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Weekly News Roundup: Oct. 16-20

Weekly News Roundup: Oct. 16-20

By Julie Rosenstein

October 21, 2017


Filed under National, News

A late-term abortion clinic opened in Bethesda. Pro-life supporters held a vigil in front of the Wildwood Medical Center Tuesday, Oct. 17.

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Weekly News Roundup: Oct. 9-13

Weekly News Roundup: Oct. 9-13

By Julie Rosenstein

October 16, 2017


Filed under National, News

Wildfires spread throughout Northern California; businesses and homes have been burned to the ground, and 31 people were reported dead as of Thursday October 12, the Washington Post reported.

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11 seniors qualify as semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

11 seniors qualify as semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

By Matthew Proestel

October 15, 2017


Filed under National, News, Showcase

11 seniors qualified as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Sept. 13, in recognition of scores they received on the PSAT in junior year.

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Weekly News Roundup: Sept. 25-29

Weekly News Roundup: Sept. 25-29

By Julie Rosenstein

October 3, 2017


Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that women will now be allowed to drive cars

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Students contribute to hurricane relief efforts

Students contribute to hurricane relief efforts

By Jessica Buxbaum

September 27, 2017


Filed under Local, National, News, Showcase

Several students found creative ways to join the nationwide relief effort in response to Hurricane Harvey, a Category 3 storm which struck Houston Aug. 25, and Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm which struck Florida Sept. 10. The two storms left a total of over 150 people dead, according to the Miami Herald and The Washington Post.

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Weekly news roundup: September 11-15

Weekly news roundup: September 11-15

By Julie Rosenstein

September 15, 2017


Filed under National, News

Hurricane Irma hit Florida this Saturday. Here’s a few things you should have in the event of a hurricane as well as a few places to donate to hurricane relief funds for the victims of Irma and Harvey. (See our article in upcoming issue 1 of the Black & White.)

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Students show pride, attend LGBTQ+ parade and march

Students show pride, attend LGBTQ+ parade and march

By Mira Dwyer

June 16, 2017


Filed under National, News, Showcase

A sea of rainbow flooded the streets of D.C. as thousands attended the Capital Pride Parade June 10 and the Equality March for Unity and Pride June 11 in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Weekly news roundup: June 4-11

Weekly news roundup: June 4-11

By Julie Rosenstein

June 12, 2017


Filed under National, News

1. Two Northwest High School seniors were shot dead June 5, the day before their school’s graduation. Read more here.  2. A Bethesda was man stabbed after getting into a car that he thought was an Uber. Read more here.  3. Senior lunch passes are now available to rising seniors! Seniors who...

Weekly news round-up: April 2

Weekly news round-up: April 2

By Matthew Farr

April 2, 2017


Filed under National, News

This weekend was a little quieter on some levels than previous weeks. Nevertheless, here are some of the most important stories from the past week:

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Countywide anti-Semitic incidents spark solidarity

Countywide anti-Semitic incidents spark solidarity

By Pearl Sun

March 28, 2017


Filed under Local, National, News

There have been multiple anti-Semitic incidents throughout the county in the past month, including a bomb threat called into Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville Feb. 27 and a hate crime March 2 at Winston Churchill High School.

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Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

By Camille Caldera

March 23, 2017


Filed under Local, National, News

Members of the Watkins Mill girls basketball team were excited to play in a March 3 regional finals basketball game, the culmination of their season. During the game, coaches attempted to ensure that every girl had a chance to showcase her skills, and they all did—except for junior Je’Nan Hayes.

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Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

By Mary Dimitrov and Jennah Haque

March 22, 2017


Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Rockville High School garnered national attention from the White House and major news outlets after an alleged rape involving one female and two males, startling the Rockville and greater MCPS community and calling into question Maryland’s sanctuary status for immigrants. The two suspected students,...

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