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Pitch Opinion: SSL Hours

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

That little number reflecting student service learning hours earned on the top right corner of quarterly report cards has one of three reactions from a student. One, the student cringes and starts to think about how he or she...

CounterPoint: Legalization of Marijuana

Danielle Markowitz, Staff Writer

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

Marijuana is classified as an illegal substance under the Controlled Substances Act for having a high potential of abuse, no accepted use in medical treatment and a lack of accepted safety for use as a drug or other substance...

Point: Legalization of Marijuana

Devon Murtha, Print News Editor

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

Fourteen states have passed legislation decriminalizing marijuana for medical purposes, and Maryland is looking to soon become the 15th, with discussion buzzing around a bill that could potentially change how Maryland treats this...

Curveball: The Incurable Disease

Sasha Tycko, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

A couple days before we went to press, I still had no idea what I wanted to write about. I contemplated different ideas, but I felt no inspiration. I had nothing. A question lingered in my mind. Why was I having so much dif...

Liz’s Life: The Big Con

Liz Wasden, Print Editorial Editor

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

  Upon entry to Universal Studio’s new park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, I was impressed. What I had been imagining after 10 years of reading the books and eagerly awaiting the movies, like many of you Harry Potter...

To The Editor

Joe Thompson

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

It was with great disappointment and frustration that I read the editorial "Guidance: Guiding in the Wrong Direction?" in the most recent issue of The Pitch. The opinions inferred by the title, opening paragraph, and closing ...

Dr. Garran Leaves WJ (Continued from Print Pitch)

Julia Cinquegrani, Print News Editor

May 27, 2011

Filed under News

In the final issue of the Pitch from the 2010-2011 school year, we sat with Dr. Garran for an interview about leaving WJ. Unfortunately, the Print Pitch could not fit his entire interview into the newspaper, so we provided it...

SGA: Reflection

Jemile Safaraliyeva and Julia Cinquegrani, Print Assistant News Editors

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print News

PRESIDENT Michael New What do you consider to be your biggest accomplishment this year?   Raising $38,780.30 What is your favorite memory from being in the SGA?     The day that we all got elected and we m...

Public Displays of Affection: Not Appropriate for School

Jenny Deutsch, Staff Writer

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Editorial

Imagine walking down the hall, minding your own business, when suddenly you bump directly into two people who are passionately making out. Of course, everyone, including innocent bystanders, is horrified. This whole situation...

Graduation Speaker: Jody Olsen

Jemile Safaraliyeva, Print Assistant News Editor

May 27, 2011

Filed under Print, Print News

Chosen as this year’s commencement speaker, Dr. Jody Olsen was part of the first class to graduate from WJ and will be making an appearance on May 31 to speak at this year’s graduation to the Class of 2011. "It was the...

The Start of a New Era for the Washington Wizards

Daniel Thaler, Asst. Sports Editor

May 27, 2011

Filed under The Inside Pitch

 In ten years or so, Washington Wizards fans will no longer be familiar with the terms B.C.E. (Before Common Era) and C.E. (Common Era). Instead their minds will revolutionize their own timelines to revolve around B.J.W. (Before...

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