The Pitch

Why Racism is Still an Issue in 2012

Ali Jawetz, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In a performance I saw last week of a local musical theater conservatory, which has programs for about 100 teens in Montgomery County, only one of them, a 10-year-old girl, was not white. In the last movie I saw, the black actors...

The Road to a Black Belt: Student Profiles

Izzy Salant, Sabrina Clarke, Staff Writers

March 30, 2012

Filed under Feature

Ian Smith According to, martial arts is any of the traditional forms of self-defense or combat that uses a person's skill and coordination without the use of weapons. Examples are Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Aik...

Student Activism in the 21st Century

Danielle Markowitz, Online Editorial Editor

March 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Those dreaded water jugs. You know them -- the ones that your fellow classmates shake in your face in the hallways and during lunch, attempting to extract those few pennies you had leftover from your Chipotle burrito. We all hate...

Response to Accusations Against Invisible Children

Wahid Ishar, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Over the past two weeks, the issue of children soldiers in Uganda has been put to light by the release of a 30 minute video by members of the organization Invisible Children. Invisible Children is a non-government, private organiza...

Fairall Takes Over as Boys Volleyball Coach

Daniel Thaler, Online Sports Editor

March 29, 2012

Filed under Boys' Volleyball, Sports News

After five years, it seemed as if Brian Fairall and Bill Morris would never again be coaching together despite a strong working relationship. Morris and Fairall built a solid rapport running the WJ basketball program together, ...

Badminton at WJ: More Than Just a Game

Megan Chun, Online Feature Editor

March 28, 2012

Filed under Feature

The Badminton Club has come a long way since its establishment in 2008 by alum Eva Morgun, now a freshman at University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). During the first few years, the club only held competitions within WJ and...

Up-at-Bat: Kony 2012

March 28, 2012

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