• Arts & Entertainment
    Hot Holiday Buys

    Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites: This dubstep EP from Skrillex, the hottest thing in the dub step/techno community, is an incredible assortment of remixes and original tracks. It appeals to people of all musical persuasions, and, and is a perfect first CD for a prospective dub step listener who doesn’t want to...

  • News
    NFLPA Director DeMaurice Smith Speaks to WJ Students

    NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and former NFL player Tom Carter spoke to approximately 100 WJ staff and students during fifth period on Dec. 10  in an assembly sponsored by the Minority Scholars Program. Smith grew up in the D.C. area, and both he and Carter currently live in...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Favorite Christmas Movies From The Pitch Staff

    Cami Keyani, Staff Writer: “I really liked the original animated Grinch movie. The animation is murky, it’s super retro and all beige. It’s very cool. It’s the classic story of that outsider who can’t get involved with Christmas who reminds of my immigrant father. It’s a Christmas classic.” Brendan Benge, Staff Writer:...

  • Sports News
    Winter Sports Preview: Wrestling

    Filmed by Brendan Benge, Josh Benjamin, Daniel Gorelik and Emil Hafeez Produced by Katie Levingston 00

  • News
    Top Five World News Events: Dec. 12 – Dec. 19

    Anti-government protests beaten down in Belarus. On Sunday, the police violently quashed protesters who were storming the Belarus capital in opposition of the re-election of authoritarian President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko. Leaders called the election a “farce” and denounced Lukashenko for keeping the post-Soviet government in a dictatorship. In his past 16 years as president,...

  • Sports News
    Wrestling Starts Off Season With Two Great Wins

    So far this season, WJ wrestling is off to a stellar start. The team won their match against Wheaton by a score of 82-0. Each individual wrestler put in a solid effort, even with Wheaton forfeiting a few match-ups. Junior Jimmy Parker pinned opponent Jamal Hinds in just 22 seconds, co captain...

  • The Bullpen
    The Princess Diary of Kate Middleton

    My world has undoubtedly been shattered. Every dream, hope and aspiration that I had has been destroyed....

  • Opinion
    Airport Security Knows No Age

    Forget about delays or lost luggage. Nowadays, new screening devices and pat downs are the targets of outrage at airports across the country. When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) unveiled new screening procedures, the backlash began. The normal crowd of libertarians, privacy advocates and impatient fliers began voicing their concerns. To them,...

  • Sports News
    Wrestling Loses to Magruder, But Comes Back 5-2 at Rocket Launch Dual

    WJ wrestling lost their match against Magruder this week by a close score of 34- 42. Junior Elad Covaliu pinned his opponent, who had been rated No. 1  in Montgomery County, in 5:48 seconds. Junior Jimmy Parker pinned his opponent in 1:42 seconds, and sophomore Tommy Branthover won with a score of 8-4. “We did much better than...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    New Album or Just New Controversy?

    It wouldn’t be controversy if none other than Michael Jackson was involved. It has been 18 months since the legendary King of Pop died. Since then, there has been a movie concert entitled “This Is It,” a Cirque de Soleil show commemorating Jackson’s famous moves and songs, and a new Wii game, “Michael Jackson: The...

  • The Inside Pitch
    World Cup Locations for 2018, 2022 Announced

    FIFA has stunned soccer fans across the globe with its blindsiding decision to hold the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The United States has been vying for a bid for the better part of the last twenty years, but was snubbed yet again. To be...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Video of the Week: Let It Be – Gylne Tider

    Welcome to the strangest, most washed-up six minutes of 2010. It gives us the video that has been missing from our lives: a sing-along to the famous Beatles song, lip-synched by a copious amount of old celebrities from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s who are all on a hilariously fake computerized beach...

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