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Words ringing in your ears

In a community like Blair, one that prides itself on tolerance, how do Blazers relate to the words coming in through their headphones?
Youth Art for Healing coordinators hang Blazer artwork at Georgetown University Hospital Transplant Institute. Courtesy of Jacqueline Armstead

National Art Honors Society participates in Youth Art for Healing

This year, Blair's National Art Honors Society (NAHS) took part in the Youth Art for Healing (YAFH) program for a second year in a row.
Father John Misty released his sophomore album "I Love You Honeybear" this year. Courtesy of Reporter Magazine

2015 albums to check out

2015 is not even halfway over and already the year has been overwhelmed with fantastic albums, from several hyped and long-awaited releases to many impressive debuts.
A little boy working in a charter school in Baltimore. Courtesy of Baltimore Sun

Privatized schools are a public problem

Charter schools are pushing the widespread movement for the privatization of education. But the effects are not better. In many cases, they're much, much worse.

A change of pace

As a student, it's surprising to think teachers do anything outside of school other than grade and write lesson plans. There are, however, many Blazer teachers with unique and interesting hobbies, and we've highlighted a few below.
 

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Unplugging from our phones, reconnecting with ourselves

Digital technology can do just about anything. It is a pathway for procrastination and a blocker of boredom. But it's also a distraction from life itself.

#WakaForPresident

Driving humans away

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Freshman starts fundraiser at Blair for Nepal earthquake aid

Between May 4 and May 8, freshman Jigyasa Dahal led a fundraiser in Blair's cafeteria and courtyard for the April 25 Nepal earthquake. The fundraiser was sponsored by teachers and sponsors of the "No Labels Diversity Workshop" club Anne Mathews and Tami Jeral.

Blair intern named Teacher of Promise

Recent Blair graduate dies of unknown causes

Entertainment »

"Pitch Perfect 2" sings

"Pitch Perfect," a quirky comedy about all-girls a capella group the Barden Bellas, took critics by aca-amazement by becoming one of the biggest hits of 2012, fueling a renaissance of collegiate a capella enthusiasm. Now the Barden Bellas are back, and they're better than ever. "Pitch Perfect 2" is a hilarious and worthy sequel, filled to the brim with gags and female empowerment.

"Age of Ultron" falls short

Ex Machina is anything but mechanical

Sports »

Blair ends playoff run in tough loss to Gaithersburg

The Blair baseball season ended Friday afternoon in a painful 6-3 loss at Gaithersburg High School. Blair struggled against Gaithersburg’s pitcher Anthony Felitti, a commit to the University of Virginia.

Baseball wallops Whitman to advance in the playoffs

Girls’ Softball Dominates in Five Inning Shut Out