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Battle of the Bands rocks out in the WAUD one last time

Battle of the Bands rocks out in the WAUD one last time

By Taylor Haber, Bella Grumet, and Gabe Schaner

May 22, 2019


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Covered in tie-dyed bed sheets and strewn with black electrical cords, the Waudatorium had shaken its usual English class undercurrents; instead of scribbling notes for some Socratic seminar, students plugged in amps and adjusted mics. Instead of studying Macbeth and Hamlet, they tuned their guitars. And i...

Photo of the day: May 20

Photo of the day: May 20

By Elyse Lowet

May 20, 2019


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Senior Christelle Mecherkany claims her yearbook in front of the main office. Seniors can pick up their yearbooks during both lunches May 20 to 23 outside the main office and auditorium.

Photo of the day: May 2

Photo of the day: May 2

By Noah Grill

May 2, 2019


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Students enjoy the diverse spread of ethnic foods at today's ceremony honoring students who earned the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy. Around 60 students attended the ceremony, which was organized by Whitman's foreign language department. To earn the Seal of Biliteracy, students had to have shown proficiency...

Photo of the day: April 23

Photo of the day: April 23

By Camerynn Hawke

April 23, 2019


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Senior Rohit Gude poses in front of a fire truck after accidentally setting off the fire alarm during volleyball practice after school. Students and staff still in the building were forced to evacuate until firefighters came to turn off the alarm. Gude had no comment on the incident.

Quiz: Geography Edition—Are you smarter than Cam?

Quiz: Geography Edition—Are you smarter than Cam?

By Eva Liles

April 14, 2019


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Test your knowledge against Cam in a subject he knows a little about! ...

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy: extended version

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy: extended version

April 12, 2019


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Read one of our writers' opinions on the controversy here.

Quiz: How normal are your movie opinions?

Quiz: How normal are your movie opinions?

By Eva Liles

April 9, 2019


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Compare your movie opinions with those of others! ...

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy

Students discuss the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy

By David Villani

April 4, 2019


Filed under Media, National, News, Opinion, Showcase, Videos

My opinion: why criticisms of Israel aren't anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has had an eventful first term in Congress. Since her election, the freshman congresswoman has been under near-constant attack for anti-Semitism. After her comments last month questioning the political influence that forces people to side with a foreign country—meaning Israel—critics have accused h...

Photo of the Day: March 22

Photo of the Day: March 22

By Aditi Gujaran

March 23, 2019


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Juniors Dana Hernstadt, Ananyaa Malhotra, and Leah McClaren all reach to pet a 10-month old English Lab, Linus, at Dog Friday. The event was held outside of the auditorium. Dog Friday was created to help with stress relief and provide comfort to students, parent coordinator Lizzy Sowells said. Linus’...