminem and Mariah’s war of words escalates

By Jenny Baldwin

September 14, 2009


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*By Julia Dane* Rapper Eminem has never censored the words that come out of his mouth before, and he definitely isn’t doing it now. Notorious for bashing celebrities and causing controversy through rhyme on his albums, Eminem seems to have found a new victim: singer Mariah Carey. Rea...

Persona has personality crisis

By Eleanor Katz

September 14, 2009


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*By Adam Glazer*   Queen Latifah will forever be known as a big lady with an even bigger voice. She’s also regarded as a strong female rapper who’s held her own in a genre dominated by males. Latifah’s new album, Persona, released Aug. 25, will appeal to some, but it might abandon the people ...

Whitney’s back from the dark

By Eleanor Katz

September 14, 2009


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*By Kirstin Baglien*   Ready to move on from her “I Will Always Love You” glory days, Whitney Houston released her new album, I Look to You, on Aug. 28.  This is Houston’s first release since 2002, following alleged drug abuse and a nasty divorce from husband Bobby Brown. Read More »...