The Black and White

Breanna McDonald leads Minority Scholars Program

Senior Breanna McDonald started the Whitman chapter of Minority Scholars Program last year with three other students. She is currently working on a racial awareness film project with the club.

By Alex Robinson

April 27, 2019

For years, senior Breanna McDonald has seen herself as an athlete, a photographer and a high-achieving student. She led the track team to States this past season, where she placed fifth in the 800-meter dash, she has been taking photos since she got her first camera in eighth grade, and she said she ...

Camp Jojo to honor former student

Camp Jojo's mission is to form a unique community of teenagers who have lost loved ones to suicide. The camp will be held in honor of Jojo, who Spielberg said always saw camp as a

By Katie Hanson

April 5, 2019

Content warning: This article contains language that pertains to suicide. Camp Jojo, an outdoor summer camp designed to help support teens affected by suicide, will be held this July in honor of former student Jojo Greenberg. Her mother, Sonya Spielberg, and her former camp director, Joel Van Egber...

Rower Alexa Lyman commits to Cornell after joining crew last year

Crew coach Kirk Shipley fist bumps Lyman before a race, something he does at every regatta.

By Ally Navarrete

January 14, 2019

Senior Alexa Lyman is used to change. Since she was four years old, she has competed in nine sports in two countries and five states. So when she had to switch from paddling on the Pacific Ocean to rowing on the Potomac River, she was prepared to face another adjustment head on.   And change isn...