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Lyrics in Kanye West's song, "Famous" centered around international pop star Taylor Swift. Courtesy of US Magazine

Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West: Kan ye not?

It's no secret that Taylor Swift and Kanye West do not get along. Their latest twitter showdown attracted the attention of many while West's wife, Kim Kardashian, watched it all erupt from the side.
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The Juno mission to Jupiter comes with a cost

The Juno mission comes with an immense price tag, about $1.1 billion. This includes the $581 million it took to build the spacecraft and $342 million for continuous operation.
Elie Wiesel was released from the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1945. He is in the second row of bunk beds, seventh from the left. Courtesy of History

Never forget

Each day, the number of remaining Holocaust survivors trickles down towards zero. This came into the international spotlight on July 2nd, when Holocaust survivor and acclaimed author Elie Wiesel passed away at the age of 87.
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A sweet start to summer

Summer came pretty unannounced this year. One day it was windy and 55 degrees, and the next, it was 85 with the sun beaming down shamelessly. Blazers are going to need something to help them cool down as the weather get hotter and the days get longer this summer.
A woman sweats and stretches during a hot yoga session. Courtesy of Steamtown Yoga

Hot yoga is a hot new trend

Hot yoga is a fun, new spin on traditional yoga. It is regular studio yoga cranked up to 90-105 degrees. This new form of exercise is overtaking the Maryland and DC area. It is even replacing more traditional forms of exercise, like running and swimming.

Opinions »

Rent-a-prom-date

"This is strictly a platonic Friendship website. This is NOT a dating website, and NOT an escort agency. Services on this website are strictly for FRIENDSHIP purposes only." These guidelines are plastered across the various pages, headlines, and banners of website RentAFriend.com, where you can hire somebody to spend time with you for between ten and forty dollars an hour. Prostitution is illegal in forty nine out of fifty states, but paying someone to be your friend isn't illegal in any. Should it be?

Is nothing sacred?

Welcome to the Blair witch trials

News »

Mass shooting occurs in Orlando night club

29-year-old Omar Mateen shot down people in Pulse, a popular gay nightclub, in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 and injuring 53 others on Sunday, June 12. This marks the 133rd mass shooting in 2016 and the largest one in American history.

Blair wins National Science Bowl Tournament

Blair team wins second place at the regional Rubik's Cube competition

Entertainment »

A shark. A girl. Oh no!

With heart-stopping suspense and an intriguing climax, "The Shallows" brings many beachgoers' fear of sharks alive. The survival film includes many action-packed moments and is a modern-day 'Jaws,' woman versus nature (in the form of a gargantuan great white shark) thriller that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats with its riveting plot and detailed graphics.

An a-dory-ble sequel to Finding Nemo

The swirling sounds of jazz

Sports »

SCO NBA Draft Preview

Buddy Hield, Brice Johnson, Malcolm Brogdon, local NCAA tournament hero Kris Jenkins. These guys all stayed in college for the long haul. Three seniors and Jenkins, the lone junior, who all made it deep into the tourney despite not being on the forefront of the NBA radar.

Blazers take home two state track titles

Blair softball loses high-scoring state semifinal

     

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  • Internship
  • Summer school
  • Sports practice
  • Just hangin' out
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