The Black & White

State of the Union Review

State of the Union Review

By Arthur Varner

February 2, 2018


Filed under Media, National, News, Showcase, Videos

President Donald J. Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address Jan. 30. The Black & White looked at Trump's main points and reactions to the speech.

Government shutdown ended with three-week spending bill

Government shutdown ended with three-week spending bill

By Sydney Miller

January 29, 2018


Filed under National, News, Showcase

The federal government reopened Jan. 22 after a three-day shutdown.

Weekly News Roundup: Jan. 2-5

Weekly News Roundup: Jan. 2-5

By Julie Rosenstein

January 11, 2018


Filed under National, News

Boys and girls basketball played B-CC rivals January, 3. Boys lost 38-50 and Girls won 56-51. For more on the close games, check out the full stories

Recently released study brings back debate over the health effects of coffee

Recently released study brings back debate over the health effects of coffee

By Matthew Proestel

January 6, 2018


Filed under National, News, Showcase

Droopy eyes and sleepy faces fill classrooms as students trudge through the doorway and slide into their seats. Struggling to keep up with an onslaught of assignments, projects and tests, many adolescents choose to replace a full night’s sleep with coffee, hoping the caffeine will help them make it through the day without dozing off.

Instagram adds animal abuse warnings on selfies with animals

Instagram adds animal abuse warnings on selfies with animals

By Andie Silverman

January 6, 2018


Filed under National, News, Showcase

Instagram announced Dec. 4 that they would begin adding pop-up warnings to hashtags involving animals.

Q&A with reporter Yamiche Alcindor

Q&A with reporter Yamiche Alcindor

By Thomas Mande

December 19, 2017


Filed under National, News, Showcase

Yamiche Alcindor, a New York Times reporter, has covered Congress, race relations and, most recently, sexual harassment, including the allegations involving John Conyers and Al Franken. Alcindor also covered the presidential campaigns of President Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.). She will be leaving the Times in January to become PBS Newshour’s White House correspondent.

Weekly News Roundup: Dec. 10-15

Weekly News Roundup: Dec. 10-15

By Julie Rosenstein

December 18, 2017


Filed under National, News

With Christmas around the corner, the classic song Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer is not uncommon to here. Ever wonder where the red nose came from? Check out the link if you are interested:

Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 27-Dec. 1

By Julie Rosenstein

December 3, 2017


Filed under National, News

Monday, Nov 27, Whitman sophomore Jojo Greenberg passed away. A vigil was held in her memory Thursday Nov. 30.

Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 13-17

Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 13-17

By Julie Rosenstein

November 18, 2017


Filed under National, News

Looking for easy Thanksgiving recipes? Check out these simple recipes:

Weekly News Roundup: Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Weekly News Roundup: Oct. 30-Nov. 3

By Julie Rosenstein

November 7, 2017


Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Do you like soda? Montgomery County council members are looking into taxing soda as a potential way to early-childhood education programs.

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.

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.