The Black and White

To save paper, set flier limit and print double-sided

By Lauren Levy June 4, 2010

In a deserted hallway, a flier taped to the wall advertises the Mr. Whitman competition.  Two feet to the left and right is the same flier.  And again on the opposite wall.  The pattern repeats itself...

First 4G phone connects fast in June

By John Son May 30, 2010

It’s here. The first ever 4G phone, the HTC Evo 4 by Sprint, will hit the markets in less than a week. The Sprint HTC Evo 4, with it's hyper-speed 4G network, is set for release June 4, making...

Answers to the swimwear dilemma

By Molly Kaplowitz May 27, 2010

Summer is almost here and soon students will spend afternoons lounging by the pool. With the bathing suit season right around the corner, girls must make an important decision: one-piece, tankini or bikini? ...

Teachers should allow students to use a wider variety of online databases for research

By Nuria Marquez May 20, 2010

It’s the one sheet you need for any research project: the list of passwords to MCPS’s subscription databases. But what happens when you’ve combed through the brief list of MCPS-approved resources...

PDA: Keep it personal

By Melanie Goldberg May 20, 2010

There are all sorts of familiar, awkward encounters in the hallways: when the door to the stairwell won’t open and you’re forced to struggle for ten seconds before admitting defeat and trying the...

Legislators should ban the Arizona immigration law

By Lucas Roldos May 19, 2010

Civil rights activists and even the president disagree with the new Arizona immigration law, passed April 23, because it paves the way for racial profiling. One exception, Maryland state legislator Pat...

I aspire to live…

By Stewart Longsworth May 17, 2010

College searches, college visits, AP credits, GPAs: I’m no stranger to the stress of achievement. Like many students who attend Whitman, I earnestly want to do well in high school so I can get...

Avoid the summer slump with a few simple solutions

By Molly Kaplowitz May 17, 2010

As the weather warms up, students are starting to feel the heat. No one can help but cast wistful glances towards open classroom windows, longing to be outside rather than stuck in school. With...

Piercings change judgement, not personality

By Lindsey Galego May 10, 2010

Piercings really do change perception.  I say this because I used to be an all natural girl with absolutely no metal inserted in my face. Prior to my piercings, I would smile at the elderly and...

iPhone 4G

By Ted Knox April 30, 2010

Apple’s next iPhone model is coming soon. On April 18, an Apple beta tester accidentally left his prototype iPhone in a San Francisco bar. The recovered prototype, worth its weight in gold to technology...

Pyle sexters, girls and boys, aren’t victims

By Stephanie Haven April 29, 2010

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve heard about, read about and made jokes about the Pyle sexting scandal. Everyone has speculations about who was involved and what...

Ways to help the environment, not only on Earth Day

By Julia Dane April 22, 2010

As the state of the Earth arguably deteriorates, the global campaign to “Go Green” continues to gain strength and momentum. On Earth Day, April 22, people all over the world are stepping up to the...

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