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Fall play preview: Students prepare for Pippin debut

Fall play preview: Students prepare for Pippin debut

By Jack Gonzalez

November 14, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Student performers are getting ready for Whitman Drama’s fall musical, Pippin. The story follows a young man who is cast in a play and starts to become one with his character. Whitman’s production will be based on the Pippin 2013 Broadway revival and will run from Nov. 15 to 17.

Students share ink drawings online for “Inktober”

Students share ink drawings online for “Inktober”

By Anna Labarca

November 9, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Artists from all over the world share and tag their art with hashtag #inktober on social media.

Halloween pet photo contest winners

Halloween pet photo contest winners

November 3, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Thank you for all the submissions. We have selected a few of our favorites. Happy Halloween!

Nike’s support of Kaepernick doesn’t make them woke; it makes them money

Nike’s support of Kaepernick doesn’t make them woke; it makes them money

By Ted Rock

November 2, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

We shouldn’t attach brands to politics or social issues just because they know how to pander to us.

Fall/Halloween Photo Contest: Best pet costume!

Fall/Halloween Photo Contest: Best pet costume!

October 29, 2018


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The Black & White is holding a photo contest! Similar to the summer photos contest (see the winning photos here!), submissions should be sent to The Black & White via email, Facebook, or Twitter. Take a picture of your pet(s) in costume and send the photo in with your name and the pet's name. The deadline to sub...

Psyched for class: classroom layout and decor engage students

Psyched for class: classroom layout and decor engage students

By Anna Labarca

October 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

As students settle into their desks, the classroom quickly comes alive with chatter. An otherwise normal room transforms into a gallery as photos, artwork and posters line the walls. Students relax as they talk about the memes on the wall, forgetting the anxious feelings of the first day of school. Per...

Students take college experience abroad

Students take college experience abroad

By Elyssa Seltzer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

After graduating high school, students move on to their next journey. For most Whitman graduates, that means college—and with college comes opportunities to study abroad. Students have different motives for wanting to study abroad, whether it be for language learning, a cultural adventure, an exciting chance to travel without it being too expensive or to develop their studies.

That’s the tea

That’s the tea

By Jenny Lu, Katherine Sylvester, Zoe Kaufmann, and Yiyang Zhang

October 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Four Black & White editors went hunting for the best bubble tea in Rockville, the go-to place for good Asian cuisine. They went to four stores—Bubbles & Tea, Gong Cha, The Lab Cafe and The Pearl Lady—and asked for their most popular and aesthetically pleasing drink.

Q&A with Democratic nominee for lt. governor Susie Turnbull

Q&A with Democratic nominee for lt. governor Susie Turnbull

By Joseph Ferrari

October 12, 2018


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Former Whitman parent Susie Turnbull is running for the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland as the Democratic nominee and running mate of former NAACP President Ben Jealous, who is challenging incumbent Governor Larry Hogan. The Lieutenant Governor serves as the deputy executive within the state. Jealou...

Summer photo contest winners

Summer photo contest winners

October 10, 2018


Filed under Also in Print, Feature

The Black & White held a photo contest this fall, asking students to submit photos they captured during the summer. These are the top three entries. Junior Cameron Darnell: "Feeding Time" Darnell took this picture of this Least Tern chick in Cape Cod, Mass. this July. Darnell was at ...