The Black and White

Remastered albums and Rockband bring back Beatlemania

September 29, 2009

Beatlemania is back.  Nearly 40 years after the Beatles’ untimely breakup, the Fab Four are once again atop the charts with 235,000 CD sales this week.  British record company EMI released remastered...

Protein bars, not candy bars

September 29, 2009

Many students wonder on a daily basis:  what exactly is the best recovery meal after a hard workout or taxing physical event?  While there’s no magic trick to building muscle food intake, certain combinations...

Spotted: the romper

September 25, 2009

Students wearing rompers have been spotted.  In the school, in Vogue—even Jennifer Lopez designed her own romper as part of her fashion line, JLO.  Whether the romper, also known as a onesie...

Breakfast continues to have its benefits

September 18, 2009

 With school in full swing and mounds of homework pilings up, students say goodbye to waking up to the afternoon sun and hello to a 6:10 a.m. alarm. Since we can’t escape exhaustion or early school...

Teching in with John Son: Google and Apple release new goods

September 16, 2009

Newly released technology from Google and Microsoft hints at what communication and social networking could be like 20 years from now. Google Voice: Google is developing a potentially revolutionary...

Driver’s Ed should be a MCPS class

September 15, 2009

*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...

Texaco fight blown out of proportion

September 15, 2009

*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...

Battle of the Classes: Just do it

September 14, 2009

As senior year begins and Homecoming Week comes earlier than usual, I approach the most important day of my life: Battle of the Classes 2K9. For those freshman/non-spirited people out there, BOTC...

Facebook applications become increasingly ridiculous

September 14, 2009

*By Rachel Nussbaum* Applications. Nope, I don’t mean college or job applications. This type’s more important. Sure, Farmville has a more videogame-like format than applications of the...

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