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Springsteen performs at the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Courtesy of Culturalist

Born to Run too long

Much like the Boss's (Bruce Springsteen's) famous concerts, his new autobiography Born to Run runs a little over time. The book serves as a guide to the prolific singer/songwriter's life, and is a must-read for any Springsteen fan or 20th century music aficionado, but the lengthy descriptions of his inspiration and medical health are a bit much.

The story behind the ink

Is there anything you’d be willing to have inked on your body for the rest of your life? For some, a display so permanent might seem like a mistake, but others think tattoos are a cool way of expressing oneself through art. For a few Blazers, tattoos are a way of connecting and paying tribute to loved ones.
A Syrian boy walks through the rubble of Aleppo. Courtesy of CNN

Showing a war through a screen

Bana Alabed, seven, is a little Syrian girl bringing the daily struggles of living in a war zone and what is happening inside of Aleppo to the forefront of national media. Her medium for doing this? Twitter. During Syria's civil war, social media is helping the international community care more about the Aleppo conflict by directly seeing how it affects those living in Aleppo.

El avance de un negocio con raices italianas

Localizado en un área en donde hay una variedad de restaurantes, este negocio puede convertirse en solo uno más, pero en realidad tiene una historia de la que no muchos conocen.

Blair girls basketball topples Springbrook

The Blair Blazers won 60-24 on Friday against the Springbrook Blue Devils. The first quarter saw the Blazers start off slowly, allowing the Blue Devils to match them score for score. Despite the shooting ability of the Springbrook guards, Blair was able to take the lead in the second quarter.

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Who can you trust?

Throughout much of America’s history, the media was highly trusted by the American public as a reliable source of news. Unfortunately, those days are long gone. In an age in which fake news is more common than ever, it is necessary to get information from reliable sources and double check stories that seem unreasonable.

Lifting the veil on the rise of German Islamophobia

Snapchat streaking in style

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Inauguration day protests struggle to obtain permits

Groups seeking to protest on Inauguration day, or around that time, are struggling to obtain permits to march on National Park Service grounds and other public property.

International News Roundup for Dec. 9 to Dec. 20

Senior sells lip balm for a cause

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SCOback Movie of the Week: Zero Dark Thirty

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.

Hidden no more

SCOback Movie of the Week: Die Hard

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Blair boys basketball wins an overtime thriller

The Blair Blazers (4-3) beat the Springbrook Blue Devils (3-4) 54-48 on Friday night. The intense game was neck and neck the entire way, with both sides coming up clutch at the right moments. Blair was able to come out victorious thanks to sound defense and great free throw shooting.

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NFL Week 17 Predictions

     

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What's your favorite snow day activity?
  • Sledding
  • Making snowmen
  • Skiing/snowboarding
  • Making snow angels
  • Shoveling
  • Staying inside
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