The Black & White

Pump up the school spirit

By Kevin Hoogstraten

October 4, 2009


Filed under Opinion

With Homecoming past us, it’s time to discuss a sore subject for many students: school spirit.  Every year, spirit week is the time for students to show their Whitman pride, and every year Whitman spirit falls embarrassingly short. Read More »...

Driver’s Ed should be a MCPS class

By Surbhi Agrawal

September 15, 2009


Filed under Opinion

*By Alana Neuman* Paying hundreds of dollars for a state-required drivers’ education class can be difficult for many families. To ease this financial burden, drivers’ education should be incorporated into the public school curriculum as an elective option. Read More »...

Texaco fight blown out of proportion

By Eleanor Katz

September 15, 2009


Filed under Opinion

*By Kevin Hoogstraten* In the next few weeks, one of two Texaco signs will come off of the canopy of Mitch and Bill’s Texaco in Potomac Village. This may not seem like a big deal, but the fight over these signs and the ultimate decision to remove one of them is a prime example of Potomac Village’s...