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Lucy Chen

Apr 30, 2012
Classical Me unites student musicians in biannual concert (Story)
Apr 27, 2012
Identification measures won’t stop cheating on the SAT (Story)
Apr 26, 2012
Junior named finalist in National Geographic photo contest (Story)
Apr 23, 2012
Photo of the Day: April 23 (Story)
Apr 20, 2012
Concussion panel offers advice to prevent increase in head injuries (Story)
Apr 18, 2012
Photo of the Day: April 18 (Story)
Apr 18, 2012
SGA Executive Board 2012-2013 (Story)
Apr 17, 2012
Photo of the Day: April 17 (Story)
Apr 15, 2012
Manos Unidas takes spring break service trip to Costa Rica (Story)
Apr 13, 2012
The Great Wall, paparazzi and rice hats: A spring break trip to China (Story)
Apr 12, 2012
Hallway posters waste paper, money for little benefit (Story)
Apr 11, 2012
I Drive Smart skid training program teaches car safety in emergencies (Story)
Apr 10, 2012
Sophomore’s origami creations benefit children with rare diseases (Story)
Apr 10, 2012
Flyer controversy reveals need for new distribution regulations (Story)
Mar 30, 2012
Congressman Chris Van Hollen to deliver commencement address (Story)
Mar 27, 2012
MCPS should add personal finance course to graduation requirements (Story)
Mar 27, 2012
Interactive exhibit at the Hirshhorn showcases Latin American artists (Story)
Mar 23, 2012
Photo of the Day: March 23 (Story)
Mar 21, 2012
Mathematician speaks to students about thinking outside the box (Story)
Mar 20, 2012
Two teams to compete in History Bowl nationals (Story)
Mar 15, 2012
Photo of the Day: March 15 (Story)
Mar 14, 2012
Photo of the Day: March 14 (Story)
Mar 13, 2012
International Night (Story)
Mar 12, 2012
‘The Lorax’ not as satisfying on the big screen as in the book (Story)
Mar 07, 2012
Students raise awareness about Joseph Kony through social media, Invisible Children club to ‘Cover the Night’ (Story)
Mar 06, 2012
Photo of the Day: March 6 (Story)
Mar 06, 2012
UMD hosts ‘Physics is Phun’ lectures to spark student interest (Story)
Mar 06, 2012
Apple responsible for shocking conditions in Chinese factories, consumers should take heed (Story)
Mar 06, 2012
County council approves cameras to catch drivers who pass stopped buses (Story)
Mar 02, 2012
Photo of the Day: March 2 (Story)
Mar 01, 2012
South Africa: A desire to help in the future (Story)
Mar 01, 2012
New Google privacy policy prompts criticism from competitors (Story)
Feb 27, 2012
‘The Artist’ wins Best Picture Oscar, ends satisfying awards show (Story)
Feb 23, 2012
Cappies review praises ‘Frankenstein’ (Story)
Feb 22, 2012
‘Big Miracle’ offers compelling tale based on a real-life story (Story)
Feb 17, 2012
Vague BOE tech credit standards deny credit to valuable classes (Story)
Feb 14, 2012
‘The Vow’ doesn’t deliver as promised (Story)
Feb 14, 2012
Students band together to fight cancer (Story)
Feb 12, 2012
Participants bare all for children’s tumor research at Cupid’s Undie Run (Story)
Feb 12, 2012
Photo of the Day: February 12 (Story)
Feb 11, 2012
Alums form Dale and the ZDubs, release EP (Story)
Feb 10, 2012
Imagination Stage hosts seventh annual ‘Play in a Day’ (Story)
Feb 09, 2012
South Africa: Oh, the places you’ll go (Story)
Feb 08, 2012
Senior speaks at bullying symposium (Story)
Feb 03, 2012
WUSA9 News airs party footage in underage drinking series (Story)
Feb 01, 2012
Chinatown parade celebrates the year of the dragon (Story)
Jan 29, 2012
Brittany Norwood sentenced to life in prison without parole (Story)
Jan 29, 2012
Upcoming concerts this semester (Story)
Jan 23, 2012
Developers should curb construction, preserve Bethesda’s open spaces (Story)
Jan 20, 2012
Celebrating the year of the dragon with authentic Chinese cuisine (Story)
Jan 18, 2012
Police officer answers questions about underage drinking consequences (Story)
Jan 18, 2012
‘Goeiedag,’ or hello, from South Africa (Story)
Jan 16, 2012
Bradley Hills to receive two-story addition, one of three new construction projects in MCPS (Story)
Jan 13, 2012
Student Nick Gallagher passes away, remembered for his personality (Story)
Jan 12, 2012
Semester exam schedule (Story)
Jan 10, 2012
Evolving D.C. music scene fosters sense of community (Story)
Jan 09, 2012
Photo of the Day: January 9 (Story)
Jan 08, 2012
Three students participate in South African exchange trip (Story)
Jan 06, 2012
Emphasize conversational skills in foreign language classes (Story)
Jan 05, 2012
Photo of the Day: January 5 (Story)
Jan 04, 2012
County planning board approves new hotel and business center (Story)
Jan 04, 2012
Superintendent visits classes, speaks with staff and students (Story)
Dec 26, 2011
Pinkberry opens fifth D.C. location in Georgetown (Story)
Dec 23, 2011
Latest ‘Mission: Impossible” film maintains franchise success (Story)
Dec 23, 2011
Five-cent bag tax to start in new year (Story)
Dec 22, 2011
Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer? (Story)
Dec 22, 2011
Teachers shouldn’t teach new material on day before break (Story)
Dec 21, 2011
Richard Berke (’76) oversees political coverage and features for the New York Times as assistant managing editor (Story)
Dec 20, 2011
UMD Regents drop plans to merge College Park and Baltimore campuses (Story)
Dec 20, 2011
What’s your favorite holiday jingle? (Story)
Dec 19, 2011
How do you spell Hanukkah? (Story)
Dec 19, 2011
Intelligence Community Campus to come to Bethesda (Story)
Dec 14, 2011
Reality TV should confront social issues to go beyond superficial entertainment (Story)
Dec 12, 2011
White Flint mall may be transformed into new town center with shops, apartments, parks (Story)
Dec 12, 2011
Shakespeare Club performs “All’s Well That Ends Well” (Story)
Dec 12, 2011
Police arrest male student for theft (Story)
Dec 09, 2011
Alumni at Virginia Tech reflect on lockdown and campus security after two shot and killed (Story)
Dec 07, 2011
Live blog: Superintendent’s FY 2013 budget recommendation (Story)
Dec 07, 2011
Photo of the Day: December 7 (Story)
Dec 06, 2011
Typed notecards more efficient, accessible than handwritten ones (Story)
Dec 05, 2011
Photo of the Day: December 5 (Story)
Nov 30, 2011
Aebleskiver, risalamande and McDonalds: an exchange trip to Denmark (Story)
Nov 29, 2011
Photo of the Day: November 29 (Story)
Nov 24, 2011
Vegan students give thanks for turkey-free dinner alternatives (Story)
Nov 23, 2011
Photo of the Day: November 23 (Story)
Nov 22, 2011
Pro/Con: is Occupy Wall Street effective? (Story)
Nov 21, 2011
Photo of the Day: November 21 (Story)
Nov 21, 2011
Photo of the Day: November 21 (Story)
Nov 19, 2011
Superintendent answers questions at Listen and Learn event at B-CC (Story)
Nov 16, 2011
Photo of the Day: November 16 (Story)
Nov 16, 2011
Simple and satisfying recipes for your Thanksgiving feast (Story)
Nov 14, 2011
We are Penn State: a student’s perspective on the scandal (Story)
Nov 14, 2011
Photo of the Day: November 14 (Story)
Nov 12, 2011
Pro/Con: is SAT prep worth the money? (Story)
Nov 12, 2011
The Quizbowl team takes its trivia to the TV screen on ‘It’s Academic’ (Story)
Nov 11, 2011
Parking lot by Barnes & Noble to close in January for over two years (Story)
Nov 09, 2011
Alum band Mission South heads to new frontiers with plans for full-time music career (Story)
Nov 09, 2011
Banks cancel plans to charge debit cardholders a monthly usage fee (Story)
Nov 01, 2011
You are what you eat: Michael Pollan discusses healthy and eco-friendly food (Story)
Oct 28, 2011
Photo of the Day: October 28 (Story)
Oct 27, 2011
Photo of the Day: October 27 (Story)
Oct 27, 2011
Q&A: The Felice Brothers experiment with new sound (Story)
Oct 26, 2011
Diana Peterfreund, author of “Killer Unicorns,” speaks to English classes (Story)
Oct 23, 2011
Two homework-free weekends would reduce stress among students (Story)
Oct 22, 2011
Light the Night walks shine hope on fight against cancer, sophomore Marcela Falck-Bados named Honored Hero (Story)
Oct 21, 2011
More students taking ADHD drugs without prescriptions to improve academic performance (Story)
Oct 21, 2011
‘Tototown’ website revolutionizes school fundraising (Story)
Oct 20, 2011
Photo of the Day: October 20 (Story)
Oct 19, 2011
Area hospitals simulate mass terrorist attack to test emergency preparedness (Story)
Oct 12, 2011
Occupy D.C. protests in McPherson Square (Story)
Oct 11, 2011
Dislike: Facebook’s new layout (Story)
Oct 03, 2011
UMD wins Solar Decathlon, Green Team visits (Story)
Oct 03, 2011
Photo of the Day: October 3 (Story)
Oct 02, 2011
‘The Afghanistan School Project’ club receives $100,000 donation (Story)
Sep 29, 2011
Pyle student raises money for laptops at NIH Children’s Inn (Story)
Sep 27, 2011
From the editors (Story)
Sep 27, 2011
National Merit names 61 seniors commended scholars (Story)
Sep 11, 2011
Q&A with parent Dan Hanfling, a first responder at the Pentagon on 9/11 (Story)
Sep 10, 2011
Photo of the Day: September 10 (Story)
Sep 08, 2011
Students commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11 (Story)
Sep 08, 2011
Photo of the Day: September 8 (Story)
Sep 07, 2011
Photo of the Day: September 7 (Story)
Sep 05, 2011
Photo of the Day: September 5 (Story)
Sep 02, 2011
Photo of the Day: September 2 (Story)
Aug 30, 2011
Proposed youth curfew ineffective and inconvenient (Story)
Aug 28, 2011
Photo of the Day: August 28 (Story)
Jun 10, 2011
Veteran hikes 7,000 miles cross-country to support others (Story)
Jun 08, 2011
Graffiti found near school property (Story)
Jun 08, 2011
Students travel 635 miles to Bonnaroo Festival (Story)
Jun 07, 2011
Top Chef comes to Eastern Market to compete for best dish (Story)
Jun 07, 2011
McDonald’s hopes to entice more customers with renovations (Story)
Jun 07, 2011
New Bethesda police station to open within five years (Story)
Jun 06, 2011
Students can take Ride On and Metrobus for free again (Story)
Jun 06, 2011
Arrival of new superintendent prime time to fix problems (Story)
Jun 06, 2011
Fourth trip to the annual Post Hunt in D.C. the most difficult yet (Story)
Jun 02, 2011
Photo of the Day: June 2 (Story)
May 31, 2011
Photo of the Day: May 31 (Story)
May 27, 2011
Bob Dylan’s greatest hits, in honor of his 70th birthday (Story)
May 25, 2011
Shake Shack brings burgers and custom frozen custard to D.C. (Story)
May 22, 2011
Photo of the Day: May 22 (Story)
May 22, 2011
County should preserve Potomac farm, other ‘green’ spaces (Story)
May 20, 2011
O’Malley signs DREAM Act, but law still faces opposition (Story)
May 18, 2011
Photo of the Day: May 18 (Story)
May 15, 2011
Teachers rally against more school budget cuts at ‘Grade In’ (Story)
May 15, 2011
Bell schedule for HSA week (Story)
May 14, 2011
Spring Fair successful despite Friday the 13th (Story)
May 14, 2011
Haagen-Dazs to move to old Giffords location this summer (Story)
May 13, 2011
Photo of the Day: May 13 (Story)
May 11, 2011
Senior Julia Cline to compete in Intel Science Fair (Story)
May 10, 2011
Sophomore Ali Foreman wins underage drinking prevention video contest (Story)
May 09, 2011
Photo of the Day: May 9 (Story)
May 08, 2011
Shakespeare Club puts modern twist on “Twelfth Night” (Story)
May 06, 2011
Senior Clara McCreery named Presidential Scholar (Story)
May 05, 2011
Photo of the Day: May 5 (Story)
May 02, 2011
Photo of the Day: May 2 (Story)
Apr 29, 2011
New third-floor hallway appears like ‘Room of Requirement’ (Story)
Apr 28, 2011
Photo of the Day: April 28 (Story)
Apr 27, 2011
Student arrested for graffiti, possession of knife (Story)
Apr 11, 2011
Photo of the Day: April 11 (Story)
Apr 10, 2011
Police arrest three students for arson, fire damage destroys student work (Story)
Apr 08, 2011
Congratulations Black & White and Spectator staff 2011-2012 (Story)
Apr 05, 2011
Student email addresses, names hacked through College Board accounts (Story)
Mar 30, 2011
State school superintendent to retire at the end of the school year (Story)
Mar 22, 2011
Police look for suspect in Bethesda bank robbery (Story)
Mar 09, 2011
Class of 2011 graduation speaker announced (Story)
Mar 06, 2011
Harvard and Princeton to reinstate early action programs in the fall (Story)
Feb 18, 2011
SGA raises over $7,000 for Leukemia research in second annual Guy Auction (Story)
Feb 14, 2011
Whitman alum reflects on protests in Egypt, Mubarak’s resignation (Story)
Feb 10, 2011
College Board revamps AP Biology, U.S. History, shortens curriculum (Story)
Feb 10, 2011
Rhymes, beats and rhythms: Three students express themselves through rap (Story)
Feb 09, 2011
Students and teachers ‘plunge’ for Special Olympics (Story)
Jan 31, 2011
My Chinese mother is no tiger (Story)
Jan 18, 2011
Yearbook, literary magazine win first-place rankings from American Scholastic Press Association (Story)
Dec 23, 2010
Md. regulation for ‘Race to the Top’ grant could change teacher evaluation system (Story)
Dec 22, 2010
Seniors win debate tournament in Minnesota (Story)
Dec 03, 2010
BB gun pellets, rocks damage classroom windows (Story)
Dec 01, 2010
Jacob Rasch wins Junior Achievement Essay Competition (Story)
Dec 01, 2010
County’s first IMAX screen opens (Story)
Nov 18, 2010
Pyle’s English curriculum matures (Story)
Nov 09, 2010
Two students fight before school, faculty members injured (Story)
Oct 29, 2010
Students take different routes to pass HSAs, earn diplomas (Story)
Oct 26, 2010
USA Science and Engineering festival attracts a large audience on the Mall (Story)
Oct 06, 2010
Helen Simonson kicks off Whitman community book talks (Story)
Sep 23, 2010
MCPS declines federal Race to the Top grant (Story)
Sep 13, 2010
College Board removes guessing penalty (Story)
Aug 30, 2010
Q&A with new assistant principals (Story)
Jun 14, 2010
Senior Jane Kessner recognized for involvement in speech and debate (Story)
Jun 13, 2010
Whitman graduate wins Fulbright scholarship (Story)
Jun 04, 2010
Los Manos Unidas holds camera drive for Columbian refugees (Story)
May 31, 2010
Q & A with SMOB Alan Xie (Story)
May 13, 2010
Senior Surbhi Agrawal wins corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship. (Story)
May 11, 2010
Administrators caught student who caused May 6 fire; motive remains unclear (Story)
May 10, 2010
Debaters set new records at the Tournament of Champions (Story)
May 06, 2010
Fire in Whittier Woods and third floor delays classes until 8:30 a.m. (Story)
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