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Fall magazine inside look

Fall magazine inside look

By Ava Chenok

December 5, 2017


Filed under Media, Videos

Pick up your fall magazine Nov. 6!

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Students enjoy competitive football tradition on Thanksgiving

Students enjoy competitive football tradition on Thanksgiving

By Jessie Solomon and Arthur Varner

November 29, 2017


Filed under Fall, Media, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Videos

This past Thanksgiving morning, 24 students met up at the River Falls Community Club to play football in senior Mitch Fechter’s annual Turkey Bowl.

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Capitals season outlook

Capitals season outlook

By Ben Levin and Maeve Trainor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Media, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized, Videos, Winter

The NHL season is underway, and the Washington Capitals sit at 8–7–1 after a few inspiring victories and abysmal losses.

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Students use new Power Train facilities

Students use new Power Train facilities

By Anjali Jha

November 13, 2017


Filed under Media, Showcase, Videos

This video accompanies a story from the Black & White's fall magazine. 

Let’s talk about sexism: senior organizes educational seminars

Let’s talk about sexism: senior organizes educational seminars

By Camerynn Hawke

November 5, 2017


Filed under Award-Winning Stories, Feature, Media, Showcase, Videos

Principal Alan Goodwin allowed senior Rabhya Mehrotra to plan seminars designed to cover how sexism, harassment and assault affect all genders. The seminars aimed to increase awareness of everyday actions that most people don’t realize are sexist.

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Local dog adoption agencies offer fostering programs

Local dog adoption agencies offer fostering programs

By Julia McGowan and Anjali Jha

October 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Media, Showcase, Videos

Instead of staying at the pound or an adoption agency, foster pets spend time in a temporary home before they’re given a permanent one. Agencies vet families through a background check, home visit and vet recommendation—if they have previously owned a pet—and then place the pets with the families.

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