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Hot Holiday Buys

Cameron Keyani, Staff Writer

December 23, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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, a...

NFLPA Director DeMaurice Smith Speaks to WJ Students

Phillip Resnick, Assistant Print Sports Editor

December 23, 2010

Filed under News

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...

Favorite Christmas Movies From The Pitch Staff

Ian Green, Online Entertainment Editor

December 23, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 Chr...

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

Lily Sieradzki, Print Feature Editor

December 21, 2010

Filed under News, World News Of The Week

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 c...

Wrestling Starts Off Season With Two Great Wins

Josh Benjamin, Staff Writer

December 21, 2010

Filed under Sports News, Wrestling

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 Ji...

Airport Security Knows No Age

Girard Bucello, Staff Writer

December 21, 2010

Filed under Opinion

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,...

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

Josh Benjamin, Staff Writer

December 20, 2010

Filed under Sports News, Wrestling

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...

New Album or Just New Controversy?

Josh Benjamin, Staff Writer

December 18, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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...

World Cup Locations for 2018, 2022 Announced

Daniel Fanaroff, Online Sports Editor

December 18, 2010

Filed under The Inside Pitch

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...

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